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Cornell Kept Marriage With Technion Secret to Woo City Bid for Roosevelt Campus

Cornell Kept Marriage With Technion Secret to Woo City Bid for Roosevelt Campus

A flurry of secret meetings and careful cultivation lead to Cornell University’s union with Technion-Israel Institute of Technology to capture the winning bid for the city’s proposed Roosevelt Island campus. David J. Skorton, Cornell’s president, waited until almost the very end of the deadline [Full Story…]

Silicon Alley: A 2011 Year in Review

Silicon Alley: A 2011 Year in Review

This year NY was swept off its feet by young entrepreneurs ready call the city the birthplace of their visions. Older brands began to reach out to the youth. The young, insatiable minds of NY had more mentorships than ever before, IBTimes notes. "The number of young people coming to NYC to build a [Full Story…]

MetroFocus Special on New NY Tech Campus Airs on TV Tonight

MetroFocus Special on New NY Tech Campus Airs on TV Tonight

MetroFocus recently took a closer look at the story behind the recent news on the Bloomberg Adminstration's bid for building a new applied science campus in NY, which was won by Cornell University and its partner Israel's Technion Institute of Technology.  This new TV special features interviews [Full Story…]

Cornell’s New Applied Science Campus and the Future of Tech in NY

Cornell's New Applied Science Campus and the Future of Tech in NY

Following the city's announcement on Monday that Cornell will be receiving funding and property on Roosevelt Island to build an applied science campus in NY, the university expressed eagerness in jump-starting the initiative by making preparations to begin offering classes in fall 2012, an entire [Full Story…]

Despite Bid Loss, Carnegie Mellon May Still Build NY Tech Campus

Despite Bid Loss, Carnegie Mellon May Still Build NY Tech Campus

Though yesterday Mayor Bloomberg announced that Cornell University was chosen for the winning bid  to build a high-tech applied science campus on Roosevelt Island, one of the runner ups, Carnegie Mellon Universty, still holds interest in expanding into the NY area. In a statement, CMU discussed [Full Story…]

Cornell Wins Bid to Build Applied Science Campus in NY

Cornell Wins Bid to Build Applied Science Campus in NY

Image via Wikipedia In the wake of the update late Friday that Stanford University had pulled its bid to build an applied science technology campus in NY,  the news leaked this morning that later today in a press conference, the Bloomberg administration will officially announce Cornell University [Full Story…]

Bloomberg Announces Three of the Seven Universities No Longer in Running for Applied Sciences Bid

Bloomberg Announces Three of the Seven Universities No Longer in Running for Applied Sciences Bid

Mayor Bloomberg recently disclosed that as three of the seven universities have been eliminated from consideration in the bid to build a new applied sciences campus in NY, with $100 million in aid from the city to launch it. The original seven schools were Stanford University , Cornell University [Full Story…]

NY Tech Execs Share Thoughts on Applied Science Campus Bid

NY Tech Execs Share Thoughts on Applied Science Campus Bid

by Al Barbarino Tech executives say the hype created by Applied Sciences bid is inspiring newfound confidence in the NY tech industry – and in the Bloomberg administration. The competition to create a world-class engineering school in the city received proposals from 27 institutions around the [Full Story…]

NY Sees Tech Future in New Campus, As Deadline Looms for Bids Today

NY Sees Tech Future in New Campus, As Deadline Looms for Bids Today

As it has been oft reported since the news was announced a couple of months ago, NY intends to contribute free land and $100 million to a university who is willing to build a new applied science campus in the city. Mayor Bloomberg has since vocalized city hall's desire to build upon the momentum of [Full Story…]

Willets Pt., Queens – The Next NY Tech Hub?

Willets Pt., Queens - The Next NY Tech Hub?

While universities such as Stanford and Cornell are competing  for an opportunity to build an applied science campus in NY, Coalition for Queens founder Jukay Hsu intends to join the conversation with a panoramic model. According to the NY Daily News, Hsu has created a scale model that is a [Full Story…]

Cornell and Technion Team Up for NYC University Bid

Cornell and Technion Team Up for NYC University Bid

This week, Cornell University upped the bracket on its bid to build a new applied science campus in New York by joining forces with the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.  If chosen by the Bloomberg administration, the schools would create the Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute in which [Full Story…]

Stanford Unveils NY Campus Plans

Stanford Unveils NY Campus Plans

Stanford, the university situated among palm trees, sunny skies and located in Silicon Valley, has unveiled an ambitious plan to open a second campus in New York City. According to Mercury News, Stanford is placing the finishing touches on a 500 page proposal, due to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's office [Full Story…]

Cornell Proposes High Tech Campus in NY

Cornell Proposes High Tech Campus in NY

Ivy League university Cornell has announced it will be submitting proposal for a NY tech campus this fall. Created for graduate programs, the campus will have a focus on a high-tech education. By the end of October, the university will officially propose constructing the campus to Mayor Michael [Full Story…]

Cornell Vies to be NY’s New Campus

Cornell Vies to be NY's New Campus

In a recent PeHub interview with Dan Huttenlocher, the dean of computing and information science at Cornell, discuss the recent RFP announcement from the Bloomberg administration to building a science and engineering campus in NY. The dean explains that Cornell, which is one of the universities in [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…]