NYU's Board of Trustees is rescinding the honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree that the University awarded to Bill Cosby in 1997
Thousands will attend NYU’s annual pre-Commencement “Grad Alley” event near its Washington Square campus -- featuring food, musical acts, and performances -- in celebration of the graduates of 2016 and their loved ones.
NYU President Andrew Hamilton and Trustees Chair William Berkley will preside over the University’s 184th Commencement ceremony, with approximately 30,000 graduates and guests expected to attend.
Brandon Stanton, Acclaimed Photographer and Founder of Humans of New York, to Deliver Undergraduate Convocation Address on May 15; Juju Chang, Emmy Award-Winning Co-Anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, to Address Graduate Degree Candidates on May 20.
Honorary Degree Recipients also Include Scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier, Actor/Director and NYU Alum Billy Crystal, Congressman and Civil Rights Leader John Lewis, and Judge Margaret Marshall
NYU President John Sexton and Board of Trustees Chairman Martin Lipton today announced the names of those to be honored at the University’s 183rd Commencement Exercises, which will be held Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Yankee Stadium.
The New York University Bookstore will host contributors to the latest issue of “Conjunctions,” a literary journal, on Thurs., July 10, 6 p.m., at its 726 Broadway location.
NYU Bestows Honorary Degrees on Fed Chair Janet Yellen, Yankees Pitching Great Mariano Rivera, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Singer Aretha Franklin and Distinguished Attorney Martin Edelman
Janet Yellen—the first woman to serve as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System—will address the graduates and guests at NYU's 182nd Commencement Exercises, to be held May 21 at Yankee Stadium.
The NYU Bookstore will host Paul Danahar (Oct. 1), Ruth Behar (Oct. 3), Pulitzer-winning Poet Charles Simic (Oct. 16), Ann Pellegrini (Oct. 30), and more at the Bookstore’s 726 Broadway location.