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NYU to Respond to Faculty Outcry Against Administration’s Treatment of Activists

NYU to Respond to Faculty Outcry Against Administration’s Treatment of Activists

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More professors have signed the letter to Andrew Hamilton speaking out against the way the university administration handled SLAM and Divest's occupation of Kimmel last week.

Professor Thinks Chimpanzees Should Be Legally Considered People

Professor Thinks Chimpanzees Should Be Legally Considered People

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, University News

An NYU professor is arguing for chimps to be considered people under the law.

Professors Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for Work in Literature, Film

Professors Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for Work in Literature, Film

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Three NYU professors received 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships. The fellowship is awarded to experts in their fields who have demonstrated creative and productive abilities. 

Bias Response Line Releases Pilot Report — Annotated Facts and Figures

Bias Response Line Releases Pilot Report — Annotated Facts and Figures

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Number of reports by semester:  The relatively low number of reports in the spring 2016 semester reflects Bias Response Line's May 2016 debut date, and thus spring 2016 was a shortened recording period. Between fall 2016 and fall 2017, the number of reports increased by 68 percent, which the report attrib...

Bias Response Line Delivers First Report, Two Semesters Late

Bias Response Line Delivers First Report, Two Semesters Late

By Alex Domb and Sayer Devlin

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

The Bias Response Line has released its initial report two semesters later than scheduled.

New York Organization Wants to Rebrand Police as ‘Peace Officers’

New York Organization Wants to Rebrand Police as ‘Peace Officers’

By Alex Kaplan, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

An NYC organization is rebranding police as "peace officers".

Bias Response Line Fails to Deliver Promised Report

Bias Response Line Fails to Deliver Promised Report

By Alex Domb and Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor and News Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU's Bias Response Line has failed to publish a report of information compiled about student complaints.

NYU’s Newest Diversity Effort, Explained

NYU’s Newest Diversity Effort, Explained

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

NYU to launch climate survey to evaluate attitudes, behaviors and standards of NYU professors, students and employees.

Nursing Professor Receives International Association for Dental Research Award

Nursing Professor Receives International Association for Dental Research Award

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Professor in NYU's Rory Meyers College of Nursing Bei Wu was recently honored with a 2017 International Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award for Geriatric Oral Research.

Triple Threat Professors

Triple Threat Professors

By Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

While some students might groan at the idea of reading their professor's book for class, they often don't know what went into making it.

Are We Living in the Matrix? One Professor Is Considering It

Are We Living in the Matrix? One Professor Is Considering It

By Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Features

Professor David Chalmers is no stranger to The New Yorker. However, it is the NYU philosophy professor’s most recent appearance in an article for The New Yorker that is really raising student’s consciousness about their own consciousness.

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