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NYU dedicated its flagship new development at 181 Mercer Street to alum John Paulson, who made a $100 million donation toward the building.
Dec 14, 2022
Part-time faculty at The New School are nearing the end of the first week of a strike for better compensation and workplace protections.
Nov 22, 2022
Part-time professors at The New School plan to strike starting Wednesday if their union isn’t able to make a last-minute agreement with the university.
Nov 15, 2022
NYU has proposed amendments to its Faculty Handbook and the reevaluation of contracts to address faculty concerns following the firing of chemistry professor Maitland Jones Jr. The faculty who initially complained are unimpressed.
Nov 9, 2022
A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times by an unknown perpetrator as Greenwich Village’s annual Halloween celebrations came to a close on Monday, Oct. 31.
Nov 1, 2022
After a marathon bargaining session, the union representing adjunct faculty has reached a tentative agreement with the university. If ratified, the new contract promises higher compensation, administrative pay and other employment benefits.
Nov 1, 2022
After the NYU School of Law announced an event featuring two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement attorneys, students have signed a petition in protest.
Oct 28, 2022
The incident occurred on Thursday, Oct. 20, and the Department of Campus Safety has not yet identified the perpetrator.
Oct 21, 2022
A council of contract faculty is asking NYU administrators to reopen the case of the former organic chemistry professor’s termination.
Oct 21, 2022
The former New York City mayor will deliver talks and teach a graduate course in the spring as part of his new role as a visiting fellow at the university.
Oct 17, 2022
NYU adjunct professor Robert Ginsberg was suspended after the university discovered that he had been convicted of possessing and promoting child pornography in 2015. The adjunct union says it is prepared to represent him during review proceedings.
Oct 17, 2022
Each week, WSN sits down with an NYU student, faculty member or alum who’s making change beyond the university. Langone alum Gibran Shaikh shares how his dermatology company caters to people of color, treating conditions while keeping history in mind.
Oct 14, 2022
Untenured faculty across NYU have expressed concern about their terms of employment after organic chemistry professor Maitland Jones Jr.’s contract was terminated without warning. Faculty unions say they will fight for better grievance procedures and reappointment rights.
Oct 12, 2022
After months of organizing, resident assistants at Barnard College formally asked the university to recognize them as a union. The group will meet with administrators on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Oct 12, 2022
Robert Ginsberg, a real estate professor, is a registered sex offender in New York state. That didn’t stop him from continuing to teach at NYU until earlier this week.
Oct 9, 2022
Maitland Jones Jr., the fired NYU professor who made international headlines this week, submitted an extensive appeal letter objecting to the termination of his employment. It was immediately dismissed by university administrators.
Oct 7, 2022
Each week, WSN sits down with an NYU student, faculty member or alum who’s making change beyond NYU. Tisch graduate student Gabe Warshaw shares how his startup, Baton, makes sharing artists’ intellectual property more accessible and secure.
Oct 7, 2022
Representatives from NYU, the Union Square Partnership and a local politician unveiled eight new enclosed trash bins outside of the Carlyle Court residence hall during an inauguration event on Sept. 30.
Oct 5, 2022
After a group of organic chemistry students organized a petition in protest of Maitland Jones’ teaching methods, the professor’s contract was terminated. NYU faculty members say students shouldn’t be blamed.
Oct 5, 2022
An alert sent to the NYU community just before 11 a.m. on Wednesday reported that shots were fired near the university’s Brooklyn campus.
Oct 4, 2022
Each week, WSN sits down with an NYU student, faculty member or alum who’s making change beyond NYU. SPS senior Aboubacar Sall shares how his media company works to deconstruct the negative stereotypes associated with under-resourced neighborhoods.
Oct 3, 2022
ACT-UAW Local 7902, the union representing adjunct workers at NYU, has begun voting to authorize a strike if negotiations for a new contract with the university fail.
Sep 28, 2022
Each week, WSN sits down with an NYU student, faculty member or alum who’s making change beyond NYU. Stern MBA student Caroline Huber shares how the startup she founded with her childhood friend helps people quit vaping in a judgment-free environment.
Sep 23, 2022
After the New York Taxi Workers Alliance struck a deal with the city last fall, thousands of taxi drivers will see city-funded debt relief starting Monday, Sept. 19.
Sep 20, 2022
Each week, WSN sits down with an NYU student, faculty member or alum who’s making change beyond NYU. CAS senior Tiffany Lee shares how a habit-building app — developed alongside a Tandon graduate student and an NYU Abu Dhabi alum — allows users to bet on their own success.
Sep 16, 2022
After a data reporting scandal, Columbia University dipped from No. 2 to No. 18 in yesterday’s U.S. News & World Reports rankings. NYU now sits at No. 25.
Sep 13, 2022
Each week, WSN sits down with an NYU student, faculty member or alum who’s making change beyond NYU. Neil Bhatia, a 2019 graduate, shares how he makes finances more transparent with his startup, Lobbying Data.
Sep 9, 2022
Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights, a reproductive rights group that has faced criticism from other grassroots organizations, held a protest to make abortion legal nationwide on Labor Day.
Sep 7, 2022
An early morning shooting on Thursday left a young woman dead near Union Square. Neither a motive nor perpetrator have been identified.
Sep 2, 2022
Several students have been forced to replace and repurchase items after Dorm2Dorm — a storage and moving company for college students — delayed deliveries, damaged belongings and failed to return items.
Aug 30, 2022
Salman Rushdie, a distinguished writer in residence at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, was taken to a hospital Friday morning after he was stabbed in the neck while delivering a lecture in western New York state.
Aug 12, 2022
After years of disputes and delays, the construction of NYU’s flagship development is set to open for use at the start of the spring 2023 academic semester.
Aug 11, 2022
Early Thursday morning, Cornell University student Bryce Demopoulos pulled a man off of the tracks at the Third Avenue-138 Street subway station station shortly before the No. 6 train arrived.
Aug 4, 2022
Tens of thousands of NYU graduates were honored at two graduation ceremonies at Yankee Stadium on May 18, which featured singer-songwriter Taylor Swift and disability rights activist Judith Heumann as speakers.
May 20, 2022
NYU grads from the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 shared memories and wisdom while attending their commencement ceremonies at Yankee Stadium on May 18.
May 20, 2022
The former tenured MIT professor, who was forced out of three institutions following allegations of sexual misconduct, will no longer be considered for employment by NYU’s medical school.
May 3, 2022
With NYU’s Grossman medical school facing backlash for considering hiring David Sabatini, the school and the biologist have been supported by his former colleagues and students.
May 2, 2022
Grossman School of Medicine administrators offered justifications for considering hiring David Sabatini — who was forced out of three institutions due to sexual misconduct allegations — in a forum on Thursday, April 28.
Apr 29, 2022
Hundreds of community members at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine protested the potential hiring of David Sabatini, who resigned from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology earlier this month after sexual misconduct allegations.
Apr 28, 2022
NYU pres. had ‘strongly advised’ against med school’s potential hiring of MIT biologist accused of sexual misconduct
David Sabatini, a former tenured professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who stepped down following sexual assualt allegations, is being considered for hiring by NYU’s Grossman School of Medicine despite community backlash.
Apr 27, 2022
Frank James, the suspect in the Brooklyn subway shooting, was arrested on Wednesday, April 13, after Zack Dahhan spotted him walking on the First Avenue sidewalk.
Apr 13, 2022
University president Andrew Hamilton will resign from his role on June 30, 2023, and later rejoin NYU as a CAS chemistry professor.
Apr 13, 2022
Katherine Fleming, who has served as NYU’s chief academic officer since 2016, will preside over the J. Paul Getty Trust and its $9.2 billion endowment.
Apr 6, 2022
Victoria Rosner, the current dean of academic affairs at Columbia University’s School of General Studies, will become the dean of the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU beginning July 15.
Apr 5, 2022
After NYU lifted parts of its on-campus mask mandate earlier this week, community members are unsure of where exactly mask wearing is optional or required.
Apr 1, 2022
The university’s incoming class of 2026 is its most selective ever. NYU received more than 105,000 applications.
Mar 31, 2022
The Student Government Assembly passed resolutions proposed by Sunrise Movement NYU and a member of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee during its meeting on March 2.
Mar 7, 2022
The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Feb. 21 to Feb. 27.
Feb 20, 2022
The uptick in product prices and lack of shelf stock have led New York City residents to reevaluate their food consumption habits.
Feb 17, 2022
Patricia McSteen, Ohio University’s former dean of students, will join the campus safety department next week to bolster community outreach.
Feb 8, 2022
With inflation rates reaching a near 40-year high, businesses around NYU are suffering from supply chain issues and increased costs.
Feb 3, 2022
As NYU resumes in-person instruction, read about the recommendations and requirements you need to know at the beginning of the spring semester.
Jan 24, 2022
David Ko plans to advocate for entrepreneurship opportunities and student success as one of the newest members of NYU’s Board of Trustees.
Dec 6, 2021
Renowned author Fran Lebowitz discussed style, her career and her annoyance with NYU students.
Nov 15, 2021
Taxi workers of New York City and their supporters ended a two-week hunger strike after negotiating a debt relief agreement with the city and a private equity firm.
Nov 8, 2021
Karishma Chari, who ended her fast on Tuesday morning, participated in the New York Taxi Workers Alliance’s hunger strike alongside taxi drivers campaigning for debt relief and workers’ rights.
Nov 3, 2021
NYU Langone Health announced a new vacation day, which they are calling “Cultural Heritage Day,” after employees pointed out that the medical center’s 2022 holiday calendar did not include Juneteenth.
Oct 29, 2021
The New York Taxi Workers Alliance began its hunger strike at City Hall on Oct. 20. They are protesting against a proposed debt relief plan that they say will hurt drivers more than it will help them.
Oct 21, 2021
After a statue of George Floyd was defaced on Oct. 3, local activists and community members worked to restore and protect it.
Oct 13, 2021
The Minetta Creek Collective’s farmstand, set to launch on Oct. 6, reimagines the concept of a food bank for the NYU and Greenwich Village communities.
Oct 6, 2021
NYU returned to full in-person instruction this fall, but students are concerned about large class sizes, limited room for social distancing and contrasting rules for academic and non-academic spaces.
Sep 29, 2021