Updates for Faculty & Staff

Meet Michael Hadjiargyrou, Ph.D.

Oct 15 2012

Meet Michael Hadjiargyrou, Ph.D.

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.

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Tell Your Students About Creative Contest

Oct 15 2012

Tell Your Students About Creative Contest Encourage undergraduate female students in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences to enter the Creative Astoria Federal Competition by Friday, Nov. 16. The rules are simple: students choose a creative format (video, 800-word essay, digital design, or webpage) to discuss their inspiration in the field of technology and innovation as well as future goals for a career. Entrants stand to win an iPad, tablet, or laptop computer. ...more

Congratulations to NYIT’s Federal Grant Awardees!

Oct 12 2012

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $486,000 grant to an NYIT team led by Kurt Amsler, Ph.D., associate dean of research and professor of biomedical sciences in the College of Osteopathic Medicine. His team comprised of lab coordinator Josephine Axis and three NYIT students will use the grant to study mechanisms that cause damage to kidney cells and loss of kidney function when the organ is deprived of oxygen. Their research will be conducted in collaboration with researchers at Indiana University's School of Medicine. ...more

Play Trivia, Win a Prize

Oct 10 2012

Play Trivia, Win a Prize

How well do you know NYIT? Test your knowledge by answering this Weekly Update trivia question correctly. Email your answer to updates@nyit.edu. The first to answer correctly will win an NYIT t-shirt:

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Upcoming Events

Oct 10 2012

Upcoming Events

Join NYIT for a free flick, provost/faculty conference, PINK Everywhere breast cancer awareness event, Thursday night social for faculty and staff members, and the opening of RELIEF WORK: Ceramic Maps, Modern Sculpture, an Archtober event at NYIT Gallery 61.

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What’s on Your Horizon for Summer 2013?

Oct 09 2012

It's not too early to think about what your child will be doing next summer. NYIT's Horizon camp program at the Old Westbury campus offers many options for children ages 3-14, including arts and crafts, sports, working in a TV studio, learning to create websites, and building model rockets.

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Save the Date: NYIT Employee Recognition Ceremony

Oct 09 2012

Save the Date: NYIT Employee Recognition Ceremony

Each year, NYIT honors faculty and staff members who have worked at the university for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years or more by inviting them to an annual Employee Recognition Ceremony. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury, N.Y.

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Faculty and Staff Achievements

Oct 09 2012

Faculty and Staff Achievements

Read about Amy Bravo and Adrienne McNally's participation in a panel on service-learning; David Hogsette and Kevin LaGrandeur's presentations at the Conference of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts in Milwaukee, Wisc.; and Ernst O. VanBergeijk and Paul Cavanagh's article in Exceptional Parent magazine.

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Join NYIT for First Archtober Lecture

Oct 09 2012

NYIT kicks off Archtober with today's lecture featuring visionary architect Ronald Altoon, principal of the award-winning global practice, Altoon Partners LLP. The presentation in celebration of architecture and design month in New York City begins at 6:30 p.m. at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury, N.Y. ...more

NYIT Receives Federal Grant for Media Project in China

Oct 09 2012

Congratulations to the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at the Nanjing campus on receiving a U.S. Department of State Federal Assistance Award of $25,000 in support of a media strategy project in Jiangsu Province, China. ...more

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