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Courant’s Khot Wins Rolf Nevanlinna Prize

by James Devitt Aug 13, 2014
Subhash Khot, a professor in NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been awarded the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize for 2014 for his formulation and analysis of the Unique Games Conjecture. Read More

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Study Identifies Challenges Faced by NYU Langone Nurses in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Beyond the initial evacuation, NYU researchers’ note Langone nurses faced uncertain and stressful interim assignments at area hospitals
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Ecosystems Under Ice: Antarctic Finding Has Implications for Life in Extreme Environments

Scientists have confirmed that the waters and sediments of a lake that lies 2600 feet beneath the Antarctic ice sheet support “viable microbial ecosystems,” a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments both on Earth and planets elsewhere in the solar system.
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Legendary Songwriters Felix Cavaliere and John Sebastian Speak At Steinhardt 9/9

Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees Felix Cavaliere and John Sebastian, who have each written some of the most seminal songs in the history of popular music and who led two of the most influential bands of the rock era, will come to New York University on Tuesday, September 9.
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Paying It Backward: NYU Alum Funds Scholarships

The Wall Street Journal profiled Trustee Evan Chesler on why he decided to chair the Momentum fund-raising campaign.

A Nobel Prize Party: Cheese, Bubbles, and a Boson

The New Yorker talked to Professor Kyle Cranmer and graduate student Sven Kreiss about NYU’s role in the discovery of the Higgs boson, which resulted in a Nobel prize for the scientists who predicted its existence.

The World as They Knew It

The New York Times reviewed the exhibit at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World on how ancient Greeks and Romans mapped the known and unknown areas of their world.

Elite Institutions: Far More Diverse Than They Were 20 Years Ago

NYU made stronger gains over the last 20 years in increasing diversity than any other major research university, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’
at Universities

The New York Times reported on the multi-million collaboration among NYU and two other universities to harness the potential of Big Data, including an interview with Professor Yann LeCun, director of NYU’s Center for Data Science.

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