New York Institute of Technology A global, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 14,000 students on campuses in North America, China, the Middle East, and online. en Copyright 2014 2014-12-18T08:03:30+00:00 BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment Old Westbury, NY – The British Broadcasting System will feature NYIT’s water bottle roofing project, Home 2(O), in a news segment next year. 2014-12-18T08:03:30+00:00 NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs Old Westbury, NY -- The state has awarded NYIT School of Engineering and Computing Sciences a $100,000 grant to develop engineering and technology labs to train veterans, college, and high school students, including low-income, minorities and girls, in STEM skills. 2014-12-12T15:12:05+00:00 NYIT-Abu Dhabi M.S. Granted Local Accreditation

New York, N.Y. (12 Dec. 2014) – New York Institute of Technology’s master’s of science degree program in Information, Network, and Computer Security (M.S.-INCS) has been approved and will now be offered at NYIT’s Abu Dhabi campus, beginning in Spring 2015. The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, through its Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), has granted initial accreditation to the new graduate degree in the high-demand field of cybersecurity. NYIT is now accepting applications for its first intake of M.S.-INCS students.

NYIT Study: Thyroid Hormones Reduce Animal Cardiac Arrhythmias Old Westbury, NY -- Rats that received thyroid hormones had a reduced risk for dangerous heart arrhythmias following a heart attack, according to a new study by a team of medical researchers at New York Institute of Technology. 2014-12-08T16:01:09+00:00 NYIT At White House Event to Announce Commitment to Expand College Access Washington, DC -- NYIT’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders today to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. 2014-12-04T16:25:55+00:00 NYIT Signs Agreement with Wardell International

NYIT Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D., and Mark Wardell, President and CEO of international business consultancy Wardell International, based in Vancouver, B.C., have signed an agreement to work together in areas of mutual interest, including training activities, software, business projects, and internship opportunities for NYIT students.

2014-12-04T13:32:32+00:00 Movember at NYIT: Changing the Face of Men’s Health Old Westbury, NY-- NYIT medical students, athletes, and staff teamed up in November to spread awareness about men’s health in a month long movement, Movember, that encourages men to grow facial hair. Besides growing stylish beards and mustaches, NYIT’s students raised more than $2,000 for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the LIVESTRONG foundation. 2014-12-01T19:29:44+00:00 NYIT Selected to Participate in IIE’s Norway Partnership Program

The Institute for International Education (IIE) has named New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) as one of a select group of U.S. institutions to work toward partnerships with Norwegian universities. IIE’s year-long International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP) offers webinars, strategic planning counsel, and a study trip to Norway to encourage educational exchange with the U.S. universities.

NYIT Architecture Students Design and Build Beach Project Culebra, Puerto Rico – A team of NYIT architecture students are spending their Thanksgiving holiday working to improve a Puerto Rican beachfront. 2014-11-26T00:02:40+00:00 NYIT Celebrates International Education Week For the eighth consecutive year, the NYIT community is participating in International Education Week to help celebrate its global connections with students and recognize the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. 2014-11-18T17:05:34+00:00