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NYU will be opening a new Center for Environmental and Animal Protection.

NYU to Open Center for Environmental and Animal Protection

Apr 25, 2018
NYU will launch a Center for Environmental and Animal Protection in fall 2018.
From left to right: Senator George Mitchell, Tom Hull and Miriam Nyhan Grey discuss Irish politics at NYU.

Former Democratic Majority Leader Speaks About Irish Politics

Apr 19, 2018
The NYU Glucksman Ireland House hosted the former senate majority leader for a conversation about Irish politics and culture.
From left to right: Senator George Mitchell, Tom Hull and Miriam Nyhan Grey discuss Irish politics at NYU.

Photo: Best Festival Lineups

Apr 19, 2018

From left to right: Senator George Mitchell, Tom Hull and Miriam Nyhan Grey discuss Irish politics at NYU.

A screenshot of the new Sustainability at NYU forum.

NYU Turns to Community in Effort to Make Campus Greener

Apr 10, 2018
An public online forum allows community members to submit their ideas to the Office of Sustainability.
A demo of individuals utilizing the ARSL app to translate spoken word into sign language and vice versa.

Students Create App To Translate Sign Language

Apr 9, 2018
A group of Tandon students developed an Augmented Reality App that can translate sign language into readable text.
The opening ceremony of HackNYU at Tandon, running from Friday, March 23 to Sunday, March 25.

HackNYU Showcases Best in Computer Programming

Mar 26, 2018
Across three of its campuses, NYU hosted HackNYU on March 23-25 where students from all over participated in a 48-hour hackathon.
The waiting area of the Moses Center for Students with Disabilities.

Moses Center’s Support for Students With Disabilities Falls Short

Mar 19, 2018
Some students have expressed issues with how the Moses Center has attempted to accommodate students with disabilities.
Tandon first-year Kyra-Lee Harry has been honored with National 4-H Youth in Action Citizenship Pillar Award. Harry is the first person from NYC to ever win this award.

Tandon First-Year Wins National Citizenship Award

Mar 7, 2018
The student was honored for a deep commitment to her local community and youth issues.
NYU professor David Engel presenting his lecture “In the Shadow of Auschwitz: The Experience of Polish Jews under Nazi Occupation” at Queensborough Community College on Feb. 28.

NYU Professor Challenges Holocaust Generalizations

Mar 1, 2018
In a lecture Wednesday at Queensborough Community College, NYU professor David Engels spoke about the generalizations and stereotypes applied to Polish Jews under Nazi occupation.
The panel at the event held by GSOC discussing debate and action surrounding Title IX.

GSOC Panel Discusses Title IX and Sexual Harassment

Feb 21, 2018
GSOC, NYU's graduate students' union, held an event Tuesday on Title IX and sexual misconduct.
The office of Fraternity and Sorority Life located at the Center for Student Life at NYU. (Staff Photo via Darcey Pittman).

Cornell Fraternity Chapter on Probation after ‘Pig Roast’ Sex Contest

Feb 15, 2018
A Cornell fraternity was put on probation after an offensive ritual was leaked. Here's what NYU's Greek community feels about the news.
The office of Fraternity and Sorority Life located at the Center for Student Life at NYU. (Staff Photo via Darcey Pittman).

Photo: Fraternity Suspended After Racist Messages Leaked Amid Nationwide Anti-Racist Protests

May 29, 2020

The office of Fraternity and Sorority Life located at the Center for Student Life at NYU. (Staff Photo via Darcey Pittman).

Negris Lebrum F/W 2018

Negris Lebrum F/W 2018

Feb 12, 2018

While the audience seemed receptive to the Negris Lebrum Fall/Winter show at New York Fashion Week, the almost entirely black line was redundant and unfulfilling to a fashion...

Exterior of Dante.

Photo: Valentine’s Day Menus You Will Heart

Feb 12, 2018

Exterior of Dante.

The The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at NYU has released a new podcast that looks into black stereotypes, “Black Boys and Men: Changing the Narrative”. The podcast is available on soundcloud and Twitter.

New Podcast by NYU Faculty Dissects Black Stereotypes and Attempts to Change the Narrative

Feb 9, 2018
NYU's McSilver Institute is changing the narrative about black boys and men through a 16-part podcast series.