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NY: Reaping the Rewards of Higher #STEM Education

NY: Reaping the Rewards of Higher #STEM Education

Mayor Michael Bloomberg knows how to leverage an investment. Even though Cornell won NY’s $100 million competition for a state-of-the art tech school, other institutions of higher learning are also reaping rewards. The New York Daily News reports that NYU, the Genome Center, the Institute for Data [Full Story…]

City Council Set to Vote on Open Data Law Today

City Council Set to Vote on Open Data Law Today

NY's City Council is expected to vote today on a bill requiring city agencies to provide data online in a machine-readable format thorough a single city portal.  NY Councilwoman Gale Brewer is the bill’s chief sponsor. She told TechPresident that the Mayor’s office has made some city data available, [Full Story…]

Quinn Says Israel Will Help Maintain NY’s High Tech Status

Quinn Says Israel Will Help Maintain NY's High Tech Status

When NY City Council members visited Israel earlier this month, the conversation was mostly about the technology cooperation between Cornell and Israel's Technion for the applied science campus to be built on Roosevelt Island, but the topic of Iran also came up. City Council Speaker Christine [Full Story…]

NY Teens Get Help With Tuition From Collegeset

NY Teens Get Help With Tuition From Collegeset

NY high school students who have trouble paying for college can get financial assistance from Collegeset.org, according to Education Option. The newly launched site, started by Juma Ventures, establishes savings accounts for low-income students. They link up with the site through City University of [Full Story…]

Jarvis Writes in New Bookm Why We Need to Be Open on the Web

Jarvis Writes in New Bookm Why We Need to Be Open on the Web

Jeff Jarvis, a professor at the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism, has for some time been arguing that people should make publicly shared things on the Web a norm.  Jarvis has garnered attention as a blogger, social media pundit and avid Twitter user and for his adamant [Full Story…]

CUNY Professor Tracks Automated Crash Trades

CUNY Professor Tracks Automated Crash Trades

Bernard Donefer has been tracking the huge amounts of stock trading that have been going on recently and has seen how stable the financial computer systems are. Donefer is associate director of the Subotnick Financial Services Center, part of Baruch College and City University of New York. Donefer [Full Story…]

Institutions Around the World Answer Bloomberg’s Call For Applied Science Campus Proposals

Institutions Around the World Answer Bloomberg's Call For Applied Science Campus Proposals

Since announcing his campaign to build an applied sciences campus in New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has received proposals from 27 top institutions from around the world, including Stanford University, Cornell University and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.  Many of the institutions used [Full Story…]

NY Schools Pushing Tech Programs

NY Schools Pushing Tech Programs

In a push to increase New York's importance as a tech haven that parallels that of Mayor Bloomberg's, NY schools are investing billions of dollars into engineering and applied science programs. According to Crain's New York Business the recent focus on entrepreneurship has inspired schools to "move [Full Story…]

CUNY Hosts Tech Entrepreneur Contest

CUNY Hosts Tech Entrepreneur Contest

The City College of New York's Grove School of Engineering is hosting an entrepreneurship contest that will give winners financial support and housing to spend the summer working in an incubator like environment. The contest is funded by a $3 million gift from CCNY alumnus Harvey Kaylie, an [Full Story…]

CUNY And IBM To Open Unique School In NYC

CUNY And IBM To Open Unique School In NYC

According to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the City University of New York and IBM will open a unique school that merges high school with two years of college.This will allow students, who will also be first in line for a job at IBM, to earn an associate's degree. The mayor also proposed to do away [Full Story…]

CUNY’s Programs for Journalist Entrepreneurs Unveiled

CUNY's Programs for Journalist Entrepreneurs Unveiled

More details are out on the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism's effort to educate a new generation of  entrepreneurial digital journalists through courses focusing on the business of managing media, the study and creation of new media business models, along [Full Story…]

CUNY J-School, ‘NY Times’ To Expand Collaboration

CUNY J-School, 'NY Times' To Expand Collaboration

The City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism will be assuming day-to-day editorial leadership of The Local, The New York Times' community Web site serving residents of Brooklyn's Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Faculty from the school will serve as editors of the site and work with [Full Story…]

CUNY Conference on Media Taking Place Today

CUNY Conference on Media Taking Place Today

Today, Jeff Jarvis and City University of New York  are hosting  the “New Business Models For News” conference which covers various topics surrounding new, digital and old media.  The site Mediaite is currently livestreaming the event.  MediaitePrevious:> Jeff Jarvis Book [Full Story…]