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All content by Amna Sheikh
A pink poster posted in Lafayette residence hall that reads Get the shot | not the flu. Free flu shots for NYU Students.

Few at NYU get flu shots despite high hospitalization rates

Flu shot rates have declined among NYU students as hospitalizations reach a 10-year high.
Nov 9, 2022

Avery Branch, a first-year at the Tisch School of the Arts, experienced nausea, body aches, cold sweats and faintness after testing positive for influenza earlier this year. But...

Nine cylindrical medicine canisters laid across a white table. The canister in the center is labeled “ADDERALL X.R.,” and has the instructions “TAKE 1 CAPSULE EVERY MORNING” printed on it.

Limited Adderall supply prompts students to seek alternatives

A shortage of Adderall, which is commonly prescribed to treat ADHD, is threatening patients’ ability to access their medication. Its impacts are being felt at NYU.
Nov 2, 2022

NYU sophomore Amanda Williams was prescribed Adderall in October to address difficulties she was having with her attention span — a common symptom of ADHD. After a lengthy process...

An exterior view of the Stern School of Business. The Tisch Hall to the right, the Kaufman Management Center to the left and Gould Plaza at the bottom.

Stern receives $20 million donation to create new real estate institute

The Chao-Hon Chen Institute for Global Real Estate Finance will provide new programs and scholarships focusing on sustainability, technology and real estate markets.
Sep 26, 2022

Charles C.Y. Chen, a Stern alum and executive board member, donated $20 million to the school to establish the Chao-Hon Chen Institute for Global Real Estate, an academic center...