Science & Technology

American Association of Black Engineers NYU-Poly Student Chapter — A New Generation of Energy Leaders

On March 12th the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering held an induction ceremony for the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Student Chapter. Standout students were honored and various leaders in the field of energy spoke at the ceremony. Among the noted speakers were William Suggs, Wilton Cedeno, and keynote speaker Frank Stewart. Suggs …

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NYU-Poly—Old Friends Unite and Look to the Future

On January 30th leaders from science, engineering, higher education, business and government met at the Brooklyn Academy of Music to celebrate the union of New York University and the Polytechnic School of Engineering. While the official merger happened on January 1st, 2014, the relationship between the schools is longstanding. The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson—Ambassador to the Universe

By now you’ve probably seen an episode or two of Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey. An orchestral tune plays behind stunning galactic images. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson zips across the Universe, defying the laws of space-time, while crossing into the unknown in his “Ship of the Imagination.” Tyson coolly puts on black sunglasses right before the …

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