A study published in BMC Public Health by NYU Steinhardt Assistant Professor Janet Njelesani, finds that disabled children in West Africa experience violence from the day they are are born and significantly greater violence than their non-disabled peers.
NYU Opens New, Larger Admissions Center to Accommodate Growth in Campus Visits
Led by NYU Steinhardt professor Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Global TIES for Children will implement an evidence-based research and evaluation program to measure the success of Sesame and IRC’s educational work supporting children and families in the Middle East.
He Yafei, former vice minister of foreign affairs of the People’s Republic of China, and Clark T. “Sandy” Randt, former U.S. ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, will discuss the U.S.-China relationship in the emerging global order on Mon., Nov. 13.
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NYU welcomed Madame Liu Yandong, vice premier of the People’s Republic of China, to celebrate U.S.-China collaboration and innovation on Mon., Sept. 25. During her visit, which included an address at the Kimmel Center for University Life, Madame Liu received the NYU Presidential Medal from President Andrew Hamilton at a Bobst Library ceremony.
Verónika Mendoza, a 2016 candidate for Peru’s presidency, will take part in “The Revolution is Feminist: Women Leadership in Latin America” on April 14.
The Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at NYU School of Law will host “Defending Dissent: Human Rights and Civil Society in the Global Crackdown,” a conference that brings together leading human rights activists, lawyers, and scholars from India, China, Russia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Turkey, and Egypt.
An exhibit of Deutsches Haus in-house photographer's work over decades includes images of actors, filmmakers, public intellectuals, and translators, from Paul Auster and Jonathan Franzen, to Carol Brown Janeway and Ilija Trojanow, and many others.