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Roosevelt Institute members submit policy proposals

Roosevelt Institute members submit policy proposals

December 4
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Members of the Roosevelt Institute’s NYU chapter discussed their public policy proposals at the group’s weekly meeting in the Kimmel Center for University Life. The proposals were submitted Monday as candidates for the “10 Ideas” booklet, an annual publication distributed by the Roose...

Construction worker falls from University Place scaffolding

Construction worker falls from University Place scaffolding

November 19
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Jaime Sillart, a 56-year-old D.P. Construction and Management employee of Bergenfield, N.J., fell from scaffolding at the NYU Languages and Literature building at 19 University Pl. on Nov. 15. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was pronounced dead. NYU issued a statement on Friday that s...

How To: Plan out classes to suit your schedule

How To: Plan out classes to suit your schedule

November 18
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Are you a morning person?  Some people are up with the sun every morning, but for others, barely rolling out of bed is a tremendous effort. Consider which type you are when scheduling your classes. Will you work?   For people who don’t want to find themselves without spending money, you...

Panel discusses Asian, Caribbean diaspora

Panel discusses Asian, Caribbean diaspora

November 14
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NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute and the NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs hosted a conversation with authors Kathleen López and Gaiutra Bahadur about the history of indentured labor and the Asian diaspora in the Caribbean on Nov. 13 at the NYU China House. Founding direc...

Talking Transition Tent gives NYC residents platform to recommend changes

Talking Transition Tent gives NYC residents platform to recommend changes

November 13
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The Talking Transition Tent opened in SoHo on Nov. 9 for New Yorkers to voice their concerns about any issue around the city to aid the transition from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. Ten organizations started the transition tent to improve city policies and...

Law school hosts lecture on race, slavery, freedom

Law school hosts lecture on race, slavery, freedom

November 7
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  William M. Carter Jr., dean and professor of law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, discussed the alternative applications and interpretations of the amendment that abolished slavery at the 18th Annual Bell Lecture on Race in American Society on Nov. 6. Carter’s lecture,...

Universities collaborate to research storm impact on New York

Universities collaborate to research storm impact on New York

November 7
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Last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the beginning of the New York State Resilience Institute for Storms and Emergencies, a research institute housed at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU and Stony Brook University in response to Superstorm Sandy. A meeting that will address funding a...

Grand Bazaar highlights global sites

Grand Bazaar highlights global sites

November 1
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The Division of Student Affairs hosted the Grand Bazaar in the Kimmel Center for University Life as part of the NYU World Tour. Co-director of the Center for Spiritual Life Marcella Runell Hall co-chaired the event with assistant vice president for Student Diversity and director of the Center for Multicult...

Teams present rebuild designs a year after Sandy

Teams present rebuild designs a year after Sandy

October 29
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Ten teams at Rebuild by Design presented their newest designs at a breakfast reception at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life on Oct. 28. An initiative of President Barack Obama’s Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Rebuild by Design is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban De...

Kappa Kappa Gamma hosts bone marrow registration event in Kimmel

Kappa Kappa Gamma hosts bone marrow registration event in Kimmel

October 24
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Kappa Kappa Gamma hosted a bone marrow registration event in partnership with the Icla da Silva Foundation, a New York-based organization for recruiting bone marrow donors, on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Eighty-one possible donors visited the top of the stairs in Kimmel where they had the inside of their ...

Gallatin establishes scholarships for incoming graduate students

Gallatin establishes scholarships for incoming graduate students

October 23
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The Gallatin School of Individualized Study will be awarding $25,000 Dean’s Graduate Scholarships to four incoming master’s students studying humanities and the arts; the history of science, environment, sustainability; globalization and developments and politics and human rights. Susanne Wo...

Former students explore campus changes, events for Alumni Day

Former students explore campus changes, events for Alumni Day

October 21
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NYU’s annual Alumni Day was full of seminars, reunions and a State of the University address from NYU President John Sexton. “The purpose of Alumni Day is to provide an opportunity for alumni to reconnect with each other and their alma mater,” said Brian Perillo, the associate vice president of a...

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