Two NYU Dorms Will Be Made Available to Medical Workers

Carlyle Court Residence Hall and Third Avenue North Residence Hall will likely be used as extra hospital spaces, according to an email sent out by NYU leadership on Saturday, April 4.  “The City and State...

Patel Renews Push for Universal Testing After Testing Positive for COVID-19

One morning two weeks ago, Suraj Patel felt a tightness in his chest.  The 36-year-old New York 12th District congressional candidate and Stern School of Business professor said the sensation was accompanied by trouble breathing...

NYU COVID-19 Task Force Supplies Face Shields to Medical Workers

In the rush to prepare medical workers for the peak of the coronavirus curve, researchers on the NYU COVID-19 Task Force are working to design and supply face shields to medical workers.   The NYU COVID-19...

Zoom Updates Privacy Policy After Criticism

Zoom — the online conferencing platform used by NYU following its switch to remote instruction — has updated its privacy policy after receiving heavy criticism over questionable clauses.  The platform has recently come under fire...

Nurses Educated Abroad Create Workforce Stability, New Study Finds

Internationally Educated Nurses create a more stable nursing workforce in the healthcare system, according to a February study by NYU’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing. This study is one of the first to analyze the...

NYU Acceptance Rate Drops to 15% for the Class of 2024

The acceptance rate for the Class of 2024 fell to 15% — the lowest in NYU history — as shown by admissions decisions released on Monday. NYU extended admission offers to 13,000 prospective students after...

NYU Nursing Students Respond to Pandemic

As New Yorkers await the apex of the pandemic, NYU Rory Meyers Nursing students find themselves experiencing both anxiety about entering the workforce and a renewed passion for public health. The coronavirus has exhausted medical...

Tisch Students Lead Movement for Partial Tuition Refunds

As NYU has made the full shift to remote instruction, students at Tisch School of the Arts are demanding partial refunds for their classes, many of which are not easily transferable to online platforms. The...

New Yorkers Reflect on the PAUSE

Two days before New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York State On PAUSE — a policy mandating non-essential workers remain at home — Tom Birchard made the tough decision to temporarily close his...

Professor Avital Ronell to Teach a Course in Fall 2020

After a semester-long leave of absence, Professor Avital Ronell will be teaching a course during the Fall 2020 semester, NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science Dean Phillip Brian Harper confirmed to WSN in...

Some NYU Medical Students Will Graduate Early to Fight Coronavirus

The NYU Grossman School of Medicine is allowing fourth-year students to graduate three months early to combat the coronavirus, the school announced on Wednesday, March 25.  69 members of the 122-person class of 2020 have...

2020 Commencement Postponed Due to COVID-19

NYU’s 2020 All-University Commencement ceremony will be delayed amid the rapid spread of the coronavirus in New York City, according to an email sent on Wednesday, March 25 by President Andrew Hamilton. The ceremony, traditionally...
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