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LS Professor No Longer Teaching After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Surface

LS Professor No Longer Teaching After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Surface

By Alex Domb and Yasmin Gulec

April 26, 2018


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

Liberal Studies Professor J. Ward Regan no longer has teaching responsibilities at NYU after news emerged of sexual relations he had with a 15-year-old student in a class he was teaching in the early 1990s.

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.

Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

Rapper Q-Tip To Teach Course on Jazz and Hip-Hop This Fall

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Rapper Q-Tip will join the faculty of the Clive Davis Institute in the Tisch School of the Arts in fall 2018 to teach a course about the relationship between jazz and hip-hop.

An Inside Look at the Group Pushing NYU’s Administration

An Inside Look at the Group Pushing NYU’s Administration

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Behind the scenes with the Student Labor Action Movement, who championed resolutions for student and faculty trustees that were recently approved in the University Senate.

GSOC Protests for Paid Family Leave in Bobst

GSOC Protests for Paid Family Leave in Bobst

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The NYU Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC) protested in Bobst on Thursday, calling for paid family leave for university employees.

André Aciman: “Call Me By Your Name”

André Aciman: “Call Me By Your Name”

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN sat down with author André Aciman to discuss "Call Me By Your Name" and its unprecedented success.

Hamilton Admits University Bungled NYUAD Visa Denials

Hamilton Admits University Bungled NYUAD Visa Denials

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

President Hamilton recently released a letter addressing concerns over recent visa denials for faculty members attempting to travel to NYU Abu Dhabi.

Former NYUAD Staff Forced to Misidentify Religion

Former NYUAD Staff Forced to Misidentify Religion

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Several 2011 NYU Abu Dhabi Academic Fellows say they were told to misidentify their religious affiliation on government documents.

Gene Jarrett to Replace Gabi Starr as CAS Dean

Gene Jarrett to Replace Gabi Starr as CAS Dean

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

June 15, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Boston University Professor and Associate Dean Gene Jarrett is set to become the next CAS Dean.

NYU Promotes University Treasurer to CFO

NYU Promotes University Treasurer to CFO

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

May 1, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU has appointed a faculty member as its new CFO — someone who conveniently already works for the university.

Deans Wanted: Five Departures

Deans Wanted: Five Departures

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under News

Multiple individuals have been stepping down from their positions as deans.

Stern Dean Stepping Down, Search Underway

Stern Dean Stepping Down, Search Underway

By Coco Wang, Deputy News Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Stern Dean Peter Henry will step down from his position in December. The search committee for a new Dean is currently being formed.

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