Latest Stories in 2007
NYU Lecture to Outline Cutting-Edge Approaches in Genomics Research, Dec. 13
Dec 4, 2007
Fabio Piano, an associate professor at New York University’s Center for Genomics & Systems Biology and NYU’s Department of Biology, will deliver a lecture on cutting-edge approaches in genomics research, “From Imaging to Networks in Early Embryogenesis,” on Thurs., Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. at NYU’s Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East. The lecture is part of the NYU Science and Medicine Seminar Series.
Two NYU Courant Faculty Named Fellows for Computing and IT Innovations
Dec 3, 2007
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has named two professors from New York University s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences as fellows for 2007, the association announced today. NYU s Bhubaneswar Mishra and Amir Pnueli were among the 38 new fellows named for their innovations in a range of computing disciplines that affect theory and practice, education and entertainment, and industry and commerce. Mishra and Pnueli were recognized for symbolic computation, computational biology, and system verification.
NYU & NYC Dept. Of Sanitation Team Up for Exhibition, “Loaded Out”-Through Jan. 13
Nov 30, 2007
The DSNY and NYU have collaborated through this project to lay the foundation for the eventual brick-and-mortar DSNY Museum. The exhibition evolved from a course, Making a Museum: Materializing Regimes of Value with the New York City Department of Sanitation, taught by Haidy Geismar, a professor in NYU s Museum Studies Program and in Anthropology, and Robin Nagle, director of NYU s Draper Interdisciplinary Master s Program and the DSNY s anthropologist-in-residence. Nagle s book, Picking Up, is out next year from Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Survey of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals Finds Clinton Favorite in Democratic Primaries
Nov 29, 2007
United States Senator Hillary Clinton is backed by 63 percent of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGBs) likely voters in the Democratic primaries, according to a survey by the New York City-based Hunter College Poll. Clinton was followed by U.S. Senator Barack Obama with 22 percent and John Edwards with 7 percent.