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NYU economist Jonathan Morduch kept track of everything 235 families earned and spent in a year. The results were revealing.
Some at NYU's Climate Action Conference in March interpreted the environmental cause as a spiritual, moral, and religious duty.
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In celebration of NYU's 186th birthday, we present fifteen questions to stump even the most knowledgeable NYU history buffs.
photo: headshot of Fabienne Doucet with text: How can we talk to kids about race?
Early childhood education professor Fabienne Doucet answers in 90 seconds.
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NYU professor Leila Amineddoleh's Art Crime and the Law course explores the looters, forgers, thieves, and vandals of the art world.
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The month brought several "firsts," including individual national titles in wrestling and swimming.
photo: Left to right: skulls of an adult male lemur (Lemur catta), vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus), gibbon (Hylobates lar), baboon (Papio hamadrayas), chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), and human (Homo sapiens). Skull collection: Center for the Study of Human Origins (CSHO). Photo credit: Megan Petersdorf.
Findings from the past month.
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Creative writing professor George Michelson Foy argues that GPS is robbing us of our humanity.
photo: Tony Thompson, Loretta Lynch, Bryan Stevenson, and Sherrilyn Ifill seated in chairs on a stage laughing. Text on screen behind them reads: Race, Inequality, and the Law
Loretta Lynch, Bryan Stevenson, and Sherrilyn Ifill spoke on a panel moderated by Anthony C. Thompson.
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An NYU professor of physical therapy offers some much-needed ergonomic tips for those of us who spend our days staring at screens.
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