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2014-07-10 08:32:58

NYU Students and Incubator Entrepreneurs Join NYU Faculty as Instructors and Mentors to Middle and High School Students and Teachers; Professors Open Labs for Real Research NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In Brooklyn, summer vacation may evoke thoughts of Coney Island, but Downtown Brooklyn will be the gathering place for the intellectually curious this summer. In the heart of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, the New York University School of Engineering will launch an expanded summer...

2014-07-01 16:32:26

NYU School of Engineering Professor Katherine Isbister Announced as a Founding Member of the Executive Committee of the Higher Education Video Game Alliance NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering announced today that Katherine Isbister, an associate professor of computer science, director of the school's Game Innovation Lab, and a member of the faculty of the NYU Game Center of the Tisch School of the Arts, has become a founding member of the...

Monkeys Have Undergone Evolution In Facial Appearance To Avoid Interbreeding
2014-06-27 03:34:36

New York University Old World monkeys have undergone a remarkable evolution in facial appearance as a way of avoiding interbreeding with closely related and geographically proximate species, researchers from New York University and the University of Exeter have found. Their research provides the best evidence to date for the role of visual cues as a barrier to breeding across species. "Evolution produces adaptations that help animals thrive in a particular environment, and over time...

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....

Humans, Monkeys Share Same Neural Processes In Decision Making
2014-06-20 12:02:11

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online The many similarities between humans and monkeys got another addition recently. It appears a new study by researchers from New York University (NYU) and Stanford University (SU) has pitted their monkey results against a 2009 study of human decision making and found both humans and monkeys experience the same neural processes when changing their minds during the decision making process. The study results were recently published in the...

2014-06-16 20:21:30

Joe Torre, Bob Costas, Fred Wilpon, Stephen M. Ross, Mark Messier, Teresa Weatherspoon, Harry Carson, and Earl "The Pearl" Monroe Provided Insight During Day-Long Discussion Aimed at Eradicating Disrespect and Abuse in the Locker Room and on the Playing Field NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYU Sports and Society (scps.nyu.edu/sportsandsociety) today hosted nearly 120 high school athletic directors, coaches, and school administrators from across the New York metropolitan...

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...

2014-06-04 12:30:24

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration between New York University's Global Institute of Public Health (NYU GIPH) and the global health and human rights organization HealthRight International, Inc. was announced today by Robert Berne, New York University executive vice president for health, Dr. Cheryl Healton, dean of Global Public Health and director of NYU GIPH, and Dr. Peter Navario, HealthRight executive director. Together, NYU GIPH and...

2014-05-13 12:33:18

Study Reveals Surprising Behavioral Changes that May Link to Leadership in this Species BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New findings published by researchers at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering are helping to unravel the complex interplay between alcohol and social behavior and may lead to new therapies for mitigating the negative impacts of alcohol use and abuse. Their experiments, published in the current issue of Alcohol: Clinical and...

2014-05-13 08:41:52

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon and the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering announced that BNY Mellon has selected the NYU School of Engineering to provide an online master's degree education in cyber security for select BNY Mellon employees worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO The global investments company is the most recent Fortune 500 firm to enhance the skills of its technical and management employees through...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.