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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
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
As part of the updated policy, masks will no longer be required in classrooms or in Bobst Library, and event hosts, faculty and supervisors will not be allowed to require masking within a specific space. The weekly testing requirement for unvaccinated individuals will also be removed.
Sep 23, 2022
NYU’s Department of Campus Safety published an alert in response to two separate incidents on Monday evening.
Sep 13, 2022
Michael Steinhardt, after whom the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development is named, will step down from his position as an NYU Life Trustee months after an investigation by the Manhattan district attorney found that he possessed 180 stolen antiquities.
Aug 2, 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
The university’s incoming class of 2026 is its most selective ever. NYU received more than 105,000 applications.
Mar 31, 2022
Students can once again ask for a free meal swipe at select NYU dining halls after the Swipe it Forward program resumed on Feb. 21.
Feb 23, 2022
The most recent data shows an 18.29% positivity rate in COVID tests at NYU.
Jan 10, 2022
The instruction came after the second U.S. case of the new omicron variant of COVID-19 was traced to a New York City anime convention that drew more than 50,000 attendees.
Dec 6, 2021
The current first-year class is the first to receive financial aid that fully meets students’ financial need, with average financial aid packages increasing by over $11,000 since last year.
Nov 15, 2021
NYU security took over an hour to arrive when two Lafayette residents reported a stranger in their room harassing them and refusing to leave. This was the second time that the intruder was snuck into the dorm by the same hall resident.
Nov 12, 2021
NYU received bomb threats targeting the Stern School of Business and the Center for Neural Science. Buildings across campus were evacuated, but are now clear to reenter. Classes will proceed as normal on Nov. 12.
Nov 11, 2021
Brown, Columbia and Cornell Universities are the latest in a slew of bomb threats targeting universities across the United States this past week.
Nov 7, 2021
Two days after a student was shot outside a campus building, the Tandon School of Engineering held a town hall addressing unanswered questions as well as the university’s self-described “communication breakdowns.”
Sep 27, 2021
A Tandon sophomore was wounded in a shooting on the Tandon School of Engineering campus.
Sep 21, 2021
The fourth incident in a string of sexual assaults raises questions about security at NYU — particularly for women, who make up 58% of the undergraduate student population.
Sep 11, 2021
A review of WSN’s archives from the days after 9/11 reveals an aftermath of collective sorrow, despair and disbelief and shows how the NYU community scrambled to respond.
Sep 11, 2021
Sept. 1 was the fifth-rainiest day in New York City’s recorded history. The remnants of Hurricane Ida passed through the city, causing flash floods and leaving at least 43 dead. Students reported flooding at numerous residence halls, while others were stranded at NYU Welcome events.
Sep 2, 2021
Once a journalism student at NYU, Maria Bartiromo has recently turned to amplifying baseless right-wing claims about the 2020 election and Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol — all while serving as a voting member of NYU’s Board of Trustees.
Aug 25, 2021
Accounts and pages associated with the Ad Observatory project at Tandon were disabled in a move researchers called ‘disgraceful.’
Aug 4, 2021
Three days into the GSOC strike, politicians from the national to local levels have expressed their support for the union.
Apr 29, 2021
NYU’s graduate student workers are striking for the fourth day in demand of a new contract.
Apr 29, 2021
NYU and GSOC, the union representing NYU’s graduate student workers, remain at a stalemate over contract negotiations. Members of GSOC will not report to work starting April 26, barring a last-minute agreement between the university and the union.
Apr 23, 2021
As GSOC’s April 26 strike deadline approaches, contract negotiations between the university and the union remain at a standstill.
Apr 21, 2021
Undergrad teaching assistants for Tandon’s General Engineering 1003 course have gone on strike demanding competitive wages and an end to alleged administrative mismanagement.
Apr 7, 2021
Undocumented and recently incarcerated workers barred from accessing New York state unemployment benefits have been on an indefinite hunger strike since March 16.
Apr 6, 2021
The university released admissions decisions for the Class of 2025 earlier this week, offering around 13,000 applicants a spot at NYU and welcoming its most diverse class yet.
Apr 2, 2021
Members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee assembled at Gould Plaza on Tuesday in support of their ongoing vote to authorize a strike.
Mar 24, 2021
After nine months of bargaining with NYU have failed to produce a satisfactory contract, GSOC has called a strike authorization vote.
Mar 22, 2021
Uncertainty about vaccination timelines and the course of the pandemic has complicated the study away application process, leaving students excited and confused.
Mar 10, 2021