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‘PhDeath:’ The NYU Murder Mystery

‘PhDeath:’ The NYU Murder Mystery

By Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

NYU professor James P. Carse's riveting new novel "PhDeath" creates a murder mystery out of a subject he knows better than almost anyone - NYU itself.

Q&A: Tandon Professor a Rising Star in STEM

Q&A: Tandon Professor a Rising Star in STEM

By Nina Jang, Deputy Digital Director

March 23, 2016


Filed under News, University News

A Q&A with NYU Tandon professor and 2016 Rising Star award winner, Jin Kim Montclare.

Masked assailant threatens professor with knife in Tandon classroom

Masked assailant threatens professor with knife in Tandon classroom

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2015


Filed under News, University News

An assailant wearing all black threatened a professor with a knife in an NYU Tandon classroom yesterday, leaving a community shaken.

Physics professor talks fruit fly larvae research

Physics professor talks fruit fly larvae research

By Monica Hanna, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under News, University News

An interview with Marc Gershow, an assistant professor in NYU’s Department of Physics who received an NSF CAREER award.

NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

NYU professor to chair presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance

By Farhin Lilywala, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2015


Filed under News, University News

A Q&A with NYU professor Martin Blaser, who will serve as the chair of a presidential council on antibiotic bacteria resistance.

Professor becomes sanitation worker for research

Professor becomes sanitation worker for research

By Carmen Russo, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under News, University News

An NYU professor has been working as a sanitation worker, studying the types of things that people throw away.

Incoming NYU professor receives the National Humanities Award

Incoming NYU professor receives the National Humanities Award

By Lingyi Hou, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015


Filed under Features

On Sept. 10, incoming professor in the spring 2016 term, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein received the 2014 National Humanities Medal from President Obama.

NYU professor’s research reveals significance of Earth’s movements

NYU professor’s research reveals significance of Earth’s movements

By Dhriti Tandon, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015


Filed under Features

NYU biology professor Michael Rampino explored the correlation between periodic mass extinctions and the earth's movement in the galaxy in his recently published paper.

Study reveals FDA reporting issues

By Alanna Bayarin and Marita Vlachou

February 12, 2015


Filed under News

A university professor and his students investigated the FDA for burying research misconduct.

Professor recognized for brain research

Professor recognized for brain research

By Marina Zheng, Features Editor

January 26, 2015


Filed under Features

Jonathan Freeman, an assistant professor in NYU's Department of Psychology, was named in Forbes magazine's "30 under 30" list. Freeman was recognized for his recent work regarding brain mechanisms.

What’s in your bag: LS professor Tamuira Reid

What’s in your bag: LS professor Tamuira Reid

November 11, 2013


Filed under Features

If one were on the same subway car as Liberal Studies professor of writing Tamuira Reid, he or she might notice the screenwriter scribbling the internal thoughts of her movie characters on scraps of paper. The LS Writing I, II and Creative Writing professor and single mother juggles her love of wri...

Professor Red Burns passes at 88, leaves legacy at Tisch

Professor Red Burns passes at 88, leaves legacy at Tisch

September 3, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

"You are not here to find a job when you finish, you are here to create your own." Those were the words of the legendary NYU professor Red Burns, who died in her home on Friday, Aug. 23 at the age of 88. An arts professor and chief collaborations officer for the Interactive Telecommunications Program...

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