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Carnegie Mellon to Come to Brooklyn Navy Yard

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

New York City has chosen Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University to bring more tech training to the city under the Applied Sciences NYC competition. 

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New Tech City

New Tech City: Tech Studies at NYC Universities

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Three New York universities are launching new tech-based programs designed to study, analyze and find solutions to real-world problems. 

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Class is In for Cornell NYC Tech

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The inaugural class of graduate students for CornellNYC Tech started school Monday in temporary rooms in the Google building Google in Chelsea.

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CornellNYC Tech Starts Accepting Applications

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The city's new applied sciences campus is getting ready to open its doors. Applications are being accepted for the first class of computer science students at CornellNYC Tech.

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City Chips in $15M for Columbia Science Institute

Monday, July 30, 2012

Columbia University is the latest school partnering with the Bloomberg administration to expand its science and engineering footprint in the city.

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Meet Cornell’s First Academic Hire for Its Roosevelt Tech Campus

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Meet UCLA Professor of Computer Science Deborah Estrin. She has the distinction of being first academic hire for the CornellNYC Tech school bound for Roosevelt Island.

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The MIT of Israel: A Look at Cornell's Partner on the Roosevelt Island Tech Campus

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Cornell University won a bid to build a $2 billion graduate school in New York City earlier – but it didn’t do it alone. The Ivy League school partnered with an Israeli-based public research university — the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, sometimes called the MIT of Israel — to create the CornellNYC Tech campus and help fulfill the vision of fueling a start-up boom in the city.

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Bold Architect Selected to Define New Tech Campus

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Thom Mayne, the architect behind Cooper Union’s perforated metal building at 41 Cooper Square, has been selected to design the first academic building of the coming applied sciences campus on Roosevelt Island.

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Mayor Announces 2nd Tech Campus for NYC

Monday, April 23, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is marking another milestone in the Applied Sciences NYC initiative. He announced Monday that a second proposal for a high-tech campus will go forward in downtown Brooklyn.

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Moody’s: Cornell’s Tech Campus Represents ‘Heightened Credit Risk’

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Moody’s warned that Cornell University's plan to build a high-tech graduate school in New York City comes with risks that could jeopardize their credit rating in the future.

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New York City Takes on Silicon Valley

Monday, December 19, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that Cornell University, with its partner the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, has been chosen to build a new applied sciences and engineering school on Roosevelt Island.  It is another sign of his administration’s push to promote and expand the city’s growing technology sector.

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Cornell Wins City's Science Campus Contest

Monday, December 19, 2011

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared Cornell University the winner of a competition to build an applied sciences campus in New York City.

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Stanford Abruptly Drops Bid to Develop City Campus

Friday, December 16, 2011

Stanford University, which was considered a leading contender in the competition to build an applied sciences campus in New York City, has withdrawn its application, less than a month before the winner was to be announced.

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City Receives 7 Proposals for Applied Sciences Campus Contract

Monday, October 31, 2011

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The competition is underway to see which university will be selected to build a state of the art engineering and applied sciences campus in New York City.

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Elite Universities Vying For NYC Tech Campus Opportunity

Friday, October 28, 2011

The deadline for universities to submit their bids to open a new engineering school in the city with the help of the Bloomberg administration is today.

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Bloomberg: We Need a New Science and Tech Campus

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to attract a major research institution to New York City — and, as incentive, is offering publicly owned land and as much as $100 million in funding to a potential partner institution to be chosen through an application process.

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