Newsday Features NYITCOM's Dr. Gaberiel Bever's Turtle Research
Sep 26, 2015
"There has been a lack of transitional fossils," says NYITCOM anatomy professor and paleontologist Gaberiel Bever in a Newsday article (subscription required) about his new discoveries about the origin of turtles. "Finding the early, early turtles has been the Holy Grail." Bever’s four-year study, published in Nature, concludes that turtles are more like lizards, crocodiles and snakes than scientists previously thought.
WSJ Interviews NYITCOM's Dr. Bennett Futterman on the Papal Hand Gesture
Sep 25, 2015
Ulnar nerve damage, possibly brought on by leprosy, is the likely cause of the original papal hand gesture, says Bennett Futterman in a Wall Street Journal article (subscription required) about his research into the familiar papal hand position. Futterman’s study was published in the journal Clinical Anatomy.
NYIT Cyber: Panelists Discuss Physical Cybersecurity
Sep 25, 2015
The security of critical infrastructure, organizations and individuals can often get physical, a group of experts at NYIT’s 6th Annual Cybersecurity Conference in Manhattan. During the early afternoon session, and as reported in SC Magazine, panelists chatted about the idea of an individual – such as a vendor – bringing an untrusted computer into a trusted environment.
NYIT Career Services Op-Ed Featured in Forbes.com
Sep 21, 2015
Many college students are ill-prepared for the professional world and they don’t even realize it, note NYIT Career Services Dean John Hyde and Assistant Dean Amy Bravo in an op-ed in Forbes.com. They note that career service programs have a role to play in prepping students for life after college. “Administrators should focus on increasing the number of internships available, expanding the variety of participating employers, and allowing students to accrue credit from all manner of part-time professional opportunities," they say in the op-ed, adding that at NYIT, “we provide extensive professional development opportunities. And the skills our students acquire translate into real job opportunities.”
Innovate LI: DARPA, Homeland Security to Headline NYIT Cybersecurity Conference
Sep 05, 2015
Distinguished speakers and critical intelligence issues will set the tone at NYIT’s sixth-annual cybersecurity conference, according to an article in Innovate LI. Nada Marie Anid, dean of NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, says the event is “more of a forum than a purely academic-research conference.” Anid further notes that “Government officials, businesses, and students, can listen to the latest trends and pick up new ideas, tools and approaches … from leading experts in the field.”
Reuters Reports on NYITCOM Research on Turtles
Sep 02, 2015
"Turtles have been missing their Archaeopteryx, their missing link to the rest of the vertebrate tree, since Darwin told us that we should be looking for one," says NYITCOM anatomy professor and paleontologist Gaberiel Bever in a Reuters article about his Nature publication on the evolutionary origin of turtles.
LIBN: NYIT Among LI Colleges Building New Tech-Savvy Facilities
Jul 21, 2015
Recently, several Long Island colleges, including NYIT, finished construction on major projects, all focusing on upgrading their students’ technology. According to an article in Long Island Business News (subscription required), educators are optimistic about their new capabilities.“Among those is Nada Marie Anid, dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Sciences at NYIT. With its new business accelerator and collaborative work spaces, Anid hopes to get students involved on the projects of incoming companies. ‘That’s the idea,’ she said. ‘Creating a space where the industry is engaged.’”
Newsday: NYIT Gets Cybersecurity Center
Jul 01, 2015
Nassau County will be home to a cybersecurity research center that will prepare college students for careers and produce inventions that can be turned into products, county officials tell Newsday (subscription required).
NYIT chief of staff Peter C. Kinney III said the school wants the National Security Agency to designate the local facility as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense. "We already have a relationship with the NSA, and we hope eventually to do research that is classified," he says. "Our faculty and students will be doing research for the federal government, IBM, Cisco and other companies." NYIT's School of Engineering and Computing Sciences dean, Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., says that the research center will complement the work of the school's Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center, located on NYIT's Old Westbury campus.
Dean Chute: "My Patient, Your Patient, Our Patient" in Huffington Post Op-Ed
Jun 24, 2015
“Team-based and patient-centered care approaches are critical as we face physician shortages in certain areas along with greater numbers of patients who have increased access to healthcare from the Affordable Care Act,” writes School of Health Professions Dean Patricia Chute in a Huffington Post op-ed on interprofessional education. “Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals must work together -- and training in teamwork must start early in their education.”
Boronico Op-ed: Higher Education Must Track Its Impact On Society
May 13, 2015
In an op-ed in Investor's Business Daily (subscription required), NYIT School of Management Dean Jess Boronico explains why universities must be measured by their impact on society in addition to career outcomes.