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NYU’s College of Arts and Science will host a pair of lectures on 19th century landscape artist James Suydam on Thurs., Dec. 7, 5:30 p.m. at NYU’s Irving H. Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science (100 Washington Square East at Washington Place). The event, which is part of the College’s Dean’s Lecture Series, is free and open to the public, which may call 212.998.8100 for more information.
New York University’s Metropolitan Center for Urban Education has received a $481,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to study the effectiveness of single-sex, K-12 schools for Black and Latino male students.
New York University’s Master’s Program in Global Public Health will convene a seminar on the world’s growing elderly population. Part of an ongoing series titled Conversations in Global Public Health, the discussion will include Dr. Victor Rodwin, Professor of Health Policy and Management at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
New York University Professor Richard Sennett has been named the winner of the 2006 Hegel Prize, which is awarded by the German city of Stuttgart, for his lifetime of achievement in the humanities and social sciences.
New York University Anthropology Professor Terry Harrison has been awarded the distinction of Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his contributions to the understanding of primate and human evolution. Harrison, who directs NYU’s Center for the Study of Human Origins, was one of 13 anthropologists selected by AAAS as fellows this year.