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Transformed 370 Jay Street to Become Hub of Research and Learning

Jun 26, 2014
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. Read More

Polytechnic School of Engineering, All University | Press Release

Early Humans’ Adaptability to Changing Environment Offers New Insights into Evolution

A new analysis concludes that the ability of early humans to adjust to changing conditions ultimately enabled the earliest species of Homo to vary, survive, and begin spreading from Africa to Eurasia, marking a reconsideration of the evolutionary factors that drove these changes.
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NYU Researchers Find 18% of High School Seniors Smoke Hookah

Higher socioeconomic status associated with higher rates of hookah use
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NYU Researchers Tackle Racial/Ethnic Disparities in HIV Medical Studies

Study finds social/behavioral intervention vastly increased the number of African American and Latino individuals living with HIV/AIDS who enrolled in HIV/AIDS medical studies. Nine out of ten participants who were found eligible for studies decided to enroll, compared to zero participants among a control group.
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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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