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WATCH: The Shanghai Study Abroad Experience

WATCH: The Shanghai Study Abroad Experience

By Alexis Zerafa, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

I’m Alexis, and I’ve been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to study in Shanghai for the fall of 2016. I want to do everything in my power to remember this wonderful experience, so I’ve been making monthly videos of what I’ve been up to in and around the city. Although it’s impossibl...

Beijing: Living in the Layers of the City

Beijing: Living in the Layers of the City

By Matthew Perry, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Matthew Perry describes his experience studying abroad in Beijing not so much as assimilation, but as comfortable disorientation.

NYU Reacts: Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

NYU Reacts: Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

By Olivia Roos, contributing writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under News

NYU students and professors at NYU Shanghai react to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong over representation and civil liberties.

South Korean officials incompetent in crisis

South Korean officials incompetent in crisis

April 23, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Hundreds of passengers are still missing from the South Korean ferry disaster, which left at least 128 people dead. Anger and frustration are spreading across the country as officials have failed to provide accurate accounts of the rescue operation’s progress. The confusion created by erroneou...

Courant professor to receive award in Beijing

Courant professor to receive award in Beijing

September 18, 2013


Filed under News

Yann LeCun, a professor at NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been named the recipient of the Neural Networks Pioneer Award by the Computational Intelligence Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The award recognizes individuals who have con...