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Centennial of the Armenian Genocide: Recognition and Reconciliation

The following are remarks I gave at the New York University conference "Armenians a Century After the Genocide: What Next?" on April 17, 2015. My remarks concern the past, the present and the future. The facts have been documented over...Show More Summary

Centennial of the Armenian Genocide: Recognition and Reconciliation

CENTENNIAL OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE: RECOGNITION AND RECONCILIATION Remarks by: David L. Phillips New York University Conference "Armenians a Century after the Genocide: What Next?" April 17, 2015 My remarks concern the past, the present...Show More Summary

Death Takes a Weekend

By Perri Klass, M.D. New York University, New York I wanted my mother to write this essay. My mother was a writer all her life -- novels, memoirs, essays, even blog entries -- and in recent years she'd written some articles about aging and illness, about the indignities of becoming less independent. Show More Summary

A ‘Darker Narrative’ of Print’s Future From Clay Shirky

The New York University professor and author responds to my column on print’s importance to The Times.

NYU cracks down on peaceful student protesters – 1st Amendment tossed by university

The Daily Beast says: Two New York University students say officials called security to intimidate them as they were quietly distributing flyers—then demanded one of them withdraw a formal complaint he made about the incident, The Daily Beast has learned. Show More Summary

Meet The Art Student Who Spent 60 Hours On An Amazingly Realistic Beyoncé Portrait

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

When Christopher Minafo decided to honor Beyoncé through art, he took on something bigger than himself -- literally. The New York University art student painted Queen Bey on a canvas that's taller than he is. The painting took him more...Show More Summary

N.Y.U. Labor Rules Failed to Protect 10,000 Workers in Abu Dhabi

4 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

A report, requested by New York University and an Abu Dhabi government agency, said some subcontractors were exempted from labor guidelines based on decisions made by local contractors.

Susana Ferreira Wins NYU’s Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award

5 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Journalist Susana Ferreira has won New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s inaugural Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award. The Carter Institute established the award last fall in remembrance of the late journalist Matthew Power. Show More Summary

What does informed consent mean when conducting a field experiment?

Joshua Tucker: The following is a guest post by New York University Ph.D. candidate in political science – and Monkey Cage editorial assistant – Renard Sexton. For readers attending the Midwest Political Science Association annual conference later this week who are interested in discussing this topic further, I invite you to come to a roundtable we […]

NYU faculty call for divestment from companies supplying the Israeli army

About 120 New York University (NYU) professors are calling on the school to divest from companies linked to the Israeli occupation. Students and faculty suspect that the university, like other institutions in the U.S., has investments in U.S. companies that supply the Israeli army with weapons.

NYU Grad Employees Ratify Historic Contract

New York University graduate employees—members of Graduate Student Organizing Committee UAW Local 2110—successfully capped a struggle that began at the turn of this century when they ratified a five year contract with the university. Lily Defriend, a Ph.D. candidate in the Anthropology Department said:

Former Disney Star Dylan Sprouse Is All Grown Up And Is Now Giving Love Advice

Teens know Dylan Sprouse from the Disney Channel's "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody," while adults might recognize the 22-year-old as that adorable blonde kid from "Big Daddy." Today, Dylan is a student at New York University, a frequent...Show More Summary

Elite College Grads Are Becoming Underpaid Personal Assistants. But Are They Really Being Exploited?

At one point near the end of grad school at New York University, I was checking out my university’s job listings when I came across an ad seeking an “aspiring personal assistant.” That is, the ideal candidate would a

Controversy Swirls Around NYU Law Professor Involved in Obama’s Drone Program

Harold Koh, the former legal adviser to the U.S. Department of State, is getting a chilly reception from some law students and alumni of New York University Law School, where he is currently a visiting scholar. While working for the Obama administration, Koh was the most public legal defender of the president’s drone strike program. Show More Summary

Interview with Jodi Eichler-Levine, Author of Suffer the Little Children

Samira K. Mehta Jodi Eichler-Levine. Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children's Literature. (New York: New York University Press, 2015) Tomorrow, NYU Press will re-release Jodi Eichler-Levine's...Show More Summary

American Jailed in UAE for Criticizing Employer; NYU Professor Banned From Visiting Own UAE Campus

An American mechanic was jailed in the United Arab Emirates after criticizing his UAE employer on Facebook, while an outspoken New York University professor attempting to visit his own university’s Abu Dhabi campus says he has been...Show More Summary

Under Surveillance in Abu Dhabi: A Reporter's Saga of Being Followed, Bribed, and Recruited as a Spy

Sean O’Driscoll, who co-wrote a damning investigation into human rights violations and brutal labor practices endured by migrant workers building New York University’s campus in Abu Dhabi published by The New York Times, was officially deported from the United Arab Emirates last October. Show More Summary

NYU College of Dentistry Partners with Rheonix, Inc. on NIH Grant to Develop Test to Detect HIV Antibodies and HIV RNA in a Single POC Diagnostic Device

New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) has received a sub-award in the amount of $335,000 from a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to complete the development...Show More Summary

Someone Is Investigating a Professor and Reporter for Being Critical of Gulf Labor Conditions

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

A mysterious investigation against New York University (NYU) professor Andrew Ross and New York Times reporter Ariel Kaminer is underway, the Times reported.

How Researchers Create the Lightweight, Durable, and Extremely Versatile Material Syntactic Foam

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Motherboard traveled to New York University in New York City to speak with Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Nikhil Gupta about syntactic foam, a lightweight, durable, and extremely versatile material that shows up in all sorts of different places, from airplanes to soccer balls. We fill these tiny hollow particles inside our material […]

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