Latest Stories in May

Gallatin’s Korb Authors Book on First U.S. Muslim College
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.
Walter Mosley’s “Alien Script,” Public Art Exhibit, at Windows at Kimmel Center—June 10-August 1
“Alien Script,” a series of drawings by author Walter Mosley, will be on display, for 24-hour public viewing, from June 10 through August 1 at NYU Kimmel Center’s Windows Gallery.
Multi-National Study Identifies Links  Between Genetic Variants and Educational Attainment
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.
NYU Initiates Summer Launchpad—a 10-week  Accelerator Program for Graduating Entrepreneurs
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.
NYU Steinhardt Researcher Says Make Sound Visual to Help Treat "R" Speech Errors in Children
According to NYU Steinhardt Professor Tara McAllister Byun, the use of acoustic and ultrasound biofeedback can significantly increase the accuracy of /r/ pronunciation in children.
Sherry Glied, Economist and Health Care Policy Expert, Named Dean of NYU Wagner
The Harvard-trained economist from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health will take up the post of Dean of NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
Top Tisch Student Films Screened in Hollywood, June 6
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.
New York University Holds 181st Commencement In Yankee Stadium
NYU Bestows Honorary Degrees on Attorney David Boies, Scientist Claire Marie Fraser, Afghan Museum Director Omara Khan Masoudi, and Director Oliver Stone
Movshon Receives Lashley Award for his Research on the Neuroscience of Vision
The American Philosophical Society (APS) has awarded NYU neuroscientist J. Anthony Movshon its 2013 Karl Spencer Lashley Award in recognition of his “pioneering work on the neuroscience of vision.”
NYU’s Inter-Professional SARET Program Mentors Future Substance Abuse Researchers
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.
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