Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

When NYU professor and journalist Mohamad Bazzi mapped out his fall schedule earlier this year, he imagined he would be teaching halfway across the world in an Emirati classroom at NYU’s Abu Dhabi campus....

NYU Steinhardt Graduate School Creates New Scholarships for Underrepresented Students

NYU Steinhardt's graduate school announced new scholarship categories earlier this month designed to support underrepresented communities.  The newly announced scholarships are intended for minority populations and recognize students who embody the school's emphasis on inclusion,...

Underrepresented Students Demand Support From NYU

When President Donald Trump rescinded support for children of undocumented immigrants on Sept. 5, 2017, NYU’s president, Andrew Hamilton, was quick to offer support to students who were affected. “NYU is committed to fully supporting...

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...

Steinhardt Dean Reveals Creation of Office of Equity, Belonging and Community Action

In a school-wide email sent out on Sept. 4, Steinhardt Dean Jack H. Knott announced the creation of the Office of Equity, Belonging and Community Action at Steinhardt. In a later email dated Sept....

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 Lacks Representation, Support for Latine Students, Attendees of Town Hall Say

NYU often boasts about it’s diversity — in its press release on the class of 2023, the headline was “NYU Admits Most Diverse Class in Its History” — but at an NYU Latine Town...

Panelists Say COVID-19 Has Disproportionate Effects on African American Communities

COVID-19 has taken a disproportionate toll on the African-American community, according to experts who spoke at a webinar on Friday, April 17.  The panel — held via Zoom — was hosted by the NYU School...

Student Government Address Diversity Through Alternate Senator at-Large Positions

NYU’s student government is making efforts to increase diversity through their Alternate Senator at-Large applications, which are due Monday. The Student Senators Council is the largest body within the Student Government Assembly, made up of...

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...

Activists Call for More Action on Menstrual Health. Period.

Protestors parted a Red Sea of T-shirts and signs on Saturday, sporting the color for the first New York National Period Day rally outside City Hall meant to bring awareness to often-stigmatized topics surrounding...
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