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Carlos Chirinos: Reaching Out Through Music

Carlos Chirinos: Reaching Out Through Music

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Professor Carlos Chirinos sits down with WSN and explains his role in the many realms of music he's involved with, and how he uses music as an effective means of social outreach.

60% of Ebola aid not reaching affected region

60% of Ebola aid not reaching affected region

By Lexi Faunce, Contributing Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under News

An NYU assistant professor of global health policy published a study in the British Medical Journal that says that only 40 percent of funds raised to combat ebola reached affected countries.

Low-effort activism still has its place

Low-effort activism still has its place

By Tommy Collison, Staff Columnist

November 11, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Despite disapproval, armchair activism can be a useful organizing technique.

Weekly Recap: Nov. 3-7

Weekly Recap: Nov. 3-7

November 10, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Weekly Recap

Links to stories: Cuomo victorious, re-elected as governor Alums remembered for polio vaccine NYU Reacts: HBO Go in dorms The Arts Issue Impressions: A talk of faith-born acceptance   Links to Social Media: Facebook Twitter Instagram: nyunews ...

NYU hosts panel on Ebola, gives students information to quell fear

By Stephanie Grella, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014


Filed under News

NYU held a Q and A about Ebola and infectious diseases on Thursday, Nov. 6.

Ebola information session today

By John Ambrosio and Valentina Duque Bojanini

November 6, 2014


Filed under News

The NYU School of Medicine, the Department of Biology and the Student Health Center host an information session on Ebola on Nov. 6.

Hackers build tools to combat Ebola

Hackers build tools to combat Ebola

By Alex Bazeley, Deputy News Editor

November 3, 2014


Filed under News

NYU hosts 24-hour Ebola themed hackathon.

Alums remembered for polio vaccine

Alums remembered for polio vaccine

By Amanda Morris

November 3, 2014


Filed under Features

The NYU Langone Medical Center is featuring an exhibit, “Confronting an Epidemic,” that highlights Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin, NYU School of Medicine graduates who developed the two vaccines that served as a cure for polio.

Flu vaccinations vital to public

Flu vaccinations vital to public

By Sharika Dhar, Contributing Columnist

November 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Students should get vaccinated against the flu to protect themselves and others.

NYU Reacts: Ebola in New York City

NYU Reacts: Ebola in New York City

By Alanna Bayarin, Staff writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under News

NYU students react to New York City's Ebola response.

Songs teach Ebola prevention

Songs teach Ebola prevention

By Sam Del Rowe

October 27, 2014


Filed under Features

Carlos Chirinos, a visiting professor at Steinhardt, has been working to combat the Ebola epidemic with the aid of an unlikely ally: music.

Quarantine of aid workers reprehensible

Quarantine of aid workers reprehensible

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

October 27, 2014


Filed under Opinion

In establishing their quarantine policy, Cuomo and Christie made an ill-informed choice that contradicts medical expertise.

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