On the Wire
February 21, 2014
Playing Catch Up
Two NYU faculty members were awarded Sloan Foundation Research Fellowships on Feb. 18 for being successful “early-career scientists and scholars.”
Distinguished Writer in Residence Pete Hamill was awarded the George Polk Career Award for his work in journalism.
NYU Secret #4218: “The only reason I have been going to gym in palladium everyday this past week is to watch the figure skating program on the TVs in the auxiliary room.”
In and of the City
The New York City Department of Transportation has filled 113,131 potholes since the beginning of this year, a record for the city.
The New York City Brewers Guild’s sixth annual beer week kicks off on Feb. 21 at various locations in the city. The event lasts through March 2.
From our Neighbors
Looks like Bobst is not the only overcrowded library in the city: Columbia University plans to increase the amount of seats in the Butler Library after a survey demonstrated students’ dissatisfaction.
Mumps recently affected thirteen Fordham students. The students who are suspected to have the mumps have been sent home or quarantined.