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#CornellNYC Wants to Disrupt Tech, Not #RooseveltIsland

#CornellNYC Wants to Disrupt Tech, Not #RooseveltIsland

Cornell President David Skorton told The New York Observer that construction of the Cornell NYC Tech campus should not disrupt Roosevelt Island residents. One still unresolved issue is how to provide efficient transportation for students. Architect Thom Mayne and Morphosis are attempting to make the [Full Story…]

VP of CornellNYC Tech Setting Campus Plans

VP of CornellNYC Tech Setting Campus Plans

Cathy Dove, vice president of CornellNYC Tech, moved from Ithaca, NY the moment the project was approved. Dove is in charge of developing the school's programming and building the campus at Roosevelt Island. According to Crain's, she has spent the last eight months helping the school get situated at [Full Story…]

CornellNYC Tech Presents Potentinal Real Estate Boom Along the F Line

CornellNYC Tech Presents Potentinal Real Estate Boom Along the F Line

As many in NY's tech industry will be looking to see the impact of the new CornellNYC Tech applied science campus, others will be looking to see its affect on the local real estate market as well.  The joint venture between Cornell and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology doesn't open to students [Full Story…]

Google Gives CornellNYC Tech 22,000 Square Feet of Free Space

Google Gives CornellNYC Tech 22,000 Square Feet of Free Space

On July 1, 2012, Google will grant CornellNYC Tech a free lease of 22,ooo square feet at its NY headquarters while Cornell builds its Roosevelt Island applied science campus. By leasing this space, Cornell hopes to further its involvement with the growing tech center of the city. According to The [Full Story…]

Roosevelt Island Community Welcomes ‘Silicon City’

Roosevelt Island Community Welcomes 'Silicon City'

The 14,000 residents of Roosevelt Island are preparing for itslargest development ever -- The Cornell University applied science campus.  According to Metro Focus, CornellNYCTech is one of mayor Bloomberg's initiatives focusing on job creation in the tech sector, and the island  is the benefactor of [Full Story…]

Cornell’s New Dean Proudly Flys Geek Flag

Cornell's New Dean Proudly Flys Geek Flag

Daniel Huttenlocher is a geek and he’s proud of it. The newly appointed dean of the Cornell-Technion applied science campus in NY  said that if being a geek means being deeply expert in something you’re passionate about, “I’m afraid I have to own that label,” he told Crain’s New York Business. He [Full Story…]

Tumblr CEO Says NY Tech Sector Has a Different ‘Flavor’

Tumblr CEO Says NY Tech Sector Has a Different 'Flavor'

Tumblr CEO David Karp said NY’s tech sector has a different ‘flavor’ than Boston or California. The flavor, he told Capital New York, “tends to be very design-centric and very media-centric. New York continues to really excel in that sort of stuff because, again, we’re just so steeped in [Full Story…]

Huttenlocher to Head New Cornell Applied Science Campus

Huttenlocher to Head New Cornell Applied Science Campus

At the same press conference yesterday at Tumblr's HQ, where Mayor Bloomberg discussed NYCGov's website initiatives, he also announced the appointment of Daniel P. Huttenlocher as the founding dean of the city’s new Cornell's applied science campus on Roosevelt Island. Huttenlocher, Cornell’s dean [Full Story…]

#SMWNY – NYCEDC Holds Panel on Digital Growth For Social Media Week

#SMWNY - NYCEDC Holds Panel on Digital Growth For Social Media Week

For Social Media Week NY, the New York City Economic Development Corporation is holding a panel discussion tomorrow at 4 p.m. examining the role of government in social media. City administrators as well as local entrepreneurs will discuss how new initiatives are creating an environment for tech [Full Story…]

Stanford Withdrew Bid Because NY Kept Changing Terms, Says Stanford Daily

Stanford Withdrew Bid Because NY Kept Changing Terms, Says Stanford Daily

Stanford University withdrew its bid for NYs applied sciences and engineering campus because the city continually changed the terms of the offer, according to The Stanford Daily, rebutting media reports that the university was unprepared for the city’s tough negotiating tactics. The University [Full Story…]

Appplied Science Campus Looks to Help Grow Tech Prowess of NY

Appplied Science Campus Looks to Help Grow Tech Prowess of NY

While Silicon Valley has long been known as the hub of entrepreneurialism and technological innovation, NY has too risen in prominence -- it has become a city with boundless possibilities when creativity and innovation collide. The Bloomberg administration has helped to foster the tech spirit and [Full Story…]

Technion Takes Manhattan

Technion Takes Manhattan

Last month’s announcement that Cornell University and Technion won the bid to create a state of the art technology campus on Roosevelt Island was a confirmation that the  Israel Institute of Technology is as respected abroad as it is at home.  According to The Jewish Week, Technion has generated a [Full Story…]

Cornell to Pay $10 Million Deposit by Next Week For NY Tech Campus

Cornell to Pay $10 Million Deposit by Next Week For NY Tech Campus

Cornell University must submit a $5 million pre-development deposit and a $5 million security deposit to NY by next week in their first step to developing a new applied science campus on Roosevelt Island. The agreement between Cornell and the city is heavily reliant on a detailed timetable in order [Full Story…]

Cornell’s CIS Dean Explains Future of NY Tech Campus

Cornell's CIS Dean Explains Future of NY Tech Campus

Daniel Huttenlocher, the Dean of Faculty of Computing and Information Science at Cornell Unversity, recently explained to TechCrunch the details of the tech ecosystem ahead for NY with the future building of its new applied science campus on Roosevelt Field.  Joining with the Technion-Israel [Full Story…]

Why Cornell Won and Stanford Lost, Another Perspective on NY’s New Applied Science Campus

Why Cornell Won and Stanford Lost, Another Perspective on NY's New Applied Science Campus

Wired talked to Charlie Kim, CEO of NextJump, who was on the mayor's committee to select the science and technology campus for NY. Kim said that Stanford University was inherently conflicted from day one. While the proposal it brought was strong, the California school could have faced trouble at [Full Story…]