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Jake Madoff’s site, Greener Square, features environmentally conscious products.

Student creates eco-friendly online store

Apr 12, 2015
Gallatin junior Jake Madoff launched Greener Square, an environmentally conscious online store.
Le Pain Quotidiens Hummus & Shaved Vegetable Tartine.

Restaurants use toast in new, adventurous ways

Mar 31, 2015
Restaurants offer unique spins on classic toast.

Junior shares advice for finding apartments

Mar 22, 2015
The showcase of an NYU student's apartment
Women’s businesses flourish in East Village

Women’s businesses flourish in East Village

Mar 9, 2015
A feature on some of the many women-owned businesses in the East Village in honor of Women’s History Month (March).
Professor Michael Rampino studies Earth history.

NYU professor’s research reveals significance of Earth’s movements

Mar 5, 2015
NYU biology professor Michael Rampino explored the correlation between periodic mass extinctions and the earth's movement in the galaxy in his recently published paper.

‘Brother Outsider’ comes to NYU

Feb 22, 2015
The NYU bookstore recently screened "Brother Outsider", a film about the life of Bayard Rustin.
Eugene Koonin talks on Darwin day about the evolution and evolutionary impact of viruses on larger organisms.

Darwin lecture looks at evolution of viruses

Feb 18, 2015
This year's annual Darwin lecture was hosted by genomicist and author Eugene Koonin. Presented by the Department of Biology, the lecture discussed advancements in the viral evolutionary biology.

This Weekend: Feb. 13 to 15

Feb 12, 2015
If you're looking for things to do this Valentine's weekend, check out this list for some inspiration.
 The three plays that make up “Sex as Performance” confront tough topics like sexual assault.

Performance becomes therapy

Feb 12, 2015
From Feb. 5-8, a collection of three one-act plays called "Sex as Performance" played at Pless Hall. By combining drama therapy, the event explored the implications of rape and sex in society.
Jeremy Harris raised over $11,000 to pay for his tuition.

Tisch sophomore crowdfunds tuition

Feb 4, 2015
Tisch sophomore Jeremy Harris along with fellow NYU students, created a campaign on the popular fundraising website 'GoFundMe' to pay for his spring semester tuition. Harris faced dropping out of NYU because his financial needs were not fully met.
Students study on the fifth floor of Bobst as finals approach.

Best ways to beat tough exams and papers this finals season

Dec 4, 2014
Preparing for exams can be tough. Here are some tips from students to make studying for finals easier.
All-female ‘Julius Caesar’ breaks gender lines

All-female ‘Julius Caesar’ breaks gender lines

Nov 17, 2014
One of the highlights of the festival was the “Julius Caesar” production by an all-female Gallatin collaboration, Show Us Womanish, created by Gallatin junior Katherine Romans and Gallatin alumna Ashley Thaxton.
Fill up with these NYU food clubs

Fill up with these NYU food clubs

Nov 11, 2014
NYU clubs focus on food and community.
Students share scheduling advice

Students share scheduling advice

Nov 3, 2014
Planning your schedule for the upcoming semester can be tough, but here are some tips that will help you organize your classes.
Eateries offer  Halloween specials

Eateries offer Halloween specials

Oct 28, 2014
New York City restaurants offer unique Halloween dining options.
Columnist Jim Dwyer stands in front of the New York Times building with his new book, More Awesome than Money, about four NYU undergraduates who attempted to create a new social network.

Journalist chronicles student startup

Oct 20, 2014
In his book “More Awesome than Money,” New York Times journalist Jim Dwyer penned the journey of four NYU ‘10 alumni Daniel Grippi, Maxwell Salzberg, Raphael Sofaer and Ilya Zhitomirskiy, who attempted to create a new social network tool called Diaspora.
Cookbooks can be found at local Barnes & Noble bookstores.

Chefs make restaurant dishes accessible through cookbooks

Oct 7, 2014
Popular New York City restaurants publish cookbooks.
Jonathan Viventi explains how a brain interface is used.

Professor named MIT innovator, praised for brain research

Oct 2, 2014
The Polytechnic School of Engineering’s assistant professor of computer and electrical engineering Jonathan Viventi earned a spot on MIT's "Top 35 Innovators under 35" list of 2014 for his research on electrical signals in the brain.
Courtesy of Pymetrics

Website games seek to revolutionize job search

Sep 17, 2014
A website called pymetrics uses games to help users determine what careers they may be good at. It could offer students some guidance in determining majors and future careers.
Restaurants abroad mirror city spots

Restaurants abroad mirror city spots

Sep 9, 2014
Students who studied abroad share their favorite restaurants.