Latest Stories in 2010
Game Creator Will Wright to Lead Public Discussion, "Why Games Are (Good) for Learning," Feb. 17 at NYU
Jan 25, 2010
Video game pioneer Will Wright, the creator of “SimCity” and “Spore,” will lead “Why Games are (Good) for Learning,” a discussion on how digital games encourage learning, on Wednesday, February 17, 6 - 7 p.m. at the Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University, 566 LaGuardia Place, NYC. For more information, call 212.998.3342.
Tisch School of the Arts Appoints Jeffrey Rabhan as New Chair of the Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music
Jan 25, 2010
The Tisch School of the Arts at New York University has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Rabhan as associate arts professor and chair of the Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music. Rabhan is an experienced artist manager and music industry executive. His appointment took effect January 1, 2010.
Panel Discussion on Family, Work, and Gender Marks Publication of “The Unfinished Revolution” by NYU Sociologist Gerson-Feb. 25
Jan 22, 2010
New York University will host a panel discussion on the changing ways families are negotiating work and gender issues on Thursday, February 25, 5 p.m. in NYU s Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, NYC. The event is free and open to the public. Please call 212.998.8365 for more information.
The Islamic Center at New York University to Host "Building Momentum in Mainstream Culture"-Jan. 22 & 23
Jan 21, 2010
The two-day conference “Building Momentum in Mainstream Culture,” is designed to engage American Muslims in conversations bridging Islam and mainstream American culture. For a complete schedule of sessions and speakers, go to: www.icnyu.org/conference. Registration fee is $60.50. For more information, call 212.998.4712. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Islamic Relief’s $1 Million Dollar Campaign for Haiti Relief.
Do Children Need Both a Mother and a Father? New Study Examines if the Gender of Parents Matter
Jan 21, 2010
The lead article in the February issue of Journal of Marriage and Family challenges the idea that fatherless children are necessarily at a disadvantage or that men provide a different, indispensable set of parenting skills than women.
"Eco-Fashion Week" at NYU's Gallatin School to Highlight Environmentally and Socially Responsible Fashion-Jan. 25-27
Jan 20, 2010
New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study will host “Eco-Fashion Week,” January 25-27, to highlight trends emerging throughout the world of eco-fashion. The event will feature work by members of Gallatin’s community-from notable designers to renowned scholars. For more information, call 212.992.7762 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Scientists Identify Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park as one of the Most Biodiverse Places on Earth
Jan 19, 2010
Yasuní National Park, located in the core of the Ecuadorian Amazon, shatters a range of world biodiversity records-from trees to amphibians to insects to mammals and an array of other plant and animal groups-new research from U.S. and Ecuadorian scientists shows.