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Record-Breaking Number of Students Apply to NYU

Jan 26, 2016
NYU today announced that 63,702 students applied for admission to the Class of 2020, marking the ninth year in a row of record applications. NYU applications have more than doubled since 2002 and it is believe that NYU receives more applications than any other independent research university in America. Read More

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NYU Alumni Receive Eight Oscar Nods

Nine members of the NYU alumni community were among the nominees in eight categories when the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards on January 14, 2015.
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NYU Professor of Social Work Vincent Guilamo-Ramos Is Named Presidential Leadership Scholar

He joins a unique program that draws on the presidential centers of Lyndon B. Johnson, George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George W. Bush.
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Gallatin School to Feature Discussion, Performance, Photography Exhibition, and More During Black History Month

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study will host a series of events—including an exhibition by and talk with South African photographer and visual activist Zanele Muholi, “Black Men Can’t Jump in Hollywood,” a live podcast, and “No Revolution Without Us,” a conversation featuring former Black Panther Lynn French—in the month of February.
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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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