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screenshot from virtual reality project of Manhattan now and pre-1609
Through virtual reality installations, a historic symposium, an artist residency, and more, NYU's Asian/Pacific/American Institute is challenging New Yorkers to engage in "Indigenous vision training."
photo: people at a campaign rally
Are professors the best pundits?
image: artist's concept of the zika virus
The month's findings in brief.
collage: presidents JFK, George W Bush, Abraham Lincoln, LBJ, with a tank
In their new book, politics professors Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith argue that decisions about conflict are too often driven by presidential ambition, avarice, and vanity.
photo: student Tanya Schmidt reading from a paper
NYU Inauguration Celebration Week goes old school.
photo: James Brown performing in Hamburg in 1973
The National Humanities Medal recipient says his recent biography of the tortured Godfather of Soul was his toughest book to write.
illustration: Bobst arch with 16 NYU presidents' faces coming out from behind it
In celebration of Andy Hamilton's inauguration, we present fifteen questions to stump even the most knowledgeable NYU history buffs.
collage: firefighter and 9/11
A 25-year veteran of the FDNY—and the first female firefighter to join the force—wants to make sure women first-responders are included in 15th-anniversary commemorations of the September 11th attacks.
photo: hand writing with pencil on a blue book
Even for students who aren't sure whether they qualify for testing accommodations, the Moses Center is here to help.
photo: David Grier in his lab with student wearing goggles
For the sci-fi series' 50th anniversary, one NYU physicist explains how he made the tractor beam a reality.
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