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Off Broadway production lacks realism, execution

Off Broadway production lacks realism, execution

April 2, 2014
Filed under ARTS

Secrets, adultery, abuse, distrust and alcohol — “Hounds of War” has more than enough elements to make up an interesting family drama, but this overload ultimately becomes a histrionic mess. Directed by Mark Cirnigliaro, the production quickly turns from a simple family conflict into a soap op... Read more »

Groceries on a budget

Groceries on a budget

February 20, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

It is only when you leave the safety of a meal plan and start cooking that you realize you are growing up. Cooking is difficult, but grocery shopping is even harder, especially when on a college budget. But there are three things you can do to make shopping more manageable. Essentials Cooking well does n... Read more »

Palladium Hall

Palladium Hall

February 20, 2014
Filed under FEATURES

Estimated cost: $14,900-$17,300 Low-cost rooms available: No Commute to campus: 10 minutes Nearby subways: N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6, L Shuttle: Yes If you are willing to sacrifice a quiet neighborhood for convenience, then Palladium residence hall should be your top pick. The large dorm sits between... Read more »

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

May 20, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, NEWS

Click on the photo above for a gallery of images from the ceremony. May 20, 2013 6:00 p.m. Grand Hyatt New York | 109 E. 42nd St. 309 graduates Students from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies heeded for one last time their professors and mentors, but this time the wise words w... Read more »

Columbia law professor named next NYU School of Law dean

Columbia law professor named next NYU School of Law dean

April 8, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Columbia Law School professor and constitutional law expert Trevor Morrison will replace Richard Revesz as dean of the NYU Law School — big shoes to fill, some would say, since Revesz has served as dean of the law school for the past 11 years. Morrison will become the 15th dean when Revesz steps down... Read more »

NYU gaming institute to open in Brooklyn

NYU gaming institute to open in Brooklyn

April 3, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, NEWS

Students and video gamers can become one at NYU’s Media and Games Network, a Brooklyn facility that will bridge the gap between NYU and the Polytechnic Institute of NYU through different aspects of game studies. Housed in the MetroTech Center and set to open in fall 2013, MAGNET will offer b... Read more »

Wide gaps found in national average teacher pay

Wide gaps found in national average teacher pay

March 12, 2013
Filed under NEWS

The median salary for tenured and tenure-track faculty members increased 2.1 percent in 2012, according to a study released yesterday by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. The study also found that for the past four years,  faculty members at private institutions ha... Read more »

Greenwich Hotel residence hall

Greenwich Hotel residence hall

March 6, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, FEATURES

  After the chaos of a freshman dorm, Greenwich Hotel is an oasis for upperclassmen — a perfect place to escape after a long day of classes and work. The dorm sits on quiet cobblestone streets just a few blocks from the Hudson River. The serenity is the main advantage to living in G... Read more »

Times Higher Education ranks NYU 29th

Times Higher Education ranks NYU 29th

March 6, 2013
Filed under NEWS

  Globally known as a prestigious university, NYU ranked 29th on the 2013 Times Higher Education list of top universities by reputation, up from its 34th place spot last year. A spin-off of the annual World University Rankings, the ranking listed the top 100 schools and was determined by... Read more »

New alcohol application helps students regulate liquor intake

New alcohol application helps students regulate liquor intake

March 6, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Students might receive a lesson on alcohol intake with the help of the measurement app Shots iGot. The recently released app aims to control college drinking. Cataloging over 44 common containers, the application allows users to utilize most receptacles as measuring cups to approximate the number o... Read more »

Student environmental group Farm to Live cultivates volunteer work

Student environmental group Farm to Live cultivates volunteer work

March 4, 2013
Filed under NEWS

It is concrete change, literally. For NYU students from the university club Farm to Live, a project of Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization green space is always preferable to the blacktop parking lot. A project initiated last April with $1,000 of funding from the NYU Reynolds Changemak... Read more »

Study finds individual withdrawal won’t change Facebook policies

Study finds individual withdrawal won’t change Facebook policies

February 26, 2013
Filed under NEWS

  Facebook users sometimes have ethical and political reasons for abandoning the site, Laura Portwood-Stacer concludes in a study titled “Media Refusal and Conspicuous Non-Consumption: The Performative and Political Dimensions of Facebook Abstention.” Portwood-Stacer, a Steinhardt professor i... Read more »

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