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Back to Brooklyn Again

When observers refer to the Barclays Center as an “excitement factory” or “the centerpiece of how the borough, and the city, will be seen for generations to come,” they are...

Computer Scientist and Philosopher Judea Pearl Delivers 15th Annual Lynford Lecture on Science of Cause and Effect

In his Curriculum Vitae, Judea Pearl jocularly refers to his “awards and other frills,” and among them is now the A.M. Turing Award. Often called the Nobel Prize of Computing, for his...

FTC Commissioner Brill Warns About Cyberspace Big Data Abuse

Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill has a big job with big implications for businesses and consumers alike. Her mission—to ensure that the U.S. economy operates with vigorous competition...

NYU President John Sexton Speaks to Students at Town Hall

For anyone who had read the recent New York magazine list of “Power Huggers,” which included NYU President John Sexton, it came as no surprise that the Town Hall meeting held in NYU-Poly...

Tutor Matching Service Launches at NYU-ePoly

Tutor Matching Service, a cutting edge program that pairs students with tutors, officially arrives to Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly). The tutoring service will primarily serve NYU-ePoly, the...

Applied Physics department's first annual student-professor picnic a big success

The fall semester started on a high for the Applied Physics department when the Society of Undergraduate Physicists (SOUP) organized the first annual student-professor departmental picnic at the...

MAGNET: Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Culture

The new Media and Games Network (MAGNET) on the campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) is a strikingly sleek space—complete with glass walls, and cutting-edge...

NYC Media Lab Annual Research Summit Explores the Future of Media

The NYC Media Lab was founded two years ago in the hopes of building an open innovation environment where member companies could learn from one another and engage with cutting-edge researchers from...

New Faculty Join NYU-Poly

As classes are underway, new faces can be seen throughout Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). Most belong to the entering class of 2017, more than 600 bright and eager students...

This is What’s App

The beautiful transportation hive that is Grand Central Terminal echoed with an excitement that differed from the norm on the morning of September 24, 2013. Instead of a cluster of commuters, there...