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    QC Tech Incubator hosts first AI-search engine

    Queens College’s Tech Incubator is the mini-Shark-Tank in Queens, a place for great minds to create projects and bring technological change. The QC Tech Incubator established itself as a resource for innovative thinkers, creators, and technologists since its foundation in 2016. The Incubator has become a hub for scientific experiments, technological tinkerings, and above all, a space for geniuses to pool their knowledge and work together. On Jan. 25th, 2019, the QC Tech Incubator had reached yet another moment in the national spotlight. NewtonX, known as “…an artificial intelligence-powered knowledge search engine that matches clients to the world’s leading investors, consultants, and technology experts…”, first found its way to the…

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    QC STEM Academy grants opportunities for NYC high schoolers

    Working in a collegiate research lab while still in high school may seem a bit out of the ordinary, but the Queens College STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Research Academy provides an opportunity for those who’d like to pursue those interests, regardless of age. The Academy states, “[The program] recruits high schools that lack a strong science research program and serve large, low income, underrepresented and minority populations.” High school juniors are recruited and selected to participate based on regents exam scores, GPA, submission of a general interest essay and review of their high school transcript. The QC STEM Research Academy offers a great opportunity for high school students…

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    Business and Technology Career Opportunity Exposition

    The Center for Career Engagement and Internships hosted a business and technology exposition event on the Quad this past Monday, September 17th, for students of all kinds to start building their future. This event was chock-full of internship and career opportunities for the aspiring accountants, entrepreneurs, and software developers.   The event started at noon. At this time, there was a small crowd of men and women clad in business casual attire, whom gathered around the ring of tables that were previously set up. This scene took place on the patch of green lawn closest to the Rosenthal library.   When I walked by about an hour into the event,…

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    Modern Therapy Makes Self-Care a Little Bit Easier

    Today there are various websites, services, and products geared toward health and wellness. One health and wellness treatment that is on the rise is Modern Therapy. Modern Therapy is a mental health program that provides clinical mental health treatment via email, text, phone, and video sessions. This service has connections with other new health-technology companies such as Doctor on Demand and Maven Clinic. Doctor on Demand is an app you can download on any smartphone that sets up online appointments with doctors over video. The Maven Clinic app is available to download for iOS. It is geared toward women and allows them to set up online appointments over video with…

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    Internet reigns over colleges while Queens College system struggles

      Technology — specifically Wi-Fi — has become the center of college life, according to a Of those polled, 90 percent consider Internet access essential for their college education But the Internet access across the Queens College campus is not up to par, according to QC students. Morris Altman, director of network services, is well aware of this situation. “We have had some problems and we have always worked to resolve them as quickly as possible,” Morris said. “We rely on the network ourselves and this lets us know what everyone is experiencing.” The college wireless network is “one of the most important things on campus,” Morris said. QC has invested heavily in making…