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Four NYU Faculty Members Receive Sloan Foundation Research Fellowships

Four NYU Faculty Members Receive Sloan Foundation Research Fellowships

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under News, University News

The fellows will each receive $65,000 in support of future research.

Harvard University Is Wrong About Chelsea Manning

Harvard University Is Wrong About Chelsea Manning

By WSN Editorial Board

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Douglas W. Elmendorf, the dean of the Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, disinvited Chelsea Manning after the initial reprehension towards the announcement of her fellowship at the university. Harvard's reaction, however, raised even more controversy, as Elmendorf affirmed that Manning's opinions could not be endorsed by the university.

NYU Faculty Among Newest Sloan Fellows

NYU Faculty Among Newest Sloan Fellows

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under News

Four NYU faculty members were among the 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellowship recipients. The fellowship is awarded to uo-and-coming scientists doing inspiring work in their fields.

Meet NYU’s 2016 MacArthur ‘Geniuses’

Meet NYU’s 2016 MacArthur ‘Geniuses’

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

NYU claimed three of this year’s 23 MacArthur Fellowship recipients, also known as the “Genius Grant.” Computer Science Professor Subhash Khot, Associate Professor of Music Composition Julia Wolfe and alumnus Branden Jacobs-Jenkins all received the honor this year for work in their respective fields.

Professor awarded for fear research

Professor awarded for fear research

April 28, 2014


Filed under Features

Joseph LeDoux, professor of neuroscience and psychology, received the William James Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science in recognition of his research of memory and emotion in early April. LeDoux said he was humbled to have been given the William James Fellow Award. “I...