NYIT Celebrates International Education Week
NYIT Celebrates International Education Week
Men’s Soccer Wins ECC Championship with 1-0 Victory over LIU Post
Dr. Jerry Balentine New Vice President for Medical Affairs and Global Health
NYIT Management Students Advance to Fed Challenge Semi-Finals
NYIT’s STEAM Career Fair Links Students to Employers
Anthony Dimatteo, professor of English, NYIT-OW, published his poem, "Approaching Cumae," by Silver Birch Press in their Mythic Poetry Series.
NYIT student, Alexia Skiadas, under the sponsorship of Claude Gagna, Ph.D., associate professor, life sciences, NYIT-OW, has received a $300 travel award to the 2014 American Society for Cell Biology meeting in Philadelphia, PA, from December 6-10, 2014. Her travel award is based on an abstract submitted, based on their research, “Alternative Nucleic Acid Structures in the Macronucleus and Micronucleus of the Blepharisma.”
Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., associate professor of English, was interviewed for the webcast "This Week In Salsa." The interview focused on Professor Goldman's article in The Paris Review about the role of Latin music in US/Puerto Rican culture in the late 1960s through the early 1970s.
The article shows how the historical definition of personhood has generally coincided with Aristotle’s notions, which he provided mainly to determine who was worthy of slavery, and is important because it elucidates the difficult social precedents facing any redefinition of non-human personhood today or in the future as a result of advancements in Artificial Intelligence or animal rights.
Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., associate professor of English, NYIT-MA, published an essay in The Paris Review about Fania Records and music's role in the US-Puerto Rican culture.
Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., professor of English, NYIT-OW, published an article in the refereed journal The American Historical Review (AHR). The article is a book review of Adelaide Vohskuhl's recent book titled Androids in the Enlightenment: Mechanics, Artisans, and Cultures of the Self.
Catherine Bernard, associate professor of English, NYIT-MA, published her letter "A Sentence of 'Service'?" in the New York Times on September 27, 2014.
Anthony DiMatteo, professor of English, NYIT-OW, published a review of Philip Lorenz, The Tears of Sovereignty: Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama in Renaissance Quarterly (Fall 2014).
Susana Case, Ph.D., professor and program coordinator, behavioral sciences, NYIT-MA, had a review of her book, 4 Rms w Vu, Mayapple Press published in Cider Press Review.
Jonathan Goldman, Ph.D., associate professor of English, NYIT-MA, published an essay considering the 1989 Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing in light of issues of race in contemporary U.S.
A "Three Question" interview with Susana Case, Ph.D., professor and program coordinator, behaviorial sciences department, NYIT-MA, was posted September 29th on Daily dose of lit.
NYC Media Lab's Annual Summit presented a snapshot of the best thinking projects and talent in digital media across the City’s universities, organized in collaboration with the School of Media Studies at the New School. This was an opportunity for media executives, technologists, and decision makers to see university prototypes and demonstrations that explore interesting technologies and applications related to digital media and communications encompassing data, video, mobile, interfaces, and interactive design.
Professor Rogoff also presented the GreenKids 3D game at the GameDevHacker event on September 17th.
Kevin LaGrandeur, Ph.D., professor of English and director of technical writing programs, NYIT-Old Westbury, published an article as a chapter of a new book on artificial intelligence. Here is the citation: LaGrandeur, Kevin, “Emotion, Artificial Intelligence, and Ethics,” in Beyond Artificial Intelligence: The Disappearing Human-Machine Divide, Jan Romportl, Eva Zackova, and Jozef Kelemen (Eds.), Series: Topics in Intelligent Engineering and Informatics, Vol. 9, Springer Press, 2014.
Patty K. Wongpakdee, associate professor of fine arts at NYIT-Manhattan, published Art Without Waste: 500 Upcycled & Earth Friendly Designs. The book is a collection of works from cutting-edge designers, illustrators and artists from around the world, whose approach often incorporates eco-friendly principles such as up-cycling, with sustainability as a central goal of their work.