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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

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Beyond NYU: Maintaining memories through shared albums

How a Tandon student is helping college students keep connections from a night out.
Aashna Miharia, Deputy News Editor May 2, 2024

Tandon student Alexandra Debow always dreaded having to say goodbye to strangers after a night out. After many nights out and multiple missed connections, she decided to create...

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Dentistry school receives $8M to study oral cancer treatments

Researchers from three universities, including NYU, will use the funding to find ways to treat chronic pain without the use of opioids.
Antonia Ang, Contributing Writer April 19, 2024

The National Institutes of Health awarded the College of Dentistry’s Pain Research Center with an $8 million grant to support research toward treatments for oral cancer as an...

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STAT Madness 2024 begins, with 3 NYU studies competing

The annual research competition, which selects dozens of competitors from various universities, began at the start of the month.
Nikki Mirala, Staff Writer March 13, 2024

Three NYU studies are competing against 61 pieces of research from other institutions in an annual tournament aimed at highlighting advancements in the fields of health and science....

Two people walk past an entrance of a building used by N.Y.U.’s Tandon School of Engineering.

Tandon collaborates with New York state to enhance power grid reliability

Researchers at the Tandon School of Engineering will help develop a prototype and develop a technique aimed to decrease power outages.
Nikki Mirala, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering is collaborating with the New York Power Authority to create a tool that could prevent potential energy outages in the city. A $190,000 grant...

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What to do this week: A rare book fair and a sex workshop

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: April 24-30.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor April 23, 2023

An illustration of a pie chart and the silhouette of N.Y.U. president Andrew Hamilton with a question mark on his face. The pie chart is divided into two parts with forty-one percent “yes” and fifty-nine percent “no.”

More than half of NYU students likely don’t know who Andrew Hamilton is, WSN survey finds

As university president Andrew Hamilton prepares for the end of his tenure, he remains an unknown presence to most students on campus.
Jenny Seo and John Kim March 29, 2023

Andrew who? More than half of the NYU student body seemingly has no idea who university president Andrew Hamilton is, according to a survey conducted by WSN. Hamilton, who will...

Two people walk past an entrance of an building used by N.Y.U’s Tandon School of Engineering.

Guest Essay: The demise of NYU’s sustainability major

Students in the Sustainable Urban Environments major have been left in the dark by administration, while professors are hard at work fighting to keep sustainability a part of the curriculum.
Elaine Ly March 10, 2023

Elaine Ly is a mechanical engineering student at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering. After almost a year of little to no communication, students in the Sustainable Urban Environments...

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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....

Graduates and their families stand outside of the Barclays Center, wearing purple gowns and graduation caps while they take pictures with family.

Tandon students demand to walk at graduation

More than 1,300 students signed a petition asking for the university to change the graduation format for Tandon students, who won’t have the chance to walk on stage due to time constraints.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor March 8, 2023

Manas Johri, a student completing his master’s degree at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, imagined that when graduation came around, he would walk up on stage for a handshake,...

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Beyond NYU: Creating art post-NASA

Tanya Gupta worked for NASA and IBM after graduating from NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, and now she has built herself a career in digital art.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor February 16, 2023

Former NASA engineer and Tandon alum Tanya Gupta has founded her own multimedia art studio, Guptanya Studios. Despite her degree in mechanical engineering from NYU, she now creates...

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Rocket science isn’t rocket science

Tandon students at Rogue Aerospace showcase the start to finish of a rocket launch.
Samson Tu, Multimedia Editor December 12, 2022

A student, standing at a podium in a classroom, points to a presentation slide on a projector. The slide reads “NYU Muslim Student Organizations Present... Charity Week Kick-Off!” A snack table is set up against a wall.

Muslim student orgs raise thousands for Pakistan flood relief

Several Muslim student organizations at NYU hosted Charity Week, an international initiative geared toward assisting children in need around the world, from Monday, Oct. 25 to Sunday, Oct. 30.
Yezen Saadah, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

Several Muslim student organizations at NYU have raised nearly $14,000 for Charity Week USA 2022 — an annual volunteer-led global campaign in which students raise money for children...