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NYU Receives over 52,000 Freshman Applications To Its Global Network of Campuses

Apr 7, 2014
Approximately 18,000 Offered Spots in Next Fall’s Freshman Class Across All Campuses. Seventh Year of Record Number of Applications; First Time NYU Exceeds 50,000. Read More

The Global Network, Undergraduate | Press Release


Twelve NYU Faculty Awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships

Twelve New York University professors and instructors have been awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this week. This year’s 178 recipients were chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants in the United States and Canada.
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Yellen, Rivera, Kagan, Franklin, and Edelman to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2014 Commencement

Janet Yellen—the first woman to serve as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System—will address the graduates and guests at NYU's 182nd Commencement Exercises, to be held May 21 at Yankee Stadium.
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“Howard Zinn: A Lifetime of Teaching, Writing, and Activism,” a Symposium at NYU

The Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center at New York University’s Tamiment Library in collaboration with The Nation presents a day-long symposium, “Howard Zinn: A Lifetime of Teaching, Writing and Activism,” on Thursday, April 24, 2014, beginning at 9am, in Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South, between MacDougal and Sullivan Streets, NYC. (Subways A,C,D,E, and F lines).
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Paying It Backward: NYU Alum Funds Scholarships

The Wall Street Journal profiled Trustee Evan Chesler on why he decided to chair the Momentum fund-raising campaign.

A Nobel Prize Party: Cheese, Bubbles, and a Boson

The New Yorker talked to Professor Kyle Cranmer and graduate student Sven Kreiss about NYU’s role in the discovery of the Higgs boson, which resulted in a Nobel prize for the scientists who predicted its existence.

The World as They Knew It

The New York Times reviewed the exhibit at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World on how ancient Greeks and Romans mapped the known and unknown areas of their world.

Elite Institutions: Far More Diverse Than They Were 20 Years Ago

NYU made stronger gains over the last 20 years in increasing diversity than any other major research university, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Program Seeks to Nurture ‘Data Science Culture’
at Universities

The New York Times reported on the multi-million collaboration among NYU and two other universities to harness the potential of Big Data, including an interview with Professor Yann LeCun, director of NYU’s Center for Data Science.

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