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2014-09-22 23:00:08

New York Academy of Sciences and Youth Innovation Platform Rocket21 Announce a New Science Competition at the United Nations. With a Goal of Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Leaders and Innovators, Scientists will Connect with Middle and High School Students on Rocket21. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 On September 22, 2014 at the United Nations, the New York Academy of Sciences and Rocket21 announced “Dream Big H20,” a series of activities and competitions to immerse middle and high...

2014-09-22 12:35:18

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering to Host Symposium for Students and Mid-Career Professionals Considering a Switch to Cyber Security NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the most powerful women in cyber security--including IBM's chief information security officer and McAfee's senior vice president in charge of endpoint protection--will share their insights with other women on how to enter the high-demand field during a two-day conference at the New York University...

2014-09-17 08:30:43

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Professor Jonathan Viventi is 3rd Faculty Member Named to Popular Science Magazine's "Brilliant 10" List NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Popular Science magazine today announced its annual "Brilliant 10" --a list of scientists under age 38 who are poised to revolutionize their fields. Jonathan Viventi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering, is among the...

2014-08-25 12:29:06

Yahoo Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos to Keynote 11th Annual NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering's Cyber Security Awareness Week Finals NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even before the academic semester starts, students from across the globe have begun registering for the largest set of student cyber security competitions in the world: the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW)....

2014-08-21 12:33:17

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of New York this week declared the three start-up business incubators of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering tax-free zones as part of Governor Cuomo's START-UP NY program to foster job growth and economic development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO The 19,500 square feet of incubator space in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn have to date created more than 1,000 jobs and provided an economic impact of $251...

2014-08-17 23:02:31

Florida Polytechnic University leaders, Governor Rick Scott, IST Building Architect Dr. Santiago Calatrava and more than 1000 supporters and new students were on-hand to celebrate the launch of Florida's newest university, dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University is now officially open and ready to welcome its Inaugural Class. Florida’s newest state university held a public LAUNCH...

2014-07-31 08:27:49

NYU Researchers Advance the Stability of a Protein that Neutralizes Toxins in Common Pesticides and Chemical Weapons NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research at New York University is paving the way for a breakthrough that may prevent brain damage in civilians and military troops exposed to poisonous chemicals--particularly those in pesticides and chemical weapons. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO An article in the current issue of the journal...

2014-07-29 23:16:00

Scholarships to support STEM education in place for next class of Florida Polytechnic University students. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University students beginning classes next year can once again count on financial support from the institution. The University’s Board of Trustees voted on Monday, July 28 to approve a new scholarship program for the 2015-2016 academic year. Incoming full-time undergraduate students will receive scholarships ranging from...

2014-06-20 12:25:37

First in New York to be Designated an NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Security Agency and the United States Cyber Command have named the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, the first in New York earning the designation and one of only a handful in the country to earn all three Center of Excellence designations from NSA....

2014-06-16 08:29:41

'Fidget Widgets' Project Looks for New Ways that Seemingly Mindless Interactions Can Increase Productivity, Enhance Creativity, and Lessen Stress NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering's Game Innovation Lab know that doodling, fiddling, and fidgeting are anything but trivial. The fascinating and powerful interrelation of bodily movement, cognition, and emotional state has been amply demonstrated, and...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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