NEW YORK (Reuters) - The University of New Haven in Connecticut on Tuesday reported a possible gunman on its campus and urged students and faculty to seek shelter.
In August, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump over his eponymous "Trump University." Schneiderman argued that the "university" was more like a get-rich-quick scheme, and that the school defrauded...Show More Summary
Inspired by the storied strength of the common ant, a team of scientists at New York University has engineered hematite beads to carry cargo ten times their size. The iron oxide beads may greatly influence the process of microfabrication,...Show More Summary
C hina, foreclosures, university entrepreneurship, mentoring and Maine are among the side interests of Stephen Schwarzman, the billionaire New York City entrepreneur and investor responsible for Hilton Worldwide's coming IPO, expected...Show More Summary
Hm. In newly published findings that challenge earlier research, Dalton Conley of New York University and Emily Rauscher of the...
The surprising results of a study conducted by sociologists Dalton Conley of New York University and Emily Rauscher of the University of Kansas, show that having daughters “significantly reduces the likelihood of Democratic identification and significantly increases the strength of Republican Party identification” among parents. Show More Summary
posted with permission: Reading the Letters of Pliny the Younger: An Introduction. By Roy K. Gibson and Ruth Morello. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Pp. iv + 350. Hardcover, $99.00. ISBN 978-0-521-84292-1. Reviewed by Barbara Weinlich, Eckerd College Organized in eight chapters and supplemented by a map, four appendices, references, an index […]
posted with permission: Performing Greek Comedy. By Alan Hughes. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Pp. xiv + 311. Hardcover, Â£55.00/$99.00. ISBN 978-1-107-00930-1. Reviewed by G. M. Sifakis, University of Crete and New York University This is an extraordinary work about the performance of Greek comedy placed in its historical and social context […]
NEW YORK, NY (November 27, 2013) —An international team of scientists, including researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), has identified a key metabolic enzyme that common malaria parasites require for survival at each stage of infection in humans. Show More Summary
New York Knicks owner James Dolan has never been accused of being the most rational or universally loved owner in professional sports, nor has the New York Post’s Page Six ever been declared the home of journalistic integrity. So this...Show More Summary
Posted with permission: The Invention of Greek Ethnography: from Homer to Herodotus. By Joseph E. Skinner. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. vii + 343. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-19-979360-0. Reviewed by Sandra Blakely, Emory University The Invention of Greek Ethnography is a welcome addition to studies of identity in the ancient Mediterranean. Ambitious […]
New York City has Coney Island, Chicago has Navy Pier, Los Angeles has Universal Studios and nearby Disneyland, and San Francisco has?.well, until 1972 the city had Playland at the Beach. Playland was demolished to make way for new condominiums,...Show More Summary
Last week, Higher Ed Watch revealed that Sallie Mae had filed a New York Freedom of Information Law request asking community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system to provide the company with contact information for their students. Show More Summary
In the Fall of 2004, the Board of Regents at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln agreed to forge an exclusive deal with student loan provider Nelnet. What most of the Regents did not know at the time was that a Foundation connected...Show More Summary
Top Public Universities Focused on Improving Rankings Public universities are increasing selectivity and cost in order to boost their rankings, according to a New York Times article. These universities are competing to gain nationalShow More Summary
New York University law professor Burt Neuborne thinks the Senate’s decision last week to go nuclear on the filibuster wasn't just a partisan shake-up of internal voting rules. The move, he argues, actually righted a longstanding constitutional wrong.
Dr. Leif Ristroph from New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences created this adorable little four-winged robot prototype with the shape and flight pattern reminiscent of a jellyfish. Ristroph and his colleagues at NYU believe the design could potentially...
Most flying machines imitate creatures of the sky with their designs. That might not be wholly necessary. Turns out not everything without wings is grounded - researchers at New York University have created a flying robot modeled after a jellyfish. It works very, very well.
Announced to star Vin Diesel as the title character last year, Universal Pictures' Kojak looks like it may have found a helmer in Life of Pi director Ang Lee. "Kojak? New York? Ang Lee?" Diesel posted to his Facebook wall moments ago...Show More Summary
Applied mathematicians at New York University have fashioned a flying robot out of four carbon fiber wings that beat the air like a jellyfish. Why? Because, they wanted to create the “simplest possible” flying machine, unburdened by propellers and circuitry, according to the Washington Post. Show More Summary