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Timeline of Controversial Figures at NYU

Timeline of Controversial Figures at NYU

By Sayer Devlin, Deputy News Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under News

Recently, several controversial figures have been invited to speak at NYU. This timeline presents the circumstances and the reactions to these speakers.

Tackling the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Tackling the Syrian Refugee Crisis

By Olivia Roos, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Continuing NYU's initiatives from last semester, Syrian Refugee Awareness Week is April 11 - 15.

Startup Week to Pair Students With Tech Entrepreneurs

Startup Week to Pair Students With Tech Entrepreneurs

By Rebecca Oh, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under News, University News

[email protected] is hosting Startup Week from April 4 through April 9.

TEDxNYU showcases students’ big ideas

TEDxNYU showcases students’ big ideas

By Katherine Stein, Staff Writer

April 12, 2015


Filed under News

TEDxNYU hosted their fifth annual roots conference.

Protests against speakers contrary to university ideals

Protests against speakers contrary to university ideals

By WSN Editorial Board

February 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Efforts by faculty and students to disinvite speakers on college campuses is a net loss for learning, since college is a time for hearing opposing viewpoints.

Students pitch TEDx Talk ideas

Students pitch TEDx Talk  ideas

By Christine Wang, Contributing Writer

November 24, 2014


Filed under News

TEDxNYU hosted a competition titled "The Pitch: What's Your Angle?" featuring speakers from the NYU community.

Entrepreneurs Festival celebrates student work, provides industry advice

Entrepreneurs Festival celebrates student work, provides industry advice

By Kavish Harjai, Kavish Harjai

March 3, 2014


Filed under News

The Entrepreneurs Festival took place last weekend at NYU, bringing together entrepreneurs and students from across the city to provide advice and discuss their ideas, paths and mistakes. The event kicked off with the first of three keynote speakers, Glen de Vries. De Vries studied biology at Carnegie Mellon and subsequentl...