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12 Tony Nods for Tisch Alumni, Faculty

May 4, 2016
Faculty and alumni of the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU received a total of 12 Tony Award nominations, recognizing excellence in producing, writing, acting, scenic design, costume design, and directing on Broadway. Read More

Tisch School of the Arts, NYUToday-feature | Press Release


Long-Term Memory Has Back-Up Plan, Researchers Find

A team of scientists has identified the existence of a back-up plan for memory storage, which comes into play when the molecular mechanism of primary long-term memory storage fails.
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NYU Receives Largest Gift to a School of Nursing

NYU announced a gift of $30 million from Howard and Rose-Marie “Rory” Meyers to its College of Nursing, the largest gift to an established school of nursing in the history of nursing education. Three-quarters of the gift - $22.5 million – will be endowed as a fund for scholarships for low-income, first-generation college-goers with strong academic credentials, with the remainder to be used for academic and faculty support.
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Neuroscientists Find Evidence for ‘Visual Stereotyping’

The unconscious stereotypes we hold can influence our brain’s visual system, prompting us to see others’ faces in ways that conform to these stereotypes, neuroscientists at NYU have found.
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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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