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2014-02-25 16:27:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NYU Sports and Society program, headed by University Professor Arthur R. Miller, issued a white paper today examining the phenomenon of bullying and other intolerant behavior in sports, and proposing a comprehensive range of initiatives focused on youth athletics to combat them. While these issues have been central to the Sports and Society program, work on this latest project began after NYU Law alumnus Stephen M. Ross (LLM '66)...

2014-02-20 08:38:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific American and the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering--leaders in science and technology with more than 300 years of combined experience--will launch an online continuing educational program next month. The jointly delivered Professional Learning Program balances interactive, prerecorded content and live, engaging webinars. Enrollment is now open for the first course in March 2014....

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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