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NYU Reacts: Second Presidential Debate

NYU Reacts: Second Presidential Debate

By Lexi Faunce, Diamond Naga Siu, Abraham Gross, and Natasha Roy

October 11, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, News

NYU students weigh in on last night's presidential debate.

Q&A: Marshall Scholarship recipient discusses sustainability research

Q&A: Marshall Scholarship recipient discusses sustainability research

By Thomas Peracchio, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Q&A with Robert Clinton, a recipient of a 2016 Marshall Scholarship.

Former Clinton chief of staff negotiated for NYUAD

Former Clinton chief of staff negotiated for NYUAD

By Carmen Russo, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Cheryl D. Mills, Hilary Clinton's top aide, worked on NYU Abu Dhabi negotiations while Clinton was secretary of state.

Political dynasties will lead until voted out

Political dynasties will lead until voted out

By Johnpaul Baratta, Contributing Columnist

September 30, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It shouldn't be a surprise to voters that the presumed frontrunners of the 2016 president election are a Clinton and a Bush - they keep the family in.

Omar’s Oration: Humanism, religion can coexist at NYU

Omar’s Oration: Humanism, religion can coexist at NYU

April 22, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Chelsea Clinton announced her pregnancy last week, but the real news was made days later, when “Of Many,” a short documentary she produced, debuted. It was the materialization of the work she and others have done at the newly founded Of Many Institute for Multifaith Leadership at NYU, a program devoted to exposing students to cross-cultural experiences. The film highlights the unlikely friendship between two pro...

Bronfman legacy honored at memorial

Bronfman legacy honored at memorial

January 29, 2014


Filed under News

A memorial service to honor Edgar M. Bronfman was held on Jan. 28 in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Bronfman was president of the Samuel Bronfman Foundation and a supporter of many Jewish foundations including Hillel, Bronfman Youth Fellowships and MyJewishLearning, Inc. He also expanded the...

Clinton, Kelly, Sexton host panel on prescription drug abuse

May 8, 2013


Filed under News

NYU School of Law's Vanderbilt Hall hosted a forum about prescription drug abuse earlier Monday morning. The panel included former president Bill Clinton, NYU President John Sexton, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Volkow. Clinton began the panel by talking...

NYU trio introduce beverage company to support Colombian farmers

NYU trio introduce beverage company to support Colombian farmers

April 29, 2013


Filed under Features

A trio of change-makers in the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service are working to establish a socially conscious beverage company to benefit farmers in Colombia. Second-year graduate students Jessica Troiano, Elizabeth Kelly and Maria Sarta Herrera beat thousands of other proposals and made up...

Kerry well-qualified to strengthen diplomacy

January 30, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

As expected, former Senator John Kerry will officially succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. Kerry received nearly unanimous support from both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate, with only three senators voting against his confirmation. Given Kerry’s history in public service, Americans...

Hillary Clinton for President 2016

Hillary Clinton for President 2016

November 28, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Although Hillary Clinton has announced plans to leave her position as Secretary of State in January 2013,  and has suggested that she might retire from politics permanently, speculation remains strong that she will run for president in 2016. A re-run for the presidency while pushing 70 years old would...