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Sherrilyn Ifill, NAACP Legal Defense Fund Leader and NYU Law Alum, to Speak at NYU’s Commencement

Apr 28, 2015
NYU President John Sexton and Board of Trustees Chairman Martin Lipton today announced the names of those to be honored at the University’s 183rd Commencement Exercises, which will be held Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Yankee Stadium. Read More

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Six NYU Faculty Awarded 2015 Guggenheim Fellowships

Six New York University professors and instructors have been awarded 2015 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this week.
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CAS’s McLeod Named 2015 Truman Scholar

Krystal McLeod, a junior politics major in NYU’s College of Arts and Science, has been named a 2015 Truman Scholar—one of 58 Americans selected this year.
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Steinhardt’s Julia Wolfe Wins Pulitzer Prize for Music

Julia Wolfe, renowned composer and NYU Steinhardt associate professor of music, was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Music for her composition "Anthracite Fields," a 45-minute multi-media oratorio about the plight of Pennsylvania coal miners.
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NYU Received a Record Number of Applications

Capital New York reported NYU received a record 60,322 applications for the class of 2019, an increase of about 15 percent since last year.

NYU Students Help City Crack Down on Hookah Bars

Capital New York reported that NYU students helped New York City crack down on hookah bars that illegally include tobacco in their hookahs:

Rudin Center Study Says Mass Transit Helps Economic Mobility

The Wall Street Journal wrote about a report by Wagner’s Rudin Center that showed that mass transit could be more important than education in determining economic mobility.

Brennan Center Report Says Campaign Spending Has Jumped

Frontline did a piece about a report by the Brennan Center for Justice that said that campaign spending by outside groups has more than doubled in the last five years.

NYU’s Dorms Ranked Among the Best in the Nation ranked NYU’s student residences third in the country in its list of best college dorms.


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