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Lil B Shares 'Extremely Rare' Speech From University of Nevada [VIDEO]

Lil B stopped by the University of Nevada: Reno to spread some positivity to the students. The Based God has spoken at a number of top tier universities including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, University of California: Los Angeles, Virginia Tech and Carnegie Mellon... Continue reading…

Proponents of oil-stock divestment should be careful what they wish for

As the adage goes, rarely are things as simple as they seem. The fossil fuels divestment movement that has targeted New York campuses—including Columbia and New York University—and others... To view the full story, click the title l...

World Bank names next chief economist

New York University economics professor Paul Romer will soon replace Kaushik Basu at the World Bank. ||| Washington - The World Bank on Monday confirmed New York University economics professor Paul Romer as its next chief economist, bringing in a prominent voice advocating for investment in human capital and innovation. Show More Summary

Infantile Memory Study Points to Critical Periods in Early-Life Learning for Brain Development

A new study on infantile memory formation in rats points to the importance of critical periods in early-life learning on functional development of the brain. The research, conducted by scientists at New York University's Center for Neural Science, reveals the significance of learning experiences over the first two to four years of human life.

Huge News for World Bank Watchers: Paul Romer to Be Named Next Chief Economist!

World Bank fans, foes, and followers, guess what!? The World Bank is expected to name New York University economics professor Paul Romer its next chief economist this week! From Fortune: Romer will replace Kaushik Basu, 64, who is set...Show More Summary

NYU's Students For Justice In Palestine Chapter Blames Police-Involved Shooting Deaths Of Black Americans...On Israel?

When something bad happens in America, or anywhere—blame the Jews. That’s pretty much what New York University’s Students for Justice In Palestine...

Study looks at factors which influence retention of newly licensed nurses within hospitals

"About 80% of newly licensed nurses find their first work in hospitals," says New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing (NYU Meyers) Professor Christine T. Kovner, PhD, RN, FAAN. "Turnovers are one of the costliest expenditures in our profession. Show More Summary

Obama's top economic advisor doesn't like the idea of giving people money not to work

President Obama's top economic adviser does not sound too excited about universal basic income. In a speech at New York University on Thursday, Jason Furman — the chair of the president's Council of Economic Advisers — talked about artificial...Show More Summary

White House contends with AI's big social challenges, July 7/NYC

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Meredith from Simply Secure writes, "Artificial Intelligence is already with us, and the White House and New York University’s Information Law Institute are hosting a major public symposium to face what the social and economic impacts might be. AI Now, happening July 7th in New York City, will address the real world impacts of AI systems in the next next 5-10 years." (more…)

First Class Fissures, by Amy Willis

This week, EconTalk host Russ Roberts welcomed back New York University's Richard Epstein. The focal point of their conversation was a recent New York Times article by Nathan Schwartz, describing a "money-based caste system" in the travel industry. Show More Summary

Drug Trial Scandal at N.Y.U.? What We Know

The New York Times breaks the story of an ostensibly serious case of misconduct at New York University (NYU): New York University’s medical school has quietly shut down eight studies at its prominent psychiatric research center and parted...Show More Summary

SCIENCE: An N.Y.U. Study Gone Wrong, and a Top Researcher Dismissed. “New York University’s medi…

SCIENCE: An N.Y.U. Study Gone Wrong, and a Top Researcher Dismissed. “New York University’s medical school has quietly shut down eight studies at its prominent psychiatric research center and parted ways with a top researcher after discovering a series of violations in a study of an experimental, mind-altering drug. A subsequent federal investigation found lax […]

PTSD Pill Research On Hold After Flawed Study

New York University medical school research into using a marijuana-like drug to treat PTSD sufferers turned out to be so flawed that eight studies were suspended and the data was rejected as unreliable, the New York Times reports. Federal investigators found that the research led by Dr. Alexander Neumeister failed...

Open thread for night owls—Study: Special interests pouring money into local elections

Lauren McCauley at Common Dreams writes—Landmark Survey Finds Special Interests are Pouring Money into Local Elections: The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law on Sunday published a landmark report (pdf) documenting...Show More Summary

Casual Sex: Everyone Is Doing It

Zhana Vrangalova had hit a problem. On a blustery day in early spring, sitting in a small coffee shop near the campus of New York University, where she is an adjunct professor of psychology, she was unable to load onto her laptop the Web site that we had met to discuss. Show More Summary

ROUBINI: A Brexit could tip Britain into a recession

New York University Economics Professor Nouriel Roubini has warned that Britain could face a recession and job losses if it votes to leave the European Union in Thursday's referendum. Roubini was famously one of the few people to predict the 2007-8 US housing crash and earned the nickname "Dr. Show More Summary

The Obama administration wanted to open up government to citizen input. Why hasn’t it worked?

Beth Simone Noveck is the Jerry Hultin Global Network Professor at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. Her new book, “Smart Citizens, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing,” was published by Harvard University Press. I asked her five questions by email about the book’s major arguments. HF: Your book argues […]

NYU Helped Organize Killer Omar Mateen’s Trip to Saudi Arabia

New York University helped organize Islamic killer Omar Mateen’s travel to Saudi Arabia in 2012. Mateen slaughtered 49 innocents at... The post NYU Helped Organize Killer Omar Mateen’s Trip to Saudi Arabia appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

An Internet Porn Epidemic – Should We Be Concerned?

“According to ongoing research by Chyng Sun, a professor of media studies at New York University (NYU), the numbers are high and rising quickly. She estimates that 36 per cent of internet content is pornography. One in four internet searches are about porn. There are 40 million (and growing) regular consumers of porn in the […]

Both crime and incarceration are going down in some areas

According to the Brennan Center for Justice, a New York University School of Law think tank, “getting tough on crime” with more punitive incarceration policies may be a lot of smoke and mirrors … in so many words. In actual words, their latest report looks at data from 27 states over a 10-year period. Show More Summary

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