Somewhere in closets deep within New York University’s Stern School of Business, there are at least 200 colorful pig sculptures—everything from gravy boats to ashtrays to beer steins. But where did they come from? Turns out: nobody knows—or so reports the New York Times. Show More Summary
A couple of years ago I saw ex-Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna speak in New York City, right before she donated her musical archives to New York University’s Fales Library. I was struck by her acerbic wit, her ‘I don’t give a fuck’...Show More Summary
Of all the games that I played at New York University’s No Quarter exhibition, the one I most wanted to take home and play with a friend was There Shall Be Lancing. Granted, Killer Queen and Bennet Foddy's Speed Chess are a little too...Show More Summary
(Jonathan H. Adler) Barry Friedman of New York University School of Law and Genevieve Lakier of the University of Chicago Law School have an interesting new paper on the meaning of “regulate” as used in the Commerce Clause, “‘To Regulate,’ Not ‘To Prohibit’: Limiting the Commerce Power.” Here’s the abstract: Today it is taken for granted that Congress’s [...]
Bennett Foddy, the creator of games like QWOP and GIRP, debuted a new take on chess at New York University's No Quarter exhibition. Kotaku caught a look at what Foddy describes as "anti-Chess," a 8v8 multiplayer game that rewards reflexes more than long-term strategy. Show More Summary
Having a good idea isn't enough to make a difference in the world. You also have to be able to sell that idea to everyone else. That was the task at New York University's yearly Entrepreneurs' Challenge last week, where students pitch...Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt’s words, not mine. In surprising comments made during a conference at Manhattan’s New York university yesterday, the Google Chairman touched upon a sticky subject that’s likely to resonate with most internet users today. No two ways about it, … Continue reading ?
The future of Big Law isn't doom and gloom, says New York University Law Professor Richard Epstein, in a critical review of Steven J. Harper's new book, the "The Lawyer Bubble."
On Thursday evening as part of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, Nicole Sealey, a young poet studying at New York University, sat down to discuss poetry and writing with her friend and role model, Sapphire. While “World Voices” often brings together writers who...
by Leslie Grimard NEW YORK, May 2, 2013 (Heritage Foundation) - In a recent debate at New York University Law School, Ryan T. Anderson, co-author of the book What Is Marriage? and Heritage’s William E. Simon Fellow, asked Professor Judith Stacey the essential question: What is marriage? Stacey gives a…
From The New York Times Arts Beat: What is the sound of two heads reading? On Tuesday, in a hushed sixth-floor reading room in New York University’s Bobst Library packed with students cramming for final exams, the answer might have seemed...Show More Summary
It has been a little over a year since blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng escaped from house arrest and made his way to America. The 41-year-old self-taught lawyer is settling in, studying at New York University and learning English. Show More Summary
Researchers at New York University and NYU Langone Medical Center have created a novel way to enhance MRI by reducing interference from large macromolecules that can often obscure images generated by current chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) methods. Show More Summary
Three New York University professors--David Heeger, Joseph LeDoux, and Ruth Nussenzweig--have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the Washington, D.C.-based organization announced today.
New York University students might want to start polishing their toenails. Flip Flop Shops, a Boston-based shoe chain with 30 outposts, has signed on for its first Big Apple store. The company is taking 900 square feet at 61 E. 8th St., between University Place and Broadway, in a five-year deal. Show More Summary
A group of students from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University who started off on a project has begun to explore the relationship between color as well as sound. The brainchild of Natasha Dzurny and LouieShow More Summary
Glenn Beck is engaging in a bit of revisionst history concerning his Fox News exit. At an April 27 event at New York University, Beck portrayed his departure as self-initiated and suggested that Fox CEO Roger Ailes pleaded with him to stay, explaining: "If you stay in it too long, you become Norma Desmond. Show More Summary
During a recent appearance at New York University’s Stern School of Business, controversial pundit Glenn Beck finally revealed why he left Fox News: He did it to save his soul. Trouble for Beck is, that’s not exactly true, according to his former employer. In a Forbes profile of the pundit and his insanely successful The Blaze media network, Jeff [...]Show More Summary
Broadcaster Glenn Beck said that he left Fox News to save his soul. During an appearance at New York University, Beck said, "If you stay in it too long, you become Norma Desmond. I remember feeling, 'If you do not leave now, you won't leave with your soul intact.'"
The afternoon symposium April 26 includes keynote speaker Jerome Lowenstein, MD, founder and director of the Program for Humanistic Aspects of Medical Education at New York University, and research presentations from the Bucksbaum Institute's faculty and students scholars.