Mimi Yen, a student at Stuyvesant High School who worked with scientists at NYU’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology (CGSB), captured third place at the Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS), held last week in Washington, DC.
Daniel Maurer, co-founder of the New York magazine restaurant blog Grub Street, has been named editor of The Local East Village, a New York Times community web site run in collaboration with New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
Julianne Warren, who teaches in NYU’s Global Liberal Studies Program, was among the featured speakers at this year’s Model United Nations international conference, held in mid-May at the UN and New York City’s Grand Hyatt hotel.
“The Fifth Province: County Societies in Irish America,” an exhibition documenting the lifetime commitment Irish-Americans made to their heritage through membership in county societies, will be featured at NYU Open House (528 LaGuardia, between Bleecker and W. 3rd Streets) through August 14, 2011.
Greenwich Village's economy is fueled by academic institutions, which employ some 10,350 people and generate an annual payroll of $611 million, significantly contributing to the neighborhood’s economic well being. This according to a report prepared by Appleseed, the prestigious economic analysis and reporting firm.
NYU previewed details of the expansion plan to meet its academic space needs in its central Washington Square area over the next two decades. The proposal will be reviewed through the City of New York’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP); NYU expects to start submitting documents related to environmental review to the Department of City Planning in the coming weeks.
Robin Nagle, an NYU anthropologist and the New York City Department of Sanitation’s anthropologist-in-residence, will deliver “The Twist-Ties that Bind: Garbage, New York City, and You,” a lecture recounting how the city’s garbage connects New Yorkers to one another as well as to history, politics, infrastructure, and technology, on Wednesday, December 8.