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The 2018 Oscars: The Year Diversity Won

The 2018 Oscars: The Year Diversity Won

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Abandoning their tradition of favoring white men, this year's Oscars finally acknowledged and awarded deserving individuals regardless of gender, race or sexuality.

The Rhodes to Success: Two NYUAD Students Awarded Scholarship

The Rhodes to Success: Two NYUAD Students Awarded Scholarship

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Two NYU Abu Dhabi students have been named as Rhodes Scholars. These students, both U.A.E. citizens, will join 30 other students from across the country in this year's awards.

NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement

NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

A new report shows that NYU hosts more international students than any other institution. NYU also ranked first in the amount of students sent to study abroad.

Politics Play Out at Sundance

Politics Play Out at Sundance

By Laura Tucciarone, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Amidst the politically divisive days of late, Sundance Film Festival faces its own controversies, from its founders to its participants.

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Insults Both Literature and Music

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Insults Both Literature and Music

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Grouping the music and literature categories together does a disservice to both forms and their respective artists and authors.

Oscars, Emmys get no awards for diversity

By Dejarelle Gaines, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Despite the most diverse group of Emmy nominees in history, awards shows still fail to recognize people of color.

Physics professor talks fruit fly larvae research

Physics professor talks fruit fly larvae research

By Monica Hanna, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under News, University News

An interview with Marc Gershow, an assistant professor in NYU’s Department of Physics who received an NSF CAREER award.

University recognizes outstanding faculty

University recognizes outstanding faculty

November 26, 2013


Filed under News

NYU President John Sexton and Provost David McLaughlin hosted a private faculty honors reception in the Silver Center’s Hemmerdinger Hall on Nov. 25 to honor faculty for receiving distinguished awards in 2013. This is the second year for the reception, but the university plans to make it an annual ...