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Can the Government Stick Warning Labels on Soda Bottles?

NYU's Jennifer Pomeranz says that existing warnings on other products should offer a roadmap for labeling sugary drinks—without violating the First Amendment.
3-Apr-2020 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Coronavirus and The Cities

New data mapping shows that the path of the pandemic in U.S. is predictable, with date of outbreak and population density cited as key factors.
3-Apr-2020 8:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Report Explores Fiscal Issues Related to NYC Teachers Retirement System

Report looks at New York City Teachers’ Retirement System, the second largest of New York City’s five major employee pension plans.
30-Mar-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mandatory Building Energy Audits Alone Do Not Overcome Barriers to Energy Efficiency, NYU Researchers Conclude

The pioneering requirement may be insufficient to incentivize significant reductions in energy use by owners of residential and office buildings, according to the study.
26-Mar-2020 6:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Experimental AI Tool Predicts Which Patients with Pandemic Virus Will Develop Serious Respiratory Disease

An artificial intelligence tool accurately predicted which patients newly infected with the COVID-19 virus would go on to develop severe respiratory disease, a new study has found.
30-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Teeth Serve as “Archive of Life,” New Research Finds

Teeth constitute a permanent and faithful biological archive of the entirety of the individual’s life, from tooth formation to death, a team of researchers has found. Its work provides new evidence of the impact that events, such as reproduction...
20-Mar-2020 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teacher Evaluations Weed Out Low-Performing Teachers in Urban Schools

New research by NYU Steinhardt Assistant Professor Luis A. Rodriguez finds that statewide K-12 teacher evaluation systems have proven to phase out lower performing teachers and retain more effective teachers for longer periods of time - particularly...
23-Mar-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Canceled: Susan Choi, Terrance Hayes, and Cathy Park Hong Among Those Featured at NYU’s Creative Writing Program Events in March

These events have been canceled: The NYU Creative Writing Program’s Spring 2020 Reading Series continues in March with events featuring Susan Choi (March 12), Terrance Hayes (March 13), and Cathy Park Hong (March 26), among others.
4-Mar-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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How Many Tabs Do You Have Open Right Now? A Guide to (Potentially) Effective Multitasking

NYY's Emily Balcetis unpacks research she and others have conducted in vision science, cognitive research, and motivational psychology to offer an account of the habits and practices that successful people use to meet their goals.
25-Feb-2020 12:55 PM EST

NYU’s Ulrich Baer Available for Comment on Jack London—Environmentalist, Self-Made Millionaire, and Socialist

New York University’s Ulrich Baer, who authored the afterword to the new edition of The Call of the Wild (Warbler Press), is available for comment on the legacy of Jack London.
20-Feb-2020 12:05 PM EST

When to Pull the Goalie? NYU Researcher Offers Risk-Based Analysis

New York University’s Aaron Brown, who has co-authored an analysis outlining optimal times for teams to pull their goalies when trailing in a game, is available for comment on this aspect of hockey strategy.
11-Feb-2020 1:35 PM EST

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NYU Tisch Professor Available for Comment on Oscars (Expert in Korean Cinema)

10-Feb-2020 11:25 AM EST

"Artificial Unintelligence" Author Available for Comment on Iowa Caucus Ballot Debacle

4-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST

“The Reckoning is Real”: On Slavery, the Church, and How Some 21st-Century Institutions Are (Finally) Starting to Talk About Reparations

Journalism professor and New York Times contributing writer Rachel L. Swarns sparks new conversations in the wake of her reporting and research on the Catholic Church and its ties to the American slave trade.
3-Feb-2020 9:55 AM EST

Why Rilke Resonates in Popular Culture—and Even Politics

NYU's Ulrich Baer explains why poet Rainer Maria Rilke resonates on the big screen—in the Oscar-nominated Jojo Rabbit, for instance—and in the culture at large as well as why poetry finds a surprising home in movie theaters.
21-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST

NYU researcher can discuss school start times and teen sleep in light of California pushing back school start times

15-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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