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2014-02-17 23:01:15

Manhattan College’s Senior Associate Director of Athletics to Become the Next Director of Athletics Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Noah LeFevre, currently Manhattan College’s senior associate director of Athletics, will become the next director of Athletics at Manhattan College, it was announced today by President Brennan O’Donnell and Vice President Richard Satterlee, who led the national search. LeFevre will replace current Director of Athletics Robert J. Byrnes ’68,...

2014-02-17 12:27:32

University Research Center Explores 5G Wireless Technologies NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the ever-increasing demand for wireless data capacity on the part of current consumers and the urgent need to bridge the digital divide in the developing world, Huawei Technologies is joining NYU WIRELESS as an industrial affiliate sponsor of research. NYU WIRELESS, launched by the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in August 2012, is a unique...

2014-02-14 08:24:24

NYU School of Engineering Researchers Urge Game Designers to Follow their 'Odd Couple' Path to Developing Wearable Controllers and Cooperative Computer Games NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Fashion Week closes in Manhattan, New York's outer boroughs are offering a glimpse of what the best-dressed techies will be wearing this Valentines Day: electronic-embedded costumes for a video game that demands hand-holding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO...

2014-02-12 23:28:58

Florida Poly and Microsoft will collaborate to provide practical, hands-on learning opportunities for students. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University, the state’s newest university, today announced that it has signed Microsoft to its growing list of industry partners. Together, Poly and Microsoft will form a collaborative relationship to aid in providing practical, hands-on learning opportunities for students. “Microsoft is a globally recognizable and...

2014-02-06 08:26:32

Research Center Explores Millimeter Wave Spectrum in Response to Skyrocketing Demand for Wireless Data Transfer NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU WIRELESS announced that AT&T joined the university research center as an affiliate sponsor--a three-year commitment to collaborating on the next generation of mobile network technology. Their research aims to ensure that the telecommunications industry can stay ahead of the demands of its users, who are consuming data at an...

2014-02-04 23:25:04

To analyze the effectiveness of advertisements during Superbowl, researchers from NYU Stern School of Business have partnered with Simplify360 for Social Media Analytics. They will be using Simplify360 to monitor social media chatter around the event and derive insights from the buzz. Newyork (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Researchers from New York University’s Stern School of Business have recently partnered with Simplify360 to conduct joint work about the Superbowl and other major sporting...

2014-02-04 12:28:49

Outpatient program delivers radiation therapy in modern, healing setting LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute today announced the opening of a $47 million, 30,000-square-feet facility offering comprehensive outpatient radiation therapy in a sleekly-designed and calming setting. North Shore-LIJ's Department of Radiation Medicine, which provides a wide range of radiation oncology services to adults and children, has relocated...

2014-01-31 23:04:29

EHS brings the school’s resources directly to students living off-campus with EHS. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Educational Housing Services, Inc. (EHS), the leading provider of private, off-campus student housing in New York City, today unveils a new and exclusive IT network service for all New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering students residing at the EHS St. George Residence in Brooklyn Heights, NY. EHS has created a direct and dedicated IT network connection...

2014-01-30 12:29:46

Intel Becomes Latest Member of Research Center Exploring the Millimeter Wave Spectrum as a Means to Expand Wireless Data Capacity NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU WIRELESS announced that Intel Corporation has joined the center as an affiliate sponsor of research exploring a new generation of wireless technologies, which some refer to as "5G." Research at NYU WIRELESS aims to expand wireless network capacity by orders of magnitude as compared to today's networks. (Logo:...

2014-01-28 16:25:26

Breakthroughs in Disease Detection, Tissue Engineering, and Biosensors Take Center Stage at First Workshop of the NYU School of Engineering's Institute for Engineered Interfaces NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of today's most significant technological advances--electronic devices, the iPhone, medical implants, disease detection methods, and advanced materials--hinge on the development of revolutionary interfaces. The study of creating and optimizing the meeting of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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