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  • Bio-material Pioneer Joanna Aizenberg Delivers Morawetz Lecture

    Bio-material Pioneer Joanna Aizenberg Delivers Morawetz Lecture

    The rainy weather gave Joanna Aizenberg, a Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences researcher and professor, the chance to point to yet another potential application of her research: water-repellent clothing. The scholar was visiting as the honored guest of the CBS/CBE Distinguished Lecture Series, established by the Chemical and Biological Sciences and Chemical and Biological Engineering departments to recognize the contributions of NYU-Poly’s Herbert Morawetz to the field of polymer research.

  • reINVENTION: Ed Bear

    reINVENTION: Ed Bear

    No sooner do you buy the latest technology “must-have” does the coveted item becomes obsolete… yesterday’s news. If you are Ed Bear, you have an entirely different mindset. Yesterday’s technological news is Ed’s playground. 

  • Flying High: NYU-Poly Aeronuts

    Flying High: NYU-Poly Aeronuts

    David Lopez (Team Captain) ’11BS ME; Gleb Dorogokupets (Team Pilot) ’13BS ME: Carlos Diaz: ’11BS ME: John Fank: ’11BS ME: Eugene Prokofiev: ’11BS ME; Hussein Saab: ’11BS ME; Jon Starr: ’11BS ME

  • Swami Discusses the ‘Journey Home’

    Swami Discusses the ‘Journey Home’

    An SRO crowd jammed LC 400 in the Dibner Building to attend a lecture and book signing by renowned guru and author Radhanath Swami.

  • Be My Guest » A Presidential Invitation

    Be My Guest » A Presidential Invitation

    Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns ’80ME was an invited guest of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the State of the Union Address in January. Burns, seated in the First Lady’s viewing box, was asked to attend in recognition of her involvement with the Change the Equation STEM initiative and the Export Council, both of which aim to improve and stimulate the economy through job creation.

  • And the Winner Is…

    And the Winner Is…

    As part of the i2e Campus Transformation, the NYU-Poly community had a chance to weigh in on the choice of furnishings for various locations around campus during the Poly Pods kickoff event in February. The pods will create an impromptu setting for informal gathering throughout the community and lend a dash of vibrant color to under-utilized space. The week-long voting campaign took place in person in the lobby of the Jacobs Academic Building or via an online survey. Participants made their selections from 3-5 flexible furniture groupings.

  • Steven Chu

    Steven Chu

    Secretary of Energy To Deliver Keynote Address at NYU-Poly’s  156th Commencement

  • Sloan Supports Study on e-Learning at NYU-Poly, Stanford and Michigan

    Sloan Supports Study on e-Learning at NYU-Poly, Stanford and Michigan

    While e-learning now occupies about a quarter of enrollments in U.S. higher education and in corporations, there is a marked difference in how coursework is delivered to the user. Companies deliver training using self-learning modules with employees learning largely on their own. In higher education—as practiced at NYU-ePoly, the school’s online learning unit—students and faculty interact with each other, mirroring on-campus classrooms.

  • Roboteams Grow in Brooklyn

    Roboteams Grow in Brooklyn

    More than 400 Brooklyn middle schoolers packed the halls and gymnasium of NYU-Poly for the 11th annual Brooklyn qualifying round of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) robotics challenge.

  • Recovering from Disaster, Molding Character

    Recovering from Disaster, Molding Character

    by Gordon Tomb Philip R. Clark’s (Class of 1951) approach to the recovery from the Three Mile Island accident seemed as understated and simple as the accident itself was dramatic and complex. Philip R. Clark’s (Class of 1951)