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NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Uncategorized

To compensate for the fact that NYU is not a sanctuary campus, several NYU organizations have been taking steps to protect students affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban.

On Seeing Black Holes and Smelling Clouds

On Seeing Black Holes and Smelling Clouds

By Katherine Borkov, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

In her first solo presentation in New York, Katie Paterson explores the concepts and dark depths of space with her exhibit "From Earth into a Black Hole."

New Exhibit Reveals Team Behind ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

New Exhibit Reveals Team Behind ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A new exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image features sketches, blueprints and letters from the production of "2001: A Space Odyssey".

Coach 1941 Fall/Winter 2016

Coach 1941 Fall/Winter 2016

By David Bologna, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Fashion Week

Coach 1941 Fall/Winter 2016

FASP says better Coles replacement is needed

FASP says better Coles replacement is needed

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan claims the university does not have a sufficient alternative space to replace Coles Sports Center.

Coming to terms with a privatized universe

Coming to terms with a privatized universe

By Richard Shu, Staff Columnist

November 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The romanticized vision of spaceflight created in the 20th century will cease to exist as space travel is corporatized.

[UPDATE] Space Priorities Working Group finalizes NYU 2031 proposals

[UPDATE] Space Priorities Working Group finalizes NYU 2031 proposals

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

March 5, 2014


Filed under News

UPDATE Friday, March 7, 3:00 p.m.: Sexton publicly announced that he, the deans and other members of senior leadership support the University Space Priorities Working Group's proposals, and he commended the Working Group on their efforts in an email sent to the NYU community Friday morning. "They put the collective good of the ...

Countries must unite to explore universe

February 12, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Lovers residing in New York City have plenty of options to spend time together, but lying on the grass of Central Park to admire the sky doesn’t sound like an interesting idea. There’s almost nothing to be seen, for the sky is “shadowed” by the city lights. Geeky lovers will disagree, though;...

NYU professor and grad student break ground with NASA tractor beam

NYU professor and grad student break ground with NASA tractor beam

November 6, 2012


Filed under News

On the eighth floor of 4 Washington Place, tiny pieces of glass 1.5 micrometers long are being moved with a beam of light. This is the result of NYU professor David Grier and GSAS Department of Physics graduate student David Ruffner’s research on Bessel beams, one of the several tractor beams that...