Latest Stories in August
NYU Steinhardt Faculty Available for Comment On Back-to-School Issues for 2006-07
Aug 15, 2006
On Tues., Sept. 5, New York City’s K-12 students will begin their first day of school. New York University’s Steinhardt School has an array of faculty experts who can provide insight into issues related to back to school - from student stress to charter schools; from the achievement gap to home schooling.
NYU Professor Emeritus Wins Royal Society Award for Work in Semiconductor Field
Aug 9, 2006
Martin Pope, a professor emeritus in chemistry at NYU, has been awarded the Davy Medal by the United Kingdom’s Royal Society for “his pioneering work in the field of molecular semiconductors,” the society announced. The Davy Medal, established in 1877, is awarded annually for an outstandingly important recent discovery in any branch of chemistry.
The Hartford Institute Selects 2006 Geriatric Nursing Research Scholars
Aug 3, 2006
This program, now in its ninth year and cosponsored by the American Journal of Nursing is designed to foster the careers of new gerontological nursing researchers. Its long-term goal is to boost the contributions of researchers to enhance evidence-based practice and improve the quality of health care for older adults.
Space Holds Key to Human Survival, NYU Professor Concludes in New Book
Aug 1, 2006
The only way to protect the human species from natural and man-made catastrophes is to look toward space, a New York University professor concludes in a new book, The Survival Imperative: Using Space to Protect Earth (Forge/Doherty, August).
NYU Becomes Part of CERN Project to Explore Fundamental Nature of Matter
Aug 1, 2006
Members of the NYU Experimental High Energy Physics group who will be working on this project include Professors Peter Nemethy and Allen Mincer, and researchers Rashid Djilkibaev, Rostislav Konoplich, Christopher Musso, and Long Zhao.