This year, from Feb. 27 to March 30, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts will host a showcase of nine design and architecture films. While their topics range from exploring the hidden waterways of cities all over the world to in depth studies of architects like Tadao Ando and Frank Lloyd Wright, The Daily took a more detailed look at two of the showcase’s most exciting films.
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Plans for a Stanford program in New York City have continued to take shape in recent weeks, punctuated by the University’s submission of a 115-page proposal to the New York State Board of Education.
A new collaboration between Stanford and the City College of New York aims to promote graduate-level humanities research among minority and first-generation college students. Through the exchange program, three Stanford graduate students are currently teaching classes at CCNY, a position granting them access to a city considered one of the world’s centers for humanities research.
Addressing entrepreneurship, immigration reform and the American Dream, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered a keynote address to the Class of 2013 during Stanford’s 122nd Commencement ceremony on Sunday.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg awarded New York University (NYU) public land in downtown Brooklyn Monday to build an applied sciences campus. NYU is the second winner, following Cornell in December, in the mayor’s competition granting city money to boost the New York’s technology sector.
In spite of Stanford’s decision to withdraw its application from the competition to build an applied science campus in New York City, the University’s partnership with the City College of New York (CCNY) will “absolutely continue,” according to a recent University press release, which also stated the two schools would be “moving forward with a joint development of an undergraduate curriculum in entrepreneurship.”