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Fed Chair Janet Yellen, Yankees Pitching Great Mariano Rivera, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Singer Aretha Franklin, and Distinguished Attorney Martin Edelman to Receive Honorary Degrees at NYU’s 2014 Commencement in New York

NYU President John Sexton and Board of Trustees Chairman Martin Lipton today announced the names of those to be honored at the University’s 182nd Commencement Exercises, which will be held Wednesday, May 21st, at Yankee Stadium.
4/11/2014 4:00 PM EDT

Twelve NYU Faculty Awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

Twelve New York University professors and instructors have been awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this week. This year’s 178 recipients were chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants in the...
4/11/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Study Finds Expanded Opportunities for Black and Latino Young Men in NYC High Schools

The first year of New York City’s Expanded Success Initiative, which is designed to boost college and career readiness among Black and Latino male students, has led to a notable expansion of supports in participating schools, according to a new...
4/10/2014 9:55 AM EDT

NYU Steinhardt’s Georgiou Library and Resource Center for Children and Literature Receives $1.3 Million Gift from EHA Fdn.

New York University’s Georgiou Library and Resource Center for Children and Literature has received a $1.3 million gift from the E.H.A. Foundation. The facility, part of NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, is...
4/9/2014 1:00 PM EDT

NYU Physicist to Study Star Deaths Using Stellar Forensics Under NSF CAREER Award

New York University physicist Maryam Modjaz will study the explosions of stars using a method she calls “stellar forensics” under a National Science Foundation CAREER Award.
3/31/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Democrats, Republicans See Each Other as Mindless—Unless They Pose a Threat

We are less likely to humanize members of groups we don’t belong to—except, under some circumstances, when it comes to members of the opposite political party. A study by researchers at New York University and Harvard Business School suggests...
3/17/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Reducing HIV Transmission Among Drug Injectors Lowers AIDS Mortality in Heterosexuals

Little research has been done to help explain how HIV epidemics and programs in one population affect others and how to reduce the risks of transmission. Now, a recent study sheds light on the pathways connecting HIV epidemics in different...
3/12/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Researchers Find Prevalence of Marijuana Use Among High School Seniors Is Expected to Increase with Legalization

A study published in the International Journal of Drug Policy by researchers affiliated with New York University’s Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), finds large proportions of high school students normally at low risk for marijuana use...
3/12/2014 9:45 AM EDT

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10/8/2013 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.
7/9/2012 12:20 PM EDT

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

6/27/2012 11:50 AM EDT

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