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NYU Ranks No. 1 in Attracting International Students and in American Students Studying Abroad

Nov 17, 2014
New York University is ranked No. 1 in both the number of international students studying at NYU and the number of NYU students studying abroad, according to the annual “Open Doors” study released today by the Institute of International Education (IIE). While NYU has long been a leader in both categories, it is the first time one university has ranked first in both areas since 1996 when Boston University had that honor. Read More

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Focusing on Executive Functions in Kindergarten Leads to Lasting Academic Improvements

An educational approach focused on the development of children’s executive functions – the ability to avoid distractions, focus attention, hold relevant information in working memory, and regulate impulsive behavior – improved academic learning in and beyond kindergarten, according to a new Steinhardt study.
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Experience the "Recently Possible" at ITP Winter Show, Dec. 17 & 18

From the self-watering plant to the texting hoodie, before they were big ideas they were student projects at the now-legendary semi-annual student show of the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). On Wednesday, December 17 and Thursday, December 18, ITP will showcase more than 100 student projects, giving the public a free peak at the latest innovations fostered by this world-renown digital convergence program.
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Researchers Create and Control Spin Waves, Lifting Prospects for Enhanced Information Processing

A team of NYU and University of Barcelona physicists has developed a method to control the movements occurring within magnetic materials, which are used to store and carry information. The breakthrough could simultaneously bolster information processing while reducing the energy necessary to do so.
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CUSP Unveils its “Urban Observatory”

Crain’s New York Business profiled CUSP’s “Urban Observatory” that is continuously photographing lower Manhattan to gather scientific data.

Post-Sandy Upgrades at the Langone Medical Center

NY1 reported on the major post-Sandy upgrades and renovations made at the Medical Center to protect the hospital from future catastrophic storms.

Steinhardt Research Helps Solve Tough Speech Problems.

The Wall Street Journal reported on research at Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, including an interview with Assistant Professor Tara McAllister Byun, that uses ultrasound to help solve tough speech problems.

Times Column Lauds Professor Stevenson’s New Memoir

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote a column about “Just Mercy,” a new memoir by Law Professor Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, whom he noted has been called America’s Nelson Mandela.

Entrepreneurship Lab Opens at NYU

Crain’s New York Business covered the opening of the Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurial eLab, which will be the headquarters for NYU’s Entrepreneurial Institute and all of the University’s programs aimed at promoting innovation and startups.

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