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Researchers at the New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN), the University of Miami, and the Lionheart Foundation in Boston, found that mindfulness training, a meditation-based therapy, can improve attention skills in incarcerated youth, paving the way to greater self-control over emotions and actions. It is the first study to show that mindfulness training can be used in combination with cognitive behavioral therapy to protect attentional functioning in high-risk incarcerated youth.
New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, received the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) and Hartford Foundation’s Nurse Leader in Aging Award for 2013 for her research and leadership in gerontological nursing as well as her promotion of education, community outreach and service.
"We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan", by Steinhardt's Elizabeth Norman chronicles how the “story-book lives” of these women came to an end with the invasion by the Japanese military shortly after Pearl Harbor.
Professor Joan Breton Connelly will deliver “The Dynamics of Discovery: Unearthing Lost Histories of the Ancient World,” the Robert Foster Cherry Award Finalist Lecture, on Tuesday, November 19, 5 p.m. at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science.
New York University Kimmel Galleries presents DITTO: works in blue which features seventeen mixed media paintings by New York based artist Shira Toren, and curated by Pamela Jean Tinnen. The exhibition opened October 23, 2013, at New York University’s Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, 528 Thompson Street, 4th Floor, and runs through January 3, 2014.
Counterinsurgency measures have been undertaken by U.S. forces to suppress “Native American rebellions in the 19th century” and stretch into the 21st as part of “post-9/11 attempts to crush anti-American insurgencies as part of the Global War on Terror,” writes Hannah Gurman in Hearts and Minds: A People's History of Counterinsurgency.
His appearance will mark the start of stream of events throughout November and December at NYU's center of French-American cultural and intellectual exchange.
The discussion compliments the current Fales Library’s Exhibition, “Past, Present, Future: New Acquisitions for the 21st Century”
In the first solo presentation of the work of trailblazing photographer and film maker Bob Mizer, the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development will present DEVOTION, an exhibition and live-archiving event at the 80 Washington Square East Gallery from November 23 through February 15.
NYU’s Bedford + Bowery pop-up newsroom will host a screening of “The Phantom Tollbooth: Beyond Expectations” (Oct. 24), a lecture by musician Andrew W.K. (Oct. 29), “How to Grow a Label in Brooklyn,” a panel discussion (Oct. 30), and more at its 155 Grand Street location in Williamsburg.