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NYU’s Center for Urban Science & Progress partnered with NYC’s Mayor’s Office of Technology Innovation and NYC’s Economic Development Corporation to open the first Neighbourhood Innovation Lab in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

NYU Helps Open Neighborhood Innovation Lab

March 27, 2017
NYU is giving back to the community with its involvement in the creation of the city's first Neighborhood Innovation Lab.
The Tandon School of Engineering and NYU Law are working together on a new master’s program in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy.

NYU’s New Joint Degree in STEM and Law

February 21, 2017
Students and faculty discuss the option to earn a collaborative master's degree from NYU Law and the Tandon School of Engineering.
The CAS Dean Search Committee hopes to have chosen a new dean by the end of the Spring semester.

CAS Dean Search: Looking for a New Starr

February 6, 2017
With CAS Dean Gabrielle Starr leaving at the end of the school year, the search for a new dean is ongoing.
Washington Square Park, fondly referenced as NYU students campus, is one of the universitys many selling points for prospective students.

NYU Continues 10 Year Application Streak

February 1, 2017
NYU received a record number of applications for the class of 2021.
The availability of financial aid is a major factor when choosing a college for many prospective students, yet often they are met with a disappointing figure.

How NYU Alerts Students of Financial Burden

October 24, 2016
NYU used to directly call students to discuss discrepancies between their financial aid necessities and the actual package they received, but they no longer do this.
Steinhardt teamed up with NYC Alley to create a new space for students and faculty to pursue education and technology.

Steinhardt’s Plan to Foster Startups

October 17, 2016
Space Alley partnered with Steinhardt to create a space where faculty, students and private companies can work together on technology and education projects.
These Tutors Have Taken Your Courses Already

These Tutors Have Taken Your Courses Already

August 28, 2016

In anticipation of the fall semester, childhood friends and rising sophomores Saul Ancona, Miro Sutton and Eddie Levy spent their summer developing an intra-university, student-to-student...

Crime Log: April 22-29

May 2, 2016
A weekly round-up of campus crime between April 22 and April 29.
NYU Gallatin senior, Madeline Dolgin, has been awarded the Social Justice Award for her I Am Your Protector campaign.

Q&A: Gallatin Student Seeks to Protect Peers Through Campaign

April 29, 2016
Gallatin senior Madeline Dolgin was awarded the first ever Social Justice Award by the Global Spiritual Life Office.

Crime Log: April 13-21

April 25, 2016

The NYU Department of Public Safety received six reports of larceny, two reports of controlled substance, one report of driving while intoxicated and one report of criminal mischief...

The Incarceration to Education Coalition met with NYU President Hamilton Monday, the second term agreed upon during IEC’s 33-hour sit in earlier this month.

IEC Preps for Hamilton Meeting

April 25, 2016
The Incarceration to Education Coalition decorated boxes in Washington Square Park as part of its 'Ban the Box' movement.
Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke to NYU students on April 21.

Justin Trudeau Talks Politics at Kimmel

April 22, 2016
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came to NYU for a Q&A on the Paris climate change agreement to be signed today.
The second graduating class of the Veteran Entrepreneur Training program along with faculty members.

Four Start-Ups Emerge From Tandon’s Veterans Entrepreneur Program

April 22, 2016
NYU's Veteran Entrepreneur Training Program graduated its second group of participants, creating 4 companies total.
InterACT hopes to bring awareness to mental illness and health issues through photographs.

Students Unmask Mental Health

April 18, 2016
NYU students created Project InterACT as a public platform to discuss mental health issues.

Crime Log: April 9-12

April 18, 2016
A weekly round-up of campus crime between April 9 and April 12.
Kingsley Rowe is an administrator for the NYU Prison Education Program.

This NYU Admin Was Incarcerated at 17, Now He Wants the University to Ban the Box

April 15, 2016
NYU Re-entry Program Administrator Kingsley Rowe BS '02 MSW '06 discussed his opinions on the 'Ban the Box' movement during an interview with WSN.

Crime Log: April 4-7

April 11, 2016
A weekly round-up of campus crime between April 4 and April 7.
For 36 hours, students from the IEC occupied the Kimmel lobby to #banthebox from the Common Application.

Here’s What You Missed in March

March 28, 2016
Top 5 March news coverage from WSN.

Crime Log: March 19-24

March 28, 2016

The NYU Department of Public Safety received one report of controlled substance, one report of harassment, one report of arson and six reports of larceny between March 19 and...

Stern has been dropping in rankings, causing worry amongst students who attend the business school.

Stern Ranking Takes a Nosedive Due to Misinformation

March 25, 2016
NYU Stern significantly dropped in US News and World Report's recently released 2017 Best Business School rankings.
Anthony Welters established the esteemed AnBryce Scholarship in 1998.

Law School Dishes Out $175k Scholarship

March 21, 2016
NYU alumna Damaris Hernández attributes her success in the legal world to NYU's AnBryce scholarship for lower-income students, which was founded by NYU alumni Anthony Welters.
The Black and Brown Coalition is still not satisfied with what NYU has done in terms of making NYU a more equitable university.

Black & Brown Coalition Given President’s Service Award

March 21, 2016
NYU President Andrew Hamilton awarded the 2016 President's Service Award to the Black and Brown Coalition for its positive contributions to NYU diversity.

Crime Log: Feb. 20-24

February 29, 2016
These are the crime incidents reported for the week of Feb. 22.

Rubin Hall

February 25, 2016

Residency: Freshmen Estimated yearly cost: $7,942 - $11,052 Low-cost rooms available: Yes Commute to class: 5-10 minutes Nearby subways: A, C, E, F, M, B, D, N, R Shuttle:...

NYU sorority Delta Gamma recruited 150 new pledges on Sunday, making up the founding class of sisters.

NYU Welcomes Newest Sorority in Delta Gamma

February 24, 2016
Delta Gamma sorority colonized at NYU and inducted its first class of sisters on Monday night.
This years NYU Hackathon is this weekend, from February 19-21.

570 Hackers, 48 Hours, One NYU Hackathon

February 19, 2016
NYU's 48-hour, student-run, global hackathon, HackNYU, kicks off on Feb. 19!

Crime Log: Feb. 6 to Feb. 12

February 16, 2016
A weekly round-up of campus crime between Feb. 6 and Feb. 12.

Crime Log: Feb. 2-4

February 8, 2016
These are the crime incidents reported for the week of Feb. 1.
College Republicans

College Republicans

February 8, 2016
Meet the NYU College Republicans.
NYU Tandon introduces its new master’s degree program in Mechatronics and Robotics.

Robots Take Brooklyn in New Tandon Master’s Program

February 4, 2016
NYU Tandon recently created a master's degree program in mechatronics and robotics.
Tisch Gets $10 million Donation for Performance Space

Tisch Gets $10 million Donation for Performance Space

January 29, 2016
Future Steinhardt and Tisch students will have a professional level theater, thanks to a donation from Iris Cantor.
NYU Shanghai students are unsatisfied with the new dorms this year.

NYU Shanghai students upset with housing options

December 9, 2015
Some NYU students are unhappy with the new NYU Shanghai dorms which opened this year.
Members of NYU Love Your Melon tabled at the first Battle of the Bald event at NYU.

Battle of the Bald brings shaved heads, cancer awareness

December 4, 2015
NYU's first Battle of the Bald aimed to raise awareness about childhood cancer.
NYU joins 200+ American colleges and universities in support of sustainable actions both local and international.

NYU signs pledge to slow climate change

November 23, 2015
NYU and more than 200 hundred other universities signed the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for action against climate change.
NYU Langones new data program has students learning how to interpret data rather than just diagnosing patients using public domain data provided by the New York State Department of Health, Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System.

School of Medicine introduces big data training

November 12, 2015
The School of Medicine's new "big data" program encourages medical students to analyze all the available data at their fingertips.
John Sexton along with members of the Commuter Student Council cut the ribbon to Hayden Halls new commuter den.

Sexton cuts ribbon at Commuter Den

November 12, 2015
The Hayden Commuter Lounge was officially unveiled to the community at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday.
Hurricane Sandy caused a significant amount of damage to NYU Langone, which suffered damage to many facilities and suffered revenue and grant losses.

NYU sues for $1.47 billion over denied Sandy insurance coverage

November 3, 2015
NYU is suing an insurance company for $1.47 billion because it was denied coverage of losses during Superstorm Sandy.
After a $100 million dollar donation, NYU Tandon continues to receive more funding.

After Tandon donation, money continues to roll in

October 27, 2015
After NYU Tandon School of Engineering received a $100 million donation, the university has seen an influx of money come in.
Three teams of NYU students will present their business ideas at the Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit next month.

NYU entrepreneurial teams to join Cornell summit

October 19, 2015
Three student teams from NYU will share their business ideas with investors at the Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit at the beginning of November.
The University has pushed back their plans for the Carlyle Tower 1 renovations.

Carlyle will not close as expected in the spring

October 14, 2015
Carlyle Court Residence Hall Tower 1 will not be closing.
NYU Langone has partnered with the Local Roots Community Supported Agriculture to make local produce accessible to Medical Students and Employees.

Local Roots CSA launched for Langone students and staff

October 13, 2015
NYU Langone medical students started a program to allow employees to pick their produce up at the hospital, creating better access to locally grown fruits and vegetables.
NYU’s new LaGuardia co-op, opening Oct. 5, is similar to the E-Lab, providing a place for people to bring startup ideas.

LaGuardia Co-op offers updated tech, classroom space

October 1, 2015
The LaGuradia Co-op is set to open next week as a new technology hub for students and faculty.