NYU-Poly in the Media

Poly, Scientific American Magazine bring education online

Polytechnic School of Engineering and Scientific American Magazine have teamed up to bring online continuing educational programs designed for mid-career scientists, business people and technical personnel to keep their credentials up-to-date and competitive. Read More

NYU Takes Us Out To The Ballgame, Gives Us Our First Baseball Team In 40 Years

Our varsity baseball team will return for the 2014-2015 school year, marking the first time in 4 decades that the school has had a team on the diamond. While administration couldn’t comment on the reason for the initial shutdown of the team in 1974, Senior Associate Athletic Director...

5G Spectrum Needed, Says Expert

US regulators need to open up licensing of millimeter wave bands to make way for a coming renaissance in wireless, according to a leading researcher. Theodore Rappaport foresees networks using 28 to 90 GHz bands to deliver several Gbits/second to tomorrow's mobile devices. The wireless research...

Kimbler named NYU baseball coach

NYU announced on Feb. 24 that Douglas Kimbler will be the coach of the university’s first baseball team since 1974. After being drafted by the Detroit Tigers and playing minor league baseball for eight years, Kimbler served as coach at multiple universities before coming to the then...

NYU brings back baseball program after 40-year hiatus

NYU, which is reviving its baseball program after a 40-year hiatus, announced Monday that it has hired Douglas Kimbler to coach the team. The program, which was discontinued following the 1974 season and re-emeerged as a club sport in the 1980’s, will compete in the 2014-2015 season. Kimbler...

New York hackathon looks to use open data to assist with city governance

This past weekend thousands of hackers, coders, and open-data activists showed up to their local cities’ events to celebrate “International Open Data Day,” which was created to support “the adoption of open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national...

NYU-Poly and Scientific American Launch Online Education Program

NYU-Poly is working with Scientific American to present an online continuing education program beginning in March. The program will use webinars, prerecorded content, live question-and-answer sessions, and peer-to-peer learning, according to the new program’s online description. Classes will...

Falling Ice Cracks New York City's Cool Facade

Even as One World Trade Center recently shed shards of ice and sent commuters dodging for cover, several experts said New York's newer buildings were better prepared to handle bad weather than many older structures of brick and stone. "The new buildings are even better designed to...

An NYU Poly-Partnered Incubator Wants To Help You Sleep Better At Night

Have you ever noticed how sleeping in an NYU dorm can cause irregular bouts of shivering and sweating all in the same night? Ever wondered why NYU wastes so much energy blasting heat while you crack open your window in mid-January? Fortunately for us, Radiator Labs, a NYC-based startup, has...

NYU Poly’s Hacknight: Justin Cappos of NYU Poly

Developed from the materials of NYU Poly's old Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Analysis course, Hack Night is a sobering introduction to offensive security. A lot of complex technical content is covered very quickly as students are introduced to a wide variety of complex and immersive...