NYIT-Beijing assistant professor and artist Benjamin Poynter, M.F.A., delivered a “Lumen Prize Digital Art Talk” at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts on 17 November. The presentation, including simultaneous interpretation, formed part of the Lumen Prize Exhibition’s Global Tour, which showcases worldwide digital art. Read more.
World experts on food, energy, and water gathered today in Beijing at a “Sustainable Megacities” conference co-hosted by NYIT and its “EcoPartner” Peking University (PKU). Read more.
NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D. and other university officials attended an alumni dinner in Shanghai this week with nearly 200 China-based alumni. Ms. Yan Zhou, Deputy Secretary General of China Education Association for International Exchange and a longtime friend of NYIT, also attended and greeted alumni. More photos.
NYIT has been offering degrees in China since 1998, and now has nearly 3000 alumni living in China. To serve their career advancement and networking needs, the university recently opened a Shanghai office. Speaking to Shanghai media of this new development, the president said, “It doesn’t matter where our alumni are in China, we will be available to help them achieve their professional goals.”
NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., and his counterpart President Yang Zhen of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT) greeted 328 first-year students today at a welcome ceremony. United States Consul General Hanscom Smith of the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai also extended his best wishes to the new students. Read more. View the photo gallery.
Continuing its leadership in providing American-style higher education in China, NYIT has launched a China-foreign cooperatively run institution with the prestigious Communication University of China (CUC) in Beijing. The NYIT-CUC collaboration is the first joint institute specializing in media to be approved by China's Ministry of Education. More than 150 new NYIT students are now taking classes in Beijing. Details. 中文
The “Setting in New York Film Colloquium” hosted this semester at the NYIT Campus Commons will present West Side Story (1961) on Monday, May 25 at 6:30 pm in Teaching Building 1, Room 207. More.
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