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H&M began a new campaign in the hopes of integrating fashion and sustainability, but their initiative falls short.

Can Fast Fashion Really Green the Industry?

May 2, 2016
H&M, leading fast fashion retailer, makes efforts to improve sustainability with World Recycle Week initiative.
Changing majors: Violet Zhu

Changing majors: Violet Zhu

December 7, 2015
An installment in the Changing Majors series about Violet Zhu, who transferred from Steinhardt to CAS.
Elijah Millen, a junior at Stern, is directing a fun video comprised of clips submitted by other Stern students.

Student launches video contest to show real Stern

December 2, 2015
Stern junior Elijah Millen launches a video contest to bring an authentic view of Stern to prospective students.
NYU senior, Conan Sang transferred from Economics in CAS to Finance in Stern between his freshman and sophomore years.

Changing majors: Conan Sang

December 2, 2015
Changing majors is a series in which people discuss the conflicts they faced when switching majors.

Changing Majors: Ashley Chung Ah Ko

November 24, 2015
A continuation of the Changing Majors Series
Students change their majors.

Changing Majors: Naomi Catherine Gheorghe

November 17, 2015
Changing majors is a series in which people discuss the conflicts they faced when switching majors.
Changing Majors: Daniel Cheng and Ardi Khalafi

Changing Majors: Daniel Cheng and Ardi Khalafi

November 12, 2015
The first in a weekly series about NYU students and their experiences with their changing majors.
The Pop Up Gallery, one of the flagship events for the NYU
World Tour, features an assortment of artwork created by the NYU community.

Around the world in three days with NYU’s world tour

October 29, 2015
NYU celebrates multiculturalism this week with multiple events around campus.

Questions bubble up in ‘Soda Politics’

October 19, 2015
Marion Nestle takes on soft drinks in her latest book.
Lane Bryants ad campaign #PlusIsEqual,  has raised conversation around the fashion industry about equal body representation.

#PlusIsEqual calls for fashion equality

October 13, 2015

Lane Bryant, a long-established women’s plus size apparel retailer, is launching a national advertising campaign #PlusIsEqual to empower plus size women and call for equal representation...

Incoming NYU professor receives the National Humanities Award

Incoming NYU professor receives the National Humanities Award

September 17, 2015
On Sept. 10, incoming professor in the spring 2016 term, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein received the 2014 National Humanities Medal from President Obama.
Larry Miller is the new director of Steinhardt’s music business program.

Music program welcomes director

September 8, 2015
Larry Miller has been named the new director of Steinhardt's music business program.
Christine Yoe playing her first song: 魚舟唱晚 Fishermens Song at Dusk.

Chinese Mei Society throws annual gala

April 30, 2015
NYU's Chinese Mei Society hosted its annual gala, Yuan V15ION with all proceeds donated to the China Care Foundation, a group dedicated to providing aid to orphans in China.
UNICEF @ NYU is hosting water week to spread awareness on safe water access and sanitation facilities. They report that 748 million people do not have access to clean water.

[email protected]’s Water Week to raise awareness of water crisis

April 16, 2015
[email protected] will be hosting Water Week from April 20-24 to raise awareness of the lack of clean water many children face not only nationally but globally. The club has planned three events including a fundraiser throughout the week.
Student songs top charts in China

Student songs top charts in China

April 6, 2015
Profile of Shan Gao, a student in the Songwriting Master's Program, who has recently received two No. 1 hits in China after her songs were featured on a popular Chinese TV drama.

Midnight Run raises funds for homeless persons

April 2, 2015
A Midnight Run raises money for a good cause.
Peanut Butter & Co. serves up a cookie-dough-inspired sandwich.

Rolling in the dough

March 10, 2015
NYC spots make cookie dough safe to eat.
Marathon more than doubles donations

Marathon more than doubles donations

November 17, 2014
NYU Greek life hosted an all-day dance marathon to benefit the fight against childhood cancer.
Carlos Sinde has worked as a waiter at The Plaza Hotel for four years.

Student life as: Plaza Hotel waiter

November 4, 2014
NYU student works as a waiter at The Plaza Hotel.
Student life as: Starbucks barista

Student life as: Starbucks barista

October 28, 2014
NYU students describes his job as a barista.
Video company chronicles daily life

Video company chronicles daily life

October 23, 2014
NYU alumna Jillian Ezra and her video production company are changing how families record their memories.
Matchabars specialties, a chocolate cupcake with matcha icing, a matchaccinno, iced matcha and a matcha latte, like almost everything else in the cafe, promote and glorify the incredibly nutritious powder form of the green tea leaf.

Brooklyn cafe specializes in unique ingredient

October 16, 2014
MatchaBar is the first American restaurant focused entirely on Matcha, opening in Brooklyn.