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Hawkcam returns as new generation arrives at NYU

Hawkcam returns as new generation arrives at NYU

March 25, 2013

The NYU community welcomed the hawks back home this weekend with the reinstallation of the hawkcam. Two years ago, a pair of hawks began making a nest outside the window of NYU President John Sexton’s...

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NYU-Poly professor Nikhil Gupta recognized for research, development of safer metals

March 12, 2013

Nikhil Gupta, a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU was a recipient for the Young Leader Professional Development Award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society for his work in developing...

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Off-campus housing: Lower East Side

March 7, 2013

Click on the image above to see more pictures of the Lower East Side area. The Lower East Side is one of the most energetic, fun places to live in the city because of its abundance of hip restaurants...

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Tisch freshman recognized for averageness

February 26, 2013

  CollegeHumor, a comedy website attracting over 15 million unique viewers per month, announced the two winners of the CollegeHumor Average Student Scholarship Contest last week. Instead of...

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ANSI and NYU-Poly partnership gives students class discounts

February 13, 2013

  A money-saving partnership between the American National Standards Institute and NYU Polytechnic Institute was announced last week. The partnership will allow full ANSI members to receive...

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Congressional medalist opens MLK week celebrations

February 5, 2013

Last night ushered in NYU’s weeklong Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. This week’s theme, 50 Years Forward: The Cost of a Dream Deferred, is meant to facilitate a dialogue about the consequences...

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Bus routes altering for NYU students

February 3, 2013

The spring semester brought many changes to NYU, including modifcations to the NYU bus routes. Route E and a new line Route F began operation on Jan. 27. According to Fred S. Barlow, assistant director...

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NYU Alumni Association to present four distinguished awards

January 30, 2013

This year, the NYU Alumni Association will honor four esteemed alumni. The honorees include Raymond Lohier, alumnus of NYU School of Law class of 1991; Charlotte Frank, alumna of Steinhardt School of...

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University of Texas to initiate financial aid program

October 23, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin will initiate a program next year for 200 incoming freshman that will reduce student loans if they graduate in four years. The two main goals of the pilot program are...

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Beloved NYU professor Steve Cohen passes away at 48

October 6, 2012

Steve Cohen, NYU’s talented dramatic writing professor, passed away suddenly on Sept. 29. Students taking Cohen’s writing class were informed about his passing on Sept. 30 through an email from Tisch...

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NYU welcomes first class to Washington D.C. campus

September 30, 2012

NYU’s Washington D.C. campus, the university’s 14th academic site, officially opened last week. NYU spokesman John Beckman said the District of Columbia campus will benefit students and faculty...

NYU raises a record funds for financial aid, doubles last years amount

NYU raises a record funds for financial aid, doubles last year’s amount

September 17, 2012

  NYU raised a record-high $120 million for financial aid fund during 2011-2012 year. University spokesman Philip Lentz said this figure is double the amount that was raised for the previous...