Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Cornell University today announced that applications for admission are being accepted for the “beta” class of computer science students at Cornell NYC Tech, the new world-class applied sciences campus in New York City.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger today announced an agreement between the City of New York and Columbia University that will lead to the creation of a new Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering, to be located at Columbia’s Morningside Heights and Washington Heights campuses in New York City.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, New York University President John Sexton, Polytechnic Institute of New York University President Jerry M. Hultin and MTA Chairman Joseph J. Lhota today announced an historic agreement among the City, MTA, and a consortium of world-class academic institutions and private technology companies that will lead to the creation of the NYU Center For Urban Science and Progress, to be located in Downtown Brooklyn.
For New York City, the establishment of a top-tier applied sciences and engineering campus in New York City is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to dramatically increase our potential for economic growth.
With Applied Sciences NYC, we face another "Erie Canal moment"—an opportunity to change the City’s economic trajectory, further diversify our economy and secure our place as a capital of innovation for years to come.