Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:26:54 EST Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:26:54 EST 5 It’s Particle-Hunting Season! NYU Scientists Launch Higgs Hunters Project http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/26/its-particle-hunting-season-nyu-scientists-launch-higgs-hunters-project.html NYU scientists and their colleagues have launched the Higgs Hunters project, which will allow members of the general public to study images recorded at the Large Hadron Collider and to help search for previously unobserved particles. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/26/its-particle-hunting-season-nyu-scientists-launch-higgs-hunters-project.html American Association for Advancement of Science Selects Two NYU Faculty as Fellows http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/24/american-association-for-advancement-of-science-selects-two-nyu-faculty-as-fellows.html New York University Professors Danny Reinberg and Yuri Tschinkel have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:04:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/24/american-association-for-advancement-of-science-selects-two-nyu-faculty-as-fellows.html Scientists do Glass a Solid—with New Theory on How it Transitions from a Liquid http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/24/scientists-do-glass-a-solidwith-new-theory-on-how-it-transitions-from-a-liquid.html How does glass transition from a liquid to its familiar solid state? How does this common material transport heat and sound? And what microscopic changes occur when a glass gains rigidity as it cools? Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:20:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/24/scientists-do-glass-a-solidwith-new-theory-on-how-it-transitions-from-a-liquid.html Threats of Terrorism Perceived Differently Depending on Identification Within a Group http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/24/threats-of-terrorism-perceived-differently-depending-on-identification-within-a-group.html People who see their group as more homogenous – for instance, the more one thinks Americans are similar to each other – are less likely to be influenced by external terrorist threat alerts, according to research from NYU Steinhardt. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:00:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/24/threats-of-terrorism-perceived-differently-depending-on-identification-within-a-group.html New Report Explores NYC Students’ Pathways Into and Through College http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/19/new-report-explores-nyc-students-pathways-into-and-through-college.html A new report from the Research Alliance for New York City Schools gives a first look at patterns of college enrollment, persistence, and completion for New York City high school students. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:30:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/19/new-report-explores-nyc-students-pathways-into-and-through-college.html Researchers Create and Control Spin Waves, Lifting Prospects for Enhanced Information Processing http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/17/researchers-create-and-control-spin-waves-lifting-prospects-for-enhanced-information-processing.html A team of NYU and University of Barcelona physicists has developed a method to control the movements occurring within magnetic materials, which are used to store and carry information. The breakthrough could simultaneously bolster information processing while reducing the energy necessary to do so. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:00:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/17/researchers-create-and-control-spin-waves-lifting-prospects-for-enhanced-information-processing.html Focusing on Executive Functions in Kindergarten Leads to Lasting Academic Improvements http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/12/focusing-on-executive-functions-in-kindergarten-leads-to-lasting-academic-improvements.html An educational approach focused on the development of children’s executive functions – the ability to avoid distractions, focus attention, hold relevant information in working memory, and regulate impulsive behavior – improved academic learning in and beyond kindergarten, according to a new Steinhardt study. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:00:00 EST http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/11/12/focusing-on-executive-functions-in-kindergarten-leads-to-lasting-academic-improvements.html