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63 NYU Alumni Receive Emmy Nods

Jul 15, 2014
The nominations for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards included 63 alumni from the NYU in 38 categories, encompassing all areas of the business including acting, writing, directing, producing, casting, editing, sound mixing, and design. 61 nominees were alumni of the Tisch School of the Arts and one alumnus graduated from both the NYU College and Graduate School of Arts and Science. Several alumni, including Billy Crystal (’73), Sarah Silverman (’93), Steve Bodow (’95), Carey Joji Fukanaga (’05), Vince Gilligan (’89) and Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (’94), received nominations in more than one category. Read More

College of Arts and Science, Tisch School of the Arts | Press Release

Transformed 370 Jay Street to Become Hub of Research and Learning

NYU has unveiled its plans to turn the long-dormant, City-owned 370 Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn into a modern, sustainable academic center that will be part of the University’s expanding engineering and applied sciences programs in Brooklyn.
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Researchers Develop Method for Optimizing Sharing

NYU Politics Professor Steven Brams and his colleague Julius Barbanel, a mathematician at Union College, have developed a new method for sharing items desired by two parties—ranging from cake to land—in such a way that neither feels shortchanged.
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The Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Led by Physicist Blanton, Expands Its Reach

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) has launched a major program of three new surveys, adding novel capabilities to expand its census of the Universe into regions it had been unable to explore before.
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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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