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NYU Dentistry Wins $3.7 Million

NYU Dentistry Wins $3.7 Million

By Alex Domb, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU College of Dentistry has received two grants totaling approximately $3.7 million.

Investing in NASA Is Worthwhile

Investing in NASA Is Worthwhile

By Phoebe Kuo, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While President Obama has made statements this week promoting investments in space travel to Mars, if the disheartening state of affairs at NASA is indicative of the industry as a whole, the planet will remain well out of reach for decades to come.

[UPDATE] Proposed club finance change may increase difficulty in obtaining funding

[UPDATE] Proposed club finance change may increase difficulty in obtaining funding

By Melody Chan, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The NYU student government is voting on a new policy that will make the way that clubs get funding more event based.

After Tandon donation, money continues to roll in

After Tandon donation, money continues to roll in

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015


Filed under News, University News

After NYU Tandon School of Engineering received a $100 million donation, the university has seen an influx of money come in.

New York City libraries deserve funding

New York City libraries deserve funding

By WSN Editorial Board

April 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Funding to update NYC public libraries should prioritize classes and technology over books.

Moratorium hurts important research

Moratorium hurts important research

By Tim Bishop, Contributing Columnist

October 30, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Gain-of-function research funding is important for future treatments and should not be cut.

Clubs allotted more funds, must submit club constitutions

Clubs allotted more funds, must submit club constitutions

By Shirley Foo, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2014


Filed under News

Club funding within NYU has been increased.

Arts Issue: Modest projects recognized thanks to star backers

Arts Issue: Modest projects recognized thanks to star backers

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

Today’s independent film directors have difficulty speaking up because of their movies’ limited commercial breadth. Over the past few years, famous actors have been publicly promoting films that would otherwise have gone unnoticed, or perhaps would not even have been made. Such beneficial celebrity infl...

Grants aid communities in need

Grants aid communities in need

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Deputy News Editor

April 2, 2014


Filed under News

Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation revealed its plans to distribute $1.5 million in grants over the next three years to five neighborhoods that have a high population of Mexican-American students on March 26. The project, a part of the Anchoring Achievement in Mexican Communities Initiative, was cre...

Homosexual literature should not be censored

Homosexual literature should not be censored

March 10, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Legislators in South Carolina have proposed a bill that would reduce the funding of two state colleges because they had assigned material to students that dealt with homosexual themes. These proposals have arisen in response to letters of concern from parents of students at these universities, who ha...