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NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

NYU’s Board of Trustees Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

By Sarah Jackson, News Editor

June 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Story, University News

NYU's Board of Trustees announced on Thursday that they would revoke actor Bill Cosby's honorary degree, which he earned in 1997.

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

NYU’s Class of 2018 Shines Through the Showers at 186th Commencement

By Sayer Devlin, Pamela Jew, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

May 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, Uncategorized, University News

The Class of 2018 wouldn't the rain stop them from graduating in Yankee Stadium. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NYU President Andrew Hamilton rounded out the ceremony with remarks of promise for the graduating class.

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Commencement ’18

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

In the same stadium where the likes of Jay-Z, Paul McCartney and Beyoncé have performed, a new show was getting underway. On Tuesday morning, the famed Barclays Center served as home to NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s graduation ceremony. The rows of seats were soon filled with Violets — ...

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Located in the tranquil neighborhood of Morningside Heights, United Palace hosted the Silver School of Social Work’s 2018 Commencement. Upon entering, it becomes obvious why the venue has such a regal name, with the walls decorated with arabesques and lit by sparkling chandeliers. Hundreds ...

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ’18

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development Commencement ’18

By Yasmin Gulec, Features Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Welcomed by the melodies of the Symphonic Brass Alliance, family and friends took their seats in the world’s largest indoor theatre, Radio City Music Hall to commemorate students graduating from the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development class of 2018. The graduation class...

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

College of Global Public Health Commencement ’18

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Bagpipes blared as 350 students graduating from the College of Global Public Health’s undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs filed into The Town Hall in midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon, bookending their time at NYU with the signature sound first-years are greeted with each fall. Thi...

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

Not All Students Are Fawning Over Trudeau

By Natalie Chinn and Jiayun Yang

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Justin Trudeau is coming to town and students are not happy about it.

Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

Kimmel Occupation Halted After Administrators Threaten Disciplinary Action

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

After facing threat of disciplinary action, members of NYU SLAM and NYU Divest have ended their overnight occupation of the Kimmel Center for University Life.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Speak at 2018 Commencement

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Speak at 2018 Commencement

By Sakshi Venkatraman, News Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

NYU announced via Facebook that Justin Trudeau would be the Class of 2018's commencement speaker.

NYU Shanghai’s First Graduating Class Excels After College

NYU Shanghai’s First Graduating Class Excels After College

By Alesha Bradford, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under News

NYU Shanghai's class of 2017 has seen glowing successful upon graduation. 97% of the school's first graduating class are currently employed.

Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

Graduates of 185th Commencement Stand for Honor in the Face of Challenge

By Caroline Haskins, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under News

The university's 185th Commencement ceremony was as heartfelt as such a ceremony should be, but can be summed up with the "Hamilton" quote used by student speaker Roxanne Roman — "Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now. History is happening, and we just happen to be in the greatest city in the world."

Hindsight: Recent NYU Graduates Give Advice for Seniors

Hindsight: Recent NYU Graduates Give Advice for Seniors

By Alyssa Kelly and Faith Gates

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

With graduation season coming, NYU alum share some insight for soon-to-be-graduates.

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