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Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Acclaimed biographer Ron Chernow sat down with MSNBC host Chris Hayes at PEN World Voices Festival this past Sunday to discuss the book “Grant.”

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.

NYU Alumna Wins $100,000 Journalism Prize

NYU Alumna Wins $100,000 Journalism Prize

By Sophie Brach, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The Heising-Simons Foundation awards $100,000 to NYU alumna and freelance journalist Jaeah Lee.

Grant Engel of Men’s Soccer Earns UAA Player of the Week

Grant Engel of Men’s Soccer Earns UAA Player of the Week

By Nalani Ogawa, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Goalkeeper Grant Engel has been a standout for the Violets this season.

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.

National Science Foundation Grants NYU Steinhardt $4 Million in Grants

National Science Foundation Grants NYU Steinhardt $4 Million in Grants

By Alexandra Solovyeva, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development receive NSF grants for STEM research and educational development.

NYU Alums Create Grant to Support Indie Film

NYU Alums Create Grant to Support Indie Film

By Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

A trio of NYU alums are working to keep indie film afloat by launching a grant for independent filmmakers.

Will and Jada Smith Foundation Writes Tisch $30k Check to Fund Film

Will and Jada Smith Foundation Writes Tisch $30k Check to Fund Film

By Camille Larkins, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Jada and Will Smith gave NYU Tisch grant money to support young writers and the female filmmakers who win the Fusion Film Festival.

NYU, Columbia Team Up for Human Rights

NYU, Columbia Team Up for Human Rights

By Jami Tanner, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU and Columbia Law Schools are teaming up to research human rights violations, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Open Society Foundations.

$200k Grant to NYUCN Gives Chance for Older Citizens to Find Home

$200k Grant to NYUCN Gives Chance for Older Citizens to Find Home

By Suhana Jagadesan, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU College of Nursing students are providing home visits to high-risk older adults living in NYU housing and the surrounding community.

Starbucks CEO makes donation to Silver for veteran education

Starbucks CEO makes donation to Silver for veteran education

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, donated $300,000 to a scholarship for veterans.

Marvel CEO funds Langone cancer research

Marvel CEO funds Langone cancer research

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2015


Filed under News

NYU Langone Medical Center and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology received $9 million as part of a grant to fund cancer research.

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