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Steinhardt prof. calls for early childhood development in UN report

Steinhardt prof. calls for early childhood development in UN report

September 26, 2013
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Steinhardt professor Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Madhav Chavan, co-founder and CEO of Pratham, an organization in India that supports primary school children, want the United Nations to set a target for early childhood development in its Sustainable Development Goals for 2015 to 2030. The UN... Read more »

College of Dentistry professor, team research HIV-1 cell reproduction

College of Dentistry professor, team research HIV-1 cell reproduction

September 24, 2013
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College of Dentistry professor David Levy led a team of researchers who discovered a way HIV-1 reproduces itself, which may eventually lead to possibilities to kill off the virus before it develops into AIDS. The researchers published their study, “An HIV-1 replication pathway utilizing revers... Read more »

Courant professor to receive award in Beijing

Courant professor to receive award in Beijing

September 18, 2013
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Yann LeCun, a professor at NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been named the recipient of the Neural Networks Pioneer Award by the Computational Intelligence Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The award recognizes individuals who have con... Read more »

Steinhardt students prep ‘Smell of Success’ to honor show’s writer

Steinhardt students prep ‘Smell of Success’ to honor show’s writer

September 5, 2013
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A group of students in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development is set to perform Marvin Hamlisch’s “Sweet Smell of Success” at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts from Sept. 12 to 14. The musical, about an unscrupulous newspaper columnist, will begin with a pos... Read more »

NYUAD’s first graduating class begins final year

NYUAD’s first graduating class begins final year

August 25, 2013
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Rising seniors at NYU Abu Dhabi this year are making history as the school’s first graduating class. As the first comprehensive liberal arts and science campus in the Middle East to be operated abroad by a major American research university, NYUAD welcomed its class of students in August 2010, when... Read more »

Strawberry Festival promises delicious, intergalactic fun

Strawberry Festival promises delicious, intergalactic fun

May 2, 2013
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  Students can find some reprieve in the middle of finals preparation because NYU’s annual Strawberry Festival returns to campus May 10. CAS freshman Tyler Maxin, a festival co-chair, said the theme of the 28th annual Strawberry Festival is outer space, and decorations will give the lo... Read more »

Report critiques global education rankings

Report critiques global education rankings

April 25, 2013
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On April 12, the European University Association released an analysis of the state of global university rankings which critiqued a number of rankings, including the Times Higher Education Reputation ranking, in which NYU holds the 29th position. This report is the second analysis conducted by the... Read more »

NYU to take proactive approach to emission reduction

NYU to take proactive approach to emission reduction

April 25, 2013
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NYU continues to go green with its newest goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2017. The GHG reduction, which only applies to the Washington Square campus, will be achieved through various campus-wide projects such as energy audits, building methods, retrocommissioning and upgrading l... Read more »

NYU kicks off Earth Week celebrations

NYU kicks off Earth Week celebrations

April 23, 2013
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  Students and faculty gathered in NYU Law School’s Vanderbilt Courtyard yesterday to celebrate the Earth Day Food and Sustainability Fair. Hosted by the Environmental Law Society, the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and Food Law, the fair allowed students to test out free vegan f... Read more »

Steinhardt’s Music Educators of NYU plan to hold networking mixer for educators

Steinhardt’s Music Educators of NYU plan to hold networking mixer for educators

April 2, 2013
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Steinhardt Music Educators of NYU, a club dedicated to music and music education advocacy through professional development, networking and community outreach, will hold their second annual music educators’ mixer next Friday. The mixer will be a chance for music educators from around the city to net... Read more »

Environmental club focuses on student discussion

Environmental club focuses on student discussion

March 27, 2013
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The Environmental Studies Club held its first meeting last night after a hiatus of several years. Club members hope to build excitement for the reinstated club, which aims to extend conversation about environmental issues outside the classroom. Co-president and CAS sophomore Katie Andrew restarted the c... Read more »

William Hewitt provided positive perspective on environmental policies

William Hewitt provided positive perspective on environmental policies

March 5, 2013
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The intersection of policy and climate change led the conversation at the NYU Bookstore’s author reading yesterday. Adjunct professor William Hewitt, who teaches climate change, sustainability and energy, introduced his book “A Newer World: Politics, Money, Technology, and What’s Really Bein... Read more »

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