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...

NYU Gives Update on Residence Halls, Insurance and More

NYU has offered to make Alumni Hall available to healthcare workers from other hospitals without charging rent, according to an email from NYU Senior Leadership circulated on Saturday, April 12.  Last week, NYU rendered Third...

Public Safety Officer is the First COVID-19 Death in the NYU Community

Rodney Mack, an NYU Public Safety Officer, has passed away from COVID-19 complications, according to a statement released by the College of Dentistry. Known by many as “Mack,” he passed away this Sunday, April making...

Some Professors Opt for Pre-Recorded Classes Amid Remote Instruction

Since the transition to online classes, several professors have started recording video lectures and posting them online for students to watch, as an alternative to real-time Zoom lectures.  Termed “asynchronous” or “deconstructive” learning, this approach...

Students at The New School Stage Academic Strike

Students at the New School have called for an academic strike starting April 6 in response to the university’s management of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants in the strike are refusing to complete class work, register...

Two NYU Dorms Will Be Made Available to Medical Workers

Carlyle Court Residence Hall and Third Avenue North Residence Hall will likely be used as extra hospital spaces, according to an email sent out by NYU leadership on Saturday, April 4.  “The City and State...
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