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Dean at Cornell NYC Tech Dishes on First Semester

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

As the inaugural class in the applied sciences graduate program wraps up its first semester, we checked in with the school's founding dean Dan Huttenlocher on the real-world skills stressed in the curriculum, the school's mission and what's being done to attract more women to the one-year program.

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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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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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Schoolbook

Communication Tools That Can Lead to Trouble

Monday, December 19, 2011

The Times reports that many educators, school boards and districts -- including the city's Department of Education -- are struggling to find a balance to protect students from inappropriate behavior by the grown-ups in their lives using Facebook, Twitter and texting, while also allowing teachers enough freedom to take advantage of the social media tools that, after all, are how children communicate nowadays.

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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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A Whale's Song

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Image courtesy of Cornell University

Image courtesy of Cornell University

That's the sound of an endangered blue whale singing only 70 miles off of New York City's coastline. The whale was on its way to Maine for the summer, ...

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