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Startup Week Aims to Bring the Technology Community Together

Startup Week Aims to Bring the Technology Community Together

By Isabela Pop, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2017


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This year's [email protected]'s Startup Week aims to unite the technology community through promoting discussion and encouraging the development of new skills.

Changes go into effect for teams after Poly, NYU merger

Changes go into effect for teams after Poly, NYU merger

By Michelle Tran, Staff Writer

August 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

As another school year begins, NYU Athletics prepares itself for the changes that come with the finalized NYU and the Polytechnic School of Engineering merger that occurred at the beginning of January 2014. The influx of more athletes, coaching staff and other athletic faculty has created a new atmosphere...

Adam’s Angle: Diverse acquisitions good business for tech companies

Adam’s Angle: Diverse acquisitions good business for tech companies

April 10, 2014


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Facebook’s recent $2-billion acquisition of virtual reality company Oculus Rift has left investors scratching their heads, and not for the first time this year. Few were initially sure why Facebook was willing to pay so much for virtual reality or if WhatsApp was worth $19 billion. Regardless of its ration...

Poly merger compromises success of tennis team

Poly merger compromises success of tennis team

February 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

  Despite its anticipated benefits, the merger between NYU and the Polytechnic School of Engineering backfired for Poly’s women’s tennis team, effectively disbanding their program. Poly junior Fatima Khalid is speaking out about the effects the merger has had on her dissolved women’s tenni...

Robot cuts ribbon, Poly merger official

Robot cuts ribbon, Poly merger official

January 31, 2014


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University students, faculty, administrators and public figures gathered to celebrate the finalization of the deal between NYU and the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, now the Polytechnic School of Engineering, to merge. The reception took place in the Lepercq Space at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. “I...

NYU, NYU-Poly prepare for athletics merger

NYU, NYU-Poly prepare for athletics merger

By Michelle Tran

September 23, 2013


Filed under Sports

Athletes at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU will soon formally join their Washington Square counterparts as part of the merger between the two universities, which is scheduled to be completed Jan. 1, 2014. NYU-Poly currently participates in the Skyline Athletic Conference while NYU’s athletics ...

NYU Poly merge with university expected to conclude at end of year

NYU Poly merge with university expected to conclude at end of year

By Nicole Brown, News Editor

July 5, 2013


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The university has announced that the Polytechnic Institute of NYU is expected to complete the transition to NYU’s School of Engineering by December of this year. In a series of steps to gain approval, the merger passed the The New York State Board of Regents on June 18, and the Middle States Commi...