Latest Stories in July
Research Grant Awarded to NYU Professors to Explore Academic Performance by Children Exposed to Violent Crime
Jul 25, 2011
The William T. Grant Foundation has awarded $300,000 to support research by two NYU professors on the effect that exposure to violent crime has on children’s academic performance.
NYU Libraries and Partners Developing Next-Generation Archives Management System with Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Jul 22, 2011
New York University has been awarded a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to lead a partnership in developing the software that integrates Archon and the Archivists' Toolkit (AT) into an open-source, next-generation archives management system. The integrated product—known by the working title ArchivesSpace—will incorporate the best features and functions of Archon and the AT.
Chemists Create Molecular Polyhedron—and Potential to Enhance Industrial and Consumer Products
Jul 21, 2011
Chemists have created a molecular polyhedron, a ground-breaking assembly that has the potential to impact a range of industrial and consumer products, including magnetic and optical materials.
Judith Haber Named Interim Dean of NYU College of Nursing
Jul 21, 2011
Dr. Robert Berne, NYU’s Executive Vice President for Health, and Dr. Charles Bertolami, the Herman Robert Fox Dean of NYU’s College of Dentistry, today announced the appointment of Dr. Judith Haber as Interim Dean of the College of Nursing.
Genomics Researchers Shed New Light on Inherited Traits
Jul 18, 2011
Genomics researchers have found a role for DNA replication in inherited physical traits that is independent of changes in DNA sequencing. The study, which appeared in the journal Nature, was conducted by researchers at New York University, the University of California, Berkeley, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
NYU Researchers Develop Compound to Block Signaling of Cancer-Causing Protein
Jul 17, 2011
Researchers at New York University’s Department of Chemistry and NYU Langone Medical Center have developed a compound that blocks signaling from a protein implicated in many types of cancer. The compound is described in the latest issue of the journal Nature Chemical Biology.