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Gallatin junior Krystal McLeod was named a 2015 Truman Scholar

CAS junior wins Truman Scholarship

April 26, 2015
Gallatin junior Krystal McLeod was named a 2015 Truman Scholar for her educational initiative, "My" Right to Learn. The summer program for low-income minority youth encourages both leadership and understanding.
Jared Sexton speaks on the topic of mixed race individuals. Sexton is the director of the African American Studies program in UC Irvine.

Panel discusses mixed race scholarship

April 21, 2015
The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU hosted a discussion about mixed race.

Best eateries in the West Village

April 21, 2015
The West Village offers many great spots for students to grab a bite.

Hundreds protest police brutality

April 15, 2015
Protesters took to the New York City streets as part of a national movement protesting police brutality.
Protesters fill Canal Street on Tuesday during an anti-police brutality demonstration.

Photo: Catholic colleges should accept federal aid

April 15, 2015

Protesters fill Canal Street on Tuesday during an anti-police brutality demonstration.

Students for Sexual Respect and the Feminist Society host “The Female Orgasm” event on Sunday.

Students fight sexual assault with awareness

April 14, 2015
Students for Sexual Respect at NYU has planned a slate of events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Professor talks Abel Award, passion for mathematics

April 9, 2015
An interview with professor Louis Nirenberg, co-winner of the 2015 Abel Prize in Mathematics.
Eric Stromberg, CEO and co-founder of Oyster, speaks with students during the CEO Exclusive of Tech@NYU’s Startup Week. Stromberg was featured in Forbes’ 30 under 30.

Startup Week highlights technology, design at NYU

April 8, 2015
This week is [email protected]'s Startup Week, which brings innovators in NYC tech to NYU students.
Members of SLAM occupy the McDonald’s on Broadway demanding higher minimum wages.

SLAM protests for minimum wage raise

April 2, 2015
The NYU Student Labor Action Movement participated in a Fight For $15 action as fast food workers demand $15/hr and a union.

GSOC to vote on contract provisions

March 31, 2015
GSOC and NYU officially announced the terms of their contract, which will last until 2020.
Gallatin troupe stages student’s play

Gallatin troupe stages student’s play

March 30, 2015
A profile of Anna Tatelman, whose play "Life on the Moon" was performed by the Gallatin Theatre Troupe
Three times the size of Central Park, Freshkills Park is a prime weekend getaway.

The Weekend: March 27-29

March 26, 2015
Take advantage of this weekend with a visit to some of the many free events around the city.
 Steinhardt’s Educational Leadership Program hosts a panel on the challenges of early childhood education in New York City.

Panelists analyze child care in NYC

March 24, 2015
The NYU Steinhardt hosted a panel on the promise and challenges of early childhood policy in New York City.

Study links air pollution, strokes

March 10, 2015
A study conducted by researchers at NYU Langone concluded that air quality in the tri-state area may increase the risk of stroke.
Students speak out against  catcalling

Students speak out against catcalling

March 9, 2015
Activists discussed the rising awareness of street harassment and what people can do about harassment.

Iraqi ambassador discusses military, ISIS

March 2, 2015
An ambassador and a Pulitzer Prize winner discussed the legacy of the war with Iraq, ISIS and the Middle East.
Marvel CEO funds Langone cancer research

Marvel CEO funds Langone cancer research

February 25, 2015
NYU Langone Medical Center and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology received $9 million as part of a grant to fund cancer research.

NYU club aims to catalog activist hashtags

February 19, 2015
Gallatin junior Dylan Fauss set out to catalog hashtags with a new club, #ButActually.
Privacy, security  discussed in panel

Privacy, security discussed in panel

February 18, 2015
A seminar on security and information technology in today's cyber-era.
The spiralizer can turn ingredients into fake pasta.

Photo: Pretend pasta tricks tastebuds

February 16, 2015

The spiralizer can turn ingredients into fake pasta.

Angel Sanchez Fall/Winter 2015

Angel Sanchez Fall/Winter 2015

February 16, 2015
Review of the Angel Sanchez Fall/Winter 2015 collection.
Yuna Yang Fall/Winter 2015

Yuna Yang Fall/Winter 2015

February 12, 2015
A review of the Yuna Yang Fall/Winter 2015 collection.
Don’t be fooled by its name: the crust on the one dollar slices at Krust on 14th Street stops it from being the best pizza it can be. Don’t be fooled by its name: the crust on the one dollar slices at Krust on 14th Street stops it from being the best pizza it can be.

Same price, different slice

February 3, 2015
Dollar pizza spots around NYU offer varying qualities of pizza.

Former student arraigned for fire

January 26, 2015
Former NYU student faces charges for setting classmate on fire.
Freshman takes on stock market

Freshman takes on stock market

December 1, 2014
Inside a Founders residence hall dorm room lies the temporary office of Remora Capital, an investment company co-founded by Stern freshman Julian Marchese.
Tisch alumni create sci-fi game

Tisch alumni create sci-fi game

November 24, 2014
In a world saturated with entertainment apps vying for our attention, “Sunburn!,” a smartphone game designed by three NYU Tisch alumni, sets itself apart from other games by its unique combination of humor, outer space and action.
Campus voices on next president

Campus voices on next president

November 13, 2014
Students and faculty express their opinions on what their ideal future NYU president would be.
Alums remembered for polio vaccine

Alums remembered for polio vaccine

November 3, 2014
The NYU Langone Medical Center is featuring an exhibit, “Confronting an Epidemic,” that highlights Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin, NYU School of Medicine graduates who developed the two vaccines that served as a cure for polio.
The developers of Dentity hope to make contact information more accessible and organized.

App connects Greek life members

October 30, 2014
The networking app, Dentity, provides fraternities and sororities with an easier way to exchange information.
Purchasing food made easier with mobile app

Purchasing food made easier with mobile app

October 7, 2014
App allows customers to pay their bill at select New York City restaurants.
Courtesy of Rise

Free workout program offers unique outdoor exercise

September 29, 2014
An NYU alumnus founded an exercise group, The Rise, that meets three mornings a week at the crack of dawn to workout.
Professor recognized for book on media, immigration

Professor recognized for book on media, immigration

September 15, 2014
Tankard Book Award given to Rodney Benson for his work in journalism.
NYU ballet center takes main stage after receiving grant

NYU ballet center takes main stage after receiving grant

September 11, 2014
NYU recently unveiled the new Center for Ballet and the Arts.

Francesca Liberatore Spring/Summer 2015

September 10, 2014

Francesca Liberatore’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection offered a breath of fresh air as it came down the runway. Her fantastical collection enchanted viewers with its focus on...