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Do More for Women, NYU

Do More for Women, NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU must ensure that women are not discouraged from pursuing their desired majors by working towards eliminating biases within fields.

Most Innovative

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Tandon's MakerSpace houses tens of STEM-based clubs and innovations. With the increase of female students at Tandon, women are utilizing the space for their innovations.

Ananditha Raghunath

Ananditha Raghunath

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Ananditha Raghunath works relentlessly to make STEM a more inviting place for women, and for anyone else who is interested in learning to code.

Stop Toying With Gender Stereotypes

Stop Toying With Gender Stereotypes

By Allison De La Bastida, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We are molded into gender roles for the future just by the influence of the plastic items in our hands. This all stems from the idea that there has to be a defined line between girl toys and boy toys.

Gene Editing is the Way of the Future

Gene Editing is the Way of the Future

By Henry Cohen, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the face of such awesome potential, there has understandably been several ethical and practical concerns over CRISPR’s application, and while some are more valid than others, none outweigh the world of good that can be achieved by embracing this technology.

National Science Foundation Grants NYU Steinhardt $4 Million in Grants

National Science Foundation Grants NYU Steinhardt $4 Million in Grants

By Alexandra Solovyeva, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development receive NSF grants for STEM research and educational development.

NYUAD Annual Hackathon

NYUAD Annual Hackathon

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Abu Dhabi hosted its sixth annual hackathon, focussing on projects that will enforce social change.

For All the QT’s in Science

For All the QT’s in Science

By Han Wang, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Features

oSTEM is an international organization that supports the Queer and Trans community in the STEM fields and works to create safe spaces on campus for these students.

Investment in STEM Invites Growth

Investment in STEM Invites Growth

By WSN Editorial Board

March 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

NYU's investment in expanding STEM resources at Tandon will improve the university as a whole.

Flipped Classroom Model Better for Students

Flipped Classroom Model Better for Students

By Hao Ly, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

What students instead need is a class structure which not only accommodates the different ways students learn but also free up precious class time to allow professors to provide students with necessary guidance.

On Student Debt, Trump Fails

On Student Debt, Trump Fails

By WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Beyond damaging the atmosphere of higher education by devaluing liberal arts educations, the Trump student loan plan’s deregulation goals hit lower-income families the hardest.

Hamilton’s Commitment to NYU Science Prestige Laudable

Hamilton’s Commitment to NYU Science Prestige Laudable

By Chuyu Xiong, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Hamilton’s effort to cultivate the sciences is a good sign not just for students or professors in the departments themselves, but also for the rest of the community to be more informed of NYU’s broad academic reach.

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