NYU administration reveals more plans to broaden inclusion on campus

NYU continues to take steps to increase the inclusion of students of color on campus, with an email sent out over Thanksgiving break announcing more initiatives to widen the talks of diversity on campus....

Study Points to Greater Faculty Diversity

Students of all races and ethnicities — even white students — favor teachers of color over white teachers, a study has found. Steinhardt assistant professors Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng and Peter F. Halpin found this...

Blackout Spurs Diversity Talks

Terrence Crutcher, Keith Lamont Scott and the names of other black and brown people who were killed by police remain prevalent in the minds of many — especially among the student of color population...

MSA Continues Efforts for Inclusivity in the Aftermath of Trump’s Inauguration

Love and hope meet bigotry and prejudice for the NYU Muslim Student Association — they plan to continue spreading positive messages, even after Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration. After the election, Trump openly expressed his desire...

Fight Against Islamophobia Continues at Tandon Rally

The Muslim Students Association at NYU continued fighting against Islamophobia during their rally at the Tandon School of Engineering on Tuesday evening. Using the same hashtag, #NotOnOurCampus, from their event last week on the...

It’s Affirmative, Your Race Isn’t Why You Got Into NYU

The use of Affirmative Action policies, or those intended to increase the representation of underrepresented communities, during the admissions process at American universities is a recurring point of debate in the academic and legal...

All You Need to Know About the IEC Sit-In

Incarceration to Education Coalition organizers and supporters secured both a recorded phone meeting with Common Application CEO Paul Mott and the promise of a meeting with NYU President Hamilton Saturday night after occupying the...

Black and Brown Coalition Takes Stock of Progress on Diversity at NYU

From renaming Bobst Library to increasing Title I high school recruitment, the Black and Brown Coalition has requested various changes to NYU. Last year, following sustained support for a more inclusionary environment for minority...

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 Prayer Room Vandalized With ‘Trump!’

Muslim students at the Tandon School of Engineering found the outside of their prayer room vandalized on Wednesday, with one word scrawled in erasable marker across the door: “Trump!” A report was filed with NYU...

NYU Ranked Ninth Among Worst Schools for Jewish Students

NYU was ranked the ninth worst college campus for Jewish students in the United States and Canada in the first annual list published by The Algemeiner, a Jewish newspaper. Jewish students comprise 27 percent...

Bias Hotline Fights Discrimination

NYU took measures to help students of all backgrounds feel safer on campus with its newly implemented Bias Response Line. The tool allows students to report incidents of marginalization via phone or an online...
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