Stigma Dominates Coronavirus Conversation in NYC

The coronavirus has consumed social media platforms recently, but the conversation and containment efforts surrounding the virus have inflamed years-old stigmas against Asians in New York City. Coronavirus, a pneumonia-like virus which originated in central...

Stern MBA Program is Designated STEM

NYU Stern’s MBA program received a STEM designation, increasing the program’s appeal for international students by allowing them to work in the U.S. for more time after graduation. STEM groups science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

Professors Create Games to Improve Brain Function

Three research-based game apps co-programmed by an NYU Steinhardt professor along with professors from the City University of New York and the University of California, Santa Barbara have been proven to develop cognitive skills,...

Chelsea Residents Resist Public Housing Privatization at Town Hall

More than 30 Chelsea community members and activists sat in the auditorium of New York Public School 33 on Tuesday to attend the second Fight for NYCHA town hall.  Fight for NYCHA is an activist...

Trash Fire Spotted Near Tisch Building

McDonald’s workers extinguished a fire that broke out across from NYU’s Tisch building on Thursday night. No injuries have been reported thus far.  Global Liberal Studies sophomore Trinity Rivas was leaving her class in the...

NYU Class of 2024 Applications Exceed 85,000

NYU received over 85,000 applications for first-year admissions for the fall class of 2024, according to a press release from the university. This marks the 13th year that NYU’s application numbers have surpassed those of...

Menstruation as a Human Right, NYU Talk Discusses Cultural Stigma

Against the backdrop of NYU’s implementation of free period products in every dorm, human rights professionals spoke Tuesday about the growing importance of menstruation rights around the world. In a series sponsored by the Center...

Ronell Takes Leave of Absence After Contentious Return Last Semester

Professor Avital Ronell — who returned to teach last semester after a year-long suspension for sexually harassing a student — will be taking a leave of absence this spring, NYU Graduate School of Arts...

Frustration Mounts as NYU Students Cancel Shanghai Study Abroad Plans

Amid apprehension surrounding the coronavirus, NYU students previously expected to study in Shanghai have called off their plans, spurring anxiety over housing and class reassignment. Among changes to address the rapid spread of the coronavirus,...

Vape Epidemic Possibly Overblown, According to NYU Study

A recent study by researchers at the NYU School of Global Public Health suggests that vaping may not be the epidemic it is widely regarded as. The study looked at statistics from the 2018 National...

Stern Alumnus Sentenced for Insider Trading — With Minimal Consequences

Stern alumnus Bill Tsai will spend 90 days in a community reentry center, be placed under five-year probation, fined $100 and forfeit his illicit earnings, according to court documents. Bill Tsai was arrested one year...

Langone Transplant Institute Performs First Successful Heart Transplant in US Using New Method

The NYU Langone Transplant Institute became the first United States medical center to perform a successful heart transplant using a new organ revitalization technique last Monday. The Transplant Institute partnered with LiveOnNY — an organ...
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