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N.Y.U. Grossman School of Medicine building. It is a red brick building. People are walking outside the building and a large sign with “NYU Grossman School of Medicine is in the front.

NYU study finds variations in speech-planning processes

Researchers from NYU Grossman found differences between speech-preparing processes in various parts of the brain by studying data from epilepsy patients.
Krish Dev, Multimedia Editor April 3, 2024

Different parts of the brain may use different processes for preparing speech, according to a recent study by researchers from NYU’s Grossman School of Medicine. Researchers...

Students gathered in the Paulson Center lobby with a sign saying “N.Y.U. HAS BLOOD ON ITS HANDS” in black and red font with red paint handprints. A Palestinian flag is hanging on the window behind them.

Over 150 hold demonstration outside Paulson, attempt to enter lobby

The university said a student encouraged a group of non-NYU affiliated protesters to enter the building.
Mariapaula Gonzalez, Staff Writer April 2, 2024

More than 150 pro-Palestinian protesters demonstrated outside the Paulson Center on Saturday, with a smaller demonstration inside the building’s atrium organized by students...

The exterior of N.Y.U. Langone’s Tisch Hospital and the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion.

NYU Langone proposes $22M project to centralize transplant services on main campus

The project will consolidate liver, lung and heart transplant services, aiming to benefit patients by centralizing care and improving accessibility.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor April 2, 2024

NYU Langone Health has proposed a $22 million project to the New York State Department of Health that would combine the medical center’s liver, lung and heart transplant services,...

A document titled “A Student-Led Proposal to Enact the College Student Suicude Prevention Act (CSSPA)” on a purple gradient background.

SGA pushing for statewide suicide prevention policies in universities

The student government is working with other student leaders in New York state to introduce a bill that would require universities to implement certain suicide prevention measures if passed.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor April 1, 2024

Content warning: This article contains mentions of suicide. NYU’s Student Government Assembly is working alongside over 50 student governments from universities across the...

An S.A.T. a practice pamphlet sits alongside a book featuring the words S.A.T. Test Preparation on it, and other study items on a desk.

NYU considers reinstating standardized testing requirement

The announcement comes after some universities reinstated standardized testing requirements, citing that test-optional policies could disadvantage lower-income students.
Ruhan Ganpath, Contributing Writer March 29, 2024

NYU is reconsidering its test-optional policy for next year’s admissions cycle after some universities across the country found that the approach could disadvantage lower-income...

The outside entrance of N.Y.U Langone Health’s main campus with a road sign in front of the modern building with a glass facade.

NYU Langone calls claims of withholding millions in tax breaks ‘disappointing’

A report released by the Lown Institute claimed that NYU Langone Health retained over $220 million in tax breaks meant to benefit community health.
Bruna Horvath, News Editor March 28, 2024

NYU Langone Health dismissed claims that it withheld more than $220 million in tax breaks after a recent press release from the Lown Institute, a health care think tank, ranked...

Three students walk down the Grand Staircase in the Kimmel Center for University Life. A barrier is placed on the left side of the staircase.

‘It’s better than nothing’: NYU partially reopens Kimmel stairs

The university reopened a section of the Kimmel stairs this week, five months after closing it due to heightened protest activity near campus.
Aashna Miharia and Dharma Niles March 27, 2024

NYU has reopened a section of the Kimmel Center for University Life’s Grand Staircase, according to a Tuesday email to the university community from executive vice president...

To the right there is a sign on a brick wall that reads, ‘New York University School of Law.’ Behind that wall is the entrance of a brick building.

SBA announces elections to replace members after resignation

The elections come after all members of the law school’s Student Bar Association stepped down last semester following comments on the Israel-Hamas war made by the group’s former president in a newsletter.
Adrianna Nehme, News Editor March 26, 2024

The NYU School of Law’s Student Bar Association — the school’s student government — is holding elections to fill 15 vacant positions after the entire group disbanded in...

A choir in various black and red garments perform under banners reading, “Workers United” and “Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition.”

Hundreds gather to commemorate 113th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

NYU community members honored the lives lost during the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire at New York City’s commemoration yesterday.
Dharma Niles, Deputy News Editor March 26, 2024

Around 200 people gathered outside NYU’s Brown Building to honor the lives lost in the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on Monday afternoon. The fire, which killed 146 workers...

A graphic of the first two pages of a legal opinion document on a purple background.

NYU moves to dismiss antisemitism lawsuit brought by Jewish students

The university called for the lawsuit, which accuses it of indifference toward antisemitic incidents on campus, to be dismissed earlier this month.
Aashna Miharia, Deputy News Editor March 25, 2024

NYU is looking to dismiss a November lawsuit filed by three Jewish students that accuses the university of indifference toward antisemitism and of violating federal civil rights...

The exterior of the top floor of a building with a purple N.Y.U. Langone Health sign.

Grossman alum donates $15 million in research funding to NYU Langone

Wendy and Wayne Holman, the latter of whom is a graduate of NYU’s Grossman School of Medicine, gifted the university’s medical center with its largest-ever donation from an alumnus.
Bruna Horvath, News Editor March 25, 2024

NYU Langone Health received $15 million from philanthropists Wendy and Wayne Holman earlier this month, marking the largest gift ever given to the NYU Grossman School of Medicine...

Three security guards in blue uniforms congregate in front of the Grand Staircase in the Kimmel Center for University Life. A barrier is placed both on the top and bottom of the staircase.

Student gov’t passes resolution to reopen Kimmel steps

The resolution will now go to the University Senate Executive Committee, which will decide on next steps.
Maisie Zipfel, Deputy News Editor March 15, 2024

The Student Government Assembly passed a resolution to reopen the Grand Staircase in the Kimmel Center for University Life, which has been closed since October, at a meeting on...

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