Education & Kids

Just a quick glance at Sheryl Chen’s resume offers numerous clues as to how she was selected to be one of only 20 students from around the U.S. … Full Article

What can Brown do for LIU-Brooklyn?

The one thing you should know about Brooklyn native Larry Brown before reading this is that he is always a candidate for a head coaching vacancy. Even if — and sometimes especially when — he already has a job. … Full Article

LIU Tells Perri to ‘hit the road jack’

Jack Perri, the last head men’s basketball coach to lead the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds to the NCAA Tournament, has been fired, the Eagle officially confirmed Tuesday morning. … Full Article

National Science Foundation recognizes 2 NYU Tandon professors for promising research in smart cities and smart transportation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected two New York University faculty members, Joseph Y.J. Chow and Constantine Kontokosta, as recipients of the prestigious NSF Faculty Early Career Development Awards, more widely known as CAREER Awards. … Full Article

NYU Tandon's VR app to debut at SXSW

As South by Southwest's (SXSW) annual Gaming Expo opens next week, big-name game companies will be vying for attention for their newest releases alongside a virtual reality app that can make bone and capillary-forming endothelial cells as exciting as racing and shooting. … Full Article

Donovan nominates students for West Point, Naval Academy

Ten local students who are seeking to attend the nation’s military service academies like West Point received a helping hand from U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan who announced that he has nominated them for admission. … Full Article

Freedom Rider Bernard Lafayette to speak at St. Francis College for Black History Month

A pioneer of the civil rights movement — among other actions, he took the first Freedom Ride with U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) — Bernard Lafayette has spent his lifetime fighting for justice and equality. He will bring his story to St. Francis College on Feb. … Full Article

NYU Tandon professors build AI to help autonomous vehicles locate themselves on digital maps

Self-driving cars could account for 21 million new vehicles sold every year by 2035. Over the next decade alone such vehicles — and vehicles with assisted-driving technology — could deliver $1 trillion in societal and consumer benefits due to their improved safety. … Full Article

Democratic strategist Donna Brazile to speak at Medgar Evers College

Renowned author and political analyst Donna Brazile will be appearing at Medgar Evers College to discuss “The Fierce Urgency of Now: Crisis in America.” Brazile will be offering her views and opinions regarding the current world situation under President Donald Trump. … Full Article

Snow day! NYC public schools & CUNY colleges closed on Thursday

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina made an early call on Wednesday and declared that all NYC public schools would be closed on Thursday due to the predicted severe snowstorm dubbed Niko. … Full Article

Free tuition? Not the same as free college, students say

They don't mean to sound ungrateful, but ... New York public college students who would stand to gain from the nation's most ambitious free-tuition proposal are quick to point out a sobering reality from their own meager finances: Free tuition doesn't mean free college. … Full Article


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