Sociology Program Highly Ranked
NYU's Department of Sociology is ranked #3 in the list of top sociology programs for undergraduates on collegecrunch.org.
Sociology Professor Richard Sennett Honored by Cambridge University
On June 21, Richard Sennett will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Cambridge University.
Mellon Foundation Funds Alliance for Networking Visual Culture
The Mellon Foundation board approved funding for the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture. This grant links five institutions (NYU, USC, UCSD, Brown and Rochester) into a two year prototype project for networking visual culture via the creation of a video annotation tool; digital publications with MIT, Duke and California university presses; conferences at Brown in 2009 and at the Clark Art Institute in 2011; as well as other projects.
Department of Journalism becomes the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
New York University's Faculty of Arts and Science has re-designated its Department of Journalism the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, in recognition of Arthur Carter's long-time support of journalism education at the university.