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Q&A: Tandon Professor a Rising Star in STEM

Q&A: Tandon Professor a Rising Star in STEM

By Nina Jang, Deputy Digital Director

March 23, 2016


Filed under News, University News

A Q&A with NYU Tandon professor and 2016 Rising Star award winner, Jin Kim Montclare.

Top 8 stories from fall semester

By News Team

December 7, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A look back at this semester's top news stories including a powerful conversation on diversity, the discovery of a burial vault on campus, and a shocking donation.

Poly receives $100 million gift, changes name

Poly receives $100 million gift, changes name

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy Managing Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under News

The Polytechnic School of Engineering received a gift of $100 million from Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon.

Poly students join life on the Square

Poly students join life on the Square

By Bridget Brown, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A glimpse into the lives of NYU Polytechnic students living on the Manhattan campus for the first time.

Poly to hold Security Awareness Week

Poly to hold Security Awareness Week

By Tegan Mosugu, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Poly is expanding the opportunities for high school students to get involved in their annual cybersecurity competition.

Polytechnic School of Engineering Commencement

Polytechnic School of Engineering Commencement

By Audrey Deng

May 22, 2015


Filed under News

The Barclays Center filled with the purple and silver-accented robes of Polytechnic School of Engineering students as their 160th Commencement Ceremony began on Thursday morning. Without pizzazz and performance, the exercises began with a candid engineer’s greeting from dean Katepalli R. Sreenivasan ...

NYU hosts 24-hour hacking marathon

NYU hosts 24-hour hacking marathon

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, News Editor

October 20, 2014


Filed under News

Coverage of the annual NYU Hackathon hosted by the NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

Tax-free zones created for startups

Tax-free zones  created for startups

By Alex Bazeley, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2014


Filed under News

NY State designated NYU Poly as a tax-free zone as part of the START-UP NY initiative.

Hackathon gears up for first round

Hackathon gears up for first round

By Alex Bazeley, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2014


Filed under News

Registration for NYU-Poly's upcoming Hackathon opened this month.

Video gamers explore diversity

Video gamers explore diversity

April 16, 2014


Filed under Arts

Different Games is an annual student- and volunteer-led conference put on by the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering’s Integrated Media Program and the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Digital Media Program. Held at the NYU MAGNET Center on April 11 and 12, the conference brought attention t...

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...

NYU-Poly hosts world’s largest hacking competition

NYU-Poly hosts world’s largest hacking competition

September 23, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

Even with 1,800 teams competing in the world’s largest hacking competition, the Polytechnic Institute of NYU appeared no different than it would any other weekend. “Almost everyone  [participated] remotely, but about a dozen of the students on NYU-Poly teams [were] on campus participating,” said K...

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