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

Washington Square News

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Gatekept NYU courses to enroll in this fall

If you’re lucky enough to take extra electives, take advantage of these unique courses.
Chinara Dorancy, Contributing Writer April 16, 2024

Class registration is once again upon us, prompting nervous students to put dozens of courses in their Albert shopping carts for fear that the classes they need to take might fill...

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Tandon, FDNY to shorten emergency response times with AI

The project, led by Tandon professor Joseph Chow, aims to improve urban congestion with artificial intelligence.
Stella Zhong, Contributing Writer February 9, 2024

New York City Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh announced a yearlong partnership with NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering at a public safety briefing on Feb. 2 that aims to escalate...

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...

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WLab carries filmmakers into the future of the entertainment industry

Partnering with NYU Tandon @ The Yard, WLab provides students with access to virtual production technology in its motion capture studio.
Dani Biondi, Contributing Writer December 6, 2023

Filmmakers now have the opportunity to test out the industry’s newest technology at WLab, a virtual production studio, partnered with NYU Tandon @ The Yard. Founded by a group...

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22 NYU professors named among world’s most cited researchers

The researchers included in Clarivate’s 2023 Highly Cited Researchers list came from fields such as economics, medicine and engineering.
Mikaylah Du, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

Twenty-two NYU professors were in the first percentile for the number of citations received in their fields over the past decade, according to Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers...

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Tandon to bring 3D video technology to dance education

A new research project, developed in collaboration with the Mark Morris Dance Group and the dance department at the Tisch School of the Arts, aims to make learning dance more accessible.
Stella Zhong, Contributing Writer November 15, 2023

NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering will use a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to bring 3D video technology to dance education. The project, led by NYU...

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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...

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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...

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What to do this week: Celebrate Halloween early, free roller skating, uptown night market

The Daybook is WSN’s weekly column listing in-person and online events at NYU and across New York City. This week: Sept. 11-17.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor September 10, 2023

The dean of N.Y.U.’s Tandon School of Engineering, Jelena Kovačević, speaking into a microphone on a stage. Two people are sitting next to her on either side.

Tandon dean to step down next year

Jelena Kovačević, the dean of the Tandon School of Engineering, announced on Tuesday that she will step down from her role in the 2024 academic year.
Bruna Horvath, Deputy News Editor May 3, 2023

The dean of NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, Jelena Kovačević, will step down from her role in August of next year. After taking a sabbatical, she will return to the school...

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Tandon relents, students to walk at graduation

Administrators at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering reversed changes to the school’s graduation ceremony that would have eliminated the traditional walk across the stage due to time constraints.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor April 18, 2023

Last week, NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering said it would allow students to walk on stage to collect their diplomas at graduation, reversing an unpopular decision to eliminate...

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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...