Student app manages wait times in hospitals

In a struggle against long hospital wait times, Tandon senior Yasir Ali launched MedTimers this past April to help medical facilities efficiently manage patient flow and publish real-time wait times for patients. The young entrepreneur...

Student-workers angry at payroll backup

SLAM members called out NYU’s PeopleLink Payroll Department this week for accumulating a student-employee pay backlog due to paperwork issues, culminating in an occupation of the university’s Gould Welcome Center on Friday afternoon. The group...

College Democrats, Republicans talk immigration, education

Red and blue collided as the NYU College Republicans and College Democrats wrangled over the economics of immigration and school vouchers on Thursday at the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life. Their only...

Airbnb CEO talks his roots, entrepreneurial success

In order to encourage student innovation, the Entrepreneurial Institute has partnered with Newsweek to offer “Founders Unplugged,” which will offer students the opportunity to hear from some of the biggest names in the tech...

[PHOTOS] Students work to raise awareness of black culture

Students around the Kimmel Center for University Life were met with a large number of signs reading “#Black_______Matter” on Thursday, thanks to the Black Students Union’s newest demonstration. The posters are the group’s new Black...

NYU Reacts: Poly becomes Tandon

NYU’s engineering school has been renamed the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, following a $100 million donation from Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon announced on Monday. Chandrika is on the NYU Board of Trustees and is...

Tobacco-free initiative struggles to spark among students

A collection of cigarette butts sits on the sidewalk outside the entrance to Bobst Library, discarded by the clusters of students who briefly step away from their studies to smoke. While this may hardly...

NYU bus strikes pedestrian

An NYU Bus hit a pedestrian earlier this afternoon, according to NYU Local. The woman was crossing the intersection at 3rd Avenue and 10th Street when the incident occurred. The woman, who was described as...

Engineering school name change brings mixed feedback

NYU’s engineering school has a new name following a $100 million donation from Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon, NYU announced early Monday morning. The school will now be known as the NYU Tandon School of...

Eco-friendly to-go option off to a slow start in dining halls

Contain your excitement, because takeout at NYU dining halls is now friendly — eco-friendly that is. NYU Dining issued an email on Saturday announcing reusable takeout boxes would be available starting Monday at Weinstein,...

NYU impresses in World University rankings

The prestige of NYU academics takes center stage again, as the university is ranked 30th by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in its list of top global universities for the 2015-2016 school...

NYU kicks off first Leadership Week

From Oct. 5 to 8, students will be able to participate in NYU’s inaugural Leadership Week from, a series of events held in order to foster creativity and educate attendees about the opportunities that...
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