Latest Stories in October
College of Nursing Faculty Members Receive Research Awards
Oct 12, 2009
Gail D Eramo Melkus, the Florence and William Downs Professor in Nursing Research in the College of Nursing received the 2009 Distinguished Nurse Researcher Award from the Foundation of the New York State Nurses Association, at their annual meeting, October 8, 2009, in Saratoga Springs, NY.
E.L. Doctorow Reads From New Novel <I>Homer and Langley</I> at NYU, Oct. 22
Oct 10, 2009
The New York University Creative Writing Program presents the widely acclaimed writer E.L. Doctorow reading from his new novel, Homer and Langley, on Thursday, October 22 at 8:00 p.m., with a special introduction by novelist Jonathan Safran Foer. The reading will be held at NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner and Lubin Auditorium, 60 Washington Square South. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.8816
NYU Historian Captures the Life of Dorothea Lange in New Biography of Depression-Era Photographer
Oct 9, 2009
October 29 marks the 80th anniversary of the stock-market crash that set off the Great Depression-a period captured through the lens of photographer Dorothea Lange. In a new biography, New York University historian Linda Gordon charts Lange’s journey from polio-ridden child to wife and mother, to San Francisco portrait photographer, to chronicler of the Great Depression and World War II.
Thirsting for Social Change: Honest Tea Founder Seth Goldman Leads Off NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship s 2009-10 Speaker Series - October 19
Oct 9, 2009
The NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to inaugurate the 2009-10 Social Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century Speaker Series on Monday, October 19 at 12:30 p.m. with a fascinating and inspiring talk by Honest Tea President and TeaEO Seth Goldman. The event will be held in the Rudin Forum at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, located in the Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street (@Houston), 2nd Floor.
NYU Courant Researchers Creating Computer Models of How Cancer Develops
Oct 8, 2009
Researchers from New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences are developing cutting-edge computer tools to model the development of pancreatic cancer. The creation of such a model will provide a platform for systematically exploring various cancer diagnostics and therapeutics.
NYU College of Dentistry Shares $2.8 Million NIH Award to Advance Study of 3-D Bone Tissue Scaffolds
Oct 7, 2009
Two NYUCD professors are partnering with researchers from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Rutgers University on a $2.8 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the NIH, to assess the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory, three-dimensional bone tissue scaffolds in regenerating missing sections of the skull. The study is being led by Dr. Patrick O Connor, an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UMDNJ.
NYU College of Dentistry’s Dr. Nicola Partridge Awarded $1.5 Million NIH Grant for Craniofacial Bone Research
Oct 7, 2009
The new Chair of the Department of Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology at the NYU College of Dentistry, Dr. Nicola Partridge, has been awarded a two-year, $1.5 million NIH grant to expand research on craniofacial bone biology. Dr. Partridge is a national and international authority on molecular endocrinology and an expert in bone and mineral research.
NYU Global Public Health Research Challenge Fund Grant Awarded to College of Dentistry's Dr. Dasanayake
Oct 7, 2009
NYU College of Dentistry Professor Dr. Ananda P. Dasanayake has been awarded a one-year NYU Global Public Health Research Challenge Fund grant to continue his study of how periodontal disease can contribute to gestational diabetes mellitus.
"Iran in Context: A Roundtable Discussion," Hosted by NYU's Kevorkian Center, Oct. 9
Oct 7, 2009
New York University’s Hagop Kevorkian Center will host “Iran in Context,” a roundtable discussion on the 2009 presidential election in Iran and subsequent events, on Friday, October 9, 5-7 p.m. (50 Washington Square South/enter at 255 Sullivan Street).
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to Deliver NYU’s Gallatin Lecture, “Our Environmental Destiny,” Oct. 12
Oct 6, 2009
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., president of Waterkeeper Alliance, will deliver the Fall 2009 Albert Gallatin Lecture, Our Environmental Destiny, on Monday, October 12, 7 p.m. at New York University s Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts (715 Broadway at Washington Place/entrance on 1 Washington Place). Subways: R, W (8th St.); 6 (Astor Pl.).