Latest Stories in February

Two NYU Filmmakers Win 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards
The Film Independent Spirit Awards honored two Tisch School of the Arts filmmakers from the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television when it held its annual ceremony in Los Angeles (Feb. 26).
NYU Physicists Develop Potent Packing Process
New York University physicists have developed a method for packing microscopic spheres that could lead to improvements in commercial products ranging from pharmaceutical lotions to ice cream.
NYU Researchers Identify Neural Circuits Used in Processing Basic Linguistic Phrases
New York University researchers have isolated neural activity that reflects basic mechanisms used by the brain to combine elementary pieces of language in order to construct complex ideas.
Graduate students Joana Costa Knufinke and Kristin Vorce are joint recipients of the 2011 Oscar Dystel Fellowship, announced the Master of Science in Publishing program at the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS).
Two NYU Filmmakers Win Oscars!
Two New York University filmmakers from the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at the Tisch School of the Arts were big winners at the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, held in Los Angeles on Sunday.
More than 90 Percent of NYU’s Class of 2010 Employed Full-Time or in Graduate School
Over 90 percent of students in New York University’s 2010 undergraduate class are employed full-time or are in graduate school, according to an annual survey conducted by NYU’s Wasserman Center for Career Development.
Controversial anti-abortion billboard in SoHo draws letter from the Women of Color Policy Network at NYU Wagner, requesting its immediate removal.
NYU Nursing-Dental Research Team Receives CTSI Grant to Assess Effectiveness of A1C Diabetes Screening Technique Using Blood from Periodontal Patients
New York University’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has awarded an NYU nursing-dental research team a one-year pilot grant to assess the feasibility of using gingival crevicular blood from periodontal patients to gauge hemoglobin A1C -- a blood glucose measurement -- as a means of diagnosing diabetes and identifying pre-diabetes.
NYU Bookstore to Host Author Grossman, Stern’s Sylla for Reading, Discussion on the Evolution of Banking, March 10
The NYU Bookstore will host author Richard Grossman and Richard Sylla, a professor at the Stern School of Business, for a discussion on the evolution of banking on Thursday, March 10, 6:30 p.m. at its 726 Broadway location.
The Advisory Board of New York University’s Graphic Communications Management and Technology Program today named Harold McGraw III, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of The McGraw-Hill Companies, as the Luncheon Chairman of the 25th Anniversary New York University Prism Luncheon. McGraw will present the 2011 Prism Award to Thomas J. Quinlan III, president and chief executive officer of RR Donnelley & Sons Company. The Prism Award is presented annually in recognition of distinguished leadership in the graphic communications media industry. 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of the NYU Prism Luncheon.
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