On the Wire: Global

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NYU’s Prison Education Program Graduates Five in Inaugural Class

Ryan Burrell, Roy Burvick, Danis Flores, Khalan Pendelton and Vincent Thompson became the first graduates of NYU’s Prison Education Program yesterday afternoon. All five students received associate’s degrees in Liberal Studies. “It feels excellent to...

Professors Work to Develop 5G Wireless Testbed

Three Tandon School of Engineering professors will take part in research on the fifth generation of wireless network communications. Sundeep Rangan, associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Tandon School...

Bloomberg vetoes unemployment discrimination bill

Bloomberg has issued a controversial veto of the unemployment non-discrimination bill, legislation that would have banned employers from discriminating against job seekers that were currently unemployed.

College Democrats, Republicans square off in debate

The NYU College Democrats and the NYU College Republicans held their second semi-annual debate on March 27.

NYU Lies to Graduate Students About Healthcare Plan

Last summer, over 1,000 students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences were notified that they would face higher co-pays and less coverage under NYU’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan. They were told by...

NYU Reacts: Second Presidential Debate

  Red and blue collided Sunday night as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took to the stage for the second Presidential Debate at Washington University in St. Louis. The event was formatted as a town...

How NYU Is — Or Isn’t — Aiding Students

Prestigious as it may be, NYU is not necessarily known for dishing out the most financial aid. NYU self-assessed its finances, financial aid and tuition in a letter sent by the university to the...

Tisch School of the Arts Commencement

Tisch School of the Arts graduates gave their final NYU performance as they walked across the stage at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Opening with a dance performance from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie...

Rally at Kimmel for Syrian Refugee Awareness Week

NYU students once again rallied on the staircase of the Kimmel Center for University Life at an event hosted for the Syrian Refugee Awareness Week yesterday. Around 40 students attended the event — publicized on...

Seniors to receive fewer tickets for commencement ceremony

NYU’s commencement ceremony may have fewer guests in attendance because the university is limiting the ticket distribution.

Fast food workers protest working conditions

NYU students joined fast food workers in a protest in Union Square on last Thursday.