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NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) today announced that it will launch its inaugural programs and host its first class of 50 students at MetroTech in Downtown Brooklyn next fall. With construction beginning now on approximately 26,000 square feet of space in 1 MetroTech Center, CUSP will occupy the MetroTech space, leased to the University by Forest City Ratner Companies, in February 2013 as NYU continues to transform the former Metropolitan Transit Authority facility at 370 Jay Street into its permanent home.
NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) today announced the appointment of Dr. Aristides A.N. Patrinos, a distinguished research executive who previously served as Synthetic Genomics President for Corporate Affairs, as the school’s Deputy Director for Research. In conjunction with this news, CUSP also announced that Dr. Shelley A. Harrison, Senior Advisor & Head of Corporate Portfolio Ventures at Coller Capital, and Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger, a former IBM executive and current Citi advisor, will be named the center’s inaugural Executives-in-Residence.
City and Brooklyn Officials Join NYU Leadership to Inaugurate 120,000 sq ft Expansion Space in MetroTech--Jan. 20
NYU previewed details of the expansion plan to meet its academic space needs in its central Washington Square area over the next two decades. The proposal will be reviewed through the City of New York’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP); NYU expects to start submitting documents related to environmental review to the Department of City Planning in the coming weeks.
Event will feature Tom Daschle and Trent Lott discussing their U.S. Senate leadership roles at a time when the chamber was evenly divided and power was to be shared among the two major parties.
New York University will host an open house at the newly refurbished Provincetown Playhouse, 133 MacDougal Street, on Sat., Dec. 11 from noon to 5 p.m. The public is invited to tour the historic theatre and enjoy light refreshments and live piano music, all free.
Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Carol Gilligan will join a conversation and gala event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Silver School of Social Work at New York University on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010.
Poet, novelist, and war hero, Gabriele d’Annunzio was a central figure in the Italian cultural and political life of the early 20th century. A new exhibition, “Gabriele d’Annunzio: Living Life as a Work of Art,” provides a striking glimpse into the life of the artist.
NYU has announced its plans to create a $20 million venture fund to spur the commercialization of select technologies developed at NYU and to provide “seed” funding for startup companies based on those technologies.