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Assistant Professor Maymin Presents at TEDxNSIT

Phil Maymin, Polytechnic Institute of NYU assistant professor of finance and risk engineering presented “The Nature of Genius, Trading, and Hindsight” via webcast at TEDxNSIT, a TEDx conference held...

Professor Taleb to Debate Social Sciences' 'Hardest Problems'

Nassim N. Taleb, Polytechnic Institute of NYU distinguished professor of risk engineering, will join a multidisciplinary panel of experts on Saturday, April 10 at Harvard University to debate and...

Busy Weekend for Jays Sports Teams

Brooklyn, NY -  There's a full slate of games this weekend for the NYU-Poly athletic department, as baseball, softball, men's tennis, and men's soccer all take to the fields and courts for...

NYU-Poly Lands Two on Skyline Men's Volleyball 1st Team

Clifton Park, NY -  Senior outside hitter and setter Rob Petri (St. Louis, MO) and senior libero Tom Poppenberg (Springville, NY) were selected as First Team All-Conference players by the...

Fighting E-Crime: A Discussion With Cyber-Security Expert Robert Giesler

Last fall the FBI arrested a 100-person global criminal ring for phishing, a cyber crime that lures online users into sharing their private data, and in February CNN aired a dramatic broadcast on...

Senior Design Students Compete on Land and in Air

Concept Zero, a team of mechanical engineering seniors from Polytechnic Institute of NYU, had a sleepless Saturday night in Houston following their debut at Shell Eco-marathon March 27.  The...

Three Fighting Blue Jays Honored by Skyline Conference

Clifton Park, NY -  The Skyline Conference weekly report was filled with Fighting Blue Jays as freshmen Miranda Merilli was tabbed Pitcher of the Week for softball, while NYU-Poly swept the men'...

Scholar-Athletes Share Secrets to Success

According to the athletics department, NYU-Poly undergraduate student-athletes posted two-tenths higher average GPAs last fall than their non-athlete peers. While not a startling difference, it does...

Men's Tennis Slams Baruch

Flushing, NY -  The NYU-Poly men's tennis team is off to its best start in years, as they downed Baruch College on Saturday by a match score of 6-3. The win improves the Jays to 3-1 overall for...

Softball Splits With Farmingdale, Dominates Old Westbury

Long Island, NY -  Talk about a big weekend for Skyline Conference softball. The NYU-Poly softball team battled pre-season favorite Farmingdale on Saturday, then headed back to Long Island...