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

The exterior facade of a modern glass building used by the Tandon School of Engineering.

Tandon receives $15M federal grant to research traffic congestion

The grant was awarded to 34 university transportation research centers across the country, and will go toward improving urban traffic congestion and high school STEM programs.
Connor Patton and Isabel Ames March 10, 2023

NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering will now have $15 million to work on improving traffic in areas with major roadway congestion across the country, including New York City....

The entrance to N.Y.U’s College of Dentistry under scaffolding. A sign for twenty-fifth street is seen to the right of the building, and a clock is mounted on a pole on the sidewalk.

NYU dental study shows promising results for alternative cavity treatment

Researchers at the NYU College of Dentistry found that a one-time medical treatment prevents 80% of cavities.
Hope Pisoni, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

A new study from NYU College of Dentistry faculty found that silver diamine fluoride was effective in treating over 50% of dental cavities in children, and preventing 80%. The...

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,...

Nine cylindrical medicine canisters laid across a white table. The canister in the center is labeled “ADDERALL X.R.,” and has the instructions “TAKE 1 CAPSULE EVERY MORNING” printed on it.

Limited Adderall supply prompts students to seek alternatives

A shortage of Adderall, which is commonly prescribed to treat ADHD, is threatening patients’ ability to access their medication. Its impacts are being felt at NYU.
Amna Sheikh, Contributing Writer November 2, 2022

NYU sophomore Amanda Williams was prescribed Adderall in October to address difficulties she was having with her attention span — a common symptom of ADHD. After a lengthy process...

Two speakers sit on a stage, in front of an audience with a projector screen displaying “Sports and the Metaverse” against a white background.

‘Metaverse Boot Camp’ draws intrigue and ire

Metaverse experts and NYU students convened to chat about virtual reality, NFTs and the blockchain at a two-day event sponsored by the School of Professional Studies.
Katherine Williams, Contributing Writer October 19, 2022

More than 100 students and faculty made their way to the Metaverse Boot Camp last Friday, on the second day of a two-day event organized by NYU’s School of Professional Studies...

An illustration of students sitting in a large room for a student government meeting. On the left, a purple banner with the N.Y.U. torch logo hangs on the wall and reads “‘N.Y.U. SGA.”

NYU Shanghai students ask to graduate elsewhere due to COVID cancellations

The Student Government Assembly convened to address graduation concerns from NYU Shanghai students, Swipe it Forward’s relaunch and more at its biweekly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Yezen Saadah, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

NYU Shanghai seniors who are studying away typically return to Shanghai before their graduation, but in 2022, many graduated at other NYU campuses outside of Shanghai due to pandemic-related...

Professor David O’Connor at an archaeological site in the desert with two other female colleagues.

David O’Connor, renowned Egyptologist and NYU professor, dies at 84

David O’Connor, who worked at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts, was known for his excavation work and research at the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos, as well as his dedication to his students.
Carmo Moniz, Deputy News Editor October 12, 2022

David O’Connor, leading Egyptologist and Lila Acheson Wallace professor of ancient Egyptian art at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts, died at 84 years old on Oct. 1. During his...

An exterior shot of the Bronfman Center. On the left is the entrance of the building with a New York University sign that reads “STILL REQUIRED FACE MASK.” On the right is a plaque that reads “New York University 7 The EDGAR M. BRONFMAN CENTER FOR JEWISH STUDENT LIFE”

NYU disputes failing grade on antisemitism report

NYU criticized a report on antisemitism on college campuses for not including some of the university’s actions against antisemitism on campus, including updating its non-discrimination and harassment policy and hosting a summit to address antisemitism across U.S. universities.
Carmo Moniz, Deputy News Editor October 4, 2022

NYU received a failing grade in a recent report rating antisemitism on 25 university campuses. The Sept. 25 report, compiled by watchdog group StopAntisemitism, claimed that students...

A plaque says “New York University School of Law” next to the front gate of N.Y.U.’s law school.

Respite for NYU student parents as COVID restrictions ease

A student parent who was previously told she could not bring her unvaccinated 3-month-old inside university buildings can now do so due to the recent COVID-19 policy change.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor September 27, 2022

Because Devorah Neiger’s 3-month-old son was ineligible to be vaccinated, the NYU Law student was forced to have a caregiver bring her son to campus so she could breastfeed him...

The outside entrance of N.Y.U Langone Health’s main campus with a road sign in front of the modern building with a glass facade.

NYU Langone ranks No. 1 in leadership and ambulatory care

NYU Langone jumped four spots for quality leadership and has held the top spot in ambulatory care since last year, according to new rankings.
Carmo Moniz, Deputy News Editor September 22, 2022

NYU Langone Health is No. 1 in outpatient care and quality leadership, according to new healthcare rankings that were released on Thursday, Sept. 22. The updated numbers, determined...