Nepalis in New York Improvise a Relief Effort for Earthquake Victims by KIRK SEMPLE


By KIRK SEMPLE

The small but fast-growing population, despite a lack of well-established community institutions, has used technology and social media to help its homeland.

Published: May 4, 2015 at 08:00PM

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Google Embeds Engineers as Professors by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

In ongoing efforts to diversify Silicon Valley’s tech sector, Google is embedding engineers at a handful of Historically Black Colleges and Universities where they teach, mentor and advise on curriculum.

Published: May 3, 2015 at 08:12AM

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South Korean N.Y.U. Student Is Reported Arrested in North Korea by CHOE SANG-HUN


By CHOE SANG-HUN

North Korea said that Joo Won-moon had been detained after crossing into the country from the Chinese town Dandong.

Published: May 2, 2015 at 08:00PM

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Ultra Racer Travis Macy to Trek 31 Miles for Book Signing by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Endurance athlete Travis Macy may be a little drenched and drained by the time he arrives for his book signing.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 10:35PM

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They’ll Help You Out by DEB AMLEN


By DEB AMLEN

They grow up so quickly. David Steinberg leaves us a memento before he takes off for college.

Published: April 30, 2015 at 06:00PM

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Microsoft (Yes, Microsoft) Has a Far-Out Vision by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

The reshaped Microsoft that Satya Nadella, the new chief executive, envisions has fewer internal fiefs and is more willing to favor big bets on new technologies over protecting legacy cash cows.

Published: May 2, 2015 at 08:00PM

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Yaser Khalifa is a man with many years of experience as an electrical and computer engineer. After graduating from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt, Yaser continued his education by pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Cardiff University. Upon graduation he leapt into the working world and has since worked with teams made up of people ranging from engineers working on super conductors to fellow professors at SUNY New Paltz. Yaser also has had over 40 papers published in a variety of educational publications. He has worked with such companies as General Electric as an electrical engineer consultant with their global research division as well as numerous others in different capacities. When not working you can find Yaser engaging in his other passions. He is an avid outdoors man and loves to mountain bike whenever possible. He both leads mountain biking tours as well as engages simply for pleasure. He was introduced to the sport by a friend at SUNY New Paltz and has since then volunteered as a biking guide with Minnewaska State Park, among others.