Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:37:54 EDT Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:37:54 EDT 5 One Word for How NYU Physicists Are Setting Stage for Future Computers: Plastics http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/16/one-word-for-how-nyu-physicists-are-setting-stage-for-future-com.html Inexpensive computers, cell phones, and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips may be one step closer to reality, thanks to new research published in the journal Nature Communications. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:05:25 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/16/one-word-for-how-nyu-physicists-are-setting-stage-for-future-com.html Two NYU Faculty Win Pulitzer Prizes http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/14/two-nyu-faculty-win-pulitzer-prizes.html Two NYU faculty have won 2014 Pulitzer Prizes: Annie Baker, an adjunct professor of dramatic writing at the Tisch School of the Arts, and Dan Fagin, a professor in the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/14/two-nyu-faculty-win-pulitzer-prizes.html Twelve NYU Faculty Awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/11/twelve-nyu-faculty-awarded-2014-guggenheim-fellowships.html Twelve New York University professors and instructors have been awarded 2014 Guggenheim Fellowships, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced this week. This year’s 178 recipients were chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants in the United States and Canada. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:30:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/11/twelve-nyu-faculty-awarded-2014-guggenheim-fellowships.html Study Finds Expanded Opportunities for Black and Latino Young Men in NYC High Schools http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/10/study-finds-expanded-opportunities-for-black-and-latino-young-me.html The first year of New York City’s Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), which is designed to boost college and career readiness among Black and Latino male students, has led to a notable expansion of supports in participating schools, according to a new study by the Research Alliance for New York City Schools. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/10/study-finds-expanded-opportunities-for-black-and-latino-young-me.html NYU’s Educating for Sustainability Lecture: “Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed – and What It Means for Our Future” April 22nd http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/01/nyu_s-educating-for-sustainability-lecture--reason-in-a-dark-tim.html In his talk, Jamieson explains what climate change is, why we have failed to stop it, and why it still matters what we do., Jamieson argues that our failure to prevent or even to respond significantly to climate change reflects the impoverishment of our systems of practical reason, the paralysis of our politics, and the limits of our cognitive and affective capacities. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:45:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/04/01/nyu_s-educating-for-sustainability-lecture--reason-in-a-dark-tim.html Portfolio Diversification, Optimization Matches Nobel-Winning Theory—60 Years Later http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/03/27/portfolio-diversification--optimization-matches-nobel-winning-th.html The practice of portfolio optimization and diversification has finally caught up with theory—more than 60 years after Nobel-Prize-winning economist Harry Markowitz devised the concept. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/03/27/portfolio-diversification--optimization-matches-nobel-winning-th.html NYU Researchers to Study Afghanistan’s Education System Under USAID, Danish International Development Agency, Grants http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/03/26/nyu-researchers-to-study-afghanistans-education-system-under-usa.html Researchers at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development will examine Afghanistan’s schools and help its Ministry of Education assess the sustainability of community-based schools in a research initiative backed by grants from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:15:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/03/26/nyu-researchers-to-study-afghanistans-education-system-under-usa.html