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181 Mercer Street Construction Begins

181 Mercer Street Construction Begins

Sherah Ndjongo, Contributing Writer
March 8
Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

Construction for NYU's 181 Mercer Street project has begun. Some students are looking forward to seeing the finished product, while others question the necessity of a new NYU building.

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A guide to 2031 NYU expansion plan

Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor
September 8
Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS

The NYU 2031 expansion plan moves forward in spite of recent controversy.

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NYU 2031 expansion plan moves ahead, despite detractors

NYU 2031 expansion plan moves ahead, despite detractors

Mike Adams, Contributing Writer
August 28
Filed under NEWS

NYU's 2031 plan was given a green light by the court of appeals.

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NYU should refocus on current renovations

NYU should refocus on current renovations

March 5
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

  The University Space Priorities Working Group released its final report and an executive summary in an email to the NYU community yesterday. Created by NYU President John Sexton in October 2012, the Working Group comprises 26 faculty representatives who give guidance to the administration on the “existing, pressing space needs of academic units and programs” and listen ...

[UPDATE] SLAM protests student debt as university unveils Momentum Campaign

[UPDATE] SLAM protests student debt as university unveils Momentum Campaign

Nicole Brown, News Editor
October 21
Filed under NEWS

UPDATE Monday, Oct. 21 9:22 p.m.: In response to SLAM's demands, NYU spokesman John Beckman explained that there are many priorities that go into the university's budget allocations, including retention, addition and compensation of faculty, financial aid, research, new technologies and student services. ...

Village residents present expansion concerns to Working Group

Village residents present expansion concerns to Working Group

September 18
Filed under NEWS

At the Space Priorities Working Group Town Hall meeting last night, some Greenwich Village residents showed that there is still a conflict between the community and the university over NYU 2031. The town hall meeting took place in the Eisner and Lubin Auditorium in the Kimmel Center for University Life...

Village tenants plan to appeal dismissal of NYU 2031 lawsuit

Village tenants plan to appeal dismissal of NYU 2031 lawsuit

March 27
Filed under Editor's Picks, NEWS

  Tenants of the NYU owned high-rise complex Washington Square Village appealed the dismissal of their lawsuit to block a portion of NYU’s 2031 expansion plan yesterday. The high-rise residents’ lawsuit aimed to stop NYU from eliminating any part of a park located in the center of ...

Faculty of Arts and Science begins no confidence vote

Faculty of Arts and Science begins no confidence vote

Nicole Brown
March 10
Filed under NEWS

  Today is the first of a five-day no confidence vote among the Faculty of Arts and Science against university president John Sexton. All full-time tenured and tenure-track CAS faculty members, approximately 650 professors, will be eligible to cast an up-down vote for or against the statemen...

NYU 2031 questions local, global integrity of university

NYU 2031 questions local, global integrity of university

September 27
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

NYU 2031, the bane of many Greenwich Village residents, is up against an obstacle. On Tuesday, 11 groups filed a joint lawsuit against the city for approving the school’s expansion plan, which City Council voted to allow last month in a 44-1 vote. If this expansion takes place, the negative repercus...

Expansion plan shaken, not scrapped

Expansion plan shaken, not scrapped

August 25
Filed under NEWS

After nearly two years of discussion and concessions, NYU 2031 — the university’s plan to increase our campus by 6 million square feet by 2031 — has been given the green light. In late July, NYU jumped its final civic hurdle when a downgraded but nevertheless substantial plan passed a crucial City...

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