Latest Stories in January

If there were dressmakers eager to cater to any-sized women almost a century ago, then why are so many women today unable to purchase the looks they prefer in the fit they need?
Entrepreneurs from around the University are invited to the Leslie eLab on February 2 for the kickoff event for the new Blackstone Launchpad at NYU. The new entrepreneurship program, funded by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, offers coaching, ideation, and venture creation support for aspiring NYU entrepreneurs—students, researchers, staff, and faculty—regardless of major, discipline, or NYU school affiliation.
With the grant, NYUCN students and Visiting Neighbors (VN) staff and volunteers will continue to provide home visits and health-promoting assessments to high-risk older adults living in NYU housing and the surrounding community. The grant provides funding to expand the NYU-Visiting Neighbors partnership, funding years two and three of their program, “Healthy Aging Collaboration: A Social Ecology Model.”
The collections, Sylvester Manor Archive, the Richard Maass Collection, and the Leo Hershkowitz Collection, reach back to the 17th century, shedding light on previously unknown aspects of pre-Revolution politics, trade, and culture. Through teaching, research, public accessibility, and events at NYU and beyond, these collections will continue to extend the field of early New York and Atlantic history.
Sascha Radetsky, a former Soloist at American Ballet Theatre (ABT), has been named Director of the ABT/NYU Steinhardt Master’s Degree Program in Ballet Pedagogy.
NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance today announced it will present the musical Kiss Me, Kate on February 4–8, 2016. The show features music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam and Bella Spewack. William Wesbrooks directs.
A pair of studies by a team of scientists has shed new light on the nature of a particular type of DNA sequences—tandem DNA repeat arrays—that play important roles in transcription control, genome organization, and development.
NYU College of Dentistry basic science researchers uncover molecular switches that turn on gene expression during spine development
More than 20 NYU and community organizations will host a rally in Washington Square Park on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 1-3 p.m. to bring together diverse communities and focus on love triumphing over hate.
La Maison Française of NYU is delighted to present a rich set of free public events through February 2016 on French culture, humanities, and contemporary social issues.
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