New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

(Krish Dev for WSN)

2024 commencement exercises begin at Yankee Stadium

The ceremony comes amid heightened tensions between the university’s administration and pro-Palestinian protesters, and follows cancellations of commencement ceremonies at Columbia University and the University of Southern California.

At NYU’s 191st commencement exercises — President Linda Mills’ first as head of the university — this year’s 22,000 graduates filled the stands of Yankee Stadium as rain...

A collage of various N.Y.U. alumni with the text “Forbes Under 30 North America 30”

Forbes features 26 NYU students and alumni on 30 Under 30 list

Many NYU students and alums pursuing careers in industries ranging from tech to entertainment were recognized by Forbes in its annual 30 Under 30 list.
Mia Madonna, Contributing Writer December 12, 2022

Forbes recognized 26 NYU students and alums in its 2023 edition of the 30 Under 30 list — an annual ranking of successful individuals under 30 years old across 20 industries,...

The back of a woman wearing a black t-shirt looking at a computer screen that reads “Apply for Federal Student Loan Debt Relief.”

NYU students start applying for Biden loan forgiveness program

After the application for the program opened on Oct. 17, some students said it would partially or completely pay off their loans.
Carmo Moniz, Deputy News Editor October 21, 2022

Many NYU students who have taken out loans may benefit from President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program, which began accepting applications on Monday, Oct. 17. While...

Graduate students could lose their right to unionize. (Photo courtesy GSOC)

NYU’s Graduate Student Union Could Lose University Recognition

A proposal by the National Labor Review Board could threaten the status of graduate workers at private universities.
Matthew Fischetti, Contributing Writer September 25, 2019

The National Labor Review Board proposed a new rule last week that would redefine graduate students as nonworkers, preventing them from unionizing and participating in collective...

President Andrew Hamilton addresses graduates and their families at the College of Global Public Health commencement ceremony held in The Town Hall in midtown.

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large May 15, 2018

Bagpipes blared as 350 students graduating from the College of Global Public Health’s undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs filed into The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan...

NYU Shanghai Preps for First Graduates

NYU Shanghai Preps for First Graduates

Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer August 28, 2016

Just three years ago, NYU Shanghai was established in partnership with East China Normal University. Now a crucial part of NYU’s global reach, the site is preparing to bid adieu...

Jonathan Tan and Rachel Kaplan/WSN

182nd All-University Commencement

John Ambrosio and Dana Reszutek May 21, 2014
Janet Yellen addressed the graduating class of 2014 at Yankee Stadium.
courtesy of Teach for America

Students become teachers with Teach For America

February 13, 2014
NYU alumni are currently teaching in low-income areas in the Teach for America corps.
Courtesy of Mark Secada

Tech education ideal, but not possible for all

September 10, 2013
As technology advances, jobs that graduates pursue could be taken by mechanical and scientific materials.