Latest Stories in 2017

Vince Gennaro
Sports Educator, Sports Analytics Expert, and Former PepsiCo Executive, Vince Gennaro, will lead the Tisch Institute in the enhancement and expansion of its offerings to develop and implement an overarching strategic plan.
La Maison Française
La Maison Française of NYU will host “French Literature in the Making” (Sept. 11), featuring French writer, journalist, and filmmaker Philippe Labro, a conversation with Haitian writer Yanick Lahens (9/19), and more in September.
 State Energy and Environmental Impact Center logo
NYU School of Law announced today the creation of the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center (State Impact Center) dedicated to helping state attorneys general fight against regulatory roll-backs and other actions that undermine key clean energy, climate change, and environmental values and protections.
What Does Music Mean? Sign Language May Offer an Answer, New Research Concludes
How do we detect the meaning of music? We may gain some insights by looking at an unlikely source--sign language.
Mother reading to child
Children whose parents provide them with learning materials like books and toys and engage them in learning activities and meaningful conversations in infancy and toddlerhood are likely to develop early cognitive skills that can cascade into later academic success, finds a new study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
Zarina Hashmi
NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute has named visual artist Zarina Hashmi as its Artist-in-Residence for the 2017-18 academic year—a role that will include an exhibition (“Zarina: Dark Roads") and a related panel discussion.
Researchers Use Machine Learning to Spot Counterfeit Consumer Products
A team of researchers has developed a new mechanism that uses machine-learning algorithms to distinguish between genuine and counterfeit versions of the same product.
archival photo: two men holding a sign
Journalism professor Brooke Kroeger finds lessons for contemporary activists in the story of the largely forgotten Men's League for Woman Suffrage.
Mutant Ants Provide Insights into Social Interaction
Ants genetically engineered to lack their “sense of smell” became unable to communicate, forage or compete to be a queen, as their antennae and brain circuits failed to fully develop, finds a new study by NYU researchers
Laura Walls
NYU will host “Our True Paradise: Henry David Thoreau and the Defense of the Commons,” a lecture by Thoreau biographer Laura Dassow Walls, on Thurs., Sept. 28.
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