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Engineering school name change brings mixed feedback

Engineering school name change brings mixed feedback

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

October 6, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering was renamed the NYU Tandon School of Engineering on Monday after receiving a $100 million donation.

Don’t look a $100 million gift horse in the mouth

Don’t look a $100 million gift horse in the mouth

By WSN Editorial Board

October 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon's donation to NYU, despite sudden name change, should not be spurned. Pushback to the name is ultimately an overreaction in comparison to the good the money will do.

Alum, Miami Dolphins owner gives $20 million to NYU Law

Alum, Miami Dolphins owner gives $20 million to NYU Law

By Alice Zhang, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The NYU law school just received its largest donation in the history of the school.

ALS challenge inspires despite criticism

ALS challenge inspires despite criticism

By Cassie Bondie, Contributing Columnist

September 9, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Criticism of water waste associated with ice bucket challenge should consider national waste first.

NYU to open innovator space

NYU to open innovator space

March 6, 2014


Filed under News

The development of a new 5,900 square foot entrepreneur’s lab was announced on Feb. 28 during NYU’s third annual Entrepreneur’s Festival. The lab is designed to foster cross-school instruction, networking and inspiration for NYU’s young entrepreneurs. Faculty will also be brought in to engag...

New York State faces winter blood shortage

New York State faces winter blood shortage

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Contributing Writer

February 24, 2014


Filed under News

New York has experienced a particularly rough winter, having been covered by 15 rounds of snow. This extreme weather has had a potentially dangerous effect on the state blood supply, leading the New York Blood Center to declare a blood shortage. The NYBC, which serves the New York state, is st...

Donation supports Stern MBA students

Donation supports Stern MBA students

November 5, 2013


Filed under News

As a part of the $1 billion scholarship Momentum Campaign, William Berkley, a 1966 alumnus of the Stern School of Business, donated $10 million to the Stern masters program. This money will fund the Berkley Scholarship Program, which will aid students who want to pursue a masters of business adm...

Bartenders donate shifts to Sandy victims

December 18, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

NYU Alum Michael Sinensky owns a collection of popular East Village bars including Village Pourhouse and Sidebar. In an effort to raise money for the Rockaways, Sinensky is opening up his bars to displaced Rockaway bartenders every Friday for the next 3 months. Tips from the shifts will go directly to...

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