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Adelphi sets its first TEDx

A heady selection of Adelphi University faculty and graduates will share “ideas worth spreading” April 5 when the university hosts its first-ever TEDx event. Christine Riordan, who this month was officially installed as Adelphi’s first woman president, headlines a selection of speakers scheduled to take the stage beginning at 9 a.m. at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Concert Hall in Garden City. Riordan, an award-winning educator and recognized leadership and diversity expert, will discuss…


At Adelphi, game jams and dunking robots

By GREGORY ZELLER // Long Island’s innovation future took the stage at Adelphi University this weekend, with multiple events attracting some of the region’s most technological minds. Adelphi was not only a host site for the annual Global Game Jam – a three-day hackathon spread around the world – but also hosted the regional round of the VEX Robotics Competition. The tech-heavy events gave the next generation of programmers, engineers and digital artists ample opportunity…


Adelphi adds neuroscience, supply-chain degrees

By GREGORY ZELLER // Two new Adelphi University degree programs will offer very specific, increasingly important foundations for future professionals. The Garden City school has launched a bachelor’s degree program in neuroscience and a master’s degree program in supply-chain management. Both programs are open for immediate enrollment and will begin offering classes when the spring semester commences this month. The neuroscience degree is designed to prepare students for medical school and other graduate-level studies, opening…