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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

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NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 23 2014

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day: Lacrosse vs. Adelphi

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Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

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TechDay 2014

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The Lion King On Broadway

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Job Search Strategies

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Apr 09 2009

NYIT Featured on Discovery Channel

Old Westbury, N.Y.(April 9, 2009)-Professor Peter Voci, chair of New York Institute of Technology's (NYIT) Department of Fine Arts, appeared on an episode of the Discovery Channel's Daily Planet, a television program that covers news, discussion, and commentary on modern science. Filmed at the Fine Arts Motion Capture Lab at NYIT's Old Westbury campus, Voci demonstrated how 3-D motion capture technology works and discussed its applications, which range from video games and movies to healthcare and space exploration. NYIT is using this technology to train the next generation of computer animators, as well as help doctors treat Parkinson's disease and architects and interior designers bring virtual concepts to life. The episode, which first aired on April 8, can now be viewed online on the Discovery Channel.

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