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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...

2013 Distinguished Teacher Award and the 2013 Jacobs Excellence in Education Awards

On the recommendation of the Faculty Committee for Teaching Awards, it is my pleasure to announce the 2013 Distinguished Teacher Award and the 2013 Jacobs Excellence in Education Awards.  These...

Going West

When the Division of Student Affairs invites you to a session of its Spotlight Series, you expect to hear an enlightening lecture and perhaps engage in a lively Q&A. You probably do not expect to...

Engineers in the Archive

Using archival material to gain insight into i2e was the focus of a presentation by Christopher Leslie, instructor of media, science and technology studies at NYU-Poly, last week. As part of Leslie...

Six Months After Sandy, Building a More Resilient Wireless World

With the recent six-month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaching, a group of engineers, academics, telecommunications and government representatives gathered at Polytechnic Institute of New York...

Inno/Vention Closes with DemoDay

On April 25th, Aryeh Katz cleared his throat and announced to a buzzing Pfizer Auditorium that he was “a bit nervous.” And with good reason. Esteemed judges, instructors, friends, and...

Report from Town Hall

Students, faculty and staff filed into Pfizer Auditorium on April 25 for an historic occasion—to hear the first Town Hall address given by the President of the Polytechnic Institute of New York...