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Crime Log: Jan. 20 to April. 30

Crime Log: Jan. 20 to April. 30

May 1, 2017
A look at this semester's crimes.
The NYU School of Law and Premonition Analytics are trying to make Premonitions database more widely accessible to students. This new partnership will allow for more research about the outcome of legal cases.

Premonition Announces Partnership With NYU Law

April 17, 2017
Miami-based artificial intelligence firm Premonition Analytics has agreed to a data-sharing partnership with the NYU School of Law.
The NYU College of Dentistry Global Student Outreach team providing emergency dental care to residents in Machias, Maine. The team has collaborated with the Washington County Children Program to provide free dental care in the county since 2009.

NYU Dentistry Students Brought Dental Service to Children in Maine

April 13, 2017
The NYU College of Dentistry Global Student Outreach program partnered with the Washington County Children Program at the beginning of this month to provide comprehensive and emergency dental care to children and adults in Maine.
Deans Wanted: Five Departures

Deans Wanted: Five Departures

April 6, 2017
Multiple individuals have been stepping down from their positions as deans.
A new platform called Mixed-Reality Learning Environment, being developed by the Department of Mechatronics, will allow students to control laboratory equipment through mobile devices.

Mixed Reality Technology Innovated Tandon Laboratory Course

April 4, 2017
A team from Tandon's mechatronics departments are working to integrate mixed-reality technology in the classroom. This mixed reality environment will help students understand dynamic systems and control concepts, as well as cut the cost of lab equipment.
Crime Log: March 27 to April 2

Crime Log: March 27 to April 2

April 3, 2017
A look at the crimes on campus reported between March 27 and April 2.
Phillip Brian Harper of NYU English will become the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He plans to become familiar with GSAS activities in order to understand what to work on as the new dean.

Professor Becomes GSAS Dean

April 3, 2017
President Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming announced March 27 that GSAS professor Phillip Harper will be the new dean for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
NYU Stern School of Business Dean, Peter Henry, who announced his decision to step down from the position on December 31, 2016. WSN sat down with Henry on Wednesday to discuss his time as Dean and plans for the future.

Stern Dean Stepping Down, Search Underway

March 29, 2017
Stern Dean Peter Henry will step down from his position in December. The search committee for a new Dean is currently being formed.
A fire at Chelsea Market earlier today caused hundreds of people to evacuate the building. Only one injury was reported and the fire was extinguished in less than an hour.

Drama Across From Tisch Studio — Chelsea Market on Fire

March 28, 2017
A fire broke out on the Chelsea Market rooftop around noon on Tuesday. A Tisch studio is located a three-minute walk away from the market.
By the end of this semester, the committee will announce the new CAS Dean, who will assume Professor Gabrielle Starr’s position.

Search for New CAS Dean Continues

March 24, 2017
The CAS Dean Search Committee is now reviewing candidates for a new dean, after receiving input from students and faculty in the CAS community.
Crime Log: March 1 to March 12

Crime Log: March 1 to March 12

March 20, 2017
A look at the crimes on campus between March 1 and March 12.
Crime Log: Feb. 25-28

Crime Log: Feb. 25-28

March 6, 2017
A look at the crimes on campus from Feb. 25 to Feb. 28.
John Sexton, NYUs former President, spoke at a The Review and Debates club event on February 21 at the Kimmel Center.  Sexton discussed free speech and answered the questions about the recent cancellations of controversial speakers.

President Emeritus John Sexton Speaks on Open Debate and Free Speech

February 22, 2017
President Emeritus John Sexton spoke about the importance of free speech and open debate at The Review and Debates event tonight.
A digital rendering of the hyperloop system to be established at NYU Shanghai. The project has been run by a team from NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering.

Tandon Students Help Design Hyperloop at SpaceX Headquarters

February 16, 2017
A group of Tandon students succeeded in the Hyperloop design competition in 2016. They traveled to California in January to compete at the SpaceX headquarters.
Elmer Holmes Bobst library in darkness following a power outage on Tuesday 14th, February 2017.

Photo: Blacked Out Bobst

February 14, 2017

Elmer Holmes Bobst library in darkness following a power outage on Tuesday 14th, February 2017.

Washington Square Park and 5th Avenue in the snow. New York expects to see heavy snow showers Wednesday night.

Administration Freezes Class Tomorrow

February 8, 2017
The administration has announced that they plan to remain open despite winter storm warnings.
To honor Elie Wiesel, a well renowned author of several Holocaust novels, the Bronfman Center hosted a panel with Holocaust survivor Mirian Adler for students to broaden their perspectives.

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at Panel Commemorating Elie Wiesel

February 6, 2017
During Holocaust Remembrance Week the CAS Dean Office and Realize Israel hosted a celebration of Elie Wiesel in the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life.
The post-it notes covering Anastasiya Muravyevas  door on Nov. 17 displayed rhetoric commonly employed by white nationalists, like white pride and make America white again.

100 Days of Post-Inaugural Hate

February 1, 2017
The Asian Pacific American Institute has created an online form where people can report hate crimes that occur within the first 100 days of Donald Trump's Presidency.
Protesters marching in Washington as part of the Womens March on Washington.

NYU Students Travel to D.C. to Join the Women’s March

January 23, 2017
NYU students attended the Women's March in D.C. after Donald Trump's inauguration.
NYU Law students are now able to apply for a new IDLO internship program

New Program Promotes Global Law Experience

December 7, 2016
NYU Shanghai, NYU law and IDLO plan cooperation to promote rule of law.
Students for Justice in Palestine is a pro-Palestine club which seeks to discuss the issues in Palestine.

NYU Students Call For Justice in Palestine

November 21, 2016
Students for Justice in Palestine to educate students on Palestine issues.
President-elect, Donald Trump, proposed many ideas during his presidential campaign, but due to their equivocation on the major issues, here are the top 6 that will impact NYU students.

How Will Trump’s Policies Affect You? We Broke It Down

November 18, 2016
A look at Trump's policies on race, taxes, international relations, healthcare and education.
People climb on smokestacks in between 56th and 57th street next to Trump tower.

Photo: Protesters Flood the Streets, Head to Trump Tower

November 10, 2016

People climb on smokestacks in between 56th and 57th street next to Trump tower.

Stern School of Business will soon be expanding to NYUs Washington DC campus

Stern Fundraises to Help Vets

November 7, 2016
NYU Stern alumni donates money to start a new MBA program for veteran students.
Steinhardt’s Drama Therapy Department performed “Power and Privilege As Performance” at Pless Hall Black Box Theater on Saturday. The performance included three short plays.

Steinhardt Study Proves Gender Gap in STEM Fields

November 2, 2016
Steinhardt found that females are often underrated in math, even when they are accomplished.
NYU Shanghai introduced a new higher education model within China, but its success is yet to be determined.

NYU Shanghai vs. Chinese Universities

October 3, 2016
NYU Shanghai presents students with more academic opportunities than local Chinese universities.