Latest Stories in February

The three projects, spanning the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering, will be based in Abu Dhabi and will cumulatively receive some $20 million over five years.
The Corporation for National and Community Service today named NYU to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.
Free dental screenings will be available on March 30th, March 31st, and April 1st, at the NYU College of Dentistry, 345 E. 24th Street (corner of First Avenue) from 8:30 am - 7:00 pm.
The Second Avenue Dance Company/2010 (SADC) will present its spring concert series March 31- April 5 and feature the work of four noted guest choreographers— Diane Coburn Bruning, Alwin Nikolais, Stacy Spence, and Doug Varone. The series will also include work in rotating repertory by five student choreographers (four dances of which one is a co-choreographed duet).
The New York University Creative Writing Program’s Spring 2010 Reading Series continues in April with events featuring André Aciman (April 1) and Tom Perrotta (April 23). Events are held in the program’s Greenwich Village home, the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House at 58 W. 10th Street, unless otherwise noted. Subways: F, L, V (6th Avenue); 1 (Christopher Street); A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street). All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.8816 or visit www.cwp.fas.nyu.edu.
The University of California, San Diego; New York University; and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Libraries are teaming up to develop a next-generation archival management tool, thanks to a grant in the amount of $539,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Lalia Rach, divisional dean and HVS professor of the NYU Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management, will step down from the dean’s role at the end of the 2009-10 academic year and return to teaching full-time, conducting research, and mentoring students at the Tisch Center.
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