Media Coverage

Mar 03, 2016

“Now we can prototype a small device here on our own campus and it gives our students and professors more research abilities,” says School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Dean Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., in an Island Now article about NYIT’s new clean room. The facility allows researchers from the school and partner industries to conduct experiments in an atmosphere containing low rates of particulates.  NYIT unveiled Nassau County’s first and only class 10,000 clean room (the number relates to the amount of particles per cubic foot of air) at a ceremony in late February. 


Greg Saggio, D.O. in WebMD

Mar 02, 2016

"You think you can do everything. You think you're better than you are, you eat too much too quickly, you go up steps too fast, you go out and drive, and you get bounced around," says Greg Saggio, D.O., in a WebMD article about mistakes patients make after surgery. Saggio shares his own post-surgical errors and advises patients—even other physicians—to listen to their doctors. "Stick to what your doctor tells you," Saggio says. "Don't overdo it because you will have setbacks, especially with heavy lifting."


Deborah Cohn on Aerie’s Social Media Strategies in Marketwatch

Mar 01, 2016

“Aerie has asked real people to post real pictures of themselves, and it rewards posters by increasing their visibility,” says School of Management Associate Professor Deborah Cohn, Ph.D., in a story about the social media strategies of American Eagle’s aerie sub-brand.


Dr. Mindy Haar in Self on Getting Back on Track After Overeating

Feb 27, 2016

“Don’t view these occurrences as a major catastrophe,” Mindy Haar, Ph.D., of NYIT School of Health Professions tells Self in an online story about overeating. “Doing so often results in thinking, ‘OK, may as well eat even more junky stuff since this day is lost as far as healthy consumption goes.’”

What does Haar do on those occasions? “I try to really enjoy the indulgence, make sure I’m sitting down and eating slowly, preferably with a cup of great coffee, really focus on what I’m eating, and then get back to my usual fruit, vegetables, legumes, and nuts.”


Nikos Solounias, Ph.D., Explains How the Giraffe Got its Long Neck on The Academic Minute

Feb 26, 2016

“Our recent research of these fossils reveals an interesting – and unexpected – finding about the evolutionary transformation of the giraffe’s neck,” explains Dr. Nikos Solounias in an Academic Minute broadcast about his recent studies.


Adrienne McNally in The Denver Post

Feb 26, 2016

“Students can demonstrate their interest by asking about how the organization contributes to its industry and community, and how an intern (works) towards these causes,” advises Associate Director of Experiential Education Adrienne McNally in a Denver Post article on questions interns should ask on their interviews. The article originally appeared on


Joanne Scillitoe on about Hoverboard missteps

Feb 24, 2016

When NYIT School of Management students were asked to work on a business plan for a hoverboard, they recommended joining with a reputable partner to help build reputation and trust, Associate Professor Joanne Scillitoe told Forbes in an article about Hoverboard’s marketing meltdown.


Feb 24, 2016

“We want them to be aware of the broader world around them and how that might provide a surprising answer for a problem they’re facing,” says NYITCOM Anatomy Chair and Associate Professor Jonathan Geisler in an article about the connection between the school’s paleontology experts and its anatomy curriculum in the American Osteopathic Association’s magazine, The DO. A companion Q&A explores more about why the two disciplines complement one another and how Geisler’s paleontology background informs his approach to teaching.


Dr. Raddy Ramos Discusses Open Access on Reuters Blog

Feb 19, 2016

“[With institutional repositories], more diverse groups of people will be able to look at and analyze data and bring a perspective that previously was not there, because the data was only in one spot, with access to a limited group of people with perhaps a narrow range of expertise,” says NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Assistant Professor Raddy Ramos, Ph.D., in Reuters’ State of Innovation blog about Open Access research. Ramos, a neuroscientist, told the blog that he’s used Open Access research to help his own research and to educate students about experiments and other experts’ studies.


Nicholas Bloom Writes Series of Op-Eds in The Gotham Gazette

Feb 16, 2016

Associate Professor Nicholas Bloom is lead author on three op-eds in The Gotham Gazette about rebuilding the New York City Housing Authority’s low-income developments throughout the city. A piece co-authored by AssociateProfessor Matthias Altwicker suggests some novel ideas about architectural changes that could improve the aesthetics and life of some buildings.