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Judy and Michael Steinhardt
New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education has received a $10 million gift from Wall Street financier Michael Steinhardt and his wife, Judy, a Trustee of the NYU Institute of Fine Arts and co-chair of the American Friends of Israel Museum.
A satellite view of Manhattan showing ground zero (bottom left corner), the average location of the study's downtown group (circle 1), which had more vivid memories when recalling 9/11, and of the midtown group (circle 2).
Those close to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 have, on average, more vivid memories of the terrorist attacks than do those who were in other parts of New York City on that day, according to a study by researchers at New York University. The results, reported in the most recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, indicate personal involvement may be important in engaging the amygdala when recalling 9/11 events.
Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America's Media (Metropolitan Books) by NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg, available January 23, 2007.
The discussion centers on the how deregulation and consolidation have affected the United States’ local media outlets. The panel will include Robert Shrum, a senior fellow at the Wagner school who was senior advisor to the Kerry and Gore presidential campaigns, NYU Journalism Professor Jay Rosen, and NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg.
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