Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic
Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic
NYIT Awards Research Grants
NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi
NYIT Names Executive Director for Abu Dhabi Campus
NYIT Researcher Continues Discoveries of Links Between Thyroid Hormones and Heart Health
Teaching students about using communications to help nonprofits and entrepreneurs is the premise of James Wyckoff's advertising workshop/production house class at NYIT. The latest class endeavor of the adjunct assistant professor of communication arts pairs students with pro-bono client Hospital St. Raphael in Limbe, Haiti, where the NYIT Center for Global Health is assisting residents still reeling from the repercussions of a 2010 earthquake and recent torrential rains from tropical storm Isaac. Read more.
The National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR) and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) of NYIT will screen The Revolutionary, a documentary on Sidney Rittenberg’s extraordinary story, on Wednesday, October 3rd. Read more.
Visit the studio of Yuko Oda, associate professor of fine arts, on Saturday, Sept. 8 or Sunday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. as part of GO Brooklyn Art, an initiative of the Brooklyn Museum. This weekend, more than 2,000 artists based in the New York borough, including Oda, will open their studios to the community. Read more.
Beverly J. Butcher, Ph.D., associate professor of English, College of Arts & Sciences, NYIT Nanjing, and director of the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT, shares samples of the results of her fieldwork on “Chinese and Filipino Folk Traditions in Contemporary Bohol, Philippines Catholic Life” conducted, in part, as a recipient of an NYIT Global Faculty Summer Research and Creativity Grant, 2012. Read more...
Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., associate professor of English and director of technical writing programs, CAS of NYIT, Old Westbury, had an article published in the August 30th edition of United Press International (UPI) news. The article, which is about the Mars landing's implications for the future of Artificial Intelligence, appeared in the "Technology" section and is related to his forthcoming book: Androids and Intelligent Networks in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Artificial Slaves, which is due out at Thanksgiving.
Annie Christain, assistant professor of English at NYIT-Nanjing, has been selected to have her thirty-two section prose poem “The White House Tapes” included in an e-book produced by the Australian magazine The Lifted Brow. The poem was originally published by The Lifted Brow on January 17, 2012.
Michael Schiavi, Ph.D., professor of English and coordinator of ESL, Manhattan Campus, is thrilled to announce that L.A. documentarian Jeffrey Schwarz's superb film about Vito Russo, the subject of Michael's book, has been picked up by HBO and will be airing this summer, beginning TONIGHT, Monday, July 23rd, at 9:00 p.m. Read More.
James Wyckoff, adjunct assistant professor of communication arts, was named research editor of SAS Perspectives, the quarterly newsletter of the Doctor of Health Administration program at the School for Advanced Studies (SAS) at the University of Phoenix in Arizona. He is a doctoral candidate at SAS and is researching the role of knowledge capital in hospitals. In his new editorial role, he will report on significant research studies and current news in the health care field.
Anthony DiMatteo, Ph.D., professor of English, published three poems in the June 2012 issue of the Wilderness House Literary Review. Download a pdf of his poetry.
Linda Comac, director of the NYIT English Language Institute, published the article, "Live in English to Learn English," on schoov.com, one of several websites run by the International Education Service.
Mar de Fez, Ph.D., associate professor of physics at NYIT-Bahrain, presented the talk, "Application of Physics to Medical Physics," at the First Medical Physics Forum hosted by the University of Bahrain. Her presentation focused on the discovery of X-rays to the building of the Large Hadron Collider as well as devices drawn from nuclear and particle physics that have changed the ways patients are treated.
Claude Gagna, Ph.D., associate professor of life sciences and director of NYIT biology laboratories, published "Advanced Techniques for Genomic and Proteomics: Transitional Structural Chemogenomics, Chemoproteomics, Pharmacogenomics, and Pharmacoproteomics" on June 5 in American Laboratory. The article is based on DNA, RNA, and protein research projects related to his NYIT patent from 2005.
Life Science Faculty spend their summer time revising the curriculum. Read more.
The Cornell University Press has awarded Dr. Nicholas Bloom, associate professor, NYIT chair, Interdisciplinary Studies and director of the Core Curriculum, an advance contract for the edited collection, "Public Housing Myths: Beyond Victims and Villains". Read more.
Annie Christain, assistant professor of English at NYIT-Nanjing, has two poems forthcoming in The Chariton Review: “A Maple Gets Red” and “Sometime Under
Adjunct Professor of English Gail Feinzig is the recipient of the inaugural East Coast Conference Faculty Appreciation Award for her support of intercollegiate athletics and student-athletes at NYIT. Read more.
On May 4, the Carleton GroupNYIT's student-run advertising and public relations agencyheld its bi-annual, end-of-semester showcase, where students presented their semester-long work on various accounts. These assignments are part of a capstone class in the B.S. in Advertising program at NYIT-Old Westbury. Read more.
In early 2013, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing will publish The International Encyclopedia of Ethics under the general editorship of Hugh LaFollette. It will appear in nine print volumes and offer an online edition linked to the many Blackwell Companion volumes it also publishes. Readers will have access to 1,500 scholarly articles on ethics and related topics in philosophy. Approximately 600 scholars from major universities in various countries have contributed articles to the encyclopedia, including NYIT Professor of Social Sciences Eugene Kelly, Ph.D., who has written the entry on the moral philosophy of Max Scheler (1874-1928).
Three students from the College of Arts and Sciences were among the winners at the April 26th NYS Business Plan Competition. A team presenting a plan for an online interactive game to save endangered animals was one of two NYIT teams to win the Peoples' Choice Award. CAS Professors Lynn Rogoff and Robert Smith and School of Management Professor Joanne Scillitoe served as faculty advisors for the project, Green Kids Media. College of Arts and Sciences students on the team were: Xiaolin Li, Yu Hou, and Jozhe Fonseca. Download the pdf.
NYIT student research -- on topics ranging from robotics to art as adventure to cognitive behavior therapy -- and creative work were on display at the 2012 Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) on April 20th. Read more.