Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:18:34 EDT Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:18:34 EDT 5 Classroom Intervention Helps Shy Kids Learn http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/22/classroom-intervention-helps-shy-kids-learn.html A program that helps teachers modify their interactions with students based on an individual’s temperament helps shy children to become more engaged in their class work, and in turn, improves their math and critical thinking skills. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:15:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/22/classroom-intervention-helps-shy-kids-learn.html Chemistry’s Walters Recognized by American Chemical Society http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/22/chemistrys-walters-recognized-by-american-chemical-society.html Marc Walters, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been named by the American Chemical Society (ACS) to the 2014 class of ACS Fellows. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/22/chemistrys-walters-recognized-by-american-chemical-society.html Fighting Parents Hurt Children’s Ability to Recognize and Regulate Emotions http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/17/fighting-parents-hurt-childrens-ability-to-recognize-and-regulate-emotions.html Exposure to verbal and physical aggression between parents may hurt a child’s ability to identify and control emotions, according to a longitudinal Steinhardt study. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/17/fighting-parents-hurt-childrens-ability-to-recognize-and-regulate-emotions.html Courant's Majda Recognized for Pioneering Research in Applied Mathematics http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/16/courants-majda-recognized-for-pioneering-research-in-applied-mathematics.html Andrew Majda, a professor in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been awarded the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics’ Lagrange Prize for 2015. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/16/courants-majda-recognized-for-pioneering-research-in-applied-mathematics.html NYU to Host “The Malala Phenomenon” Panel on Sept. 19 http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/11/nyu-to-host-the-malala-phenomenon-panel-on-sept-19.html New York University’s International Education program presents “The Malala Phenomenon: What Does it Mean for Girls’ Education Around the World?” – a panel discussion on Friday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/11/nyu-to-host-the-malala-phenomenon-panel-on-sept-19.html Brain Structure Could Predict Risky Behavior http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/09/brain-structure-could-predict-risky-behavior.html Some people avoid risks at all costs, while others will put their wealth, health, and safety at risk without a thought. A team of scientists, including researchers at NYU’s Center for Neural Science, has found that the volume of a part of the brain in the parietal cortex could predict where people fall on the risk-taking spectrum. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:45:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/09/brain-structure-could-predict-risky-behavior.html Foundations Commit Nearly $2 Million for “Better Evidence for Better Schools” http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/09/foundations-commit-nearly-2-million-for-better-evidence-for-better-schools.html A new consortium of New York City-based funders has joined forces to invest in the Research Alliance for New York City Schools at NYU. Together, the five foundations have pledged $1.9 million to support the Research Alliance’s core operations over the next three years. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:30:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/09/09/foundations-commit-nearly-2-million-for-better-evidence-for-better-schools.html