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IEC Continues Fight to #AbolishTheBox

IEC Continues Fight to #AbolishTheBox

By Deanna Tran, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

The Incarceration to Education Coalition at NYU is continuing its efforts to encourage the university to remove the box indicating criminal status on its application.

Broken DREAMS and Deportation

Broken DREAMS and Deportation

By Arushi Sahay, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, University News

DREAM students at NYU respond to news that the first protected DREAMer was deported under President Donald Trump.

President Hamilton Announced Attendance at March for Science

President Hamilton Announced Attendance at March for Science

By Deanna Tran, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under City News, Diversity at NYU, News, University News

President Andrew Hamilton will be among those in the NYU community at the March for Science this Saturday.

First Round of Approval for Native American and Indigenous Studies Minor

First Round of Approval for Native American and Indigenous Studies Minor

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


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

The Native American and Indigenous Student Group's proposed syllabus for the Intro to Native American and Indigenous Studies course passed initial approval.

NYU Guesses Racial, Ethnic Identity of Some Employees

NYU Guesses Racial, Ethnic Identity of Some Employees

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU's Human Resources department is federally mandated to guess the race and ethnicity of employees who don't self-report that information.

NYU Reacts: Diversity of the Class of 2021

NYU Reacts: Diversity of the Class of 2021

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU admitted the most diverse group of students in 16 years for the class of 2021. Current and prospective NYU students react to this announcement.

Charles Murray’s Upcoming Talk Prompted Faculty Letter to Hamilton

Charles Murray’s Upcoming Talk Prompted Faculty Letter to Hamilton

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under City News, Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, University News

Almost 150 faculty members of color signed a letter to President Andrew Hamilton and Provost Katherine Fleming expressing their concern over Charles Murray's planned speech.

Women and Sustainability Summit Promotes Environmental Feminism

Women and Sustainability Summit Promotes Environmental Feminism

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Earth Matters NYU hosted the Women and Sustainability Summit on Monday night at the Silver School of Arts and Sciences.

NYU Law Spearheads Dialogue on Inequality and Race

NYU Law Spearheads Dialogue on Inequality and Race

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU Law has opened a Center for Race, Inequality and Law, where students can participate in discussions, lectures and panels related race, inequality and leadership.

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

NYU Alumni Advocate for Sanctuary Campus Status

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, Diversity at NYU, News, NYU, Uncategorized, University News

NYU alumni are leading the charge to make NYU a sanctuary campus. Gallatin alumni Carly Krakow and Bailey Theado brought the movement to NYU and are now convincing faculty to join the cause.

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Uncategorized

To compensate for the fact that NYU is not a sanctuary campus, several NYU organizations have been taking steps to protect students affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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