With the help of a $30 M. gift from longtime Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and Stanford University’s School of Engineering have established the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation, the two universities and the Hearst Corporation announced today.
The Institute is inspired by David Brown, Ms. Brown’s late husband, a former journalist, publisher, film and theater producer who graduated from both Stanford and Columbia Journalism School.
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Mayor Mike is ready to heavily subsidize a university to build an applied sciences campus in New York, and it’s looking like it could be Stanford. Eighteen schools submitted proposals by the March 15 deadline, but the mayor’s office keeps shouting out the Palo Alto institution in speeches and press releases. Read More
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s latest scheme to foster tech talent in New York City called for a world-class university to establish a significant presence here, and he’s gotten a few nibbles. One is from a big fish: Stanford University is seriously considering a research and engineering campus in New York and announced some specifics Read More