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Poly trustee Lynford to serve on state arts board

Polytechnic University Board of Trustees Vice Chairman Jeffrey Hayden Lynford has been nominated by Gov. Eliot Spitzer to serve as a member of the board of the New York State Council on the Arts....

Stellar Fundraiser Joins New York's Top Science and Technology University as Vice President of Development

Dawn Duncan, a prominent development executive, has been named vice president of development and university relations for Polytechnic University. She most recently served at New York University as...

Professor Griffis to serve on policy committee of national civil engineering society

Fletcher H. (Bud) Griffis has been appointed to the National Infrastructure and Research Policy Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers for a one-year term beginning on Nov. 3. Griffis,...

Teachers meet at SUMMIT

Twenty teachers from all over New York State converged on Poly this week for a four-week program designed to make them better able to teach engineers of the future. Providing them with the...

Poly's President joins other academic leaders in opposing call for boycott

  President Jerry M. Hultin has endorsed a statement by Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger criticizing a British union’s move to boycott Israeli academics and institutions....

Doctoral student wins green chemistry award

Jennifer S. Haghpanah, a first-year doctoral student in Assistant Prof. Jin Kim Montclare’s laboratory, received the 2007 Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial “Promising Young Investigator” Award during the...

Studying the epidemiology of pipes

Annie Vanrenterghem-Raven thinks a lot about water pipes these days. Not the ones used for relaxation. The research assistant professor of civil engineering’s ongoing concern is the infrastructure...

Levon to serve on prestigious national peer review board

Professor Kalle Levon Kalle Levon has been appointed to the Biomaterials and Biointerfaces Study Section of the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Scientific Review for a four-year term...

Where in the world is Stephen Arnold?

Potts-Othmer Senior Fellow and University Professor Stephen Arnold has been very busy lately, educating audiences in three countries. Upon invitation by the Royal Society, he gave a lecture at the...

How Maureen Braziel fought her way into history

Many Polythinkers think they know Maureen Braziel. A fixture at the University for a quarter century, she serves as head judo coach and athletic director. What many people may not know is that she is...