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The Study Away Issue

The Study Away Issue

By Hannah Treasure, Digital Director

February 26, 2015


Filed under Special Editions, Special Issues

  With cuisine from nearly every country available on Seamless, cultural festivals with everything from the dragons of Chinese New Year to the blaring bagpipes of St. Patrick’s Day and museums with artifacts from all over the world, New York City seems to have it all. But there is ...

[UPDATED] NYU postpones study abroad program in Accra

[UPDATED] NYU postpones study abroad program in Accra

By John Ambrosio and Valentina Duque Bojanini

August 7, 2014


Filed under News

Students enrolled at NYU Accra for Fall 2014 were informed via email today that the campus in Ghana is closing until at least the January term because of concerns over the West Africa Ebola outbreak. The 11 students in the program received an email from Vice President of Global Programs Nancy Morris...

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

March 31, 2014


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Accra Due to frequent economic hardships and increases in tariffs, Ghana has become an increasingly expensive nation to live in. — Citi FM London Artists, politicians and other influential figures have launched a campaign to save London's skyline from the addition of over 230 skyscrapers. — The...

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

February 25, 2014


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Sydney Hospitality Minister George Souris announced that patrons of bars and nightclubs will be allowed to buy four drinks each night before the 3 a.m. alcohol curfew begins. Madrid Following a string of evictions in 2012, hundreds of thousands of vacated homes have recently sparked a black ...

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

February 18, 2014


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Abu Dhabi Officials in the United Arab Emirates are making an effort to eliminate the use of low-quality, inefficient incandescent light bulbs in the country. — The National Sydney Shoppers pay 35 percent more for clothing sold at the outlets of international fashion retailers compared to o...

MLK Week kicks off in Kimmel Center

MLK Week kicks off in Kimmel Center

February 4, 2014


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NYU’s celebration of African Heritage Month and Martin Luther King Jr. week began on Feb. 3 with an opening ceremony celebrating Ghanaian art. The festival, co-sponsored by NYU’s African Heritage Month and Africa House, featured visual and performing arts by students and a catered dinner from Harl...