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Portrait of Mara Mills

NYU selects 2021-22 Distinguished Teaching Award winners

The award’s recipients are nominated by students, faculty and alumni for their excellence and innovation in teaching.
May 5, 2022

NYU has named six professors as Distinguished Teaching Award recipients for the 2021-22 academic year — Sonia Marciano, Donna Hallas, Mara Mills, Michael Poles, Mark Siegal and...

To the left, Ted Smyth wears a blue suit, a red tie and black glasses. Smyth is shaking hands and looking towards the right at James Galway, who is wearing a black suit and a blue tie.

Ireland’s US ambassador to join NYU faculty

Daniel Mulhall, Ireland’s ambassador to the United States, will teach a course at NYU in fall 2022.
April 7, 2022

Daniel Mulhall, Ireland’s ambassador to the United States, will join NYU as a global distinguished professor in Irish studies for the fall 2022 semester. After a 44-year-long...

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Pregnant NYU Silver student denied remote learning accommodations

After reaching out to professors and several university departments, a Silver graduate student with health concerns reported being repeatedly denied learning accommodations.
March 25, 2022

When Jennifer Bryant, a graduate student in the Silver School of Social Work, arrived on Feb. 17 at her first in-person class of the spring semester, she was expecting one accommodation...

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Photography and multimedia series ‘Show One’ illuminates prevalent themes in modern culture

From the Photography & Imaging department class of 2022, “Show One” displays works that cover themes prevalent in modern society through a variety of artistic mediums.
March 2, 2022

“Show One” is the first in this year’s series of photography and multimedia showcases by the Photography & Imaging department at the Tisch School of the Arts. Pieced...

An illustration of a Black woman in a green shirt and a white woman in a yellow shirt listening to music through wired headphones. The cord of the headphones spells out “Listen to This.”

Listen to this: Mitski strikes again with new single ‘Heat Lightning’

Read about this week’s most notable singles by Mitski, Ed Sheeran, Joshua Bassett and more.
December 9, 2021

Yes, it’s true — this is the last edition of “Listen to this” for the fall semester. It’s been crazy and hectic, but time really has flown. Ahead of her forthcoming album,...