Mobile Apps Foster a New Learning Experience at Stern

For most students, orientation means sitting through hours of presentations and speeches. At NYU Stern’s MBA program, it’s a little bit different. Since 2013, new students participate in the Langone Lab, a two-day experiential program. Students participate in a design-thinking experience where they use cutting-edge mobile technology and applications to come up with actual product prototypes that they present to professors and peers. More →

NYU Mobile App: Take a Scroll Through NYU

NYU Mobile is the University’s first official mobile app, designed to connect students, faculty, and staff to the information they need from anywhere with cell service. NYU’s Digital Communications Group, which spans University Relations and Public Affairs (URPA) and Information Technology Services (ITS), led the development of the NYU Mobile app, with additional support from Student Affairs. More →

Stern’s Use of Paperless Technology a Success

Though many predicted a paperless age with the proliferation of computers, that promise has remained largely unrealized. However, with recent developments in mobile device and tablet technologies that enhance portability and improve interactivity with digital documents, the idea may at long last be nearing fruition. More →

Wandering Around the AirPort with your iBook

For some time, wireless networking has been used in a variety of devices such as pagers, cellular phones and satellite-based TV services. Wireless technology has also been available in computing devices through the infrared port on many computers and printers. This is how Palm Pilots connect to each other and how you can print your document to a printer with an infrared port. However, infrared networking requires that the devices have an unobstructed line of Sight to communicate ¬– that is, the devices must be within a certain distance and be within Sight of each other. If you move out of this line of sight, you lose connection between devices. More →