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NYU, USC study finds potential cancer treatment

NYU, USC study finds potential cancer treatment

September 18, 2013
Filed under NEWS

A collaborative research project between NYU and the University of Southern California may have made a breakthrough in cancer treatment. According to a university press release, the research groups led by NYU chemistry professor Paramjit Arora and USC School of Pharmacy professor Bogdan Oleny... Read more »

NYU Dining welcomes new additions and renovations

NYU Dining welcomes new additions and renovations

August 25, 2013
Filed under NEWS

  This year, NYU Dining is opening on-campus options that include a Jamba Juice, Starbucks kiosk and convenience store while the Rubin dining hall is closing. Owen Moore, assistant vice president for Business Development in Campus Services, said the Jamba Juice will open in September in Weinstein Food Court and will accept b... Read more »

MTA extends Wi-Fi and cell service to more subway stations

MTA extends Wi-Fi and cell service to more subway stations

April 30, 2013
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Subway riders can now look forward to checking email, sending text messages and making calls from underground stations, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority expanded Wi-Fi and cell phone service to 30 additional stations last Thursday. According to CBS New York, the plan to provide wireless s... Read more »

NYU-Poly teams up to open science program for middle school

NYU-Poly teams up to open science program for middle school

April 24, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, NEWS

In an effort to provide more opportunities for K-12 students to tackle challenging coursework in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, the Polytechnic Institute at NYU has partnered with the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) to expand NYU-Poly’s Science of Smart Ci... Read more »

Admissions offices consider more than racial diversity

Admissions offices consider more than racial diversity

April 22, 2013
Filed under NEWS

The legality of affirmative action is being questioned once again as another affirmative action case heads to the Supreme Court. Inside Higher Ed reported last month that the Supreme Court had taken on a case regarding affirmative action. The justices discussed whether Michigan residents had th... Read more »

Undead marathon arrives in NYC

Undead marathon arrives in NYC

April 11, 2013
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  Zombies are coming to Staten Island on June 15 as part of a 5K fundraiser for the Special Olympics. The rUNDEAD Fresh Kills Zombie Run will challenge participants to run through a trail at the Staten Island site of the Henry Kaufman Campgrounds while avoiding attacks from nearby zombies. Th... Read more »

Students organize against NYU expansion plan

Students organize against NYU expansion plan

April 10, 2013
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  Student opposition to NYU 2031, the plan to expand the university by as much as six million square feet, flared yesterday as the student group’s first public protest stopped pedestrian traffic outside Bobst Library. With signs and flyers in hand, around a dozen members of the student-run gro... Read more »

NYU School of Medicine uses toenail clippings for chemical exposure study

NYU School of Medicine uses toenail clippings for chemical exposure study

April 2, 2013
Filed under NEWS

For a study of the extent of exposure to a toxic chemical leaked from a tank in a Garfield, N.J. factory 30 years ago, scientists have asked city residents to contribute their toenail clippings for analysis. The study will be conducted by scientists from the NYU School of Medicine, who explained t... Read more »

Coney Island reopens after Hurricane Sandy devastation

Coney Island reopens after Hurricane Sandy devastation

March 28, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Click for more photos of Coney Island. Last Sunday, Coney Island reopened its gates for the first time since the devastation of Hurricane Sandy less than six months ago. At Luna Park, one of Coney Island’s most iconic attractions, most of the rides had electrical and motor systems overhauled because... Read more »

Landmarked Russian Jewish synagogue faces demolition

Landmarked Russian Jewish synagogue faces demolition

March 7, 2013
Filed under NEWS

The oldest Russian Jewish synagogue in the United States and New York is currently seeking the right to tear itself down after standing for over 150 years. Since 1850, Beth Hamedrash Hagadol has been located at 60 Norfolk St. in the Lower East Side as a historical reminder of the first Jewish immigran... Read more »

Students, faculty anticipate Shanghai campus curricula, experiences

Students, faculty anticipate Shanghai campus curricula, experiences

Fay Lin
March 5, 2013
Filed under NEWS

NYU Shanghai, the university’s third degree-granting portal campus, continues to prepare for its inaugural class entering next semester. The campus will welcome a class of approximately 300 students in the fall. Assistant Vice President for Admissions Shawn Abbott said 51 percent of enrolled student... Read more »

Three NYU dining halls receive A health rating

Three NYU dining halls receive A health rating

February 24, 2013
Filed under NEWS

With 13 dining locations, hygiene maintenance could be a challenge for NYU. However, the university has successfully maintained clean dining areas and has received all A’s in the past year — a step up from 2011 when the Hayden dining hall received a B and the Weinstein dining hall unofficially r... Read more »

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