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On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

By Rahul Krishnamoorthy, Deputy News Editor

October 6, 2014


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News headlines from our global campus.

On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

By News Desk

September 15, 2014


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Check out what's happening at NYU's global sites this week.

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On the Wire

June 24, 2014


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Playing Catch Up  Current board vice chairman William Berkley, Stern School of Business ’66, will be the new chairman of the NYU Board of Trustees. Berkley will replace current chair Martin Lipton in October 2015 following a 16-month transition period. The Polytechnic School of Engineering h...

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On the Wire: Global

April 7, 2014


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Abu Dhabi There has been a 30 percent increase in children who are diagnosed with anxiety in Abu Dhabi.   Berlin Europe’s first lesbian-only burial ground opened on April 6 in a Lutheran graveyard in Berlin.   Florence A festival focusing on Middle Eastern art, cinema and food will be takin...

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On the Wire: Global

March 25, 2014


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Shanghai Michelle Obama mentioned NYU Shanghai student Royale Nicholson and wished her a happy birthday when she spoke at Peking University in Beijing. Sydney A man passed away after being swept into a stormwater drain during the bad weather in Sydney. Two others were struck by lightning....

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On the Wire

February 28, 2014


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Playing Catch Up Ken Langone is hosting campaign fundraisers for congressmen who helped pass a bill last year that appropriated a large sum of money to NYU Langone Medical Center for post-hurricane disaster aid. NYU's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research conducted a study that found the majority of hi...

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On the Wire: Global

February 24, 2014


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Berlin A 76-year-old woman was arrested for distributing cocaine to guests at her birthday party in the private bar she owns. — The Independent Tel Aviv Lady Gaga will be performing in September, as reported on Feb. 19. This is the second time Lady Gaga has performed in Israel. — The Times o...

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On the Wire: Global

February 18, 2014


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Abu Dhabi Officials in the United Arab Emirates are making an effort to eliminate the use of low-quality, inefficient incandescent light bulbs in the country. — The National Sydney Shoppers pay 35 percent more for clothing sold at the outlets of international fashion retailers compared to o...

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On the Wire

February 13, 2014


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Playing Catch Up Ann Kurth, from the College of Nursing, was appointed member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Feb. 7. On Feb. 11, Master's Candidates Meghan Mulgrew and Josue Zarate received the Douglas Elliman Scholarships as part of the Schack Institute of Real Estate program in th...

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On the Wire: Global

February 11, 2014


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Florence Businesses are beginning to take advantage of the large number of foreign students in Florence by putting them to work in carefully structured and beneficial internships. — The Florentine London London’s plans to change its underground transportation are expected to cause a loss of 650 jobs. There was a strike last week that disrupted public transportation, and another strike is planned for...

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On the Wire

February 7, 2014


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Playing Catch Up NYU, along with 110 other universities including Yale, Northwestern and Cornell, has been accused of breaking the law by telling students who are applying for financial aid that they have to pay to fill out unnecessary paperwork. Three Stern students won first place in a wine comp...

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On the Wire

January 31, 2014


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Playing Catch Up SUNY restarted the selling process for the Long Island College Hospital that NYU Langone Medical Center is bidding on to create a 60,000-square-foot medical center in Brooklyn. Isaac and Laurie Perlmutter donated $50 million to fund NYU Langone Medical Center’s cancer work, and m...

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