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NYUs campus in Shanghai, China, founded in 2013. (Photo by Casey Kwon)

NYU Shanghai’s First Graduating Class Excels After College

February 16, 2018
NYU Shanghai's class of 2017 has seen glowing successful upon graduation. 97% of the school's first graduating class are currently employed.
Students discussing and critiquing the Haitian Revolution,  at “Revolution: Forgotten Remembered Reimagined,” one of the MLK Week Events.

NYU Recognizes Today’s Revolutions at 50th MLK Week with Spike Lee

February 12, 2018
Students celebrated NYU's Martin Luther King, Jr. week of service in a variety of ways.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a driving tax applicable in areas of high traffic congestion in New York City. If passed, a pricing zone would be established affecting NYU’s Washington Square campus.

Cuomo’s Proposed Driving Tax Poses Impacts to Students, Faculty

January 25, 2018
NYU reacts to Governor Cuomo's new "driving tax."
NYU Langone Health launched its new Facial Paralysis and Reanimation Center, which will specialize in facial paralysis treatment and research, earlier this month.

NYU Langone Launches Center to Combat Facial Paralysis

November 28, 2017
NYU Langone just launched a center specializing in facial paralysis and reanimation.
On Nov. 16 NYU fraternity Lambda Phi Epsilon held a bone marrow drive to get NYU students to sign up as potential donors for those in need.

Not Your Average Bake Sale: NYU Frat Hosts Bone Marrow Drive

November 17, 2017
NYU fraternity Lambda Phi Epsilon hosted a registration event on Thursday at which students could sign up to become bone marrow donors.
The Department of History, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies will host a Energy and the Left workshop on March 30. The workshop will focus on the relationship between the creation of energy infrastructure and its effect on the leftist struggle.

NYU Department of History to Host “Energy and the Left” Workshop

November 2, 2017
Multiple NYU departments collaborated to hold a workshop on energy and it's relationship with the American leftist parties.
Professor and NYU Langone doctor Olugbenga Ogedegbe was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

National Academy of Medicine Elects NYU Professor

October 26, 2017
NYU Doctor elected to National Academy of Medicine Olugbenga Ogedegbe.
PolyBOTS president Jesse Lew and Abhimanyu Ghosh were among those who competed at this years SumoBots competition on Oct. 17

PolyBOTS Club Hosts Annual SumoBots Competition

October 19, 2017
Tandon PolyBOTS club hosts its annual SumoBots competition on Tuesday, Oct. 17.
PolyBOTS president Jesse Lew and Abhimanyu Ghosh were among those who competed at this years SumoBots competition on Oct. 17

Photo: HUMOR: Constipated Freshman Without Phone Loses Ability to Poop

October 19, 2017

PolyBOTS president Jesse Lew and Abhimanyu Ghosh were among those who competed at this years SumoBots competition on Oct. 17

The Sounds of New York (SONYC) are gathering sound recordings of different sources from sound pollution in New York. Researchers are trying to find the health and city life effects noise pollution has on citizens.

Sound Pollution Research Records NYU

October 13, 2017
Researchers from NYU and Ohio State are recording street traffic around NYU. Students react to questions of privacy concerns.
NYU Stern Alumni Max Kramer, created a new safety regulated gun that has a camera attached to it. Wherever the gun is pointed and shot at, a camera will record the event.

Photo: Stern Alum Creates First Weapon-Mounted Camera

September 29, 2017

NYU Stern Alumni Max Kramer, created a new safety regulated gun that has a camera attached to it. Wherever the gun is pointed and shot at, a camera will record the event.

CMEP recently brought in a new therapist for the NYU public. Dr. Jonathan McClain wants to provide a place for students to feel comfortable discussing their identity.

CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs offers health and academic services for students of various social identities.
September 15, 2017
The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (CMEP) offers health and academic services for students of various social identities—including HIV testing and a 24-hour bias response line.
Strong Island is a raw and emotional film about the loss of a young man.

‘Strong Island:’ A Story of Racial Injustice Told by Those Left Behind

September 13, 2017
"Strong Island" is a story of injustice, detailing the murder of director Yance Ford's brother during the worst of the Jim Crow era.