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This summer, the Center for Student Life opened the International Student Center, where international students can meet, connect and learn about new resources.

International Safe Space Opens in Kimmel

September 5, 2017
A space for the NYU international community just opened in Kimmel.
Daniel Lerner, co-professor of NYU’s popular “Science of Happiness” course. On Tuesday, Lerner published a book based on the class, titled “U Thrive: How to Succeed in College (and Life).”

Science of Happiness Professors Release Class-Based Book

April 19, 2017
If you can't take the "Science of Happiness" course, don't worry — the professors behind it have published a book based on the class.
NYUs campus in Shanghai, China, founded in 2013. (Photo by Casey Kwon)

First Graduating Class at NYU Shanghai

April 12, 2017
NYU Shanghai will hold its first commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 28. The graduating class of 300 students first enrolled at the Shanghai campus in 2013.
NYU Design for America members meet with local women in Tripureshwor, Nepal, Jan. 2016. The university organisation is collaborating with youth groups in the Nepalese slum to provide comfort to women at night through the use of solar paint.

NYU Design for America Members Collaborate with Youth in Nepal

April 5, 2017
NYU DFA teamed up with the Bindi Project to bring light and a sense of safety to Tripureshwor in Kathmandu.
This story is about the law school.

NYU Law Expands Pro Bono Opportunities for Students

March 30, 2017
NYU Law has various resources to help students meet the pro bono prerequisites that New York requires, including the school's partnership with a tech start-up called Paladin.
According to the Brooklyn Eagle, NYU Langone Medical Center is continuing its expansion efforts by adding a site in Bay Ridge. So, the Brooklyn community will have more access to medical care.

Photo: Langone Expands to Bay Ridge

April 10, 2017

According to the Brooklyn Eagle, NYU Langone Medical Center is continuing its expansion efforts by adding a site in Bay Ridge. So, the Brooklyn community will have more access to medical care.

NYU’s Board of Trustees with Andrew Hamilton in September 2016. The board of trustees has recently faced pressure from student groups to increase transparency and student involvement in the board.

What the 13 Non-NYU Related Trustees Do

March 20, 2017
Although the majority of the members on the board of trustees are alumni, some members have no previous affiliation with NYU. Read this list to learn about 13 non-affiliated trustee members.
NYU is providing both a three-year and a five-year acceleration path to graduate. Both are a part of the new affordability initiatives.

New Affordability Programs Aim to Speed Students Through College

February 28, 2017
President Hamilton releases NYU Accelerate, a plan to graduate faster with less student debt. Students are concerned that the program will not achieve long-term affordability.
Bread is widely eaten as a snack or a meal. But bread can also be eaten as dessert or on the go.

Photo: The Art of Eating: Bread

February 27, 2017

Bread is widely eaten as a snack or a meal. But bread can also be eaten as dessert or on the go.

These shoes are from the Ivanka Trump clothing line. Nordstrom recently cut the line off due to poor performance sales, creating a heated discussion about politics in fashion.

Photo: When Politics Meet Fashion

February 13, 2017

These shoes are from the Ivanka Trump clothing line. Nordstrom recently cut the line off due to poor performance sales, creating a heated discussion about politics in fashion.

Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt has faced criticism from the left for his skeptical outlook on climate change.

How Will Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Policies Affect NYU Students?

February 9, 2017
Second in the series of articles asking students and professors how they feel about Trump's EPA pick.
During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

February 3, 2017
Social media is a valuable tool for staying informed in a changing political climate. Yet, overindulging in it can also be highly detrimental to mental health and activism..

Redefining Dropouts from NYU

October 28, 2016

While NYU students flock to NYU from all corners of the world, they also leave for a myriad of reasons, from financial constraints to pursuing other life objectives. WSN reached...

NYU Steinhardts Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions bring music icons to engage in a conversation about their careers and how to get started.

Photo: Rosanne Cash talks songwriting

October 13, 2015

NYU Steinhardt's Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions bring music icons to engage in a conversation about their careers and how to get started.