Faculty http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/faculty.html en-us Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:18:50 EDT Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:18:50 EDT 5 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 Biologists ID Process Producing Neuronal Diversity in Fruit Flies’ Visual System http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/28/biologists-id-process-producing-neuronal-diversity-in-fruit-flies-visual-system.html NYU biologists have identified a mechanism that helps explain how the diversity of neurons that make up the visual system is generated. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/28/biologists-id-process-producing-neuronal-diversity-in-fruit-flies-visual-system.html Ecosystems Under Ice: Antarctic Finding Has Implications for Life in Extreme Environments http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/20/ecosystems-under-ice-antarctic-finding-has-implications-for-life-in-extreme-environments.html Scientists have confirmed that the waters and sediments of a lake that lies 2600 feet beneath the Antarctic ice sheet support “viable microbial ecosystems,” a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments both on Earth and planets elsewhere in the solar system. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/20/ecosystems-under-ice-antarctic-finding-has-implications-for-life-in-extreme-environments.html Benson Wins Award for 'Shaping Immigration News: A French-American Comparison' http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/18/benson-wins-award-for-shaping-immigration-news.html NYU professor Rodney Benson was named the winner of the 2014 Tankard Book Award by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) at its annual meeting in Montréal. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:09:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/18/benson-wins-award-for-shaping-immigration-news.html Courant’s Khot Wins Rolf Nevanlinna Prize http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/13/courants-khot-wins-rolf-nevanlinna-prize.html Subhash Khot, a professor in NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been awarded the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize for 2014 for his formulation and analysis of the Unique Games Conjecture. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.nyu.edu/content/nyu/en/about/news-publications/news/2014/08/13/courants-khot-wins-rolf-nevanlinna-prize.html