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Gallatin Climate Conference Encourages Change

Gallatin Climate Conference Encourages Change

Miranda Livingston, Deputy News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under NEWS, NYU

Gallatin Climate Conference encourages students to incorporate climate change considerations to wider array of classes and studies.

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The Mental Health Issue

The Mental Health Issue

Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2016


Filed under SPECIAL EDITIONS, TOP STORY

It's no secret that college students face stress on a near-daily basis. The pressures to succeed can sometime be too much of a weight to bear, pushing some students to a breaking point. Other students, meanwhile, come into NYU already grappling with issues of mental health and figuring out how to cope...

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest hosted a discussion on how climate change contributes to racism and violence on Monday.

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NYU goes green with Zero Waste

NYU goes green with Zero Waste

Thomas Peracchio, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under NEWS, University News

From Oct. 19-26th, a group of students are challenging themselves by going waste-free.

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Climate change, beetles present problem for avocado products

Climate change, beetles present problem for avocado products

March 25, 2014


Filed under Dining, FEATURES

Climate change and Ambrosia beetles might be ruining guacamole. The beetles have caused an avocado shortage in the southeastern United States because they burrow into trees, infect them with laurel-wilt disease and kill them. The shortage has resulted in an increase in avocado prices. Clima...

Math employed in climate research

Math employed in climate research

February 6, 2014


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  A team from NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences discovered evidence that rising temperatures in the North Atlantic influence Antarctica’s melting ice sheets. The research was part of the doctoral studies of Xichen Li, the study’s lead author, who specializes in mathe...

NYU professor, scientists find behavioral link in problems over climate change

NYU professor, scientists find behavioral link in problems over climate change

October 30, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Instant gratification may play a large role in an individual’s willingness to slow the effects of climate change. In a study published Oct. 20 in the environmental journal Nature Climate Change, NYU environmental studies professor Jennifer Jacquet and a team of five scientists from around the world su...

Hurricane Sandy cannot be linked to single cause

Hurricane Sandy cannot be linked to single cause

December 11, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Live Blog According to a recent poll by the Siena Research Institute, 69 percent of New Yorkers believe global warming caused Hurricane Sandy. It is only natural that after such a catastrophe that people would like to blame a single cause forcheap cialis online their problems. To say that global warming directly...

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