Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights
Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights
NYIT Engineering Professor Wins NIH Grant for Robotics Research
NYIT Holds Convocation for Medical and Health Professions Students
NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies
NYIT Ranked in Top Tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2015 Edition
In 2009, when Associate Professor Beverly J. Butcher, Ph.D., was employed at a university in northern Florida, she taught courses on multicultural literature and writing as well as the work of female authors in China. It was the latter courses on the writings of Nobel Prize winner Pearl Buck's The Exile and Fighting Angel and Anchee Min's Red Azalea and Empress Orchid that Butcher says invoked her longing to return to China, where she had lived four years previously, in Taiwan and Shanghai. Now, she directs the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT and chairs the English department at NYIT's Nanjing campus. Read more.
NYIT's new chairperson of the Department of Life Sciences Michael Hadjiargyrou, Ph.D., has more than 25 years of experience as a biology instructor and laboratory investigator. His research has focused on innovative approaches for engineering new musculoskeletal tissue using knowledge derived from basic molecular/cellular biology and biomaterials. For example, he has examined the expression of genes involved in bone regeneration as a way to better understand the healing of fractures and osteoporosis. He holds four patents and has collaborated on projects with members of private industry and scientists around the world. Read his faculty profile.
Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., associate professor of English, director of Technical Writing Programs, CAS at NYIT in Old Westbury, has been invited to be a member of a technology think tank called The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET). Read more.
Fall 2012 Free Flicks starts on Wednesday, 9/26 with James Stewart starring in “Harvey” (1950). All of the films are from the fifties this semester and all of them are entertaining and representative of that society, of a director, a genre, an iconic place in the history of cinema or of history itself. Doors open at 5:30pm in Room 102 of NYIT's deSeversky Mansion and refreshments will be served!
Join the FilmSociety@NYIT group on Facebook for classic movie news and updates and tips on what’s playing on what screens and more!
Advertising major Oshane Cooke is a student leader and a member of NYIT's Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program. Since arriving at NYIT, he has attended the 2011 National Center for Student Leadership annual conference in Miami and served as a resident assistant. He is president of the S.W.A.G. clubStudents Working to Achieve Greatnessat NYIT-Manhattan. Read more.
The National Committee will screen The Revolutionary, a documentary on Rittenberg’s extraordinary story, on Wednesday, October 3, at the New York Institute of Technology’s Auditorium on Broadway. Read more.
Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English and Director of Technical Writing Programs, CAS at NYIT Old Westbury, gave a presentation titled "Digital Enhancement and the Problem of Benevolence" at the 4th annual Conference on Human Enhancement, Emerging Technology and Social Challenges. The conference took place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, during the week of Sept 10-15, 2012. Dr. LaGrandeur's presentation analyzed recent efforts to create an artificial conscience in highly advance Artificial Intelligence applications, in order to prevent military and other catastrophes.
Read the latest New York Times article, "Work Out, but Know Your Limits," by John Hanc, associate professor of communication arts. Read more.
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.