NYU College of Dentistry Rejects Pass/Fail

NYU College of Dentistry has chosen to reject a pass/fail grading system for the remainder of the spring semester as of Wednesday, April 22.  Dean Charles N. Bertolami and Academic Department chairs suggested in a...

Student Organizations Put $75,000 Toward COVID-19 Emergency Relief

The Student Government Assembly has donated $75,000 to the NYU COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, according to a statement released by SGA on Wednesday, April 15.  The money primarily came from the SGA’s general budget as...

COVID-19 Coalition Begins ‘Virtual Week of Action’

The NYU COVID-19 Coalition — a student-led activist organization — kicked off a week of virtual activism with a town hall, outlining the week ahead and providing an overview of coalition demands on Monday,...

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...

NYU School of Law Shifts to Mandatory Pass/Fail

The NYU School of Law shifted to a mandatory pass/fail grading model for the remainder of the Spring semester as of Wednesday, March 25.  This decision was made based on the recommendation of law students,...

NYU School of Global Public Health Plans to Expand in 2021

NYU will expand the School of Global Public Health across adjoining historical buildings — a project that is planned to be completed by January 2021. The new expansion will occur at 404 Lafayette St. and...

Students Concerned Over Possibility of a Remote Fall Semester

Speculation concerning the possibility of continuing remote instruction through the fall semester plagues NYU students — especially those taking classes not well suited for online.  In a recent study by Inside Higher Ed, approximately 33%...

One Student’s Perspective on Social Distancing in NYU Residence Halls

After some initial confusion, the few students still living in NYU residence halls are able to practice social distancing and continue their lives in the city amid the pandemic.  In an email on Monday, March...

Three NYU Professors Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Three NYU faculty members were announced as Guggenheim fellows on Thursday, April 9. The fellowships are awarded to advanced professionals who have already demonstrated their ability in the arts, humanities or sciences. The John Simon...

Expecting Tuition Reimbursement, Tisch Students Receive Fee Refunds Instead

Eligible Tisch students received an email on Friday, April 10 stating that they had been awarded refunds, but upon closer examination, students discovered fee reimbursements as low as $35. “We have now completed the review...

Student-Led Coalition Lobbies for Greater University Support Amid COVID-19

The NYU COVID-19 Coalition — a student activist organization —  demanded a meeting with university officials in its most recent letter to NYU President Andrew Hamilton sent on Tuesday, April 7. The letter continued...

SGA Hosts Zoom Forum on COVID-19 Response

Last week, the Student Government Assembly held a joint online town hall with various university officials to answer students’ questions concerning COVID-19. For students who are feeling overwhelmed by social distancing and self-quarantining, Health and...
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