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Newswise: New York Institute of Technology Launches Women’s Corporate Council
Released: 12-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT
New York Institute of Technology Launches Women’s Corporate Council
New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) will launch the Women’s Corporate Council, a newly formed group of female leaders whose goal it is to empower and inspire others within the NYIT community and beyond, at a special event on its New York City campus on March 14.

Newswise: New York Institute of Technology Appoints Medical School Alumnus to Board of Trustees
Released: 12-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
New York Institute of Technology Appoints Medical School Alumnus to Board of Trustees
New York Institute of Technology

Daniel Ferrara, (D.O. ’86), FACEP, has been appointed to NYIT’s Board of Trustees. Ferrara is the most recent alumnus to join the institution’s governing board, and the first from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM).

Newswise: NYIT Appoints Gordon Schmidt as Dean of School of Health Professions
Released: 31-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST
NYIT Appoints Gordon Schmidt as Dean of School of Health Professions
New York Institute of Technology

Gordon Schmidt, Ph.D., FACSM, has been appointed dean of the School of Health Professions at NYIT. He has served as interim dean of the school for the past six months and has been a member of the faculty and associate dean since August 2017.

Newswise: Study Finds Dinosaurs Battled Overheating with Nasal Air-Conditioning
Released: 19-Dec-2018 2:00 PM EST
Study Finds Dinosaurs Battled Overheating with Nasal Air-Conditioning
New York Institute of Technology

Researchers used 3D computer modeling to simulate heat exchange in dinosaurs

Newswise: Expert: “Literature’s not dead; VR to Inspire Next Generation of Storytellers”
Released: 6-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST
Expert: “Literature’s not dead; VR to Inspire Next Generation of Storytellers”
New York Institute of Technology

What does virtual reality (VR) have in common with Shakespeare and Hemingway?

Released: 8-Nov-2018 9:30 AM EST
NIH Grant Supports Research Seeking Heart Disease Treatment for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
New York Institute of Technology

NIH Grant Supports Research That May Prevent Heart Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Newswise: Interdisciplinary Team Wins NSF Grant to Tackle “Potentially Transformative” FEW Project
Released: 7-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST
Interdisciplinary Team Wins NSF Grant to Tackle “Potentially Transformative” FEW Project
New York Institute of Technology

Faculty members from New York Institute of Technology are poised to leverage technology to transform agriculture by developing an in-ground, real-time soil nutrient sensing system, with support from the U.S. National Science Foundation.

Newswise: NYIT Cybersecurity Conference Sparks Wide-Ranging Discussion
Released: 9-Oct-2018 5:55 AM EDT
NYIT Cybersecurity Conference Sparks Wide-Ranging Discussion
New York Institute of Technology

Ahead of October's Cybersecurity Awareness Month, NYIT's Ninth Annual Cybersecurity Conference gathered experts and aficionados to discuss cyber developments affecting businesses and individuals.

Released: 17-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT
New York Institute of Technology to Host Ninth Annual Cybersecurity Conference
New York Institute of Technology

NYIT brings together experts from government, academia, and private industry to discuss new approaches to cyber threats.

Released: 7-Sep-2018 10:20 AM EDT
NYIT Launches First Ph.D. Program
New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) President Henry C. “Hank” Foley, Ph.D., today announced the launch of the institution’s first Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program, the highest academic degree that may be conferred by a university, effective in the 2019-2020 academic year. NYIT’s milestone achievement will be realized through a combined Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)/Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Medical and Biological Sciences.

Newswise: NYIT Receives NSF Grant, Aims to Strengthen Regional STEM Innovation
Released: 4-Sep-2018 10:15 AM EDT
NYIT Receives NSF Grant, Aims to Strengthen Regional STEM Innovation
New York Institute of Technology

Researchers from New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) have secured $426,621 in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the acquisition of a micro-computed tomography machine.

Newswise: NYIT Appoints Dan Quigley as Dean of College of Arts and Sciences
Released: 31-Aug-2018 11:20 AM EDT
NYIT Appoints Dan Quigley as Dean of College of Arts and Sciences
New York Institute of Technology

Daniel Quigley, Ph.D., has been appointed as the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He has served as interim dean of the college for the past 14 months and has been a member of the faculty at NYIT since 1988.

Newswise: Engineers and Urban Designers Boost Efforts to Protect Fragile Infrastructure
Released: 21-Aug-2018 9:25 AM EDT
Engineers and Urban Designers Boost Efforts to Protect Fragile Infrastructure
New York Institute of Technology

Researchers at New York Institute of Technology, as part of a multinational consortium to enhance sustainability of the food/energy/water nexus in urban environments, have received a grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to develop a 3-D data modeling tool known as IN-SOURCE.

Newswise: NYIT Names Nada M. Anid to Head Strategic Communications and External Affairs
Released: 21-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT
NYIT Names Nada M. Anid to Head Strategic Communications and External Affairs
New York Institute of Technology

NYIT President Hank Foley, Ph.D., has appointed Nada Marie Anid, Ph.D., to lead the newly created office of Strategic Communications and External Affairs. A results-oriented leader with astute business acumen, Anid served as the first female dean of NYIT’s School of Engineering and Computing Sciences and will now work to help articulate NYIT’s mission as a premier polytechnic that fosters technology innovation and entrepreneurship.

Released: 13-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Researcher Awarded Grant to Test Jockey Helmet Safety
New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Center for Sports Medicine has received $15,000 from the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA) to fund a future study on concussion and helmet safety.

Released: 31-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT
NYIT Awarded IDC Foundation Grants in Support of Student Success
New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) has obtained two additional grants totaling $130,000 from the IDC Foundation in support of architecture and design student learning and activities in higher education. Namely, these grants will serve to provide NYIT School of Architecture and Design with scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as fund educational travel and student experience initiatives.

Newswise: NYITCOM at A-State Secures USDA Funding for Mobile Medical Clinic
Released: 21-May-2018 9:45 AM EDT
NYITCOM at A-State Secures USDA Funding for Mobile Medical Clinic
New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University (NYITCOM at A-State) has received a total award of $828,748 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a mobile medical clinic aimed at delivering health care to underserved and rural populations in Arkansas and the Delta region.

Released: 9-May-2018 2:00 PM EDT
NYIT Receives Grant to Support Higher Education in Architecture and Design
New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) has received a grant exceeding $2 million from the IDC Foundation to support higher education in architecture and design.

Released: 8-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT
NYIT Adds Two Entrepreneurial Financial Strategists to Its Board
New York Institute of Technology

Henry C. “Hank” Foley, Ph.D., president of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), today announced that two executives with proven track records in organizational leadership, financial services management, technology, and business innovation have been appointed to NYIT’s Board of Trustees.

Newswise: NYITCOM at A-State Professor Lends Anatomy Expertise to Solve Ancient Mystery
Released: 18-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT
NYITCOM at A-State Professor Lends Anatomy Expertise to Solve Ancient Mystery
New York Institute of Technology

Scientists have long wondered why the physical traits of Neanderthals, the ancestors of modern humans, differ greatly from today’s man. In particular, researchers have deliberated the factors that necessitated early man’s forward-projecting face and oversized nose. As published in the April 4 edition of The Royal Proceedings Society B, an international research team led by a professor at the University of New England in Australia, with the aid of an anatomy and fluid dynamics expert at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University (NYITCOM at A-State), may have the answer.

Newswise: NYIT Appoints New Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Released: 18-Apr-2018 9:25 AM EDT
NYIT Appoints New Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
New York Institute of Technology

Patrick Minson is joining NYIT as vice president for development and alumni relations, where he will be responsible for leading NYIT’s fundraising programs and strategic development plan to help build the institution’s reputation and resources, enhance its institutional success, and to foster relationships with alumni around the world.

Newswise: Hank Foley Installed as NYIT’s Fourth President
Released: 13-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Hank Foley Installed as NYIT’s Fourth President
New York Institute of Technology

Academic, business, and civic leaders joined members of the NYIT community to celebrate the official installation of Henry C. “Hank” Foley, Ph.D., as president of New York Institute of Technology.

Newswise: NYIT Names Junius J. Gonzales as Next Provost
Released: 12-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
NYIT Names Junius J. Gonzales as Next Provost
New York Institute of Technology

Henry C. “Hank” Foley, Ph.D., president of New York NYIT, today announced the appointment of Junius J. Gonzales, M.D., as the university’s next provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Gonzales’ background includes high-level leadership roles across academia, government, and the private sector. Since January 2015, he has been serving as senior vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of North Carolina System.

Newswise: Research Suggests Alternative Treatment for Beta Blocker Intolerant Heart Attack Patients
Released: 10-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Research Suggests Alternative Treatment for Beta Blocker Intolerant Heart Attack Patients
New York Institute of Technology

Beta blockers have become a prescription drug staple for recovering heart attack patients. However, these blood pressure-reducing medications cannot be tolerated by many patients who are at higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease, including those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma, the elderly, and diabetics. As seen in the March 26 issue of Thyroid, researchers at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) now pose a new treatment for patients with beta blocker intolerance: thyroid hormone therapy.

Newswise: Researchers Pose Revolutionary Theory on Horse Evolution
23-Jan-2018 11:00 AM EST
Researchers Pose Revolutionary Theory on Horse Evolution
New York Institute of Technology

Scientists have long wondered how the horse evolved from an ancestor with five toes to the animal we know today. While it is largely believed that horses simply evolved with fewer digits, researchers at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) pose a new theory that suggests remnants of all five toes are still present within the hooves of the horse.

Newswise: New Research Describes, Analyzes Consumers’ Territorial Behavior
Released: 10-Jan-2018 5:00 PM EST
New Research Describes, Analyzes Consumers’ Territorial Behavior
New York Institute of Technology

Researchers have uncovered territorial reactions when consumers feel psychological ownership of products that don’t technically belong to them, and marketers should take care not to offend such customers.

Newswise: Workshop Examines Urban Infrastructure Systems
Released: 11-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST
Workshop Examines Urban Infrastructure Systems
New York Institute of Technology

A diverse group of engineers, urban planners, data scientists, policymakers, and others came to New York to discuss how to build resilience into urban interconnected critical infrastructure.

Newswise: National Student Affairs Organization Honors NYIT’s St. Léger
Released: 7-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST
National Student Affairs Organization Honors NYIT’s St. Léger
New York Institute of Technology

Gabrielle St. Léger, Ed.D., dean of students for the two New York campuses of New York Institute of Technology, has been selected as a 2018 Diamond Honoree by the American College Personnel Association, a leading professional organization for college and university administrators and other leaders in higher education.

Newswise: Researchers Link Western Diet to Vascular Damage and Prediabetes
Released: 1-Nov-2017 2:40 PM EDT
Researchers Link Western Diet to Vascular Damage and Prediabetes
New York Institute of Technology

Could short-term exposure to the average American diet increase one’s risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease? According to a recent study funded by the American Heart Association (AHA), researchers from New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) provide compelling evidence to support this hypothesis.

Newswise: NYIT Dean Appointed to Board of National Black Nurses Association
Released: 1-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EDT
NYIT Dean Appointed to Board of National Black Nurses Association
New York Institute of Technology

Sheldon D. Fields, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean, New York Institute of Technology School of Health Professions, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Black Nurses Association.

Newswise: NYIT Faculty Members to Research RNA Variants Under Multi-Year NIH Grant
Released: 18-Sep-2017 4:55 PM EDT
NYIT Faculty Members to Research RNA Variants Under Multi-Year NIH Grant
New York Institute of Technology

Computer Science and Life Science faculty members at NYIT will develop cutting edge tools to detect and describe RNA modifications and their potential links to serious diseases.

Released: 14-Sep-2017 3:00 PM EDT
NYIT Cyber Conference to Address Threats, Protections for People, Places, and Things
New York Institute of Technology

Whether discussing the security of people’s private health and financial data or the critical infrastructure of smart cities, New York Institute of Technology's annual cybersecurity conference will spur dialogue around increasingly complex challenges faced by the cybersecurity community.

Newswise: Vélez Named Athletic Director at NYIT
Released: 7-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT
Vélez Named Athletic Director at NYIT
New York Institute of Technology

Following an extensive national search, Dan Vélez has been selected as New York Institute of Technology's director of athletics and recreation.

Newswise: NYIT Biologist Receives NIH Support for Bone-Healing Research
Released: 5-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT
NYIT Biologist Receives NIH Support for Bone-Healing Research
New York Institute of Technology

The United States’ National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Professor of Life Sciences Michael Hadjiargyrou, Ph.D., a multi-year grant to study a newly discovered musculoskeletal specific gene, Mustn1, and to determine its role in cartilage regeneration and skeletal repair. Hadjiargyrou’s research will also begin to elucidate a new and as yet uncharacterized protein family important for cartilage and bone biology.

Released: 8-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT
NYITCOM Researcher Discovers Potential Cancer Treatment Breakthrough
New York Institute of Technology

Patients undergoing conventional chemotherapy for certain cancers could potentially receive more effective and less toxic drug treatment.

Newswise: NYITCOM’s Martin Gerdes Honored for Contributions to Heart Disease Research at 22nd World Congress on Heart Disease
Released: 26-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT
NYITCOM’s Martin Gerdes Honored for Contributions to Heart Disease Research at 22nd World Congress on Heart Disease
New York Institute of Technology

Martin Gerdes, Ph.D., chair of the Biomedical Sciences department at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM), has received the prestigious Hans Peter Krayenbuehl Memorial Award from the International Academy of Cardiology for his contributions to the field of cardiac function.

Newswise: NYIT Engineering Professor Is Part of Team Developing Technology for NASA
Released: 25-Jul-2017 10:35 AM EDT
NYIT Engineering Professor Is Part of Team Developing Technology for NASA
New York Institute of Technology

Fang Li, Ph.D., assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at NYIT, is partnering with X-wave Innovations, Inc. (XII), a research and development firm specializing in the defense, homeland security, transportation, and energy fields, to develop an embedded sensor system for NASA that is capable of measuring temperature, pressure, and strain on various rocket propulsion engine components.


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