Latest Stories in May
NYU Creative Writing Program Hosts the Paris Review Salon June 10
May 29, 2009
The New York University Creative Writing Program will host The Paris Review Salon on Wednesday, June 10, at 6 p.m. in the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 W. 10th Street, the program’s Greenwich Village home. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.8816 or visit www.cwp.fas.nyu.edu
Hasia Diner, Whose New Book Debunks Myth of Holocaust Silence Among American Jews, at Museum of Jewish Heritage, June 24
May 28, 2009
New York University Professor Hasia Diner, whose We Remember With Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence After the Holocaust, 1945-1962 (NYU Press, 2009) debunks the myth of Holocaust silence among American Jews, will discuss the book at the Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, Lower Manhattan) on Wednesday, June 24 at 7 p.m.
NYU Conference Considers How to Bridge the Divide Between the United States and the Muslim World Through Arts and Ideas, June 6-7
May 28, 2009
New York University s Center for Dialogues will present Bridging the Divide between the United States and the Muslim World through Arts and Ideas, Saturday, June 6 (9 a.m.-7 p.m.) and Sunday, June 7 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge (333 Adams Street/Subways: Street A, C, F [Jay Street/Borough Hall]; 2, 3, 4, 5 [Borough Hall]; M, R [Lawrence Street/Metro Tech]).
Photographs by Will Steacy go on View at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts
May 27, 2009
An exhibition of 15 color photographs, entitled Down These Mean Streets, by Will Steacy, the 2008 Tierney Fellowship award recipient from the Department of Photography & Imaging at New York University, will go on view June 4 at the Tisch School of the Arts. Steacy s photographs, taken at night with a large format camera, examine fear and abandonment in America s inner cities.
College Coalition Markedly Improves Detection and Treatment of Student Depression
May 26, 2009
Outcomes of Bold New Model/Practices to Identify and Treat Thousands of College Students to Be Shared at Conference; Henry Chung, M.D., National Project Director of the NCDP and Associate Vice President of Student Health at New York University, said, The gap between what is known about evidence-based treatment for depression and the lack of consistent application of such care is problematic in real world settings; this is the first demonstration of the effectiveness of the collaborative care model for depression in higher education settings with rapid implementation by partner institutions using an innovative and exciting shared learning approach that actively breaks down campus silos so that we can better serve students.
NYU Names Lynn Videka Social Work Dean
May 21, 2009
NYU President John Sexton and Provost David McLaughlin today announced the appointment of Lynn Videka as Dean of NYU s Silver School of Social Work, effective September 1, 2009. Videka, whose research interests include vulnerable children and families receiving child welfare and mental health services, is currently Vice President for Research at the State University of New York at Albany and a Distinguished Service Professor.
NYU's Grandin Chronicles Henry Ford's Attempt to Bring the American Midwest to the Brazilian Amazon in New Book
May 20, 2009
At a time when Detroit’s status as a hub of the automobile industry is in grave doubt comes a book by New York University History Professor Greg Grandin that chronicles a little-known Henry Ford endeavor aimed at creating a more perfect American company town in the Brazilian Amazon-and, with it, a Midwestern America of the automaker’s imagination.