• Academic Year Welcomes New Faces, and Not Just Students

    “Institutions are much more than bricks and mortar,” Dean Katepalli Sreenivasan said on September 8, at a gathering in honor of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s newest faculty members. “They are also made of people and ideas. Thanks in part to them,” Sreenivasan said, “we are going to be an even more vibrant, interesting, and exciting place.”

  • Evolving an Ethos

    Evolving an Ethos

    In 2006, when Erich Kunhardt was named provost and chief academic officer of what was then called Polytechnic University, a cover story in Cable trumpeted, “New Provost to Spur Innovation and Invention at Poly.” Kunhardt, who had earned a doctoral degree in Electrophysics from the school exactly three decades earlier, told the reporter, “I want to create a distinctive community of higher learning that values and nurtures creativity—in particular inventiveness and innovation.”

  • Letter from the President

    Letter from the President

    Dear Alumni and Friends,

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