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Racist Tendencies Are Not Inherent, Study Finds

Racist Tendencies Are Not Inherent, Study Finds

By Carol Oliveira, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A recently study conducted by NYU researchers suggests that children are not inherently racist.

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NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

NYU Study Suggests Vaping Increases Risk of Cancer and Heart Diseases

By Mariana Castro and Christine Lee

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

While the number of young people smoking e-cigrattes continues to rise, a new study released by NYU researchers shows how these smokers may be jeopardizing their health. The study, which exposed lab rats to 12 straight weeks of nicotine vapor, suggests smokers may be at an increased risks of heart disease and cancer.

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NYU Health Service Immune to Influx of Influenza Cases

NYU Health Service Immune to Influx of Influenza Cases

By Louis Dalle, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, NYU

This year's flu season is the worst in nearly a decade. While national hospitalization has skyrocketed, the NYU Health Center has seen a relatively small number of new cases.

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‘The Dress’ Brings Polarizing Topics Out of the Closet

‘The Dress’ Brings Polarizing Topics Out of the Closet

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under News

Q&A with an NYU professor who did a research study about the science behind the blue or gold 'dress debate.'

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Report Shows Diversity is Crucial

Report Shows Diversity is Crucial

By Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

November 13, 2017


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories

A report by the Metro Center finds that diversity in NYC public schools plays a role in the quality of education.

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NYU Dentistry Wins $3.7 Million

NYU Dentistry Wins $3.7 Million

By Alex Domb, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU College of Dentistry has received two grants totaling approximately $3.7 million.

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Sound Pollution Research Records NYU

Sound Pollution Research Records NYU

By Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

Researchers from NYU and Ohio State are recording street traffic around NYU. Students react to questions of privacy concerns.

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Lauren Feldman Awarded Grant to Research Integrated Healthcare Teaching

Lauren Feldman Awarded Grant to Research Integrated Healthcare Teaching

By Chelsey Sanchez, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Lauren Feldman was awarded a $1 million grant to research how to better teach integrated healthcare.

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Researchers Inch Closer to Epilepsy Treatment

Researchers Inch Closer to Epilepsy Treatment

By Flavia Sinha, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Researchers at the NYU Desplan Lab discovered the role of seizure-driving cells in brain development.

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Triple Threat Professors

Triple Threat Professors

By Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

While some students might groan at the idea of reading their professor's book for class, they often don't know what went into making it.

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In Remembrance: CAS Senior Wyatt Tyler

In Remembrance: CAS Senior Wyatt Tyler

By Diamond Naga Siu, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2017


Filed under City News, News, University News

In remembrance of CAS senior Wyatt Tyler who passed away on Saturday, Washington Square News spoke with those closest to him. He will receive a posthumous degree from NYU this May.

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Daniel Brioso

Daniel Brioso

By Gabriella Bower, Editor-at-Large

March 23, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

Daniel Brioso chose NYU for the micro communities it fosters, but he never could have imagined his beloved communities that would be so blatantly threatened by the current president. But giving up has never been in Brioso’s vocabulary. During Brioso’s early elementary school years, he was afflicte...

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