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Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

Stern Admin Outlines Plan of Action to Correct Inclusion, Diversity Issues

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In a four-page response letter addressed to the Student Senators Council, Stern Undergraduate Dean Raghu Sundaram, Vice Dean Elizabeth Morrison, Chief Diversity Officer Lisa Coleman and Associate Vice President Monroe France detailed concrete steps intended to fix the problems that have become the subject of university-wide conversation.

“All Muslims Are Terrorists”

“All Muslims Are Terrorists”

By Rannen Khalil, Guest Editorial

April 30, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, University Life

An NYU student recounts her experiences with Islamophobia at Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

NYU Failed Students of Color in Stern

NYU Failed Students of Color in Stern

By WSN Editorial Board

April 30, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion

If we want to make changes in the culture at NYU Stern School of Business, it is important that faculty, students and administrators work together to educate themselves, so that the victimized students don't need to.

Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

Racial Discrimination and Islamophobia Pervasive in Stern

By Jemima McEvoy and Sakshi Venkatraman

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

Muslim and black students have reported experiencing racial discrimination and Islamophobia in the Leonard N. Stern School of Business.

Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

Show Solidarity — Divest NYUAD

By WSN Editorial Board

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In retrospect, it should not come as a surprise that these issues would arise at NYUAD. The country is decades behind the United States in terms of human rights.

More Policies Needed To Protect Minority Students

More Policies Needed To Protect Minority Students

By Paola Nagovitch, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

olicies must be implemented by the universities to protect minority students by preventing, and punishing, perpetrators of racist violence and discrimination.

Another NYU Professor Comes Forward with Claims of Discrimination at NYUAD

Another NYU Professor Comes Forward with Claims of Discrimination at NYUAD

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More claims surface of religious discrimination at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

Lack of Academic Freedom Plagues NYU Abu Dhabi

By Mack DeGeurin and Amy Rhee

October 2, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU Professor Mohammad Bazzi's recent UAE visa denial highlights a growing number of NYU faculty and staff who have faced discrimination at the Abu Dhabi campus. NYU has largely avoided addressing these issues publicly.

CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

CMEP’s New Therapist Adds to Its Wealth of Student Resources

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (CMEP) offers health and academic services for students of various social identities—including HIV testing and a 24-hour bias response line.

NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

NYU Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination and Retaliation

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

A painter employed by NYU has filed a lawsuit against the university on the grounds of discrimination.

Andrew Hamilton Affirms Support for Undocumented Students

Andrew Hamilton Affirms Support for Undocumented Students

By Sayer Devlin and Jemima McEvoy

December 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Andrew Hamilton sent around a letter to students about NYU being a sanctuary campus all students, regardless of documentation.

NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

NYU Islamophobia Post-Trump Election

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

Islamophobia increased around both the nation and the university after Donald Trump became president-elect, and two Muslim females shared their narratives with the current political climate.

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