Latest Stories in July
NYU’s Joe A. Callaway Prize Awarded to David Savran for “Highbrow/Lowdown”
Jul 29, 2010
David Savran, a professor at the City University of New York (CUNY), has won the Joe A. Callaway Prize for 2008-9 for the best book on drama or theatre. The award is presented by New York University’s Department of English.
NYU-Poly Receives Major Grant to Educate Next Generation of Cyber Security Engineers
Jul 28, 2010
The Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) will launch an innovative graduate education program to educate scientists and engineers to address the increasingly complex issues surrounding information security and privacy.
NYU College of Dentistry Receives $3.5 Million Gift to Support Oral Cancer Research, Treatment, and Training Initiatives of Dr. Brian Schmidt
Jul 27, 2010
The NYU College of Dentistry has received an anonymous gift in the amount of $3.5 million to support the oral cancer research, treatment, and training initiatives of Dr. Brian L. Schmidt, the newly appointed Director of the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research.
“The Russia Reader,” Co-Edited by NYU’s Grant, Offers ‘Cultural Geography’ from Peter the Great to Putin
Jul 27, 2010
The Russia Reader: History, Culture, Politics, co-edited by NYU anthropologist Bruce Grant, aims to capture its subject as not merely a place, but also as a set of ideas to shed light on what Russia was under both the tsars and Soviet rule and what it is today.
How do you ‘Stop Overreacting'? (Answer: Read the book)
Jul 27, 2010
Stop Overreacting: Effective Strategies for Calming Your Emotions, by Judith P. Siegel, an associate professor at the Silver School of Social Work at New York University, has just been published by New Harbinger Publications (Oakland, CA). The book is designed to help readers identify their emotional hot-buttons, find new ways of processing impulsive thoughts and feelings, and feel more collected and in control in moments of crisis and stress.
AARP Foundation Receives Grant to Help Health Care Workers Better Support Family Caregivers; Partners with NICHE and AJN for Project
Jul 22, 2010
NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders), announced its partnership with the AARP Foundation and the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) in the recently launched project to help health professionals work more effectively with family caregivers. Spearheaded by the AARP Foundation and funded by a grant from the Jacob & Valeria Langeloth Foundation, the new effort will create educational materials and toolkits to help nurses and social workers provide more effective support for family caregivers.
NYU’s Nagle Recounts “How Street Cleaners Saved New York City,” July 26 at Langone Medical Center
Jul 20, 2010
Robin Nagle, the director of NYU’s Draper Interdisciplinary Master’s Program and the New York City Department of Sanitation’s anthropologist-in-residence, will deliver a lecture titled “How Street Cleaners Saved the City: Garbage, Government, and Public Health in New York,” on Monday, July 26, 5:30 p.m. at NYU School of Medicine.