University responds to report claiming mistreatment of workers at NYUAD island campus

University responds to report claiming mistreatment of workers at NYUAD island campus

Michael Domanico, Managing Editor
May 2, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Courtesy of NYUADThe controversy over the rights of migrant workers constructing NYU Abu Dhabi’s new Saadiyat Island campus continues with the release of a new report. Gulf Labor, a coalition of artists and activists working to protect the rights of migrant workers on Saadiyat Island, released its f... Read more »

[UPDATE] Straus to leave Law School Board

[UPDATE] Straus to leave Law School Board

Michael Domanico, Managing Editor
May 1, 2014
Filed under NEWS

UPDATE Thursday, May 1, 10:08 p.m.: Herrine and Gertner said that while they were unaware of the details surrounding Straus' departure from the law school, the agreement for him to leave was gratifying. "We think Daniel Straus's departure from the board represents an acknowledgment of his insu... Read more »

Unpublished works spark debate

Unpublished works spark debate

Clio McConnell and Michael Domanico
April 23, 2014
Filed under ARTS

When celebrated Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez passed away on April 17, his legacy included more than just his status as one of the most prominent magic realists. The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that, according to Penguin Random House Mexico, García Márquez left behind an unpublishe... Read more »

NYU Law community lends support to students subpoenaed by trustee’s company

NYU Law community lends support to students subpoenaed by trustee’s company

April 18, 2014
Filed under NEWS

The School of Law made public its support for two law students who have been subpoenaed by CareOne, a health care company owned by law trustee Daniel Straus. The subpoena is part of a controversy surrounding CareOne and its labor practices that erupted in 2012. Employees at CareOne and HealthBridge Manageme... Read more »

L. Jay Oliva, university president before Sexton, passes away

L. Jay Oliva, university president before Sexton, passes away

April 17, 2014
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, NEWS

L. Jay Oliva, who served as NYU's president from 1991 to 2002, has passed away, according to a university-wide email from Martin Lipton, the chair of the Board of Trustees. He was 80 years old. Before becoming president, Oliva worked as a faculty member, dean vice president and chancellor of NYU f... Read more »

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