The Story will open in New York City. All PCs will have affiliations with a fictional but very prestigious University located on Governors Island south of Manhattan. This university has no Undergraduate programs but is considered the leading innovator in nearly every scientific, technological, and medical field. Graduate degrees and research grants are its lifeblood, and some of the most cutting edge research and technology come out of it.
The broad fields of study make this is a great crossroads of expertise. You can meet almost anyone there, so long as they are the very best at whatever they do.