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Martha J. Kanter, under secretary of education at the U.S. Department of Education, will discuss the Obama Administration’s 2020 goals for higher education during a public address on Monday, November 7, 5 p.m., at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall.
Program Funds Four Post-Graduate Fellows from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program to Support Innovative Research in Alternative Media
New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) received a five-year, $4,161,665.00 grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH/NIDA) to research “Test and Linkage to Care Among Injecting Drug Users (TLC_IDU) Kenya.” Principal Investigator Ann Kurth notes HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa increasingly occur among injecting drug users (IDUs), a most-at-risk population (MARP). Evidence-based services for IDUs such as needle and syringe exchange programs (NSPs), opiod substitution therapy (OST), and IDU-specific antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence support have been non-existent in this region.
The Grant is a Collaboration of New York University, University of Nairobi, and Impact-RDO
New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Center for the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE@Schack) presents a panel discussion, “Sustainable Construction Projects and Integrated Design Hudson Yards Development & Durst's West 57,” Thursday, November 3, 2011, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., at NYU Midtown Center, Rm. 1027, 11 West 42nd Street, NYC. [Subways: 7 train to 5th Ave- Bryant Park; B, D, F, M to 6th Ave; 4, 5, 6 to Grand Central].
New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) received a three -year, $1,002,318.00 grant from the Human Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to research “Midwifery: Primary Care and Health Literacy Program Enhancement.” Principal Investigator Ann Kurth[AK1] notes that Nurse-Midwives state the largest barrier to incorporating primary care into practice is the lack of experience in clinical primary care during training.
The Research Aims to Evaluate the Efficacy of a Peer-Driven Intervention to Seek, Test, Treat, and Retain Heterosexuals at High Risk for HIV
New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) received a three-year, $1,018,323.00 grant from the Human Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) to facilitate “Enhancing Clinical Leadership Through DNP Education” at NYUCN.
The NYU Creative Writing Program’s Fall 2011 Reading Series continues in November with events featuring Tea Obreht (The Tiger’s Wife), Elizabeth Alexander (Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems), and Darin Strauss, whose Half a Life won the National Book Critics Circle Award.
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