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Transfers’ Journal

Transfers’ Journal

A collection of short narratives that give an insight into the lives of transfer students, discussing the concepts of transferring from another university or another school within NYU, where it is often difficult to situate in.
May 7, 2020

Journal Entry #1 By Ashley Wu Admitting that I was lonely felt like defeat. When I transferred to NYU in the fall of my sophomore year, I ignored all the warnings from my friends...

Jin Kim Montclare, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, led a team at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering to design new protein for regenerative medicine. (via NYU)

Tandon Startup Developed Method for Pesticide-Free Weed, Wine and Tea

Brooklyn Bioscience is a company funded by the National Science Foundation using NYU research to market a process of detoxifying certain substances.
Sep 3, 2019

Lighting up a blunt or sipping a glass of wine can result in ingesting a pesticide listed under one of the most hazardous classes of chemicals being used in the agricultural sector,...

The Village Den at 225 West 12th Street. (Photo by Tony Wu)

West Village Diner With a Queer Eye Makeover

Nov 5, 2018

The joy from within the The Village Den overflowed onto the street and through the nearby park, which was dotted with baby blue bags containing meals from the newest addition to...

Ngũgĩ wa Thiongos new book explores the oftentimes dangerous symbiosis between language and culture.

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Speaks At East Village Festival

Apr 19, 2018
On Wednesday night, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o gathered at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe to discuss his new book “Wrestling with the Devil” and the concept of decolonizing our minds.
Fusion Film Festival is an annual festival run by Tisch students and faculty that promotes women in the film industry.

Fusion Film Festival Highlights Women

Apr 15, 2018
NYU's Fusion Film Festival celebrated women in film and TV through showcasing their work and hosting panels that offered young female filmmakers advice on advancing their careers.
Hollywood’s Newest Wildfire: #MeToo

Hollywood’s Newest Wildfire: #MeToo

Apr 4, 2018
The #MeToo movement has been a highlight of this past season’s award shows and discussions ever since Harvey Weinstein was exposed by The New York Times last October.
A scene from “Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?” by Travis Wilkerson

Now You Don’t Have to Wonder Who Fired the Gun

Feb 27, 2018
Travis Wilkerson explores brutality and more specifically, brutality towards people of color in his new documentary, “Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?”
Midsummer Night’s Dream is the perfect date for this Valentine’s Day, as NYU students can get discounted tickets at the Sheen Center through Feb. 25.

A Taste of (Mid)Summer for Your Valentine’s Day

Feb 9, 2018
The Frog and Peach Theatre Company's production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream" is timely for your winter woes and last-minute Valentine’s Day plans.