University Announces More COVID-19 Cases, Delays in Returning Students’ Belongings

There are approximately 24 cases of COVID-19 within the NYU community as of Tuesday, March 24 — doubling the number from nearly three days ago— according to a university-wide email sent by the Provost’s...

After WSP Campus Closure, NYU Madrid to Offer Classes Remotely

NYU Madrid will be following Washington Square Campus’ lead and switching to remote classes for a 15-day-period starting this Wednesday, according to an email from site director Jim Fernandez on Tuesday morning to students...

CCNY Students Call for Campus Closure

As colleges — including NYU — cancel classes in New York City and across the country, the undergraduate Student Government for the City College of New York called on their school to move to...

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...

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...

181 Mercer Street Construction Resumes

Construction at 181 Mercer Street has recently been deemed essential work, after New York revised original restrictions to include public and private school construction projects under the umbrella of essential construction, allowing for work...

NYU’s Rubin Hall Placed Under Mandatory Quarantine

NYU’s Rubin Residence Hall has been placed under temporary quarantine after NYU’s testing program detected four asymptomatic cases of COVID-19. At around 5 p.m. residents of the freshman dorm were notified of both the...

NYU and Twitter Encourage Pandemic Responsibility Around Washington Square Park

Tweets encouraging mask-wearing were printed out and pasted on the sidewalk of Washington Square East as part of Twitter’s new campaign to add some levity to the typical messaging about masks. NYU put up...

NYU Announces Intent to Return to In Person Classes in the Fall

In an email sent on Tuesday, May 19 to students, NYU Provost Katherine Fleming announced a series of plans being considered by the university in order to avoid a fully remote semester for the...

As President Trump Restricts Flights From Europe, NYU Calls for Students to Return Home

NYU is pushing for students studying abroad at European sites to return home following President Trump’s national address regarding Coronavirus on Wednesday, March 11. Two emails sent out to students at European abroad sites on...

Teaching Assistants Plan a ‘Sick-Out’ Strike

NYU Teaching Assistants plan to collectively take three consecutive sick days starting Wednesday, May 6 to demonstrate their essential role at the university and protest NYU’s lack of support for graduate students.  The strike will...

Going Maskless on MTA Transit Now Costs $50

Riders refusing to wear a mask on Metropolitan Transportation Authority public transit now face $50 fines. The new rule went into effect on Monday, Sept. 14. Critics have alleged the rule is classist and...
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