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Ted Brauns new film, Betting on Zero, documents the hedge fund manager Bill Ackman and his campaign to reveal a pyramid scheme run by Herbalife. The documentary opens on March 17.

‘Betting on Zero’ Details Herbalife’s Marketing Scheme

March 7, 2017
New documentary "Betting On Zero" vividly brings stock investor Bill Ackman's battle against Herbalife to life, allowing the people on the inside of the historic struggle to speak their truths.
A new student-run group for people of color called NYU DEPT. is within the NYU Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions. The showcase, “A Call to Action and Solidarity,” is open until Mar. 3 at the Commons Gallery in the Barney Building.

A Call to Action and Solidarity for Steinhardt

February 24, 2017
DEPT. is taking matters of authorship and identity into their own hands, combatting racial prejudices within Steinhardt's Art and Art Professions Department and the fine arts world as a whole.
The NYU Steinhardt Department of Art and Arts Professions opened its new exhibit, “jux-ta-po-si-tion,” on Feb. 15 for Black History Month.

Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence

February 21, 2017
As Black History Month continues, the Steinhardt Art & Arts Professions department has opened "jux-ta-po-si-tion," taking in what it means to be a black artist in today's America.
Pictured is “Mountain Valley with Fenced Fields, ca. 1625-30” by painter Hercules Segers, whose work is being featured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This exhibit, “The Mysterious Landscapes of Hercules Segers,” includes landscapes and oil sketches.

Hercules Segers’ Otherworldly Beauty at the Met

February 17, 2017
The Met's new exhibit of Dutch Golden Age painter Hercules Segers' landscape prints is a stunning display of an artist that influenced Rembrandt himself with his fine-tuned skill and innovation.
NYU Langone, NYU’s hospital and medical school. Patients were forced to move last weekA number of pre-medical students have raised concerns about the quality of advising in CAS, claiming it is increasing the length of their medical education.

Q&A: NYU Neurologist Lawrence Newman

February 13, 2017
Neurologist Lawrence Newman recently joined the NYU Langone Medical Center as the new director and clinical professor for the Division of Headache Medicine.