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NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance presents Finding Home: Our Stories, a series of vignettes featuring the music of world-renowned American composer, Ricky Ian Gordon, and poetry by Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Tina Landau, and more.
Antibiotics May Increase Effectiveness of Immunotherapy Against Deadly Cancer
Researchers at NYU have discovered a novel mechanism through which information can be effectively transmitted across many areas in the brain—a finding that offers a potentially new way of understanding how consciousness arises.
A team of biologists has deciphered how neurons used in the perception of motion form in the brain of a fly —a finding that illustrates how complex neuronal circuits are constructed from simple developmental rules.
Deutsches Haus at NYU will host Elias Wessel’s photography exhibition In the End, Though, Nothing is Lost (opening April 6); a panel discussion Tell Me What Democracy Looks Like with Siri Hustvedt and Marion Brasch as part of NYU’s The Literary Mews and the Pen World Voices Festival (April 20); an illustrated lecture with choreographer and dance historian Millicent Hodson featuring stills from the original 1916 Ballets Russes production of Till Eulenspiegel (April 30); and more in April.
The Department of Environmental Studies will host “Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You,” a panel on the role of business and local and state government in environmental action, on Wed., March 28.
The Center for Ancient Studies will host “The Origins of the Arts: Expressive Culture of Early Homo sapiens,” the annual Ranieri Colloquium on Ancient Studies, on Thurs., April 26 and Fri., April 27.
Historian Lawrence Baron will deliver “From Abie’s Irish Rose to Anna Riley’s Rabbi Jake: The Irish-Jewish Couple in Feature Films,” a lecture on how American feature films about Irish-Jewish romances have conveyed varying messages related to the “Melting Pot” ideal, on March 29.
A team of physicists has discovered the mechanism black holes use to not only consume stars, but also how these gravitational powerhouses discard part of what they take in.
A team of physicists has developed a method to generate and self-organize liquids into well-defined patterns, a breakthrough that offers potential new pathways for the development of more sophisticated pharmaceuticals and other consumer products.