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NYU Among Nature Index's 2016 Rising Stars

Jul 27, 2016
NYU has been named among the 2016 “Rising Stars” by Nature Index, a database of research articles published in a group of 68 high-quality science journals. Read More

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Statement by NYU President Andrew Hamilton on the Appointment of Paul Romer as Chief Economist of The World Bank

Romer is currently a University Professor, Director of NYU’s Marron Institute, and a professor of economics in NYU's Stern School of Business. Early in his career, his research brought the economics of ideas into the analysis of economic growth.
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Flying Insects Defy Aerodynamic Laws of Airplanes, Courant Researchers Find

The maneuvers of flying insects are unmatched by even the best pilots, and this might be due to the fact that these critters don’t obey the same aerodynamic laws as airplanes, a team of Courant researchers has found.
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NYU Study Identifies “Book Deserts” Across the Country

A study led by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development finds a startling scarcity of children’s books in low-income neighborhoods in Detroit, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.
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Big Man on a Global Campus
The New York Times profiles NYU's new president, Andy Hamilton.
 
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

Hometalk.com ranked NYU’s student residences third in the country in its list of best college dorms.

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