TorchTech IT Share Fair Showcases Innovation en-us Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:16:41 EDT Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:16:41 EDT 5 Looking Forward at the Women Entrepreneurs Festival everal hundred female innovators from across the country recently came together to build professional skills and relationships, and to share experiences at the fourth annual Women Entrepreneurs Festival. Hosted by the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), a two-year graduate program at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, the Women Entrepreneurs Festival aims to foster a strong community of women entrepreneurs by giving them inspiration, information, advice, and support. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:30:00 EDT Download the Upgraded NYU VPN Software and Connect Securely NYU has offered a VPN service to the community for some time, using the Cisco IPsec VPN software (or VPN "client"). Recently, a new version of the VPN software was made available for download. This new software, called Cisco AnyConnect VPN, makes it even easy to connect from many of NYU's locations, and from a wider range of devices, including Android devices, which were not previously supported. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:30:00 EDT Online Training Library Everyone with an NYU net ID now has free access to's online training library, containing thousands of instructional videos, courses and tutorials via the Academics and Work tabs in NYUHome. Lessons are organized into chapters so users can get help on a particular topic in an instant or explore an area of interest in depth. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:30:00 EDT Create a Better NYU Hackathon For over 24 hours in early December, NYU students, professors and alumni got together to code and build apps, websites, or data visualizations at the “Create a Better NYU” Hackathon. Their assignment was to come up with technology-based ways to make life easier at NYU. This was the first year of the event, which is the brainchild of NYU-Abu Dhabi senior Juan Felipe Beltran. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:00:00 EST Embracing Open Space Technology at 2014 IT UnMeeting If the idea of an “UnMeeting” seems unconventional at first glance, that’s because it is. Following a successful inaugural event in 2013, NYU held its second annual IT UnMeeting on January 15th at the NYU School of Law’s Greenberg Lounge. Over 100 people attended the event, which was organized by the NYU TorchTech steering committee. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:00:00 EST TorchTech IT Share Fair Showcases Innovation TorchTech, a grassroots, community-led group of NYU professionals with an interest in technology, recently hosted an event designed to share "IT/Technology-related projects in NYU schools and departments with colleagues from various NYU departments, schools, campuses, and global sites." Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:00:00 EST In Memory of Red Burns Red Burns, who led ITP from its founding in 1979, was one of the most innovative educators of our time. For the alumni, faculty, and students who knew her, she was a mentor, a colleague, a leader, and a friend. She was ageless in so many ways… In fact, despite our age differences, she was one of my closest and surely wisest friends. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:00:00 EST