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First Ever Female Dean at Tandon Begins New Role

First Ever Female Dean at Tandon Begins New Role

By Kenneth Jung, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Kovačević is the first woman to lead the school, which was founded as Polytechnic University in 1854 and merged with NYU in 2014.

Dorm Liquor Violations Spike During Welcome Week

Dorm Liquor Violations Spike During Welcome Week

By Crime Bot, Robot Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Crime Log, News, University News

Our Robot Reporter gives a real-time look at crime around NYU campus.

A Guide to New York’s Midterm Elections

A Guide to New York’s Midterm Elections

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under City News, News

A look at the upcoming Sep. 13 gubernatorial primary election between Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon.

Unlikely Friends: NYU and Facebook Tackle MRI Research

Unlikely Friends: NYU and Facebook Tackle MRI Research

By Kristina Hayhurst, News Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

Facebook and NYU School of Medicine are collaborating to improve MRI scans using AI.

Langone Hires New CFO

Langone Hires New CFO

By Deets Sharma, Contributing Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone Health recently appointed Daniel Widawsky, a former Director of the investment management and consulting firm, Capital Management, as CFO.

Free Med School Ignites Supporters, Skeptics

Free Med School Ignites Supporters, Skeptics

By Alex Domb and Kristina Hayhurst

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, NYU, Top Story, University News

Langone hopes the move will drive doctors to less lucrative positions, but critics question effectiveness.

Heat Wave Displaces Rubin Hall Residents

Heat Wave Displaces Rubin Hall Residents

By Victor Porcelli, Deputy News Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, University News

New York City is in the midst of a heat wave with temperatures in the mid-90s. Rubin Residence Hall, infamous for its lack of air conditioning, is asking residents to sleep in other residence halls or the air-conditioned study lounge for the hot night ahead.

Tuna Stolen From Faculty Member

Tuna Stolen From Faculty Member

By Crime Bot, Robot Reporter

August 26, 2018


Filed under Crime Log, News

A recap of crimes reported to Public Safety from Aug. 1 to Aug. 16.

Union Square: Prepare to Welcome a Tech Hub

Union Square: Prepare to Welcome a Tech Hub

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under City News, News

A new high-rise tech hub was approved by City Council to be built in Union Square.

Risk of Forced Labor at Abu Dhabi Remains, Contradicting NYU

Risk of Forced Labor at Abu Dhabi Remains, Contradicting NYU

By Kristina Hayhurst, News Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The latest report from NYU’s Coalition for Fair Labor recounts labor abuse against workers on the Abu Dhabi campus over the years since it’s inception. Immediate after this report was released, NYU finally released its compliance report for the workers on the campus that disagreed with the coalitions initial report in.

NYU Awards $1.1 Million to Companies Making Education Accessible for All Families

NYU Awards $1.1 Million to Companies Making Education Accessible for All Families

By Ryan Jackloski, Contributing Writer

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, University News

After the Algorithm for Change competition, NYU and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awards $1.1 million to four different organizations.

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