Destrier Capital Management is a hedge fund founded and managed by Michael Pollack, who is also an adjunct professor at New York University Stern School of Business. The fund last disclosed an equity portfolio, for the second quarter of 2014, worth more than $300 million. It is mainly focused on technology stocks, which account for […]
Kids who witness their parents fighting have trouble recognizing other people’s emotions and regulating their own, finds a new study from New York University on the collateral damage of domestic violence....
Abu Dhabi's Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) has unveiled the first residential project on Saadiyat Island, the "cultural district" home to the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Louvre Abu Dhabi, and New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi.
You're going to want to keep track of six video games coming from New York University's Game Center. One of them might be a spiritual successor to the hit PlayStation 3 game Journey and another one is on track to be a great multiplayer game that blends elements of starship game FTL with Star Control II. Show More Summary
The Center for Urban Science and Progress at New York University is seeking a data curator. Requirements include: “3-5 years experience in a related field, such as applied science, metadata schema design and management, taxonomy management,...Show More Summary
“I’ve redeemed myself. I do the right thing every day,” he told a packed auditorium Wednesday night at an event run by New York University’s School of Law and the 92nd Street Y. “I’m turning over all the profits to people who lost money.”...Show More Summary
Stephen Cohen is one of America’s top experts on Russia. Cohen is professor emeritus of Russian studies and politics at New York University and Princeton University, and the author of a number of books on Russia and the Soviet Union....Show More Summary
New York University biologists have identified a mechanism that helps explain how the diversity of neurons that make up the visual system is generated. "Our research uncovers a process that dictates both timing and cell survival in order...Show More Summary
New York University is looking for a Data Curator in New York, NY. The post states, “The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) at New York University seeks a Data Curator: an information scientist who will work with faculty, researchers, and students in applied urban science to acquire and organize data related to New York City. Show More Summary
If you put the gel on skin, it will have the properties of skin. If you put it next to the liver, it will take on the properties of the liver. Joe Landolina was a 17-year-old recent arrival at New York University when he made a discovery that could save millions of lives. Show More Summary
Many recall the dramatic images of nurses at New York University's Langone Medical Center (NYULMC) heroically evacuating over three hundred patients, carrying many including the youngest and most vulnerable down flights of stairs during the power outage resulting from the storm surge generated by Hurricane Sandy. read more
Nikhil Gupta is an associate professor and Steven Zeltmann is a student researcher in the Composite Materials and Mechanics Laboratoryof the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at New York University's Polytechnic School of Engineering. Show More Summary
The NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress is looking for a Data Curator in New York, NY. The post states, “The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) at New York University seeks a Data Curator: an information scientist who...Show More Summary
Robert Ji-Song Ku, Martin F. Manalansan IV, Anita Mannur, editors. Eating Asian America: A Food Studies Reader. New York University Press, 2014. This book was a most welcome gift from the author of one of its chapters, Nina Ichikawa (thanks, Nina). Her chapter is about how Asian farmers and retailers became food system pioneers. […]
Tisch School of the Arts will offer a bachelor of fine arts in video game design
“IT'S like a political campaign. You have to be on it every day, update stuff every day.” Spike Lee, film director and newly tenured professor of New York University’s film school, is assessing his first encounter with Kickstarter, the crowdfunding website. Show More Summary
New York University, responsible for educating young minds about everything from viral hoaxes to bespoke 3D penis art to highbrow sidewalk music criticism, has added a new degree to its repertoire: video games. [ more › ]
A department within the New York University Tisch School of the Arts will soon begin accepting applicants for a bachelor of fine arts in game design.
Leanne Brown started the Good and Cheap cookbook as her thesis project for a graduate degree in food studies at New York University. The premise is simple: cooking nutritious meals on the tight budget of $4 a day, which is roughly how...Show More Summary
Jennifer Cognard-Black and Melissa A. Goldthwaite, eds. Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal. New York University Press, 2014. I have a special interest in this book: I wrote its Foreword. Here’s an excerpt: Books that Cook brings the food revolution into the study of English literature— brilliantly, deftly, and with no apologies. […]