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How Will Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Policies Affect NYU Students?

How Will Scott Pruitt’s Environmental Policies Affect NYU Students?

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under News, NYU

Second in the series of articles asking students and professors how they feel about Trump's EPA pick.

My Dog Ate My Homework and Other Excuses

My Dog Ate My Homework and Other Excuses

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Hear what student's best excuses are for missing class; you might learn some new tricks.

How to Get Your Textbooks Cheaply and Quickly

How to Get Your Textbooks Cheaply and Quickly

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, Features Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

At this point in the semester you have no excuse not to have all the books you need for your classes. Here’s how to save hundreds and get your books by the end of the week.

Professors Read Their Rate My Professors Reviews

Professors Read Their Rate My Professors Reviews

By Faith Gates, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Featured On Homepage, Features, Multimedia Featured On Homepage

What do real NYU professors actually think of the "Rate My Professors" website? Read on to find out!

Study Points to Greater Faculty Diversity

Study Points to Greater Faculty Diversity

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories

Two Steinhardt adjunct professors discovered that students prefer teachers of color, which prompts the discussion of greater NYU faculty diversity.

University of Chicago’s Letter Restricts Academic Speech

University of Chicago’s Letter Restricts Academic Speech

By Abraham Gross, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In an effort to preserve ‘academic freedom,’ the University of Chicago administration has limited the control of itstheir professors over their own classrooms.

Classes With Notable Professors

Classes With Notable Professors

By Kavish Harjai, Editor-at-Large

April 4, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

NYU students have the unique opportunity to take classes with award-winning professors, so we've compiled a list of some notable ones to watch out for.

Textbooks must be affordable, accessible

Textbooks must be affordable, accessible

By WSN Editorial Board

September 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Textbooks are an added college expense. Faculty can do something to help alleviate the burden.

‘Genius’ fellowship winner joins staff

‘Genius’ fellowship winner joins staff

April 14, 2014


Filed under News

Ghedin, winner of a MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Fellowship, has joined NYU’s biology department. Additionally, Ghedin will become a member of NYU’s Global Institute of Public Health and the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology as a biomedical researcher. The MacArthur Foundation Fellows...

From the Emirates: NYUAD conference brings together staff, student research

From the Emirates: NYUAD conference brings together staff, student research

February 24, 2014


Filed under News

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Issue 29 of The Gazelle, the student publication at NYU Abu Dhabi. It has been reprinted with permission as a part of an ongoing collaboration between The Gazelle and WSN to connect our two campuses. NYU Abu Dhabi’s inaugural research conferen...

Old, tenured professors impair Core program

Old, tenured professors impair Core program

December 10, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

I still vividly remember my first day of classes at NYU four years ago. My first class was a physics lecture that fulfilled a science requirement. I sat down in a large raked lecture theater filled with hundreds of other students, curious to meet the professor who would be navigating the ominous cour...

How To: Build stronger bonds with professors

How To: Build stronger bonds with professors

November 18, 2013


Filed under Features

  Whether you’ve had good experiences in the past, building relationships with professors is an important part of a college experience. From seeking extra assistance outside of class to asking for a letter of recommendation, forming bonds with your professors is worth more than a class grade. ...

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