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17 Percent of Students Have Experienced Hostility at NYU, [email protected] Survey Reveals

17 Percent of Students Have Experienced Hostility at NYU, Being@NYU Survey Reveals

By Sayer Devlin, Managing Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

NYU released preliminary results for its widely promoted [email protected] survey, a campus-wide initiative taken in the Fall 2017 semester.

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

Jewish Voice for Peace Protests Gala Celebrating Pro-Israel Supporter

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Top Stories, University News

Jewish Voice for Peast members gathered in Midtown to protest Birthright and Israeli practices.

New York Times Columnist Discusses Identity at NYU Review and Debates

New York Times Columnist Discusses Identity at NYU Review and Debates

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Review and Debates hosted New York Times columnist Kwame Anthony Appiah who spoke and answered questions on identity in politics and culture.

Kimmel Rally Responds to Anti-DREAMer Vandalism

Kimmel Rally Responds to Anti-DREAMer Vandalism

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

After finding a vandalized DREAMer flyer in the Kimmel Center for University Life, students responded with a rally against the act.

Tandon Professor is First Female Chair of Database

Tandon Professor is First Female Chair of Database

By Chia Chen Lee, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Management of Data hired its first female chair.

Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

By Mack DeGeurin and Amy Rhee

October 2, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU Professor Mohammad Bazzi's recent UAE visa denial highlights a growing number of NYU faculty and staff who have faced discrimination at the Abu Dhabi campus. NYU has largely avoided addressing these issues publicly.

Letter Urges NYU Law to Support LGBTQ Students

Letter Urges NYU Law to Support LGBTQ Students

By Patrick Pauley, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

An open letter was sent to NYU Law administrators demanding more support for transgender students in light of Trump's transgender military ban.

Albert and NYU Gmail Sometimes Out Students as Transgender

Albert and NYU Gmail Sometimes Out Students as Transgender

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

NYU's information platforms, including Albert and Gmail, can sometimes misgender and misname transgender students.

It’s Affirmative, Your Race Isn’t Why You Got Into NYU

It’s Affirmative, Your Race Isn’t Why You Got Into NYU

By Sierra Jackson, News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories

Recent debates about Affirmative Action may have caused you to question NYU's admission policies.

Offensive Messages Found in Freshman Tandon Group Chat

Offensive Messages Found in Freshman Tandon Group Chat

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Newly enrolled students in the Tandon School of Engineering exchanged a series of racist, sexist, ableist, sexually explicit and homophobic jokes over a chat and voice app named Discord.

NYU Appoints Harvard’s Lisa M. Coleman as First Chief Diversity Officer

NYU Appoints Harvard’s Lisa M. Coleman as First Chief Diversity Officer

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

President Andrew Hamilton announced the appointment of the university’s first Chief Diversity Officer Lisa M. Coleman.

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