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The accolades keep piling up for a young woman from Bay Ridge who singlehandedly created a community-based advocacy group aimed at empowering young, ambitious girls to pursue executive careers and  … 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

SUNY appoints new president for financially challenged Downstate Medical Center

The State University of New York (SUNY) board of trustees on Tuesday announced the appointment of Dr. Wayne J. Riley as president of financially troubled SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. … Full Article

NYU to invest more than $500M in Brooklyn on science, engineering, emerging media

NYU President Andrew Hamilton is scheduled to outline the university’s more than half-a-billion-dollar investment in Brooklyn over the next decade to expand and upgrade science, technology, engineering and emerging media disciplines at an Association for a Better New York breakfast tomorrow … Full Article

U.S. News & World Report ranks NYU Tandon’s online tech program among top 3 in nation

U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday ranked New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s online graduate program in computer information technology No. 3 in the nation and the best in the Northeast region. … Full Article

St. Francis College winter graduates celebrate new year, look toward future

Almost 100 graduates of the Class of 2017 celebrated St. Francis College Winter Commencement with hundreds of family members and friends at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights on Monday, Jan. 9.  … Full Article

St. Francis College names Timothy J. Houlihan interim president

The St. Francis College board of trustees has named Timothy J. Houlihan interim president of St. Francis College. Dr. Houlihan currently serves as Provost of St. Francis. He will be replacing Brendan J. Dugan, ’68, who passed away on Dec. 18, 2016.  … Full Article

St Francis Giving Tuesday raised more than $115,000

Twice as many Terriers donated four times more money for Terrier Tuesday this year than last, raising more than $115,000 on a day when St. Francis College asks the community to give back.  … Full Article

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