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Following the success of their Luxury Launch course last year, Luxury Marketing is NYU Sterns new MBA program.

Stern Adds New Luxury Marketing MBA Program

March 2, 2016
After successfully introducing their "Luxury Launch" course last year, NYU Stern is now creating a luxury-industry oriented MBA program.
Last year’s Social Impact Council organized a number successful events for their first Impact Week.

Make a Difference at Impact Week

February 22, 2016
A preview of Impact Week, which aims to create positive social impact through collaboration with students, alumni, and other organizations.
de Blasios plan for a Brooklyn-Queens streetcar has the potential to improve transportation between the two boroughs.

Proposed Brooklyn to Queens Streetcar Would Stop at Tandon

February 11, 2016
Tandon students could have a new transportation method from Bill de Blasio's new proposed streetcar, which runs along the East River and cuts through Queens and Brooklyn.
Study Finds Fresh Water Access in School Reduces BMI

Study Finds Fresh Water Access in School Reduces BMI

January 29, 2016
NYU Langone researchers found a connection between implementing water jets in New York public schools and students' lowering their BMI.
The Black and Brown Coalition has compiled a list of demands that are to be finalized by Sunday.

Black and Brown Coalition finalizing list of demands for NYU

December 9, 2015
The Black and Brown Coalition is getting ready to finalize a list of demands before submitting them to the university.
Gallatin senior Robert Clinton concentrating on Sociology and Politics of Urban Agriculture, has been awarded the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

Q&A: Marshall Scholarship recipient discusses sustainability research

December 2, 2015
Q&A with Robert Clinton, a recipient of a 2016 Marshall Scholarship.
Steinhardt doctoral students are angry about inequitable fees between Steinhardt and other NYU schools.

Steinhardt doctoral students angry over high tuition fees

November 19, 2015
NYU Steinhardt doctoral students are frustrated by inequitable fees between NYU Steinhardt and other graduate schools at NYU.
Contrary to popular belief, nutrition labels on menus do not particularly alter people’s food choices.

Study says calorie counts ineffective

November 16, 2015
A new NYU study shows that calorie counts on menus barely affect consumers choices.
Students vocalized their dismay towards a feeling of anti-Palestinian culture within the NYU Law School on Friday.

Vigil held for citizens of Palestine

November 9, 2015
Law students held a vigil on Friday for the dehumanization of Palestinians, both overseas and within the NYU Law School.
The Zika virus is transmitted to people through mosquito bites.

NYUAD students win award for shocking mosquito-killing development

October 30, 2015
NYU Abu Dhabi students won an international prize for their invention that could help prevent diseases spread by mosquitos.
Haley Quinn, Vishnu Bachani, and Aaron Petykowski (from left to right) of NYU’s Student Labor Action Movement (SLAM) protest in front of the NYU Welcome Center on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, advocating a raise in student worker pay to $15 an hour.

NYU addresses payroll backlog, student workers still unsatisfied

October 22, 2015
A follow-up on the ongoing undergraduate student-worker wage backlog.
 In an effort to engage in more sustainable practices, some students are pledging to go waste-free from Oct 19 - 26.

NYU goes green with Zero Waste

October 19, 2015
From Oct. 19-26th, a group of students are challenging themselves by going waste-free.
Haley Quinn (left) and Vishnu Bachani (center) of NYU’s Student Labor Action Movement speak to prospective student Elliot Waxman (right) about raising student worker pay to $15 an hour in front of the NYU Welcome Center on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015.

Student-workers angry at payroll backup

October 10, 2015
SLAM occupied the Welcome Center on Friday afternoon to ask the university to rectify a payroll hangup.
The MTA is taking steps to reduce the number of crashes caused by buses.

MTA experiments with new tech to prevent bus crashes

October 6, 2015
MTA has approved new measures to prevent bus accidents.
NYU Langone was ranked as having the top patient safety and quality among leading academic medical centers.

Langone gets award for outstanding healthcare

October 5, 2015
NYU Langone was ranked as having the top patient safety & quality among leading academic medical centers.