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The lobby of N.Y.U.’s Law School. There is a spiral staircase on the right and an entrance to a student lounge on the left. In the middle is a purple sign with the text “Designated Eating Area.”

NYU Law to bolster security after fake ID incident last fall

After an individual entered an NYU Law school residence hall with a fraudulent NYU ID last fall, the university is promising upgraded security.
Jenny Seo, Staff Writer Feb 9, 2023

NYU’s School of Law is modifying its security practices after an intruder used a fake NYU ID to access the school’s Hayden Hall residence in November. The law school is upgrading...

A screenshot of the Congressional District Health Dashboard rests against a light purple background. It shows a map of the United States, with Congressional district boundaries highlighted next to the text “Explore the Health Snapshot for Your Congressional District.”

Get to know your district with NYU Grossman’s new data tool

NYU’s Grossman School of Medicine launched a new online tool that displays key health data for all 435 U.S. congressional districts. 
Jenny Seo , Staff Writer Feb 7, 2023

Researchers at NYU’s Grossman School of Medicine have launched an online dashboard that they hope politicians will use to help guide health policy decisions. The dashboard tracks...

A man stands behind a podium in a checkered jacket. He speaks towards a crowd of people sitting on steps behind stanchions.

NYU community gathers to honor Tyre Nichols at vigil

The Black Muslim Initiative at NYU held a vigil in honor of Tyre Nichols on Thursday, in partnership with the university’s offices for inclusion and spiritual life.
Jenny Seo, Staff Writer Feb 3, 2023

Nearly 100 students and faculty gathered at a vigil for Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old man who died after being beaten by Memphis police late last month, on the steps of the Kimmel...