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Court dismisses claims in alum’s Title IX suit over Tisch ‘blacklist’

A Tisch alum accused of sexual misconduct on an anonymous “blacklist” sued NYU over how the university addressed his concerns. The court dismissed his federal claims earlier this month.
Aashna Miharia, Deputy News Editor Feb 21, 2024

Over a year after an anonymous list accusing film students of misconduct emerged in the Tisch School of the Arts, the court dismissed claims in an alumnus’ lawsuit that NYU violated...

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NYU’s yearslong history with the Turner Construction Company

The university hired Turner to construct the Paulson Center months after filing a lawsuit against the company accusing it of building faulty flood protections.
Mariapaula Gonzalez, Staff Writer Feb 20, 2024

Just a few months before NYU hired Turner Construction Company — an international construction services firm based in North America — to build the now-completed Paulson Center,...

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Prof. requests defendant status in antisemitism suit against NYU

Adrianna Nehme, News Editor Feb 16, 2024

CAS professor Andrew Ross, who was accused of “egregious acts of antisemitism” in a November complaint filed against NYU by three Jewish students, will be allowed to make a...

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Contract faculty call on NYU to reinstate student complaint policies in handbook

A group of contract faculty wrote a memo to Interim Provost Georgina Dopico calling on the university to reinstate sections of the faculty handbook regarding complaints made by students.
Maximus Getty, Contributing Writer Feb 16, 2024

The Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Senators Council, a group of around 30 full-time contract faculty members, sent a letter to NYU administration Tuesday calling on the...

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Student fondled near Paulson Center

The student was walking on West 3rd Street between LaGuardia Place and Mercer Street before the suspect “grabbed their buttocks.”
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor Feb 16, 2024

An NYU student was assaulted Thursday evening near the Paulson Center, Campus Safety head Fountain Walker reported in a universitywide email.  The student was walking along...

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Students now able to take free test prep courses with new NYU partnership

The university is partnering with Kaplan, Inc., an educational services company, to offer free courses to students for graduate school admissions tests.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor Feb 15, 2024

NYU students now have access to free test preparation courses on the international educational services company Kaplan, Inc., university administration announced on Wednesday. Students...

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NYU ranks No. 8 for Fulbright U.S. Student Program

For the 2023-24 academic year, NYU had 27 Fulbright scholars, earning its status as a “Top Producing Institution” for the eighth consecutive year.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor Feb 15, 2024

NYU ranked No. 8 among 10 institutions in the country for the largest number of accepted applicants to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in the 2023-24 academic year — one position...

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Journalism program director allegedly involved in Lorin Stein hiring

Katie Roiphe, a program director in the journalism department, allegedly had a role in hiring a professor accused of sexual misconduct with whom she had worked in the past.
Dharma Niles, Deputy News Editor Feb 14, 2024

A program director at NYU’s journalism institute may have been involved in hiring her former editor, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, as a professor in the department....

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AI following baby’s development capable of language learning, NYU study finds

Researchers used footage from a camera mounted on a baby’s head to train an artificial intelligence model and test its language-learning capabilities.
Antonia Ang and Max Getty Feb 14, 2024

Artificial intelligence might be able to learn a language similarly to a baby, even without any prior knowledge of grammar or social interactions, researchers from NYU’s Center...

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NYU leadership delays student gov’t pro-Palestinian speech proposal

The resolution, which was passed by the Student Government Assembly in December, will go to a committee of students and faculty for further deliberation in March.
Maisie Zipfel, Deputy News Editor Feb 13, 2024

The University Senate Executive Committee, a group of seven administrators, faculty and a student representative, passed a majority vote to delay the student government’s resolution...

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Inside NYU’s Immigrant Rights Clinic

Every year, up to 12 NYU Law students participate in the school’s Immigrant Rights Clinic, where they provide legal representation in immigration cases.
Mariapaula Gonzalez, Staff Writer Feb 13, 2024

Every year, up to 12 second and third-year law students work at the School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic — a yearlong course where students provide legal representation...

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Tuesday classes remote due to impending snowstorm

NYU announced that all classes will be remote tomorrow in light of expected snowfall and inclement weather.
Bruna Horvath, News Editor Feb 12, 2024

Classes will be remote Tuesday due to concerns of a coming snowstorm, NYU leadership announced in a universitywide email earlier this afternoon.  In the email, from Interim...

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