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Students organize health care discussion

By Christine Park, Contributing Writer April 23, 2014

NYU President John Sexton joined health and law experts in a symposium to provide students with a broader framework for shaping the conversation about health care. The symposium, hosted by the Liberal...

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Research looks to find greater opportunities for minorities

April 16, 2014

As the importance of increasing academic opportunities for young male minorities has been thrust into the spotlight by the Obama administration, a recently published report on New York City’s Expanded...

Journalist reflects on Arab Spring

Journalist reflects on Arab Spring

April 11, 2014

The politics surrounding the Arab Spring and the U.S. response were discussed at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute on April 10. The NYU Center for Dialogues and Foreign Policy Association co-sponsored...

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Unemployment in New York City dips to five-year low

March 12, 2014

According to the latest statistics released at the end of last week, unemployment in New York City has dropped below 8 percent for the first time since 2009. The rate now stands at 7.8 percent, the...

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NYU to open innovator space

March 6, 2014

The development of a new 5,900 square foot entrepreneur’s lab was announced on Feb. 28 during NYU’s third annual Entrepreneur’s Festival. The lab is designed to foster cross-school instruction,...

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Law students to take bar exam earlier with NYS program

February 26, 2014

In his 2014 State of the Judiciary address, New York’s Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced the Pro Bono Scholars Program, which allows third-year law students to take New York’s bar exam during...

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Math employed in climate research

February 6, 2014

  A team from NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences discovered evidence that rising temperatures in the North Atlantic influence Antarctica’s melting ice sheets. The research...

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MLK Week kicks off in Kimmel Center

February 4, 2014

NYU’s celebration of African Heritage Month and Martin Luther King Jr. week began on Feb. 3 with an opening ceremony celebrating Ghanaian art. The festival, co-sponsored by NYU’s African Heritage...

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University recognizes outstanding faculty

November 26, 2013

NYU President John Sexton and Provost David McLaughlin hosted a private faculty honors reception in the Silver Center’s Hemmerdinger Hall on Nov. 25 to honor faculty for receiving distinguished awards...

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#NYUNITIES showcases social media’s impact on NYU

November 21, 2013

NYU’s Media, Culture and Communication department and the NYU Communications Club hosted a panel titled #NYUnities yesterday to discuss trends in the university’s social network communities. The...

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Law school hones in on national security

November 20, 2013

The NYU School of Law’s Center on Law and Security hosted a conference titled Law and Strategy in an Era of Evolving Threats on Nov. 19. The conference featured two keynote addresses and three panels,...

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SCPS hosts panel on sustainable energy, exponential population growth

November 6, 2013

NYU’s Center for Global Affairs, Young Professionals in Energy and the Energy Policy International Club hosted the New York and the Future of Cleantech panel, which is part of the Fueling Our Future:...