Latest Stories in 2013

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Sundance Smiles on Tisch
Students and alumni from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts made another strong showing among the films selected in every category of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Selections were announced last week and the festival will run January 16 through January 26, 2014.
Furman Center Receives Award for Leadership in Affordable Housing
At its 40th annual awards program on December 5, the New York Housing Conference and theNational Housing Conference awarded NYU’s Furman Center and its directors, Vicki Been and Ingrid Gould Ellen, the Empire Award for Leadership in Affordable Housing.
Steinhardt Researchers Create Method for Measuring Park Use
Researchers in NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development have created a way to measure park use, which may provide a model for enhancing our understanding the significance of a resource that helps define New York City.
NYU College of Nursing’s Eileen Sullivan-Marx Earns GSA’s 2013 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award
Dr. Sullivan-Marx presented a special lecture, “Feeling Better: Forty Years of Caring for Older Adults” in conjunction with receiving the award during the Annual Meeting of the GSA
Neanderthals Buried Their Dead, New Research Concludes
Neanderthals, forerunners to modern humans, buried their dead, an international team of archaeologists has concluded after a 13-year study of remains discovered in southwestern France.
Tisch Alums Garner 28 Golden Globe Nods
Alumni from the NYU Tisch School of the Arts (TSOA) made a strong showing when the Foreign Press Association announced its nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards on December 12. NYU graduates received a total of 28 nominations for Hollywood’s second highest film honors, viewed by industry insiders as an indicator of what could be in store at the Oscar ceremonies in March.
Law’s Epstein Takes a Classical Liberal View of Constitution in New Book
Both progressives and conservatives fundamentally misunderstand the Constitution, argues Richard Epstein, the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at the Law School, in his new book The Classical Liberal Constitution (Harvard University Press, 2014).
Creative Writing Program, Ireland’s Arts Council Create Laureate for Irish Fiction
NYU’s Creative Writing Program has teamed up with Ireland’s Arts Council to establish an award to honor an outstanding Irish fiction writer.
Rudin Center for Transportation Rolls Out “Mobility Factbook,” with Facts on Subways, Bikes, and 26 Other Modes of Movement in NYC
The new website highlights the use of multiple modes, the surge in off-peak travel, and the use of information technology to enhance mobility.
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