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

Washington Square News

A laptop screen displaying the user interface of the artificial intelligence writing tool “Chat G.P.T.” with the prompt “write New York University’s academic integrity policy on using chat G.P.T.” on the top.

ChatGPT is here — what’s NYU doing about it?

“The existence of a well-written paragraph is no longer evidence of human effort,” reads a memo to NYU’s schools, warning them of the plagiarism possibilities that ChatGPT and AI programs like it bring to the classroom.
Carmo Moniz, News Editor February 2, 2023

ChatGPT, the easily accessible, uncannily human artificial intelligence program that can quickly generate text from a prompt, has caused a stir at universities across the country....

An illustration of the Washington Square Arch. Behind the arch sits gray and brown alternating high-rises. On the top right are the words “The Daybook” in an arched shape.

What to do this week: Cheese tasting and a holiday train show

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Nov. 14-20.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor November 13, 2022

3D-print a snowman 5-7 p.m. at the Kimmel Center for University Life, floor 9 The NYU student organization Print3D will host a workshop for students to create digital models...

An image of an elevator button panel with a red X drawn over it.

Off-Third: NYU removes elevator buttons in bid to boost student fitness

After months of complaints by higher-floor residents and an uptick in student laziness, residence hall elevators will no longer stop on lower-level floors.
Naisha Roy, Staff Writer September 23, 2022

NYU recently announced that residence hall elevators would no longer have buttons for the second through fifth floors, the latest in a series of actions aimed at improving student...

A new platform called Mixed-Reality Learning Environment, being developed by the Department of Mechatronics, will allow students to control laboratory equipment through mobile devices.

Mixed Reality Technology Innovated Tandon Laboratory Course

Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor April 4, 2017
A team from Tandon's mechatronics departments are working to integrate mixed-reality technology in the classroom. This mixed reality environment will help students understand dynamic systems and control concepts, as well as cut the cost of lab equipment.
A new computer science program has been established at Tandon for those with no background experience to transition into computer science.

Tandon Provides Crash Course in Computer Science

Jemima McEvoy, News Editor February 14, 2017
The Tandon School of Engineering has a new Computer Science program that gives inexperienced students the tools to pursue a career in technology.
NYU has a whole suite of free software for students to help them both in and out of the classroom.

How NYU Softens the Cost of Software

Htoo Min, Contributing Writer October 14, 2016
NYU IT is helping alleviate the financial burden that comes with buying new computers and accessories by providing students with an array of free software