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February 2014 Community News and Announcements

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.

Students Give Aid Around the World With Alternative Breaks

February 2, 2014

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.

Alternative Breaks

120 Physicians at NYU Langone Medical Center Recognized As “America’s Top Doctors”

February 4, 2014

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 »


The NYU Furman Center Congratulates Director Vicki Been on Appointment as Commissioner of NYC HPD

February 8, 2014

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.

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Vicki Been

Silver Medalist and NYU Diving Coach Scott Donie on the Challenges of Sochi

February 12, 2014

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.

Open Space Oversight Committee Minutes

February 25, 2014

NYU sent an update to the OSOO to follow up from the 12/18/2013 meeting. The minutes of that meeting are also available. Learn more »  

Core Plan Commitments

February 2014 Community Newsletter

February 27, 2014

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.

February Newsletter

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