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

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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

Street photograph of the front entrance of the NYU College of Dentistry.

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...

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...

A person with red hair is sitting in front of a white wall. She is wearing a white shirt that says, “FEMME IN STEM.” There are Polaroid photos stuck to the wall to her right. On top of the image are two white hand-drawn words with black borders that say “BEYOND N.Y.U.”

Beyond NYU: From coding websites to creating wearable tech

Tandon alum Alexis Williams started out studying ones and zeros. Now, she’s a social media influencer, the creator of a viral activism platform and the founder of her own clothing brand.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor December 7, 2023

When Tandon alum Alexis Williams realized she had grown bored of coding, she began to feel uncertain about her path in college. However, when she discovered the Tandon School of...

A colorful portrait of Miguel Guerrero on top of text stating ‘Beyond N.Y.U.’

Beyond NYU: Building entrepreneurial success

Tandon alum Miguel Guerrero created one the world’s largest Minecraft servers when he was 14. Now, he is helping small businesses with their marketing campaigns at his own company.
Bruna Horvath and Jason Alpert-Wisnia October 5, 2023

When Tandon alum Miguel Guerrero was just 14 years old, he created a Minecraft server that was at one point considered the world’s largest. This was only the beginning of his...

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

Search committee for new Tandon dean disappointed by low student participation

Engagement meetings meant to provide students an opportunity to comment on the search for a new Tandon dean have seen scant student attendance.
John Kim, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

An 18-member faculty search committee is in the process of finding a new dean for NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, but members of the committee say community engagement efforts...

An illustration of a man wearing a black suit and white shirt. He is pictured inside a planetary illustration with a pink and blue gradient. Behind him is a purple expanse with white planets, stars and the text “Beyond N.Y.U.”

Beyond NYU: Reaching new heights with structural engineering

Richard Tomasetti is involved in the design and engineering of some of the world’s most notable buildings, and helped with reconstruction following the 9/11 attacks. He now teaches engineering at Columbia University.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor April 13, 2023

NYU alum Richard Tomasetti has helped to engineer some of the tallest buildings ever built. His construction company, which he cofounded with fellow NYU alum Charles Thornton,...

Six people sit on a stage with a projector screen behind them displaying an online petition for the graduation walk for N.Y.U.’s Tandon School of Engineering. There is a speaker holding a microphone on the right.

‘It pains me that you are in pain,’ Tandon dean says to disgruntled graduates

Aggravated students from NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, unhappy that they will not be able to walk across the stage at graduation this year, sat down with their dean at a town hall on Wednesday.
Ania Keenan, Features Editor April 6, 2023

NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering reaffirmed its decision not to let graduating students walk across the stage at its 2023 graduation ceremony during a town hall event held...

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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NYU commits to Tandon expansion with new billion-dollar investment

NYU announced that it will spend $1 billion on the Tandon School of Engineering in an effort to compete with top engineering schools nationwide.
Yezen Saadah, Deputy News Editor December 2, 2022

NYU president Andrew Hamilton announced a long-term $1 billion investment in the Tandon School of Engineering on Wednesday, Nov. 30, weeks after the university’s September purchase...

A collage of two photos: On the left is professor Viral V. Acharya wearing a brown shirt and a black jacket; on the right is professor Shane A. Liddelow wearing a shirt with green patterns and a blue jacket.

23 NYU professors named among world’s most cited researchers

The NYU professors were among 6,938 researchers recognized for publishing the most-cited papers of the past 10 years.
Grace Homan, Contributing Writer November 21, 2022

Twenty-three NYU professors were among 2022’s most-cited researchers worldwide, ranking in the top 1% of citations in their field over the past decade. The annual list, released...

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NYU buys $122 million Brooklyn building

The 10-story office building, which is located adjacent to NYU’s Brooklyn campus, was formerly owned by JPMorgan Chase.
Gillian Blum, Copy Chief September 16, 2022

NYU has purchased a 10-story downtown Brooklyn office building — previously owned by JPMorgan Chase  — for $122 million, as reported by The Real Deal on Wednesday. The 3 MetroTech...

Yuriy Fedchyshyn and his daughter standing next to each other on a pavilion with trees and green foliage in the background. Yuriy has his arm around his daughter, who is holding a stuffed animal.

Ukrainian and Russian students, alums displaced by the invasion

Here’s how members of the NYU community in New York, Russia and Ukraine are responding to the Russian invasion.
Nicole Lu, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Yuriy Fedchyshyn, who graduated from the NYU School of Law in 2013, lives in Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine, with his young daughter, Mariya. Fedchyshyn, the former adviser to Ukraine’s...