Verizon applauds FCC chairman's move to 5G spectrum

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is giving its support to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's decision to circulate a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes a framework for flexible spectrum use rules for bands above 24 GHz. "We look forward to participating in this proceeding. Moving forward on 5G is...

Indian-American couple gifts $100 million to New York University

WASHINGTON: An Indian-American couple has announced a $100 million gift to New York University's School of Engineering in what is believed to be the singe-largest philanthropic donation by the community. The gift — which will principally support faculty hiring and academic programs...

The NYU Tandon School Of Engineering

I’ve written about NYU and Poly here on AVC a few times, most recently when I gave a commencement speech earlier this year. Poly is one of the great successes in NYC over the past ten years. In 2005, it was a struggling engineering school in downtown Brooklyn and NYU hadn’t had an...

NYU Polytechnic Gets $100 Million Donation

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in Brooklyn is getting a $100 million contribution and will change its name Monday in recognition of the large gift. Chandrika Tandon, a musician and New York University trustee, and her husband, Ranjan Tandon, have agreed to make the donation. The school will...

Poverty or Prosperity—Different Paths After College

For students who attended college in New York City, financial success has varied widely, but also somewhat predictably. The median salaries of people who went to the city’s institutions of higher learning, 10 years after they started, range from six figures at SUNY Downstate Medical Center to...

7 Surprising Facts About Women Who Earn Less Than Men

The federal government’s Department of Education recently released its College Scorecard. It offered detailed information about college graduation rates, student aid debt accrued, repayment rates, and post-college earnings. While data detailing the extraordinary wages of those who attended...

$5 Million STEM Scholarship Gift Made to NYU Polytechnic

NYU avidly seeks fundraising opportunities and its efforts were just made easier at its Polytechnic School of Engineering with a $5 million gift for the benefit of academically talented science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students in need of financial aid. The gift from the William R....

Student Cybersecurity Games to teach high school students digital forensics

New York University Cyber Security Awareness Week (NYU CSAW) organizers said they will re-engineer the High School Forensics Challenge to introduce thousands of young investigators to the field of information security. For the first time this September, the preliminary round will adopt a fast-paced...

NYU's in-house talent revamps registration tutorial with gaming

Dive Brief: The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering gave its pre-registration webinar a makeover, using gamification to create a more engaging product that students can access whenever is most convenient for them. Campus Technology reports proportionally more students completed the tutorial more...

A Gamified, Self-Service Approach to Course Registration

A few years ago, the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering changed its registration process for incoming students. Rather than creating schedules for students and entering them into courses, the school developed a more self-service approach, asking students to take more ownership of...