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NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Lay the Groundwork for an ‘Unhackable’ Microchip

NYU Abu Dhabi Researchers Lay the Groundwork for an ‘Unhackable’ Microchip

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Abu Dhabi researches create first unhackable chip.

What We’re Listening To: Musical Innovation

What We’re Listening To: Musical Innovation

By Gilchrist Green, Music Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

In this week's staff playlist, check out some musical innovation spanning all the way back to the 50's — and see what ways artists have been trying to break boundaries over the past 60 years.

LinkNYC Has Explicit Consequences

LinkNYC Has Explicit Consequences

By Stephen Malkowicz, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under City News, News

LinkNYC offered the promise of free wifi and technological progress, but NYU students living in dorms near these hi-tech stands have witnessed the downside to innovation.

Kenneth Ning S/S 2017

Kenneth Ning S/S 2017

By Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor

July 13, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

Kenneth Ning spring/summer 2017 embraced the utilitarian trend being featured in many other designer collections this season. A typically structured trend, Ning crafted his collection with deconstructed tailoring, reinventing this menswear classic. Camo, plaid, pinks, greens and black made for a f...

Spirit Week Ends With TEDxNYU Pitch Competiton

Spirit Week Ends With TEDxNYU Pitch Competiton

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under News, University News

As part of NYU's Violet 100 events, students presented five-minute idea pitches and competed to speak at the annual TEDxNYU Conference.

Founding CTO of Audible To Be Final Entrepreneurs Festival Keynote Speaker

Founding CTO of Audible To Be Final Entrepreneurs Festival Keynote Speaker

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Guy Story was announced as the third and final speaker for the upcoming NYU Entrepreneurs Festival.

Steinhardt Launches Music and Social Change Lab, Using Song to Address Global Issues

Steinhardt Launches Music and Social Change Lab, Using Song to Address Global Issues

By Maria Torres, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under News, University News

An associate professor of music business at NYU Steinhardt hopes to promote social change through music with the new Music and Social Change lab.

LaGuardia Co-op offers updated tech, classroom space

LaGuardia Co-op offers updated tech, classroom space

By Greta Chevance, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The LaGuradia Co-op is set to open next week as a new technology hub for students and faculty.

NYU Ability Lab hosts three-month tech challenge

By Dhiriti Tandon, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Features

In partnership with AT&T, NYU Ability launched the NYU Connect Ability challenge where participants are challenged to create or refine existing technologies assist individuals with disabilities.

Adam’s Angle: Apple must innovate to maintain technology lead

Adam’s Angle: Apple must innovate to maintain technology lead

May 1, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  In the markets of countries like the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia and China, most people who will ever own a smartphone already have one. This market saturation means that phone producers will have to either start innovating or competing on price to attract users from the competi...

Innovate NY holds first panel

Innovate NY holds first panel

By Christine Park, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2014


Filed under News

A diverse group of professors explored innovation in their respective fields at the first Innovate New York panel. The event, held on April 29 at the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, was hosted by the Undergraduate Affairs Committee of the Student Senators Council and the Universi...

Tech education ideal, but not possible for all

Tech education ideal, but not possible for all

September 10, 2013


Filed under Opinion

In the past seven months, the U.S. employment rate of those between 20 and 24 rose from 60.6 percent to 65.5 percent. But in the entirety of the economic recovery, those numbers aren’t encouraging. They’re indicative of the economic stagnation of the Millennial generation. We’ve touched this num...

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