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In Memoriam—Paul Soros

With the passing of Paul Soros on June 15, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) has lost one of the most beloved figures in the history of the school. Soros, who earned a...

Top Down Teaching

Mark M. Green, a Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, is fond of a quote by Charles Kettering,  who invented the first electric...

Canada’s World Wildlife Fund Gets an Accomplished, Visionary New Leader: NYU-Poly's David Miller

In 2011, when David Miller, former mayor of Toronto, was named a Future of Cities Global Fellow by the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), it was an exciting addition to an...

The World Comes to Brooklyn

On June 1, the World Science Festival (WSF) came to MetroTech Center, transformed for the day into Innovation Square. Thousands of people strolled the plaza to interact with robots, play the latest...

Commencement 2013: NYU-Poly Rocks the Barclays Center

On May 23, the floor of the Barclays Center was a veritable sea of purple.  No, the Brooklyn Nets haven’t gotten flashy new uniforms; that violet tide was formed by the gowns of the over 1...

Spotlight on Student Achievement

Joe Landolina’s renown continues to grow. The inventor of Veti-Gel, a product with the potential to revolutionize trauma care, was featured in the Huffington Post, the New York Daily News and...

Real-World Research, Out-of-This-World Fun

If you attended the Polytechnic Institute of New York University’s 2013 Research Expo, held at the MetroTech Center campus in Downtown Brooklyn on May 20, it was clear that you were taking a...

A Good Friend to Poly

The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) has long been committed to educating financially disadvantaged students, the children of immigrants and others who might be the first in...

2013 Teaching Technology Demo Fest

On Tuesday, April 23rd, the Center for Faculty Innovations in Teaching and Learning (FITL) hosted NYU-Poly's first Teaching Technology Demo Fest. The focus of the Demo Fest was on implementation...

NYU-Poly “Hacks” the MTA

On May 4-5, in a collaborative effort between Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), ChallengePost, AT&T and the Metropolitan Transit Authority, 16 teams set out in a mad rush...