Like NYU, Barnard Drops Aramark for Chartwells

Barnard College decided to drop Aramark as a food service provider in favor of Chartwells in an announcement on Thursday. The Compass Group subsidiary will take over the college’s dining operations in summer 2019,...

University Student Leaders Share Ways to Combat Campus Food Insecurity

Students and faculty leaders from universities in Alabama, New Jersey and New York discussed how to better address food insecurity on their campuses via Skype on Wednesday. Steinhardt graduate student Jonathan Chin got the idea...

NYU Students for Justice in Palestine Receives Service Award From President Hamilton

NYU Students for Justice in Palestine — which often conflicts with the university’s administration — was selected to receive the President’s Service Award, the group announced on Facebook on April 4. “We are thrilled...

NYU Students Protest Whitney Board Member’s Ties to Border Weapons

An activist group co-founded by an NYU professor has continued a series of protests against the Whitney Museum of American Art due to its Vice Chairman’s connection to weapons used against migrants at the...

‘You Can Be Detained for Anything’: Academics Discuss Protecting Academic Freedom Abroad

Limits on academic freedom in countries such as the United Arab Emirates and China — where NYU has satellite campuses — have resulted in disappearances, imprisonment, censorship and security denials. Academics discussed working in...

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 Names Poet Elizabeth Alexander as 2019 Commencement Speaker

Celebrated poet and Yale University Professor Elizabeth Alexander will speak at NYU’s all-university commencement on May 22 at Yankee Stadium, university spokesperson John Beckman announced on Monday. Alexander is president of the Andrew W....

Green Grants Fund Sustainable Menstrual Products, Film Sets

From building a carbon-neutral film set to a starting podcast about climate change, eight students and faculty members received Green Grants to finance their eco-friendly projects from the Office of Sustainability last month. Tisch senior...

What It Means for NYUAD to Be Fully Funded by the UAE

Public information on NYU Abu Dhabi is limited — to say the least. From labor abuses involved in building the campus to professors who have been denied entry, much about the site has been...

Student Elbowed in Brittany Hall

From April 1 to 4, the NYU Department of Public Safety received one report of criminal trespass, four reports of larceny, one report of drug law violation and four reports of harassment. Trespassing On April 4...

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...

NYU Loses Lawsuit to Insurer Over Flood Damage Caused By Hurricane Sandy

NYU plans to appeal a recent lawsuit between the university and its insurer, FM Global, regarding payments for the damages caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Southern District Court of New York ruled in favor...
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