As February draws to a close snow and slush still rule the streets, but events, academic endeavors, and achievements have been heating up around NYU. Read on for news about free and public activities, recent civic accomplishments, and more.
See our February 2014 Community Newsletter or explore a selection of February's stories below.
Lending a hand in India, the Dominican Republic, and beyond—see a slideshow of global snapshots from the winter New York University NYU Service Alternative Breaks trips.
NYU Langone Medical Center today announced that 120 physicians across a full spectrum of care were recognized as top doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in its 13th edition of “America’s Top Doctors.” Each year Castle Connolly identifies the top 1 percent of physicians in the nation, in more than 60 medical specialties and subspecialties for the care and treatment of more than 1,700 diseases and medical conditions. Learn more »
We're proud to recognize several members of the NYU community who were recently selected to lead Mayor de Blasio's housing “dream team.” The Mayor has appointed Professor Vicki Been as Commissioner of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD); Shola Olatoye (MPA '01) as Chair of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA); Gary Rodney (MPA '99) as Director of the Housing Development Corp (HDC); and Mindy S. Tarlow (Executive MPA student '16) as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Operations. The entire NYU community is proud to be affiliated with these accomplished New York City public service leaders.
As the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi get underway, NYU Diving Coach, two-time Olympian, and silver medalist Scott Donie reflects on the Olympic experience, the thrill of victory, and how the politics and security issues in Russia may impact the athletes competing there.
As February draws to a close, snow and slush still rule the streets -- but events, academic endeavors, and achievements have been heating up around NYU. Read about news, free and public activities, recent civic accomplishments, and more in our February Community Newsletter.