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
Language barriers are a challenge faced by many physicians who treat the diverse populations of New York. For some medical residents in the Bronx, the ability to speak Spanish can lead to better communication and better care for Hispanic and Latino patients. Soon, students at NYIT’s New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) and residents at its Bronx teaching hospital, St. Barnabas, will have the opportunity to transcend this challenge while earning academic credits through an innovative cultural immersion program with Universidad Iberoamerican (UNIBE) Costa Rica. Read More.
This week, New York Institute of Technology welcomed 17 Chinese delegates from the Wuxi Municipal Government and NYIT collaborative partner China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) to its New York campuses.The group discussed their next steps toward developing a series of joint-degree and short-study programs for students and faculty in New York and China, as well as the possibility of creating an international college in Wuxi, a prosperous city of 6 million citizens located between Shanghai and Nanjing. Read More.
In her keynote address to attendees of the 4th Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) ceremony, NYIT Dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., praised the United Arab Emirates for their latest Green Development Strategy. Noting that "sustainability is both a social and a corporate responsibility," Anid encouraged the audience, which included Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to lead the way with its mission towards a globally competent, green economy. Read More.
NYIT-Vancouver invites the New York Institute of Technology community to visit the new NYIT-Vancouver blog. Prospective and current students, faculty, staff, and alumni will have the opportunity to exchange ideas on this forum.
"We are encouraging everyone to use this tool to share their experiences and keep us all connected," said Prashant Srivastava, associate director of global recruitment.
A team of osteopathic physicians representing the NYIT Center for Global Health returned from a medical mission in Haiti with a renewed sense of optimism for their coordinated efforts in the region.
"All of our objectives were met, and most importantly, we saved lives," said Edward Gotfried, D.O., the center's director. While in Haiti, the team explored future educational opportunities in global health for NYIT students, built contacts with area physicians, and coordinated partnerships with local nonprofit groups Doctors United for Haiti and Save the Children. They also provided on-site medical training to doctors in Limbe and Peredo and worked with local healthcare providers to treat patients. Read more.
NYIT-Vancouver's Associate Director for Global Recruitment has an important admissions announcement for prospective M.B.A. students with Indian three-year bachelor's degrees. Read more.
The 4th Annual NYIT-NUPT Student Film Festival will take place in Nanjing, China from April 21-22, 2012. Attracting prominent Chinese actors and directors as judges, the festival has become an important media event in Nanjing.
or visit the festival website. Student submissions are due on Wednesday, March 21.
As part of a capacity building initiative arranged by the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitors Leadership Program, medical experts from the Republic of Macedonia visited NYIT’s Adele Smithers Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Center this week. Representing Macedonia’s new Foundation of Parkinson’s Disease Patients, the visitors met with faculty members from NYIT’s New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) with the hope of strengthening resources for people with the disease in their home country. Read More.
NYIT's Center for Global Health landed in the Republic of Haiti on Friday, Jan. 20, to coordinate medical education and student opportunities with Doctors United for Haiti and Save the Children. The team, comprised of NYIT osteopathic physicians William Blazey, Edward Gotfried, Michael Passafaro, and Deborah Lardner, will also work with local health providers in Haiti to provide clinical services to patients. Read their daily reports, or follow them live on Twitter @nyitmag.
A comprehensive Broadway education program for Chinese cultural officials and industry executives convened at New York Institute of Technology’s Manhattan campus this afternoon.
The Cultural Trade & Industry Exchange delegation of 35 participants from China was led by Robert Nederlander, Jr., president of Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, which produces tours of Broadway show for international markets. Read More.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Vancouver's Danny McDermott, a sophomore business major at NYIT, is one of 23 under-19 players to be chosen to represent Canada at the 2012 World Lacrosse Championship in Finland this July. Read more.
New York Institute of Technology welcomed 120 new business students to its 12th cohort at partner institution Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (JUFE) today.
"Your appreciation of the 'language' of business, which NYIT-JUFE hopes to impart to you over the coming months, will take you, and our common humanity, to a higher level of civilization," said NYIT Chief of Staff Peter Kinney in his welcome address. Read more.
Hosted by NYIT-Vancouver Dean Julia Saurazas and Petra Dilling, associate dean and assistant professor of management, the two events are geared to help students enhance their career-oriented professional education, gain access to opportunities, and identify values and skills that will help them achieve professional success. Read More.
Team Third Eye, a multi-disciplinary team of undergraduate and graduate students from NYIT-New York and NYIT-Nanjing, placed third at the Golden-i®dea Competition and Partner Conference at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion.
The team competed to create real-world applications for Motorola Solutions’ Golden-i, the world’s first hands-free, wireless headset computer. Third Eye’s project programmed the computer to operate a drone which could help workers explore unknown territories. Their proposal would allow guards on surveillance duty to oversee different locations simultaneously—optimizing their performance, efficiency, and productivity. Read more.
NYIT kicked off International Education Week with its fourth annual Fair Trade Festival on Monday, November 14 at Harry Schure Hall.
"The festival is unique insofar as the proceeds provide income to people in developing countries who rely on it for food, education, healthcare and housing," said Director of International Education Barbara Multari.
Items displayed at the festival, which runs through November 16, represent the talents of artisans from around the world. Read more.
As part of a month-long community strategy to educate Emirati students on the perils of driving irresponsibly, Flash Entertainment invited students at NYIT-Abu Dhabi to participate in its “Yasalam Responsibly” road safety campaign.
“The event hosted presentations and a mini competition where students answered trivia for prizes related to Formula One, Ferrari World, and music concerts in Abu Dhabi,” said Jan Wallace, director of operations and external affairs.
Following the Yasalam team’s presentations on the consequences of speeding, not wearing a seat belt, talking on cell phones and texting while driving—the main causes of accidents and fatalities on the road—students signed the Yasalam Responsibility Pledge.