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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.

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.

Student Sues NYU Over Sexual Harassment

Student Sues NYU Over Sexual Harassment

By Alex Domb, News Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

A former NYU graduate student sues the school after accusing his professor of sexual misconduct.

NYU Professor and Feminist Scholar Found Responsible for Inappropriate Physical Contact, Sexual Texting

NYU Professor and Feminist Scholar Found Responsible for Inappropriate Physical Contact, Sexual Texting

By Jemima McEvoy, Sayer Devlin, and Kristina Hayhurst

August 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

Professor of German and Comparitive Literature Avital Ronell has been suspended for the upcoming academic year because of "inappropriate physical contact" and sending sexual texts to a former graduate student.

NYU Defeats Employees in Retirement Plan Lawsuit

NYU Defeats Employees in Retirement Plan Lawsuit

By Alex Domb and Kristina Hayhurst

August 3, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

NYU prevailed in a lawsuit brought forth in March by a group of employees claiming the university mishandled faculty retirement plans.

NYU Board of Trustees Rejects Student and Faculty Representation

NYU Board of Trustees Rejects Student and Faculty Representation

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

July 26, 2018


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

NYU’s Board of Trustees voted down three resolutions written by three different University Senate councils which would have placed students and faculty members on the Board of Trustees, according to a statement released by the university on Tuesday. Instead, the board has promised a laundry list of other initiatives which it believes will be “a far more effective way to take account of the wide var...

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.

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