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NYU Launches Prison Education Program Backed by Ford Foundation Grant

New York University has launched an initiative to bring college education to incarcerated individuals at the Wallkill Correctional Facility, a medium-security prison in New York State’s Ulster County.
2-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

Study Identifies Teens At-Risk For Synthetic Marijuana Use

A new study by researchers affiliated with New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), is now online ahead of print in Drug and Alcohol Dependence and it is one of the first national studies to examine risk factors for use of...
2-Mar-2015 7:05 AM EST

NYU Study Successfully Screens for Diabetes at Dental Visits Using Oral Blood

Now, a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, confirms that using gingival crevicular blood (GCB) for hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) testing produced values that were nearly identical to those obtained using finger stick blood (FSB),...
25-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Researchers Develop Method for Mapping Neuron Clusters

A team of scientists has developed a method for identifying clusters of neurons that work in concert to guide the behavior. Their findings address a long-standing mystery about the organization of the prefrontal cortex (PFC)—one of the most...
26-Feb-2015 12:05 PM EST

Study Finds Summer Entrepreneurship Programs Have Benefits Beyond Business Skills

New York University researchers evaluated the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) 2014 summer entrepreneurship programs, designed to introduce teenage students to the concepts of entrepreneurship while developing their academic and life...
26-Feb-2015 9:30 AM EST

Online Crowdsourcing Meets Speech Therapy

Crowdsourcing – where responses to a task are aggregated across a large number of individuals – can be an effective tool for rating sounds in speech disorders research, according to a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and...
25-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Two NYU Faculty Win Sloan Foundation Research Fellowships

Two New York University faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation: Michael Halassa, an assistant professor at NYU Langone Neuroscience Institute, and Jennifer Jacquet, an assistant professor in the Department of...
23-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Powder vs. Crack: NYU Study Identifies Arrest Risk Disparity for Cocaine Use

Crack users are much more likely to experience arrest than powder cocaine users, and being poor is the true overwhelming correlate, not being black or a minority.
20-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

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8-Oct-2013 7:00 AM EDT

NYU Faculty Available for Interview About U.S. Presidential Campaign

The following New York University faculty members (listed below by subject of expertise) will be available for comment on news developments and issues that arise in connection with the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign.
9-Jul-2012 12:20 PM EDT

NYU Experts on Healthcare Policy Will Be Available for Comment When Supreme Court Rules on 2010 Federal Health Care Law

27-Jun-2012 11:50 AM EDT

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