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Tandon First-Year Wins National Citizenship Award

Tandon First-Year Wins National Citizenship Award

By Darcey Pittman, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The student was honored for a deep commitment to her local community and youth issues.

Recent Alumnus Pursues Degrees at Harvard, Stanford

Recent Alumnus Pursues Degrees at Harvard, Stanford

By Sabeena Singhani, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Azizjon Azimi '16 has been accepted into a prestigious scholarship program that will allow him to pursue graduate degrees at two of the top universities in the nation simultaneously.

Nursing Professor Receives International Association for Dental Research Award

Nursing Professor Receives International Association for Dental Research Award

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Professor in NYU's Rory Meyers College of Nursing Bei Wu was recently honored with a 2017 International Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award for Geriatric Oral Research.

NYU Faculty Among Newest Sloan Fellows

NYU Faculty Among Newest Sloan Fellows

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under News

Four NYU faculty members were among the 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellowship recipients. The fellowship is awarded to uo-and-coming scientists doing inspiring work in their fields.

Black & Brown Coalition Given President’s Service Award

Black & Brown Coalition Given President’s Service Award

By Christine Wang and Greta Chevance

March 21, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU President Andrew Hamilton awarded the 2016 President's Service Award to the Black and Brown Coalition for its positive contributions to NYU diversity.

Psych Professor Wins White House Award

Psych Professor Wins White House Award

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Todd Gureckis, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, won the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for his research on human intelligence.

Langone gets award for outstanding healthcare

Langone gets award for outstanding healthcare

By Thomas Peracchio, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone was ranked as having the top patient safety & quality among leading academic medical centers.

NYU alum awarded fellowship

NYU alum awarded fellowship

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, News Editor

September 22, 2014


Filed under News

Piece on NYU Tisch's Dramatic Writing Program Alumnus Samuel D. Hunter's award of a MacArthur Fellowship (i.e. "genius grant")

Professors awarded fellowship for contributions to science, research

Professors awarded fellowship for contributions to science, research

March 10, 2014


Filed under Features

Two NYU faculty members received fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for their research and contributions to the field of science. The two-year fellowships are awarded annually to 126 early-career researchers based on past performance and perceived potential to make important contributions t...

NYU-Poly professor Nikhil Gupta recognized for research, development of safer metals

NYU-Poly professor Nikhil Gupta recognized for research, development of safer metals

March 12, 2013


Filed under News

Nikhil Gupta, a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU was a recipient for the Young Leader Professional Development Award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society for his work in developing lightweight composite materials for aircraft, marine vessels and automobiles. His recent researc...

Positive pressure: Anna Deavere Smith

Positive pressure: Anna Deavere Smith

February 7, 2013


Filed under Features

Anna Deavere Smith, actress, playwright and professor of performance studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, does things a little bit differently inside the classroom. Seated in a circle with a group of graduate students in a dance studio, sometimes with shoes and sometimes without, Smith encourages...

NYU Alumni Association to present four distinguished awards

NYU Alumni Association to present four distinguished awards

January 30, 2013


Filed under News

This year, the NYU Alumni Association will honor four esteemed alumni. The honorees include Raymond Lohier, alumnus of NYU School of Law class of 1991; Charlotte Frank, alumna of Steinhardt School of Education, Culture and Human Development class of 2000; Jane Rosenthal, alumna of Gallatin School...