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NYU offering summer STEM classes for city's kids

Nearly 500 city students are taking classes in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — in mostly free summer camp programs operated by New York University. The classes focus on cybersecurity, video games, renewable energy, computer coding and other white-hot fields and are...

Fariña may refuse to tweet, but she supports summer STEM programs

Just before NYU’s director of K-12 STEM Education, Ben Esner, introduced Chancellor Fariña, he unfolded a T-shirt and held it up to a group assembled at the NYU School of Engineering on Thursday morning. The grey T-shirt read: “Engineering is _____.” Esner asked Fari...

Fariña: STEM students ‘the answer to all our problems’

At the Thursday morning start of a summer program of STEM courses—science, technology, engineering and math—chancellor Carmen Fariña told middle and high school students and their teachers they were "the answer to all our problems." Speaking at MetroTech Center in...

NYU School of Engineering Launches Summer STEM Programs

It's raining STEM in New York City this summer. Several programs are underway, involving a quarter of the New York University School of Engineering full-time faculty, 90 NYU student "fellows," dozens of K-12 teachers and hundreds of middle and high school students participating in...

‘The Satellite’ Is A Science Project To Bring You A Live Portrait Of Earth

When you try to picture Earth, you might recall the iconic blue marble photograph taken on the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, or perhaps now you visualize Google Earth or the beautiful shots of our planet in Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity. The Satellite wants to change that perception of Earth into...

“To Noah, from Wife”

TCS Professor Jean Gallagher's poem, "To Noah, from Wife" was published in the June 30 issue of The New Yorker.  Read More.

Columbia University/NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Center Funds Projects to Turn Cleantech Ideas into Businesses and Grow New York’s Economy

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to talk about their work to reduce electricity outages, recharge electric vehicles wirelessly, and build a more efficient power transformer. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the first round of awards from PowerBridgeNY, a recently created Proof-of-Concept...

Help NYU game researchers make fidgeting more productive

Do you fiddle with stuff at your desk while working? It could actually be that you aren’t wasting time. You might, in fact, be doing what it takes to get your brain working the way you need it to. That’s the working assumption behind a project at the NYU Game Innovation Lab, called...

Flopping

Video Link Go to 1:40 to watch Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Associate Professor Nikhil Gupta explain the science behind the new World Cup soccer ball.

NSA Adds NYU School of Engineering to Exclusive Cyber Security List

The National Security Agency with United States Cyber Command recently recognized the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, the first in New York to earn the title and one of few in the nation to receive all three Center of Excellence...