Latest Stories in 2011
NYU’s Silver School of Social Work to Host Two-Day Conference Entitled ‘Substance Use: Responding to Changes in Policy, Research, and Services’ – Dec. 14 & 15
Dec 13, 2011
Presenting the most current information on substance use prevention, treatment and recovery policy, research, and services within the context of health care reform and today's mental health and addictions treatment landscape.
NYU’s Creative Writing Program to Feature Nathan Englander, Pulitzer Winner Mark Strand, and Others in January & February
Dec 9, 2011
The Creative Writing Program’s Spring 2012 Reading Series begins with events featuring Mark Strand, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1999 (February 2), PEN/Faulkner Award winner Nathan Englander (February 23), and others.
New Registered Nurses’ Lack of Geographic Mobility Has Negative Implications for Rural Health
Dec 9, 2011
A NYUCN study on the geographic mobility of registered nurses (RNs) recently published in the December Health Affairs magazine suggests that the profession’s relative lack of mobility has serious implications for access to health care for people in rural areas.
NYU’s Schwarzbach Available for Comment on 200th Anniversary of Charles Dickens’ Birth
Dec 8, 2011
NYU’s Fred Schwarzbach, the author of Dickens and the City and president of the American Friends of London’s Dickens House Museum, is available for comment on the life and legacy of Charles Dickens, who was born Feb. 7, 1812.
NYU Steinhardt’s Visual Culture: Costume Studies Program to Present an Exhibition of Contemporary Fashion
Dec 8, 2011
NYU Steinhardt’s Visual Culture: Costume Studies graduate program in the Department of Art and Art Professions will present an exhibition of contemporary fashion designs entitled Imprint (NYC): The Evolution of Motifs in Fashion opening January 12.
Stress in Early Pregnancy Can Lead to Shorter Pregnancies, More Pre-Term Births, and Fewer Baby Boys
Dec 7, 2011
Stress in the second and third months of pregnancy can shorten pregnancies, increase the risk of pre-term births, and may affect the ratio of boys to girls being born, leading to a decline in male babies, NYU researchers have found.
NYU's Sargent to Receive Nobel Prize in Economics on Dec. 10
Dec 6, 2011
NYU Economics Professor Thomas Sargent, the 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economics, will be awarded the prize on Saturday, December 10 in a ceremony in Stockholm. The event, which begins at 10:30 a.m. EST, may be viewed live at: http://www.nobelprize.org/.