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Record-Breaking 60,000 Students Apply to NYU - Largest Increase in 15 Years

Jan 13, 2015
NYU today announced that 60,322 men and women applied for freshman admission to the Class of 2019, marking the eighth year in a row of record applications. The 15% increase over last year is the largest increase in applications since 1999. Read More

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Psychology’s Freeman Named to Forbes’ “30 under 30” in Science

Jon Freeman, an assistant professor in NYU’s Department of Psychology, has been named to Forbes magazine’s “30 under 30” in the field of science.
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Certainty in Our Choices Often a Matter of Time, Researchers Find

When faced with making choices, but lack sufficient evidence to guarantee success, our brain uses elapsed time as a proxy for task difficulty to calculate how confident we should be, a team of neuroscientists has found. Their findings help untangle the different factors that contribute to the decision-making process.
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When Roman Gods Meddle—“Amphitryon,” Feb. 5-15 at the Gallatin School

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study will host “Amphitryon,” a comedic tale of disguised Roman gods meddling in the affairs of mortals, Feb. 5-15, at its Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts (1 Washington Place [at Broadway]).
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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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