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Oct 22 2014

Turkish Art Exhibit Opens at NYIT Gallery 61

Oct 10 2014

TEDx Explores Harmonic Tectonics

Oct 03 2014

NYIT Students Surpass the $1 Million Mark in Combined Earnings from Internships

Sep 24 2014

TEDxNYIT: Creating Harmony in a World Experiencing Tectonic Shifts

Sep 19 2014

Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights

Oct 26 2014

Open House

Oct 27 2014

“The Year of Turkey 2014” - The Heritage of Turkish Art: Exhibition

Oct 27 2014

OUT In The Workplace

Oct 28 2014

“The Year of Turkey 2014” - The Heritage of Turkish Art: Exhibition

Oct 28 2014

Research Boot Camp: Engineering & Computer Science Round-up

College of Arts and Sciences News
Sep 05 2012

Beverly Butcher’s Fieldwork in the Philippines

The first Filipino-Chinese wedding in Bohol, performed at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Tagbilaran City, in 1962:

Prayers of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Catholic Women's Organization:

Brief unpublished histories of the Chinese Christian Bohol Wisdom School and of the Tagbilaran Chinese-Filipino restaurant Gerarda's:

Photos and printed materials gathered on a pilgrimage with three Filipinas to the Sanctuary Castle of Mama Mary, Marian Hills, Lindogon, Simala, Sibonga, Cebu, Philippines, erected in devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary ("Mama Mary") where innumerable miracles are to have taken place:

Aug 31 2012

Kevin LaGrandeur Publishes Article on Technology

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. 

 

 

 

Aug 14 2012

Annie Christain’s Poem Published in The Lifted Brow

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.   

 http://www.theliftedbrow.com/the-white-house-tapes-by-annie-christain/

Jul 23 2012

Vito Russo Documentary and Michael Schiavi on HBO

L.A. documentarian Jeffrey Schwarz's superb film about Vito Russo, had its world premiere on Friday, October 14, 2011 at the New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center.  Schiavi described it as superb, a perfect tribute to Vito and his legacy to the LGBT community.  Featuring original interviews of Lily Tomlin, Larry Kramer, Michelangelo Signorile, Armistead Maupin, Bruce Vilanch, Arnie Kantrowitz, and the late Arthur Evans, among dozens of others, Vito is a comprehensive portrait not only of the man himself, but of twenty years of gay and AIDS activism.  

HBO will also air VITO on the following dates:

July 26 (4:00 p.m., 12:50 a.m.)

July 29 (8:30 a.m., 5:10 a.m.)
July 31 (12:45 p.m.)
August 4 (3:00 p.m.)
August 8 (9:15 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates include:

July 25 (8:00 p.m.)
August 12 (11:45 a.m.)
August 17 (2:30 p.m.)

For more information, please visit vitorussomovie.com

Celluloid Activist:  The Life and Times of Vito Russo by Michael Schiavi, 

http://www.amazon.com/Celluloid-Activist-Life-Times-Russo/dp/0299282309/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1315914393&sr=8-1

Jul 17 2012

James Wyckoff Named Research Editor

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.

Jul 17 2012

Anthony DiMatteo Publishes Three Poems

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.

Jul 17 2012

Linda Comac Publishes on schoov.com

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.

Jul 17 2012

Mar de Fez Presents in Bahrain

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.

Jul 17 2012

Claude Gagna’s Article Published in American Laboratory

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.

May 29 2012

Life Science Faculty Revise Curriculum

Drs. Michael Hadjiargyrou (new Chairperson), Claude Gagna, Lisa Runco, Marianne Land, Spencer Turkel, and Niharika Nath are in action. Attendees also included Drs. Ana Petrovic, Grady Carney, Eleni Nikitopoulos, Charlie Hummel, and professor Halina Diener. 

May 24 2012

Cornell University Press Awards Dr. Nicholas Bloom

"Public Housing Myths: Beyond Victims and Villains", co-edited with Professor Lawrence Vale (MIT's Ford professor of Urban Design and Planning and former head of MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning) and Fritz Umbach (associate professor at John Jay), an edited collection of both new and existing essays will not only introduce audiences to the groundbreaking range of public housing topics and issues transnationally, but also present the case for the revisionist approach to the field.

With students in mind, "Public Housing Myths: Beyond Victims and Villains" avoids plodding chronology and is organized instead thematically around twelve popular preconceptions about public housing and the people who call it home. In particular the book will challengethe narratives of inevitable decline, architectural determinism, and rampant criminality that have shaped earlier accounts. Publication scheduled for late 2013.

 

http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/

May 21 2012

Annie Christain’s Poetry

Annie Christain, assistant professor of English at NYIT-Nanjing, has two poems forthcoming in The Chariton Review: “A Maple Gets Red” and “Sometime Under Prague.”  

Download to listen to Annie's recording of "A Maple Gets Red" as read by Amanda Zhu. 

 

May 07 2012

Gail Feinzig Wins East Coast Conference Faculty Appreciation Award

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.

May 07 2012

NYIT Carleton Group’s Bi-Annual Showcase Features Student Work

This year's clients included the Long Island Ducks professional baseball team; Cohen Children's Medical Center, a part of the Long Island Jewish/North Shore University medical system; and NYIT's Advertising and Publications department. Three teams of Carleton Group students presented their work on these respective projects--which included social media advertising, logo design, print and web ads, website splash pages and You Tube promotional videos--to an audience of about 50 colleagues, current and future clients, and NYIT VIPs.

"We're delighted to work with the Carleton Group," said Kevin Carraccio, vice president of development for Cohen Children's Medical Center, which is located in New Hyde Park. "They create materials that we really need...and that we really use...to get our message out".  Among the projects NYIT's Carleton Group created this semester were special logos for the events surrounding Cohen Children's Medical Center's 30th Anniversary, coming up next year. 

"We've very proud of our Carleton Group students and the great work they do for our valued clients," said John Hanc, associate professor, Communication Arts, Old Westbury campus and the agency's faculty advisor.  "There are lots of colleges that do this sort of thing on a project or ad hoc basis. But not many that have a 22-year record of servicing major not for profit organizations, which is what our NYIT student agency has done."

May 04 2012

Eugene Kelly Writes in The International Encyclopedia of Ethics

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).

May 04 2012

CAS Students Win Peoples’ Choice Award at Statewide Business Competition

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.

http://cnse.albany.edu/NYSBusinessPlanCompetition/Teamsand2012Winners.aspx

 
 
  

Apr 27 2012

Students Present Research and Creative Works at SOURCE 2012

The event, held at NYIT's Manhattan campus and sponsored by NYIT's College of Arts and Sciences, featured 88 research abstracts by more than 205 undergraduate and graduate students, who represented all of NYIT's campuses and schools. 

"SOURCE is critical to NYIT's interdisciplinary focus," said Roger Yu, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. "Students from a vast array of programs come together to learn from others, share their perspectives, and gain real-world experience in presenting their academic work." For a list of all student participants and their work, download the SOURCE program (pdf).

Faculty and student attendees also enjoyed a keynote presentation by Sydney Perkowitz, Emory University professor emeritus of physics, who spoke on the topic "Science and Art: Closer Than You Think."

At the conclusion of the program, each student received a certificate of recognition from Rahmat A. Shoureshi, NYIT provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Apr 25 2012

Team NYIT Prepares for New York State Business Plan Competition

Green Kids Media Students in the College of Arts and Sciences will participate in the New State Business Plan Competition, Thursday, April 26 in Albany, N.Y., where they will pitch “Green Kids Media,” an online, interactive game to find and save endangered species around the world. Read more and watch a YouTube video about the game.

 

Apr 24 2012

Students Present Research at SOURCE

SOURCE

Scholarly work by students was on display at NYIT's Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) on April 20. The event featured 88 research abstracts by more than 205 undergraduate and graduate students representing all of NYIT's campuses and schools. Topics ranged from robotics to art as adventure to cognitive behavior therapy. Pictured is Rahmat A. Shoureshi, NYIT provost and vice president for academic affairs, presenting a student with a certificate of recognition.

Apr 23 2012

John Hanc’s Book, Not Dead Yet, Receives National ASJA Award

Hanc wrote Not Dead Yet--about Type 1 diabetic and professional bike racer Phil Southerland, with support from Dean Roger Yu, Don Fizzinoglia and Richard Pizer in the form of a 2010 Scholar Incentive Award.  The book, which was published in May, 2011 by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, won honorable mention in the  Memoirs category of the 2012 American Society of Journalists and Authors annual writing competition.  

The awards dinner is on April 26th in NYC.

Here is the ASJA press releasehttp://www.asja.org/media/nr120323.php.

 

 

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