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New Entrepreneurship Program Kicks Off at NYU

Earlier this month marked a milestone for NYU’s aspiring entrepreneurs—the official kickoff of Blackstone LaunchPad at NYU. This new initiative is designed to support students, as well as...

At the Forefront of Urban Informatics, Constantine Kontokosta Is Widely Recognized for His Pioneering Work

Assistant Professor Constantine Kontokosta, who also serves as the Deputy Director for Academics at the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), is an expert in the field of Urban...

Open Data Is Changing the World . . .

Open data—in other words, data that can be freely used, re-used, and redistributed by anyone—is gradually bringing about social and economic transformation around the globe. NYU’s...

Verification Code or Cyber Attack?

Two-factor authentication is a computer security measure used by major online service providers to protect the identify of users in the event of a password loss. The process is familiar: When a...

Alum, Catt Small, named Technologist of the Year at Brooklyn Innovation Awards

It was just last September when we reported that Catherine “Catt” Small, then studying for a master’s degree in Integrated Digital Media here, had received the prestigious...

A Great Year for Grads

Whether they were game-developing master’s candidates or companies who’ve moved on from an NYU business incubator to the big time, 2016 is shaping up to be a banner year for our graduates...

We’re Honored

We hate to boast, but... scratch that—we love to boast! And in 2015 our faculty members and students gave us plenty to brag about. From winning enough publication awards to wallpaper an entire...

New Scholarship Honors an Alum’s Legacy

After Donald J. Murphy earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering at what was then called the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, he went on to a rewarding career that...

Working in Tandem at Tandon

It’s not uncommon for writers and artists to seek residencies—programs that provide physical facilities, networking opportunities, and conditions conducive to creativity. In exchange, the...

A Winning Paper

Each year, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society gives an Award for Advances in Communication to one outstanding paper of lasting value published in its...