In "Light without Fire: The Making of America's First Muslim College," Gallatin's Scott Korb chronicles the 2010-11 year at the Berkeley, Calif. institution, Zaytuna College, which employs a single, unified curriculum based on the Great Books model.
A multi-national team of researchers has identified genetic markers that predict educational attainment by pooling data from more than 125,000 individuals in the United States, Australia, and 13 western European countries.
On June 3rd, NYU kicks off the NYU Summer Launchpad—a 10-week accelerator program that will provide graduating NYU student-entrepreneurs with the skills, space, funding, and mentoring needed to help them launch commercially viable startup ventures.
The top student films produced this year in the prestigious film programs at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts will be showcased at the Haig Manoogian Screening Series, to be held June 6 at the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood, from 6:30 p.m. till 9 p.m.
Students participate in innovative web-based training modules on addiction and clinical research fundamentals, followed by opportunities to engage in stipend-supported faculty-mentored real-world substance abuse research.