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Shirley Clarke: Made In America

Over the fall, I had the honor of teaching a section of the “Language of Film” course at New York University, to a group of very bright freshman. The main lecturer was in charge of the syllabus, and the textbook was David Bordwell and...Show More Summary

Ed Summer’s Comics and Movies

by Mike Gold and Martha Thomases Ed Summer, the man who opened one of America’s first comic book stores and went on to a varied and significant media career, died Thursday from cancer. A graduate of the New York University School of the Arts (his classmates included Oliver Stone, Jonathan Kaplan and Alan Arkush), Summer […]

Survey: teens want lax marijuana laws

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Surprising result from New York University.

The Everyman Cometh & Beats Out Beefcakes For Parts: Miles Teller Q&A

Photograph by Mark Mann. With four film releases this year-Divergent, That Awkward Moment, Two Night Stand and Whiplash--it would be an understatement to say that Miles Teller has arrived. A New York University Tisch alum, who hit pay...Show More Summary

Transitions between states of matter: It's more complicated, scientists find

The seemingly simple process of phase changes--those transitions between states of matter--is more complex than previously known, according to research based at Princeton University, Peking University and New York University. read m...

Is Social Science Biased Against Conservatives?

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

That's the question at the heart of an interesting New Yorker article that focuses on the work of New York University social and moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt. The article opens with the now notorious occasion in which Haidt asked for...Show More Summary

De Blasio’s school plan leaves unanswered questions: education professor

Pedro A. Noguera, the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University, writes that the mayor's long-awaited strategy is a step in the right direction, but not enough.

NYU study points to perception divide in abortion: Whom we think we know

Pro-life Americans are less likely to hear about the abortions women they know have had than are pro-choice Americans, a New York University study shows. The findings, which appear in the journal Sociological Science, point to a previously unexplored divide on the abortion issue: differences in perceptions of those we associate with. read more

Television, J Spaceman, Kid Millions, Thurston Moore and Adrian Belew

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Television/J Spaceman and Kid Millions Skirball Center For The Performing Arts October 25, 2014 New York University's performance theatre has turned into a regular home for these Joshua Light Show mini-seasons. This was the last of three evenings where the veteran old-school psychedelic light outfit w...

Hotel magnate Ed Scheetz calls time on new Noho hotel following $157M deal with NYU

Chelsea Hotel owner Ed Scheetz has called time on his latest hotel project after receiving an offer that was just too tempting from New York University.

Compensation and punishment: 'Justice' depends on whether or not we're a victim

We're more likely to punish wrongdoing as a third party to a non-violent offense than when we're victimized by it, according to a new study by New York University psychology researchers. The findings, which appear in the journal Nature...Show More Summary

NYU observatory captures 'pulse of city'

In a case of Copernicus comes to Brooklyn, New York University has announced the creation of state-of-the-art technology designed to observe and analyze the city skyline in real time. The Urban... To view the full story, click the title link.

Semantic Web Jobs: New York University

NYU is looking for a Data Curator in New York, NY. According to the post, “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

Court rules in favor of NYU expansion

New York University's controversial Greenwich Village expansion plan got the green light from the state Appeals Court Tuesday, overturning a lower court's ruling that blocked the university's 1.9... To view the full story, click the title link.

Restoring Confidence in Reference Rates

Restoring Confidence in Reference Rates October 2, 2014 William C. Dudley, President and CEO, NY Fed Remarks at the Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions, New York University Stern School of Business, New York City       Thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today.1 In my remarks today, I...Read More

What is the Particular ‘Value’ of FaceTime?: Thoughts Provoked by Discussion of VirnetX v. Cisco and Apple

Guest Post by Jacob Jacoby, Merchants Council Professor of Consumer Behavior, New York University and President, JacobyIP Research ( When claiming patent infringement due to an individual component of a multi-component product,...Show More Summary

Keeping America safe from foreign poets

2 months agoArts : Arts Post

“Poetry can be dangerous,” Rumi said, and U.S. Homeland Security isn’t taking any chances. The Jordanian-British poet Amjad Nasser had been invited to speak at New York University this fall, but on Sept. 27, he was questioned for two hours at London’s Heathrow airport and then prevented from flying to the United States. PEN American Center in […]

Michael Stipe Launches Evolving Exhibition At NYU’s 80WSE Gallery

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Michael Stipe recently launched a new exhibition called NEW SIGHTS, NEW NOISE at New York University’s 80 WSE Gallery. The project will allow Stipe “to be in residence as both an artist and teacher, repurposing the gallery’s 3500 square foot space as a studio, classroom, and laboratory that will exist in a constant state of [...]

How Can We Stop Cops from Beating and Killing?

Occupy Wall Street activist Shawn Carrié always dreamed of becoming a classical pianist, and he was on his way, with a full music scholarship to New York University. That all changed on March 17, 2012, when, during a demonstration at Zuccotti Park, a New York City police officer pulled his thumb back and back and back until it broke. Show More Summary

Split This Rock Joins PEN American Center to Protest United States’s Refusal of Entry to Amjad Nasser

Remember when we told you about Department of Homeland Security officers at Heathrow Airport denying the British-Jordanian poet, Amjad Nasser the right to travel into the United States to deliver a lecture at New York University? Well, our friends at Split This Rock and PEN American Center wrote a letter to the Secretary of Homeland [...]

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