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NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

June 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Story, University News

NYU's Board of Trustees announced on Thursday that they would revoke actor Bill Cosby's honorary degree, which he earned in 1997.

Giuseppe Conte Appointed Italian Prime Minister Amid Accusations He Lied About Attending NYU

Giuseppe Conte Appointed Italian Prime Minister Amid Accusations He Lied About Attending NYU

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Giuseppe Conte was appointed Italy’s Prime Minister despite suspicions that he might have exaggerated details about his academic credentials.

NYU Tisch School of the Arts Commencement ’18

NYU Tisch School of the Arts Commencement ’18

By Thomas Chou, Beauty & Style Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Tisch School of the Arts bids farewell to the graduating class of 2018 at Radio City Music Hall.

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

By Sayer Devlin, Pamela Jew, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

The Class of 2018 wouldn't the rain stop them from graduating in Yankee Stadium. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NYU President Andrew Hamilton rounded out the ceremony with remarks of promise for the graduating class.

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In the same stadium where the likes of Jay-Z, Paul McCartney and Beyoncé have performed, a new show was getting underway. On Tuesday morning, the famed Barclays Center served as home to NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s graduation ceremony. The rows of seats were soon filled with Violets — ...

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Located in the tranquil neighborhood of Morningside Heights, United Palace hosted the Silver School of Social Work’s 2018 Commencement. Upon entering, it becomes obvious why the venue has such a regal name, with the walls decorated with arabesques and lit by sparkling chandeliers. Hundreds ...

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ’18

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ’18

By Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Welcomed by the melodies of the Symphonic Brass Alliance, family and friends took their seats in the world’s largest indoor theatre, Radio City Music Hall to commemorate students graduating from the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development class of 2018. The graduation class...

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Bagpipes blared as 350 students graduating from the College of Global Public Health’s undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs filed into The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon, bookending their time at NYU with the signature sound first-years are greeted with each fall. Thi...

Second Member of Langone Community Takes Own Life

Second Member of Langone Community Takes Own Life

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Five days after a fourth-year radiology student took her own life, another member of the NYU Langone community was reported dead on Sunday.

Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In a four-page response letter addressed to the Student Senators Council, Stern Undergraduate Dean Raghu Sundaram, Vice Dean Elizabeth Morrison, Chief Diversity Officer Lisa Coleman and Associate Vice President Monroe France detailed concrete steps intended to fix the problems that have become the subject of university-wide conversation.

NYU Langone Student Takes Own Life in Residence Hall

NYU Langone Student Takes Own Life in Residence Hall

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The body of Andrea Liu, a fourth-year medical student studying radiology, was found in her dorm room this morning.

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