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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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New Report Explores the Use of Digital Games in the Classroom During the Learning Process

A new report from the A-GAMES project, a collaboration between NYU and the University of Michigan, examines how teachers are using digital games in their classrooms to monitor student learning and provide ongoing feedback.
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Steinhardt Faculty & Alums Receive 4 Grammy Nominations

Three alumni and one faculty member from the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University’s Steinhardt School were among the nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards. The nominations were announced on December 5 by the Recording Academy and comprise an eclectic mix of the music industry’s best and brightest over the past year.
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Serious Monkey Business: Linguistic Methods Uncover Sophisticated Meanings and Monkey Dialects

The same species of monkeys located in separate geographic regions use their alarm calls differently to warn of approaching predators, a linguistic analysis by a team of scientists reveals. The study reveals that monkey calls have a more sophisticated structure than was commonly thought.
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NYU Offers Financial Aid to Undocumented Students

The Wall Street Journal reported that NYU will begin offering scholarship aid to undocumented students for the school year beginning next September.

NYU Adopts Lean LaunchPad Program to Teach Entrepreneurship

Startup guru Steve Blank, in a Huffington Post blog, described how NYU adopted the Lean LaunchPad model to teach entrepreneurship to students and faculty at NYU.

Biology Professor Jane Carlton Examines Wastewater for the City’s Microbiome

The New York Times’ Science Times column “Well” profiled Biology Professor Jane Carlton and her research project to sequence microbiome of New York City by examining wastewater samples.

Steinhardt Professors Use a Play as Therapy

The New York Times wrote about a play written by Steinhardt Music Professor Robert Landy about the relationship between Adjunct Professor Cecilia Dintino, a clinical psychologist in the Drama Therapy Program, and a patient, former Broadway actress Jill Powell.

NYU Public Health Experts Urge Strengthening Local Health Systems to Combat Ebola

Dean Cheryl Healton of the Global Institute of Public Health and Public Health Professor Christopher Dickey wrote an op-ed in the Huffington Post saying international health agencies need to strengthen their presence in countries at the local level to prevent future ebola outbreaks.

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