Our NYU September Snapshots

Scroll through the gallery below to to view some highlights from the past month.

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The class of 2021 wastes no time in finding ways to volunteer. More than 1,400 CAS students volunteered to beautify East New York as part of Welcome Week’s College Cohort Service Program. 


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Chemistry Prof. Stefano Sacanna has created particles that can assemble themselves into tiny machines. This illustration accompanied a recent article in Nature


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Jennie and I were delighted to be part of kick-off activities at all three of our degree-granting campuses. In Shanghai, we caught the performance and met the cast of the Reality Show. 


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For the first time in NYU history, we held held our Presidential Welcome and Reality Show performance in Brooklyn, gathering more than 6,000 freshman and transfer students in the Barclays Center.


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We've been feeling the momentum lately at NYU thanks to all-time high rankings by US News and World Report and Times Higher Education.


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A special congratulations to CAS sophomore psychology student Bella Spearman, who beat out more than 120 entrants to win NYU’s #myfirstweek social media photo contest. 


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Tandon engineering students are making firearms safer, thanks to a smart gun design that won the school $1 million from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. 


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Amazing wins for so many NYU alumni at the Emmys—18 overall—including Reed Morano (TSOA, ‘00), the first woman to win for Outstanding Directing of a drama series in more than two decades. 


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With rising sea temperatures endangering coral reefs, research by NYU Abu Dhabi Biology Professor John Burt is shedding light on how coral in the Arabian Gulf have developed “thermal tolerance.” 


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Coming Oct. 6-8: the Healthcare Makerthon brings together innovators from across NYU to tackle unmet needs in healthcare.