Latest Stories in August
NYU’s Department of Photography & Imaging Presents “Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World” by Alexandra Avakian
Aug 31, 2010
New York University’s Department of Photography & Imaging in the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at the Tisch School of the Arts will feature an exhibition of 33 color photographs by National Geographic photographer and author Alexandra Avakian.
“The Brain in Words and Music,” Featuring the Amygdaloids, Lenny Kaye, and Others, at Don Hill’s—Sept. 29
Aug 30, 2010
Performances by the Amygdaloids, lectures on the neuroscience behind the band’s music, and magic tricks by Mark Mitton are among the acts in “The Brain in Words and Music,” to be held Wednesday, September 29, 7 p.m. at Don Hill’s.
“Escape to Life: German Intellectuals in New York,” A Symposium, Sept. 29-Oct. 1
Aug 30, 2010
“Escape to Life: German Intellectuals in New York,” a symposium sponsored by a consortium of cultural and educational institutions, will take place September 29-October 1 at the German Center for Research and Innovation and NYU's Deutsches Haus.
NYU Game Center Announces the Appointment of Game Designer Eric Zimmerman
Aug 25, 2010
The NYU Game Center, an independent multi-school center at New York University dedicated to the research, design, and development of digital games, has announced the appointment of renowned game designer and scholar Eric Zimmerman as visiting assistant arts professor.
Peter Beinart to Deliver “The Failure of the American-Jewish Establishment,” Hosted by NYU’s Taub Center for Israel Studies—Sept. 21
Aug 23, 2010
Author Peter Beinart will deliver a public lecture, “The Failure of the American-Jewish Establishment,” hosted by New York University’s Taub Center for Israel Studies, on Tuesday, September 21, 5:30 p.m. at King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center.
Courant Professor Nirenberg Wins Inaugural Chern Medal for Work on Mathematical Tools of Modern Science
Aug 23, 2010
Louis Nirenberg, a professor emeritus at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been awarded the inaugural Chern Medal for his contributions to the basic mathematical tools of modern science.
NYU Skirball Center’s Big Red Chair Family Series Opens with Ziggy Marley, September 19
Aug 12, 2010
The ever-popular Big Red Chair Family Series, a program of live performances for young people and families, returns for a third season to New York University’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Esperanza Spalding Performs Her New Album “Chamber Music Society” At NYU’s Skirball Center, September 30
Aug 11, 2010
Bassist, vocalist, and composer Esperanza Spalding will perform her new album Chamber Music Society at New York University’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, September 30 at 8:00 p.m.