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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

Scientists identify ways to prevent heat-related deaths from climate change

By the 2080s, as many as 3,331 people could die every year from exposure to heat during the summer months in New York City. The high estimate by Columbia University scientists is based on a new model--the first to account for variability...Show More Summary

Court Upholds Affirmative Action Plan

“The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to a race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas, Austin, handing supporters of affirmative action a major victory,” the New York Times reports. “The vote was 4-3. Only seven justices participated [...]

NY Knicks Will Be Watching 2016 NBA Draft for Those Who Fall Through the Cracks

Nine empty roster spots, two missing starters and no draft picks (as of Thursday morning) mean the New York Knicks will want more out of 2016 Summer League in Orlando than a day trip to Universal Studios and a week of sporadically ugly basketball games. Summer League can be a proving ground for future NBA role players. Show More Summary

It's not just your ex: study shows narcissists are more dateable.

2 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Don't worry, it's not just you: a study out of the University of Graz in Austria covered by New York Magazine found that people rate narcissists as more attractive and dateable. And yes, those people likely don't learn from their mistakes either. Show More Summary

New York Times Finally Stops Repeating Trump Steaks Lie

On March 3, Mitt Romney denounced Donald Trump in a speech that, among other topics, mocked the failure of numerous Trump-branding ventures: “Whatever happened to Trump Airlines? How about Trump University? And then there’s Trump Magazine and Trump Vodka and Trump Steaks and Trump Mortgage. A business genius he is ... More »

2011 effort to remove judge shows bold Trump legal tactics

Five years before Donald Trump accused a federal judge of bias against him in a Trump University lawsuit, the New York billionaire tried to get another judge pulled from a case. Continue reading ? The post 2011 effort to remove judge shows bold Trump legal tactics appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

BREAKING. Supreme Court Upholds Racial Spoils System In University Admissions

Via the New York Times: The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to a race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas at Austin, handing supporters of affirmative action a major victory. The vote was 4-3. OnlyShow More Summary

U.S. Supreme Court weighs review of canceled patent on prenatal test

By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) - Companies, trade groups and universities who fear that many important discoveries may no longer qualify for patents are among a broad coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review the cancellation of a patent on a less risky form of prenatal testing. Show More Summary

U.S. Program Lets Refugees Take Free Online Courses At Harvard, Other Universities

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK, June 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Refugees worldwide will be able to take more than 1,000 online university courses for free as part of an effort to provide education and skills training under a U.S.-based program launched...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 […]

87% of Venezuelans say they don't have money to buy enough food

Venezuela's economic collapse has led to mass hunger in the country. In a bombshell New York Times report, Nicholas Casey notes that, according to the most recent assessment of living standards by Simón Bolívar University, a whopping...Show More Summary

Leonardo DiCaprio to Give Deposition in 'Wolf of Wall Street' Case

Leonardo DiCaprio rocks a University of Michigan hat as he goes out to lunch with a guy pal on Friday (June 17) in New York City. The day before, it was announced that the 41-year-old actor and activist was ordered by a judge to give a deposition in the case against his film Wolf of [...]

Hospital Readmission App Could Save Healthcare Industry Billions

- Hospitals and healthcare providers are penalized for readmitting patients within a 30-day time period. An award-winning app developed by graduate students at Binghamton University, State University of New York, could help reduce these readmission rates and save the healthcare industry billions.

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 […]

Three South African designers hit New York with 'Deep Settle Movement'

'Asanda Qumelwana, Christopher Mayiji and Fezile Retyu met at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town, South Africa where they studied graphic design and developed the Deep Settle Movement clothing line, which is featured in Wordsmiff's video for "BarXzam 3".-- AfricaNews

Wärtsilä Welcomes Cadets of SUNY Maritime Training Ship

Wärtsilä welcomed cadets from the State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College to its Trieste factory during the school's summer sea term Italian port stop in June.

NY Times:As Law Grads Seethe With 'Atavistic Rage' At Their Financial Plight, Many Law Schools Confront Stark Choice: Continue To Admit Marginal Students, Or Shut Down

New York Times Deal Book: An Expensive Law Degree, and No Place to Use It, by Noam Scheiber: By most measures, John Acosta is a law school success story. He graduated from Valparaiso University Law School — a well-established regional school here in northwestern Indiana — in the top third...

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