The powers of Marvel Comics character Jane Foster were on full display at this year’s AMUG Conference. Inspired by Foster’s signature Thor armor, Dhemerae Ford, an Advanced Media Specialist at the LaGuardia Studio, presented a 3D printed prototype of Jane Foster’s helmet, which showcased details from the character’s costume and symbols found in Norse mythology.
An entire floor dedicated to artistic expression, technological advancement, and social commentary was open to the public on Tuesday, May 15 and Wednesday, May 16, when the NYU Tisch School of the Arts hosted their bi-annual Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) show. The event marks the end of every semester and offers ITP students the opportunity to present their completed works.
HackNYU is a 48-hour hackathon that invites NYU community members across the University’s global campuses to complete for the best app in four categories: Accessibility & Assistive Technology, Sustainability & Social Impact, Healthcare, and Education Technology. Visit the website to learn more and to apply to the March 23–25 event as a volunteer or a […]
There’s no shortage of chatter about the scarcity of women graduating from science, technology, engineering, and math programs and the low number of female workers in technology. In 2017, NYU launched Women in Information Technology to encourage women in IT-related professions at NYU to reach their fullest potential by connecting with co-workers and resources.
Each semester, ten teams of students receive up to $500 to build a hardware or software prototype. Teams present their projects at the showcase and discuss what they learned through building and testing the prototypes, as well as what they plan to do next in the development process.
Several 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.
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.
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.
TorchTech events have included such occasions as the IT UnMeeting, a freeform technology conference; a panel discussion on cloud computing involving speakers from Amazon and Google, and a Networking Breakfast. Their fourth event, the IT Share Fair, was held on September 30th at the Kimmel Center.
On January 21, over 120 people from across the University came together for NYU’s first-ever IT “UnMeeting.” While it may have initially seemed like any other University-sponsored get together, when it was time to go over the agenda, it was immediately apparent things were going to be different.