Latest Stories in May
NYU’s Bregler Receives $1.47 Million Grant to Enhance Motion Capture Tools
May 19, 2009
New York University Computer Science Professor Chris Bregler has received a $1.47 million grant from the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) to enhance his laboratory s previous work on motion capture and computer vision.
NYU Scholar Reports Eugenics Part of Psychiatric Practices in Mandatory Palestine, Israel From 1930s Through 1950s
May 18, 2009
Eugenics was among mainstream psychiatric practices in Mandatory Palestine and in the early years of the state of Israel, New York University s Rakefet Zalashik reports in her book, Ad Nefesh: Refugees, Immigrants, Newcomers and the Israeli Psychiatric Establishment (Hakibbutz Hameuchad; Hebrew).
Second Annual World Science Festival Comes to NYU and NYC, June 10-14
May 14, 2009
NYU is a leading partner in the second annual World Science Festival, a celebration of scientific discovery that will take place in New York City from June 10 to June 14. The Festival will bring together dozens of Nobel laureates, esteemed artists and performers, distinguished researchers and scientists, renowned authors, and top policy makers for a range of events in venues on the NYU campus and throughout New York City.