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NYU School of Law and Yale University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences are collaborating to create the American Indian Sovereignty Project. This project will confront the impacts of federal Indian law and policy on Native American sovereignty. (Image via Wikimedia Commons, Staff Photo by Jake Capriotti)

Joint NYU-Yale project addresses the impact of U.S. colonialism on Indigenous communities

The American Indian Sovereignty Project, spearheaded by the NYU School of Law and the Yale University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, will research the impacts of U.S. federal policy on Native American sovereignty.
September 16, 2021

Maggie Blackhawk and Ned Blackhawk have seen Indigenous history, policy and community development sidelined by scholars and academic institutions throughout their careers. Now,...

NYU is increasing undergraduate tuition for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year by $1,620, from $54,880 to $56,500. However, the university announced plans to continue disbursing COVID-19 relief grants — accessible through Albert — throughout the next semester. (Staff Photo by Manasa Gudavalli)

NYU increases tuition by 3%, COVID-19 grants will continue in the fall

As tuition continues to rise, some students believe NYU has become increasingly unaffordable. The university will continue to disburse COVID-19 Relief Grants, though, as students continue to face pandemic-related financial burdens.
May 6, 2021

NYU is increasing undergraduate tuition for the upcoming 2021-22 academic year by $1,620, from $54,880 to $56,500. This figure does not include additional expenses such as housing,...

Asians in the United States are wrestling with anxiety and fear following a surge in anti-Asian violence in New York City and across the United States. In light of this continuing spike, Stern alumna Gloria Li, is offering high school, undergraduate and graduate students a platform to share their stories as members or allies of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community and to brainstorm solutions to combat anti-Asian violence via the #StopAsianHate Essay Contest. (Photo by Sirui Wu)

#StopAsianHate Essay Contest aims to amplify AAPI student voices

Organized by a Stern alumna, the competition seeks to connect students with Asian American leaders and raise awareness of anti-Asian violence.
April 22, 2021

The #StopAsianHate Essay Contest, organized by Stern alumna Gloria Li, is offering high school, undergraduate and graduate students a platform to share their stories as members...

NYU and Howard University announced a medical partnership. Each Universitys nursing schools are collaborating in efforts to systemic racism and lack of diversity in nursing.

Howard University and NYU form academic partnership

The two universities’ nursing schools are collaborating on education and research to combat systemic racism and a lack of diversity in healthcare and healthcare careers.
March 22, 2021

NYU’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing, a predominantly white institution, has established an education and research partnership with Howard University’s College of Nursing and...

Chick-Fil-A location at NYU was located at Upstein food court prior to Spring 2021 semester. NYU formally requested that Chartwells terminate their licensing agreement with the brand, concluding that the long-term space, brand, and capital requirements presented by Chick-Fil-A is no longer adequate for NYU. (Photo by Shawn Paik)

Campus Services severs ties with Chick-Fil-A, searches for replacement

Following NYU’s announcement that it will end its relationship with Chick-fil-A, NYU Dining Services and students are collaborating to decide potential replacements.
March 11, 2021

NYU formally requested that Chartwells terminate their licensing agreement with the Chick-fil-A at Upstein Food Court in Weinstein Hall following the Spring 2021 semester. The...

Inside the downstairs area of NYUs Torch Club.

Fine Dining at NYU: The Torch Club

October 6, 2016
The Torch Club is a little-known NYU restaurant, and its basement bar had a brief stint as a dining hall.
The Half-Pint, located on West 3rd and Thompson Street, is part of the network which donates revenue toNYU clubs and causes.

GroupRaise Simplifies Fundraising

October 3, 2016
NYU clubs can now partner with GroupRaise, an organization that matches nonprofits to nearby restaurants to host events.
NYU has made efforts to help undocumented students obtain college educations for the past two years.

Aid Wanted for Undocumented Financial Aid Program

September 23, 2016
The NYU community provides feedback on the university's pilot program to help students without documentation.