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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…]

Gurley Brown Gives $30 Million to Columbia Univ. for Media Innovation Center

Gurley Brown Gives $30 Million to Columbia Univ. for Media Innovation Center

Helen Gurley Brown, the long-time editor of Cosmopolitan Magazine, has donated $30 million to Columbia University’s School of Journalism and Stanford University’s engineering school. The two schools will form an institute for media innovation named after Gurley Brown and her late husband, David [Full Story…]

Stanford Explains Reason Why it Withdrew Bid for NY Applied Science Campus

Stanford Explains Reason Why it Withdrew Bid for NY Applied Science Campus

As Stanford University withdrew its bid to build an applied science campus in NY last month, there was much initial speculation of why the campus (that seemed to enjoy frontrunner status) did so. According to a press release from the school on December 27th, NY introduced building regulations and [Full Story…]

Stanford is Top Choice for New NY Applied Science Campus, Says NY Post

Stanford is Top Choice for New NY Applied Science Campus, Says NY Post

In Mayor Bloomberg's search to find a prestigious school to help drive NY as a prime location for new businesses in technology and innovation, he may have finally found a match. According to an opinon piece in the New York Post, though the recent bid to bring an applied science campus to the city [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…]

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…]

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…]

Stanford Partners with City College

Stanford Partners with City College

Stanford University has announced they are collaborating with NY's City College to offer students the chance to study Standford's engineering curriculum. Standford will use a grant won from the National Sciences Foundation to kick start the partnership. According to Crain's New York, Stanford "will [Full Story…]

Stanford University Seeks to Open New York Campus

Stanford University Seeks to Open New York Campus

The New York Daily News reports that Stanford University is a leading contender in the search for a university to create a NY campus for applied sciences.  It’s promising to spend $1 billion and begin classes within the next three years. The university has a long track record of faculty and student [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…]

Stanford Details NY Bid for Roosevelt Island Tech Campus

Stanford Details NY Bid for Roosevelt Island Tech Campus

Stanford University recently submitted a proposal to NY to build a campus on Roosevelt Island for an applied science research and education campus for masters and doctoral students studying engineering, computer science and business.  The high-tech campus would be constructed over 25 years, [Full Story…]

Conway: NY Startup Scene Not Even Close to Valley

Conway: NY Startup Scene Not Even Close to Valley

During a public interview recorded on video for a Stanford University audience, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur Ron Conway was recorded saying that New York's startup scene is "not even close" to Silicon Valley.  He went on to add that out of the 45 deals he has made this year, [Full Story…]