NYU Expands on Mercer Street, Renovates Playground Along the Way

NYU has pledged $380,000 to renovate a playground across from its most recent construction project — a new building on Mercer Street — as part of the community improvements it has promised in its...

NYU-CUNY Center Involves Immigrant Community Members in Healthcare

At the NYU-CUNY Prevention Research Center, researchers are changing the way immigrant and ethnic communities access healthcare by turning to health professionals that are not doctors, nurses or researchers. Rather, they are community members,...

Veterans Graduate 12-Week Tandon Entrepreneurship Class

Veterans know how to innovate, how to do a lot with little and how to thrive in difficult situations. Teaching them how to apply this knowledge to entrepreneurship was the goal of a 12-week...

New Yorkers Gather to Memorialize Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Victims

Around 300 people gathered to commemorate the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire’s 108th anniversary at NYU’s Brown Building on Monday. Labor groups spoke out about workers’ rights in honor of the tragedy, which resulted in...

Panel Discusses the Future of Elizabeth Street Garden

Barring any prohibitive court decisions, Elizabeth Street Garden is set to be replaced by affordable housing for the elderly. On Monday, a panel was held by The New School to discuss the plan and...

Tandon Students Win Consideration in Dumbo Construction Project

Tandon School of Engineering students won a say in how a five-year, billion-dollar construction project will impact the neighborhood of DUMBO, Brooklyn. At Tandon’s MakerHack event, Executive Director of the DUMBO Improvement District Alexandria Sica...

Elizabeth Street Garden Fights to Exist

There’s a small open space in Little Italy nestled among the buildings of Nolita. It’s filled with statues, benches, greenery and, weather permitting, New Yorkers basking in the sun. This is the Elizabeth Street...

Historical Status Up in Air for Strand

The Strand Book Store on 828 Broadway is fighting for its rights — not against those who want to tear it down, but those who want to make it a historical landmark. Last fall,...

NYU Student Missing, Last Seen in Brooklyn

Update Feb. 28: According to Senior Vice President for Student Affairs Marc Wais, Pal was found this Thursday and is safe. CAS senior Nyamal Pal was last seen leaving a courthouse without her personal belongings...

Amazon Backs Out of Long Island City Deal

NYU administrators and faculty expressed excitement when Amazon announced in November that it would open a Long Island City headquarters. But after protests by activists and public resistance by politicians, the tech giant canceled...

JFK May Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Anyone who has flown out of John F. Kennedy International Airport knows it can be a taxing experience. From the confusing and congested journey into the airport to the long waits at security to...

NYU Urges Betsy DeVos Not to Change University Sexual Misconduct Policies

NYU declared its opposition to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ proposed changes to how universities deal with cases of sexual misconduct under Title IX in a letter sent Tuesday, adding to the 100,000 comments...
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