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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...

Robots Take Brooklyn in New Tandon Master’s Program

Robots Take Brooklyn in New Tandon Master’s Program

By Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Tandon recently created a master's degree program in mechatronics and robotics.

Alternatives to academia needed for Ph.D.s

Alternatives to academia needed for Ph.D.s

By Zahra Haque, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

PhD programs at universities must embrace the concept of graduate students finding jobs outside of academia in order to better prepare them for the job market.

Talk discusses South African apartheid

By Justine Morris, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015


Filed under News

South African political scientist Vincent Maphai talked about the state of affairs with South Africa in the wake of apartheid.

Scientists to suffer from psychological trauma

Scientists to suffer from psychological trauma

November 19, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In 1897, Spanish scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal published an essay titled “Diseases of the Will,” in which he described a set of virtual illnesses that hit 19th century scientists, turning them into contemplators, bibliophiles, theorists and other caricatures. A little over a decade into the...

STEP program aims to aid PhD students in career search

STEP program aims to aid PhD students in career search

October 8, 2013


Filed under News

NYU has received a five-year grant totaling just under $2 million to create the NYU Science Training Enhancement Program, which will be run as a partnership between the NYU School of Medicine and the rest of the university to train biomedical graduates and postdoctoral students in their career pa...