NYU to Create a Scholarship for Formerly Incarcerated Students

NYU will offer a new scholarship for formerly incarcerated students beginning fall 2020 as a result of a prison divestment campaign by the Prison Industrial Complex Committee and the Incarceration to Education Coalition. A Prison...

Bronx Prep School Encourages Black Students to Excel

The sound of banging drums reverberates throughout the auditorium as lines of students in long-patterned skirts dance while stepping to the beat of their classmates’ rapid playing. This is African dance class at The...

Accounts of Discrimination Shared Anonymously via Instagram

Anonymous experiences of discrimination have been shared on an Instagram account created in February as an experiment in social justice. The account, called UnheardNYU, has about 110 followers and was created by a group of...

College of Dentistry Opens Center for Disabled

People with disabilities that inhibit oral health treatment now have access to a new center — opened by the NYU College of Dentistry — that is uniquely tailored to their needs. The Oral Health Center...

Student Tweet About Racist Email Gains Traction

A student detailed via Twitter an act of racial discrimination he experienced on Tuesday, warranting a response from the Silver School of Social Work. Silver first-year graduate student Shahem Mclaurin, who is currently in Paris,...

Weekly LS Panels Highlight Diverse Black Experiences

LS Clinical Assistant Professor Kaia Shivers read lines in the Yoruba language, with each sentence punctuated by a collective chant of “ashe,” the Yoruba word meaning “so be it.” This was part of the...

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...

17 Percent of Students Have Experienced Hostility at NYU, [email protected] Survey Reveals

Results for the [email protected] campus climate survey conducted this past November and December in partnership with Rankin & Associates Consulting were released Tuesday, April 24 at an event in the Rosenthal Pavilion of the...

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

NYU Jewish Voice for Peace was one of several chapters of the organization that gathered late Sunday afternoon to protest outside of the Ziegfeld Ballroom where Trump campaign donor and pro-Israel billionaire Sheldon Adelson...

New York Times Columnist Discusses Identity at NYU Review and Debates

On Wednesday, The Review and Debates at NYU welcomed renowned philosopher and Professor of Philosophy at NYU Law Kwame Anthony Appiah to speak on the topic of identity. Appiah has taught at Yale University,...

Kimmel Rally Responds to Anti-DREAMer Vandalism

Rows of solemn faces could be seen through the glass doors of the Kimmel Center for Student Life at noon today as students gathered at a rally organized in response to a vandalized poster...

Tandon Professor is First Female Chair of Database

Juliana Freire, a professor at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and NYU Center for Data Science, was elected this year as the first female chair of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest...
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