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On January 31, 2014, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced that he had appointed Mr. Early life[edit] Bloomberg attended Johns Hopkins University, where he joined the fraternity Phi Kappa Psi. NYCEDC Seth W. Pinsky. Kyle Kimball has served as President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) under Mayor Bill de Blasio since January 2014.

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As President, Kyle leads NYCEDC’s continued efforts to position New York City as the global center for innovation and to increase economic empowerment and mobility for all New Yorkers. Kyle was first appointed NYCEDC President by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in 2013. Since joining NYCEDC in 2008, Kyle has helped to develop and implement NYCEDC’s strategy to strengthen the City’s economy.

NYCEDC’s economic transformation agenda includes an aggressive slate of programs aimed at helping legacy industries transition to 21st Century business models, attracting promising new industries, expanding entrepreneurship, and developing new career paths that expand and strengthen New York’s middle class in order to ensure that the City is well positioned to thrive in today’s dynamic economy. Robert K. Steel. Robert King "Bob" Steel (born August 3, 1951) is an American business leader and an expert on financial institutions and markets.

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In June 2010, he was named Deputy Mayor for Economic Development by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Previously, he had served as Under Secretary for Domestic Finance of the United States Treasury, as the last president and CEO of Wachovia Corporation, and as vice chair of Goldman Sachs. He also chaired and served on the boards of several non-profits. Personal life[edit] New York Receives 7 Bids for School of Engineering. New York as a Tech Hot Spot - Is It Just a Sci-Fi Dream? Stanford and Cornell Pull the Drapes Off Proposed NYC Campuses - Buildings & Grounds. Stanford U. says that if it is selected to build a new technology campus on New York City’s Roosevelt Island, it will start a $1.5-billion, 10-year campaign to pay for it.

Stanford and Cornell Pull the Drapes Off Proposed NYC Campuses - Buildings & Grounds

(Ennead Architects rendering) The one-upping continues. Days after Cornell University unveiled a rendering of the sleek, solar-powered campus it is competing to build on a 10-acre site on New York City’s Roosevelt Island, Stanford University made public a rendering of its own proposed “iconic, state-of-the-art, environmentally sustainable” campus. Stanford and Cornell are among the contenders bidding for the city’s blessing to build a new applied sciences campus and they both want the same 10-acre site.

Stanford submitted its proposal to the city on Wednesday, promising a $2.5-billion, 30-year plan for “StanfordNYC” complete with academic buildings, student housing, and a business incubator, all of which would achieve LEED platinum status for energy efficiency. Return to Top. Stanford: submits plans for major applied sciences and engineering campus in New York City. Stanford Report, October 26, 2011.

Stanford: submits plans for major applied sciences and engineering campus in New York City

In Cornell Deal for Roosevelt Island Campus, an Unlikely Partnership. הטכניון - מכון טכנולוגי לישראל. Technion. Churchill Auditorium Nobel Prize Press Conference, 2011 Technion The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Hebrew: הטכניון – מכון טכנולוגי לישראל‎) is a public research university in Haifa, Israel, founded in 1912.


The Technikum, as it was known at the time, was the first technical university in the Ottoman Empire.[1] The university offers degrees in science and engineering, and related fields such as architecture, medicine, industrial management and education. It has 18 academic departments and 52 research centers. Since its founding, it has awarded 98,694 degrees and its graduates are cited for providing the skills and education behind the creation and protection of the State of Israel.[2][3] The university's principal language of instruction is Hebrew. The Secret Of Israel’s High-Tech Success. HAIFA - The campus of Technion sits atop one of the hills overlooking Haifa Bay.

The Secret Of Israel’s High-Tech Success

Below lies Israel’s Silicon Valley, where Matam High Tech Park brings together Israeli start-ups and top American firms like Microsoft, Intel, Google, Yahoo and IBM. From this vantage point, one can see the source of Technion’s power, not to mention job destinations for its students. Facts speak for themselves: 75% of Israeli engineers come out of Technion’s faculties, research centers and labs, as do 70% of start-up founders. Technion Israel (@TechnionLive) sur Twitter. Peretz Lavie. Prof.

Peretz Lavie

Technion Sues Google to Remove Former Student's Blog - Wired Campus. Jerusalem—The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa, has filed suit against Google demanding that it remove a blog by a former student that the institute says slanders the Technion’s program for American medical students.

Technion Sues Google to Remove Former Student's Blog - Wired Campus

The blogger posted critical articles and personal denunciations about the Technion American Medical Students program, known as TeAMS, on, where he warns prospective students not to enter the program, leveling serious allegations of corruption against the university and its staff. The blog alleges that only 20 percent of students in the past two years have secured residencies in the United States after graduation and says the university is “evasive with information and withholds it from people in order to lure potential applicants from North America.” “We have brought these issues to the school’s attention since 2006 in e-mails, class meetings, letters, etc., and the school appears not to do anything,” the blog states.

TEAMS Technion American Medical Students Program Exposed. Technion Teams American Medical School - Haifa, Israel. Summary of Technion Medical School Whistleblower Blog. Eliezer Shalev and Andy Levy run an “American” Medical Program called “ TeAMS ” at the Technion. Students have a VERY poor record of placing into US residencies after finishing at this medical program. The school does not appear to be meeting requirements for US Federal Financial Aid, and may be falsely reporting data. The school is evasive with information and withholds it from people in order to lure potential applicants from North America, specifically Jewish applicants that were rejected from Sackler or Ben-Gurion.

The school appears to be guilty of many other misrepresentations or fraud. Administrators including both the dean and vice-dean have been caught on the record lying and misrepresenting the program. 1 We have brought these issues to the school’s attention since 2006 in e-mails, class meetings, and letters. Please continue to read this website further to see these points in much greater detail. 1. American Medical School Program. UN arbiter rules against Technion in website dispute with former student. @TechnionSociety.

Technion Society Is Not a 'Fund-Raising Office' - Letters to the Editor. Major Private Gifts to Higher Education - Almanac of Higher Education 2011. Foundation to Endow Institute at Israeli University to Commercialize Inventions — and Share in the Proceeds - Archives. The inside story of Cornell's tech campus. [anonymous] gift $350 million in Cornell's history for New York City tech campus. Dec. 16, 2011 Today Cornell University has announced an historic gift in support of its proposal to establish an applied science and tech campus in New York City.

[anonymous] gift $350 million in Cornell's history for New York City tech campus

The gift from an anonymous donor totaling $350 million is the largest in the University's history. The following is a statement from Cornell President David J. Cornell Alumnus Is Behind $350 Million Gift to Build Science School in City. Mr.

Cornell Alumnus Is Behind $350 Million Gift to Build Science School in City

Feeney, 80, has spent much of the last three decades giving away his fortune, with large gifts to universities all over the world and an unusual degree of anonymity. Cornell officials revealed in 2007 that he had given some $600 million to the university over the years, yet nothing on its Ithaca campus — where he graduated from the School of Hotel Management in 1956 — bears Mr. Feeney’s name. The $350 million gift, the largest in the university’s history, was announced on Friday, but the donor was not named. Chuck Feeney. DFS eventually expanded to off-airport duty-free stores and large downtown Galleria stores, and became the world's largest travel retailer.

In 1996, Miller's and Feeney's interests were acquired by Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH), the French luxury goods group, for $1.63 billion. Miller still retains a 31% share of the company. [citation needed] In March 2011, Feeney was inducted into Irish America magazine's Hall of Fame.[2] In 1997, Time Magazine said: “Feeney's beneficence already ranks among the grandest of any living American. Atlantic Philanthropies.

The Atlantic Philanthropies Support Cornell University’s Applied Sciences NYC Initiative Through Significant Grant. The Atlantic Philanthropies 19 December 2011 The Atlantic Philanthropies are pleased to announce a grant totaling $350 million to Cornell University to support the Cornell University/Technion-Israel Institute of Technology’s consortium for the Applied Sciences NYC initiative. The consortium’s ground-breaking partnership with the City of New York seeks to build what will ultimately be a 2 million square foot applied science and engineering campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City. The gift will be made as part of Atlantic’s longstanding Founding Chairman program, a series of grants proposed by Atlantic’s founder Charles F. Feeney. Through The Atlantic Philanthropies, a limited life foundation, Mr.

Atlantic’s President and CEO, Christopher G. For further information on the project, please see: Reclusive Philanthropist Steps into Spotlight. Cornell in NYC. Technion Cornell NYC Tech Campus Aerial View. Technion Cornell NYC Tech Campus Interior View. Technion Cornell NYC Tech Campus Winners Mayor Bloomberg Press Conference. The Chronicle: Silicon Valley, New York- Style.

Hoping to Foster the Next Silicon Valley, New York Taps Into Technion-Israel's Expertise - Global. January 8, 2012 Forming a groundbreaking alliance are, from left, Peretz Lavie, president of the Technion, in Israel; David J. Skorton, president of Cornell U.; and Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York. Cornell U. and Technion Are Named to Build Science Campus in New York City - The Ticker. Cornell Wins Bid for New York City Tech Campus. Cornell wins huge Roosevelt Isl. science campus: sources - Mayor Bloomberg is set to announce tomorrow that Cornell University has won the bid to construct a massive new science and engineering campus on Roosevelt Island, sources told The Post. Technion: Who is Craig Gotsman? founding director. Lezing Nobelprijswinnaar Chemie professor Dan Shechtman - Nieuws. Dan Shechtman, Nobelprijswinnaar Chemie 2011, geeft op woensdag 19 februari 2014 bij de Universiteit Leiden een lezing over zijn ontdekking van quasikristallen. MAYOR BLOOMBERG ANNOUNCES TECHNOLOGY EXPERT AND CORNELL PROFESSOR DANIEL P. HUTTENLOCHER WILL BE NEW DEAN OF CORNELL NY. Dan Huttenlocher's Home Page. Roosevelt Island. Roosevelt Island. Cornell Officials Seek Roosevelt Islanders' Input on Tech Campus. Donor Steps Forward. Cornell's New York City Bid Got Help From a Low-Key Billionaire - Fund Raising. By Lawrence Biemiller Charles F. Stanford NYC Campus. Cornell University. David J. Skorton. Mayor Bloomberg, Cornell President Skorton and Technion President Lavie Announce Historic Partnership to Build a New Applied Sciences Campus on Roosevelt Island. Cornell and the Technion will partner in groundbreaking NYC Tech Campus. TECHNION FOCUS MAGAZINE - News - Technion Cornell Partnership. Cornell University press release. University Press Relations: CU in the NYC News.

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