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NYU sues for $1.47 billion over denied Sandy insurance coverage

NYU sues for $1.47 billion over denied Sandy insurance coverage

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU is suing an insurance company for $1.47 billion because it was denied coverage of losses during Superstorm Sandy.

Divest projects images of Sandy

By Suebin Kim, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014


Filed under News

Students from NYU Divest projected images of the destruction from superstrom Sandy on the walls of the lobby of the Kimmel Center.

Experts reflect on Sandy, future planning

Experts reflect on  Sandy, future planning

By Christine Wang, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014


Filed under News

Event Coverage of "Sandy and the City: Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency in a Changing Climate"

Study concludes impact of Sandy evacuation on nurses

Study concludes impact of Sandy evacuation on nurses

By Larson Binzer, Deputy News Editor

September 2, 2014


Filed under News

A recent study found that nurses at NYU Langone work in stressful conditions.

NYU Langone awarded grant for Sandy damages

NYU Langone awarded grant for Sandy damages

August 24, 2014


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NYU Langone Medical Center will receive $1.13 billion as a form of financial support for the damages caused to several buildings, study spaces and laboratories at the institution by Superstorm Sandy. The grant, which was announced on July 29, is the second largest grant ever given out by the Fed...

Select dorms prepare for future storms

Select dorms prepare for future storms

By Kavish Harjai, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, News

  One year after Hurricane Sandy hit New York on Oct. 29, 2012, NYU has completed some initiatives in response to the needs of displaced students. Initiatives included incorporating a local emergency generator for Brittany residence hall during its scheduled renovation, which the university...

Rebuild by Design nears third phase

Rebuild by Design nears third phase

October 16, 2013


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  The Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU is sponsoring Rebuild by Design, a multi-step design competition that allows teams to design projects that increase resilience against disasters in regions affected by Hurricane Sandy and aims to understand the impact Sandy has had on the community. Sel...

Hurricane Sandy victims still struggle despite plentiful resources

Hurricane Sandy victims still struggle despite plentiful resources

May 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Hurricane Sandy hit New York City hard, along with neighboring areas such as New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and others. Although the storm took place in October 2012, many New Yorkers are still struggling to recover from the destruction and devastation Sandy caused. New York City has drafted a...

Coney Island reopens after Hurricane Sandy devastation

Coney Island reopens after Hurricane Sandy devastation

March 28, 2013


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Click for more photos of Coney Island. Last Sunday, Coney Island reopened its gates for the first time since the devastation of Hurricane Sandy less than six months ago. At Luna Park, one of Coney Island’s most iconic attractions, most of the rides had electrical and motor systems overhauled because...

New city project seeks to honor Newtown victims

February 22, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

Twenty-six playgrounds built in honor of elementary school massacre New Jersey’s largest firefighter union, the Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association, is building 26 playgrounds through storm-ravaged areas to memorialize the lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The initiative,...

Main Langone hospital reopens post-Sandy

January 3, 2013


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The New Year marks a week into NYU Langone Medical Center’s official reopening of many of Tisch Hospital’s inpatient services on NYU Langone’s main campus, including surgery and radiology. Two months into the post-Hurricane Sandy recovery period, Langone’s recuperation has been smooth. According...

Bartenders donate shifts to Sandy victims

December 18, 2012


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NYU Alum Michael Sinensky owns a collection of popular East Village bars including Village Pourhouse and Sidebar. In an effort to raise money for the Rockaways, Sinensky is opening up his bars to displaced Rockaway bartenders every Friday for the next 3 months. Tips from the shifts will go directly to...

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