Latest Stories in March
“The Role of Art and Culture in Bridging the Divide Between the United States and the Muslim World” Focus of NYU Roundtable—April 14
Mar 16, 2010
New York University’s Center for Dialogues will present “The Role of Art and Culture in Bridging the Divide Between the United States and the Muslim World,” a roundtable discussion, Wednesday, April 14, 6:30-9 p.m. at NYU’s Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center (100 Washington Square East).
NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute Releases Nominees for “Top 10 Works of Journalism of the Decade”
Mar 15, 2010
The New York Times’ “A Nation Challenged” section published after September 11, 2001, is among the 80 nominees for the “Top 10 Works of Journalism of the Decade in the United States.”
Winners of the 7th Annual Fusion Film Festival Announced
Mar 12, 2010
Organizers of the 2010 Fusion Film Festival were not going to let a record snowfall in New York City stop them from holding the final and arguably the most important night of the Festival. Although forced to postpone the closing night screenings and announcement of the winners, the Festival was reconvened a week later (March 5). The Fusion Film Festival is a student-run event at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and celebrates the work of women filmmakers.
NYU’s Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center Presents “Guantanamo and International Human Rights,” April 16
Mar 11, 2010
This conference will take place on Friday, April 16th, at NYU’s Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th Street, Theater 102 (between University Place and Greene Street) from 9:30 am – 4:30pm. Following the conclusion of the last panel, a reception will take place at the Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South (between LaGuardia and Thompson), 2nd Floor commuter lounge.
Mothers Exposed to Chile’s 2005 Earthquake More Likely to Give Birth Prematurely, NYU Study Finds
Mar 11, 2010
Expectant mothers who were exposed to the 2005 Tarapaca earthquake in Chile were more likely to give birth prematurely than were pregnant women in the nation’s unaffected regions, research by New York University sociologist Florencia Torche has found.
State Department’s Top Human Rights Official to Discuss 2009 Country Reports at NYU Law School on March 12
Mar 9, 2010
On March 11, the U.S. Government will release its annual Country Reports on Human Rights. On March 12 (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm), Michael Posner, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, will participate in a panel discussion on the trends in human rights for the year 2009.
NYU Nursing Faculty Members Wendy Budin and Maria Dolce Elected to Eastern Nursing Research Society Leadership Team
Mar 9, 2010
Wendy Budin, PhD, RN-BC, and Maria Dolce, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, have been elected by member votes to the 2010 Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) leadership team. Dr. Budin has been elected to the Board of Directors position of member at large, and Dr. Dolce has been elected to the Organizational Development Committee. Both will be presenting their research at the society’s annual scientific sessions March 24–26, 2010.