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HUMOR: Pre-Med Students Put on Endangered Species List

HUMOR: Pre-Med Students Put on Endangered Species List

By Mai Tran, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Humor, Uncategorized

Pre-med students are going extinct.

Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

Letter to the Editor: ‘Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department’

By Lorcan Folan, Chair of the NYU Tandon Department of Applied Physics

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Contrary to the mistaken claim made by the student in your article, the size and quality of our teaching labs are comparable to other schools’. We would like to offer even more opportunities for research for undergraduates, but as with any department, we have finite resources.

Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department

Students Have Concerns About Tandon Physics Department

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under News

Some students believe that the CAS physics program is much better than the program offered at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering. Some argue that the difference is a result of Tandon's scarce resources.

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: Science in Core Curriculum

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: Science in Core Curriculum

April 4, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion

Staff Columnist Tess Woosley and Sebastian Piombo discuss the state of science education at NYU and throughout the country. Should undergraduates be able to graduate from a liberal arts institution without serious training in science? Has NYU invested enough into its science departments? The film is...

Renowned physicist discusses significance of Higgs boson

Renowned physicist discusses significance of Higgs boson

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2014


Filed under News

Fabiola Gianotti, one of the top physicists at CERN, the largest lab in the world for particle physics, gave a talk at NYU on March 5 about the impact of discovery of the Higgs boson on human lives. Gianotti was the former spokesperson for Atlas, one of the experiments associated with the Large Hadr...

Scientific world waits for next great discovery

Scientific world waits for next great discovery

March 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

There should be a rule against clichés in photography. I say this because the standard picture of a scientist with a pretentious attitude writing equations on a glass surface in front of a camera is far too common. That was exactly how Dr. Peter Ware Higgs appeared in a recent New York Times article...