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#CornellTech Campus Approved by NYC Planning Commission

#CornellTech Campus Approved by NYC Planning Commission

The New York City Planning Commission's land use review process has approved a 2014 groundbreaking on Cornell Tech. The Roosevelt Island campus hopes to help educate future engineers and technology experts to stop the hindering of the tech scene stemming from lack of qualified developers. The [Full Story…]

#RooseveltIsland Residents Ponder #Cornell’s Impact

#RooseveltIsland Residents Ponder #Cornell's Impact

As Roosevelt Island prepares for the rise of the new Cornell NYC Tech campus, not everyone is happy. Crain’s New York Business reports residents are concerned about construction and traffic. In order to cut down on traffic and the resulting air pollution, Cornell is considering barge use for [Full Story…]

#RooseveltIsland Asks #CornellNYC Tech for Storm Shelter

#RooseveltIsland Asks #CornellNYC Tech for Storm Shelter

Cornell NYC Tech’s $2 billion campus might also be a shelter in the storm. After Hurricane Sandy flooded low-lying parts of the island, residents proposed the campus incorporate a shelter for the community. Crain’s New York Business reported that many of Roosevelt Island’s 14,000 residents are [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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

Gov. Cuomo Will Make Tech Campus a Top Priority Project

Gov. Cuomo Will Make Tech Campus a Top Priority Project

The bid to put a new applied science campus in NY spearheaded has become a priority project for the city's Regional Economic Development Council, an initiative led by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The council works to spark economic growth in NY and hopes to accelerate the review and approval process by [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…]

Google Backs Stanford in NY Tech Campus Bid

Google Backs Stanford in NY Tech Campus Bid

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are rooting for Stanford University in its bid to build a major engineering and applied science campus on Roosevelt Island. The two Stanford alums believe the university stands out and plays a major part in the tech industry as it spawned companies such as [Full Story…]