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Measles outbreak infects New York City

Measles outbreak infects New York City

March 12, 2014
Filed under NEWS

The New York City Department of Health confirmed yesterday that the measles outbreak has increased from 16 confirmed patients to 19 in areas including Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn. A department spokesperson said cases range from those who are 3 months to 63 years old. “Nineteen case... Read more »

SLAM denounces student debt, university expansion

SLAM denounces student debt, university expansion

October 18, 2013
Filed under NEWS

  Members from the Students and Labor Action Movement, Faculty Against the Sexton Plan and International Socialist Organization came together to discuss and debate student debt, expansion, overseas campuses and student and faculty issues regarding the power of the administration. The event was titl... Read more »

STEP program aims to aid PhD students in career search

STEP program aims to aid PhD students in career search

October 8, 2013
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NYU has received a five-year grant totaling just under $2 million to create the NYU Science Training Enhancement Program, which will be run as a partnership between the NYU School of Medicine and the rest of the university to train biomedical graduates and postdoctoral students in their career pa... Read more »

Author Reza Aslan visits NYU to discuss religion, history

Author Reza Aslan visits NYU to discuss religion, history

Kavish Harjai, Staff Writer
September 24, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, NEWS

The New York Times bestselling author Reza Aslan visited NYU yesterday students to give a public lecture about the spread of Islam in the Middle East. Author of “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth” met with Professor Zvi Ben-Dor Beite’s Cultures and Context: Islam and Judaism, Inte... Read more »

Student bone marrow campaign looks for donors

Student bone marrow campaign looks for donors

April 30, 2013
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Students will have the opportunity to be involved in a campaign that saves lives with NYU College of Nursing senior Kathryn Rice’s bone marrow drive for leukemia patients, which will take place May 5 to 10. “Unlike other campaigns against cancer, the fight to end leukemia is not as well known,” Rice... Read more »

NYUnplugged encourages energy conservation

NYUnplugged encourages energy conservation

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

The NYU community had an energy-saving start to Earth Week with the annual event NYUnplugged, a competition among residence halls to reduce electricity use. NYUnplugged, which ran from April 15 to 22, resulted in community-wide savings of 35,195 kilowatt hours. Carlyle Court residence hall took the top s... Read more »

NYU community stands with Boston

NYU community stands with Boston

April 23, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, NEWS

Click the photo to see more from NYU's vigil for the Boston bombing victims. Students filled the staircase of the Kimmel Center for University Life last night to hold a vigil for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, as well as for the death of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Officer... Read more »

Gallatin events explore life in city grid

Gallatin events explore life in city grid

April 15, 2013
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Students will receive a lesson in urban design with Off the Grid: Tours and Talks on New York City’s New Public Spaces, a series of events organized by the Gallatin Design Collective, which will look more closely at public urban spaces. The idea behind Off the Grid, which kicks off April 17,... Read more »

Stern dean discusses ‘Turnaround’ of developing, First World economies

Stern dean discusses ‘Turnaround’ of developing, First World economies

April 9, 2013
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Since the release of his book “Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth,”  Peter Blair Henry, the dean of the Stern School of Business, has been featured on MSNBC, HuffPost Live, Bloomberg Television and in The Washington Post. In his book, Henry emphasizes the idea that the ... Read more »

Science salon explores perception of threat, social identity

Science salon explores perception of threat, social identity

April 9, 2013
Filed under NEWS

The old saying “keep your friends close and your enemies closer” received a psychological twist last night when Jenny Xiao, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in NYU’s social psychology program, presented her research titled, “See Your Friends Close and Enemies Closer: Social Identity and Threat aft... Read more »

Local restaurant reports case of hepatitis A

Local restaurant reports case of hepatitis A

April 8, 2013
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Alta, a Mediterranean bistro located in the West Village, has come under scrutiny after reports revealed that a restuarant food handler tested positive for hepatitis A. Customers who ate dessert at Alta between March 23 to April 2 have been warned by the New York City Department of Health and Ment... Read more »

NYU’s Shuruq shows Muslim diversity

NYU’s Shuruq shows Muslim diversity

March 26, 2013
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Last night NFL player Hamza Abdullah ushered in Shuruq, an annual student-run theme month club held from March 25 to April 17. Founded in 2002, Shuruq tries to bring light to the diversity of life, culture and politics throughout the Muslim world. Through various events, the group discus the ... Read more »

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