Moon Base-Building, Self-Aware Robots Are in Development at Tandon

Tandon School of Engineering researchers are hoping to bring together a team with lofty goals, like repairing U.S. infrastructure and building bases on the Moon, or even Mars. It will be one that is...

Students Fear Upcoming Supreme Court Decision on LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination

After the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments for three labor discrimination cases on the grounds of transgender identity and sexuality last week, members of NYU’s LGBTQ community expressed dread and hopelessness about the outcomes. The...

Ten Students Received $5,000 for Human Rights Projects. Here’s What They Did.

From working on a Queens District Attorney campaign to engaging with female survivors of war-time sexual violence in Kosovo, the 10 recipients of the Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights presented their projects at...

NYU Launches Center for Social Media and Politics After Rise of Fake News, Russian...

The university has received approximately $12 million in funding to establish a new Center for Social Media and Politics, which will research topics like how social media affects political participation and the spread of...

Student Government, NYU Agree to Expunge Academic Probation Records

Student government reached an agreement with the university to change the current Academic Probation Policy last Friday, after a year of working with faculty in the University Senate. The university has an internal transcript, seen...

Anti-ICE Organization Protests at Washington Square Park

https://youtu.be/2pakAUhK2Ng An activist group calling for the abolishment of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement took to Washington Square Park on Thursday, replicating a protest held at The World Trade Center in early September. The direct action group...

NYU Researcher: Carbon Taxes Need to Be Higher to Avoid Climate Change’s Worst Effects

A tax on carbon emissions should start drastically higher than traditional climate change models suggest, according to a study published last week by NYU and Columbia University faculty. “The broader effort here was to use...

Students Mourn After Anti-Semitic Attack in Germany

Humming Jewish hymns to the strumming of guitars and beating of drums, around 50 NYU community members gathered at a vigil on Thursday to honor those affected by a recent attack on a synagogue...

Fake Facebook Pages Are Influencing the Canadian Election, Tandon Researchers Find

Fake fact-checking pages on Facebook have been attempting to influence the upcoming Canadian Federal Election, according to researchers at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. The research is part of the Online Political Transparency Project at...

Artist Tackled, Pepper-Sprayed by Officers in Washington Square Park

Oriel Ceballos was displaying his paintings along the fence of the Washington Square garden on Sunday — an area he said has long been frequented by artists — when he was told by park...

NYU Bookstore to Reduce Hours of Operation

The NYU Bookstore will reduce its hours of operation as of Saturday, Oct. 19 due to the “economics of brick-and-mortar bookstore operation,” according to an NYU press release. Follett, the company that owns the bookstore,...

NYU to Launch Study Away Site in Nashville This J-Term

The country music hub of the U.S., Nashville, Tennessee, will be home to a new study away program this upcoming J-term, joining the ever-growing list of cities with an NYU presence. The Steinhardt program is...
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