Latest Stories in April

Three NYU Faculty Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Three NYU professors—David Heeger, Joseph LeDoux, and Ruth Nussenzweig—have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the Washington, D.C.-based organization announced today.
Seven Tisch Alumni Get Tony Nods
Graduates of the Tisch School of the Arts received seven Tony nominations from the American Theater Wing, recognizing excellence in producing, direction, set design and costume design. The 2013 nominations were announced today by Tisch Visiting Instructor Sutton Foster and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
NYU & NYU Langone Researchers Devise Method for Enhancing CEST MRI
Researchers at NYU and NYU Langone Medical Center have created a novel way to enhance MRI by reducing interference from large macromolecules that can often obscure images generated by current chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) methods.
NYU Wagner and UCL Announce Pioneering Joint Global Executive MPA
The joint Global EMPA program is a partnership of two leading schools of public service in the U.S. and U.K., giving students access to organizations, leaders, and experts in Europe, America, and beyond.
Independence Blue Cross, NYU, NYU Langone Medical Center Collaborate to Detect Early Diabetes
Independence Blue Cross, NYU, and NYU Langone Medical Center have established a collaboration to develop machine-learning algorithms to spot cases of undiagnosed diabetes and to predict pre-diabetes in patients to improve care and lower costs.
New High School Choice Report by Research Alliance Finds Low Achieving Students are Choosing Lower-Performing Schools, Compared to Peers
A new report released last week by the Research Alliance for New York City Schools and the Institute for Education and Social Policy, looks closely at the city’s most vulnerable students; comparing their high school choices and placements to those of their higher-achieving peers.
Neuroscientist Phelps on Emotion and the Accuracy of Memory—May 10
NYU neuroscientist Elizabeth Phelps will deliver “Emotion and Memory,” on Fri., May 10, 4-5:30 p.m. at NYU’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology (CGSB) Auditorium.
NYU Plant of the Week: Bleecker Street Plantbeds
This week, the chilly weather was no impediment to the flowering of the Kwanzan cherry trees and the tulips underneath. Virginia Bluebells, Daffodils, Epimedium, and Camellias are joining the party to welcome in spring!
Clive Davis Students Win Prize to Mix Songs with DJ Swivel
Two students at the NYU Tisch Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music have won the opportunity to mix their original songs with famed sound engineer, Jordan Young A.K.A. DJ Swivel. The contest is the culmination of two student workshops led by Young, who will work with the students to mix the songs live at Jungle City Studios on Friday, April 26. The songs will then be “mastered” by Grammy winning mastering engineer Chris Gehringer.
Among the poll's finding: 87% of Latinos surveyed said it is very important for teens to avoid getting pregnant or causing a pregnancy.
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