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
The United Arab Emirates Higher Education and Scientific Research Commission of Academic Accreditation has approved the NYIT-Abu Dhabi Instructional Technology program. NYIT-Abu Dhabi will begin offering a Master of Science (M.S.) degree program in Instructional Technology this fall. Read more about this new program offering.
NYIT-Nanjing and NUPT’s College of Overseas Education hosted leaders from both universities and special guest Mr. Mark Tesone, Acting U.S. Consul General in Shanghai, at a lovely commencement ceremony this morning. Three hundred twenty-one graduates received dual bachelor’s degrees. See the whole story at NYIT News. See photos here. Congratulations, NYIT-Nanjing Class of 2014!
NYIT-Abu Dhabi M.B.A. students Aya Wadi and Robin Carvalho (2015) applied their research findings about university webpages to the Abu Dhabi section of NYIT.edu. Read more about how they shared their work in New York and contributed to the content of this site.
Students and staff at NYIT’s Nanjing Campus and its partner, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT), are invited to participate in the visit of U.S. musicians the Campbell Brothers (pictured above) this week, together with folklorists Sandra Kennedy, Josh Kohn, and Nick Spitzer. More.
NYIT co-sponsored and participated in the recent Al Ain Education and Career Fair (AECF), which took place 28-30 April at the Al Ain Convention Center in Al Ain, U.A.E. The three-day fair, which helps young people prepare for higher education and careers, was inaugurated by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, the U.A.E.’s minister of culture, youth, and community development (pictured, right, greeting NYIT Admissions Officer Ms. Manar Odeh).
With the backdrop of the NYIT-Peking University EcoPartnership and last month’s jointly organized conference in Beijing on “The Water-Energy Nexus: Sustainability and Global Challenges,” NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., (pictured, center, with EcoPartneship leaders) sat for an in-depth interview with Shao Haipeng for China’s prestigious First Financial Daily. President Guiliano discussed China’s social development relating to technology, resources, and public policy. In addition to First Financial Daily, several mainstream Chinese outlets, including Entrepreneur's Daily, Sina Finance, Guangdong Securities, and Fangzhen Securities, have published the president's thoughts. More.
In celebration of Europe Day, the European Chamber of Commerce in Nanjing, along with Alliance Française Nanjing and New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), cordially invite you to attend “Face to Face: Foreign Companies & Young Talents.” This HR recruitment event will take place 10 May from 1 pm to 6 pm, at the Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications campus in Xianlin. More.
On an otherwise ordinary day in March, Electrical and Computer Engineering students Nicole Gutierrez and Nicole Dunn (both class of 2014) received an email that contained a big surprise: the Dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences (SoECS), Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., was inviting them both to attend NYIT’s first Global Cybersecurity Conference, to take place in Abu Dhabi on 26 March. “It was really unexpected!” said Gutierrez. The students were chosen based on recommendations from their professors and Dean Anid. More.
Chinese students played their traditional musical instruments in a spontaneous “jam session” with a group of visiting Cajun musicians at NYIT-Nanjing last week. The NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT, one of 17 American Culture Centers in China which seek to foster intercultural communication, hosted a group of visitors from Louisiana for a series of meetings with students. More.
Plans are underway for the NYIT-Vancouver graduation ceremony and luncheon on Friday, May 30 ...
A group of 18 NYIT students, staff members, and friends gathered recently for a one-of-a-kind trip to Bowen Island, a popular vacation spot and part of the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Led by NYIT Student Assistants Kiran More, Sunitha Vijakumar, Hemant Devarankonda, and Siten Patel, the group enjoyed a fun day exploring areas far beyond NYIT’s urban Vancouver campus. More.
Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT will host "Cultures of the American Gulf Coast: Work and Play in Story and Song from Louisiana to Florida." The events will take place 10-11 April 2014.
NYIT hosted its first Global Cybersecurity Conference today in Abu Dhabi. Focusing on the theme, "National and Corporate Threats, Protection, and Education," it convened cyber defense professionals, information technologists, business executives, and educators from the Middle East, North America, Asia, and Africa. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, U.A.E. minister of culture, youth, and community development, participated in the event. President Guiliano gave opening remarks at the conference. He noted universities need to "ensure that organizations have the talent to manage risk and a workforce that can spot the potential for risk."
NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., was among a select group of government and community leaders who gathered last night at the Emirates Palace Hotel to honor “the Mother of the Emirates,” Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak. In a brief speech, President Guiliano discussed the values of education and striving for excellence that NYIT shares with HH Sheikha Fatima. Sheikha Fatima is the widow of the U.A.E.’s founding president, Sheikh Zayed, and is herself a global leader in women’s education. A brief NYIT-produced video, in addition to President Guiliano’s personal statement, noted the impact Sheikha Fatima’s work has had on the U.A.E. and on women across the world.
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT- Abu Dhabi) hosted the Abu Dhabi Blood Bank's Bloodmobile for a campus blood donation day on 5 March 2014. Authorities from the blood bank, associated with Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), supported the event by sending nursing staff to NYIT's Muroor Road campus to collect blood from NYIT's students and staff.
Fulbright Scholar David Allen Sullivan will lecture at the NYIT Center for Humanities and Culture at NUPT on Thursday, March 6. The event is co-sponsored with the Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications School of Foreign Studies. Professor Sullivan delivers two lectures: "American Documentaries: Facts versus Fabrications" and "New Orleans: Racism, Classicism, and Hurricane Katrina".