Latest Stories in March
New Research Holds Promise for Gene Engineering and Therapy
Mar 31, 2011
Scientists at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and at the NYU College of Dentistry have discovered a biochemical version of a principle well known among confectioners. Call it the “peanut butter and chocolate” rule: Sometimes two things work better together than alone.
Time Magazine Names Twitter Feeds by NYU’s Nestle, Roubini Among the Most Influential
Mar 30, 2011
Time has named Twitter feeds by NYU Professors Marion Nestle and Nouriel Roubini as two of the 140 Twitter feeds “that are shaping the conversation,” the magazine announced. The list also includes Lady Gaga, Starbucks, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, Boston Celtics Center Shaquille O’Neal, and comedian Conan O’Brien.
NYU Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Bruner’s The Process of Education with Discussion on Learning Then and Now—April 27
Mar 30, 2011
NYU will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of the ground-breaking The Process of Education, authored by psychologist Jerome Bruner, with panel discussions on education on Wednesday, April 27.
NYU-SCPS Center for Publishing Students Earn Place on “Soapbox” at Publishers Weekly
Mar 29, 2011
Graduate students from The Center for Publishing at The New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies (http://scps.nyu.edu) received the type of practice-based learning the School is famous for, working at a major international publishing industry event and contributing a “Soapbox” editorial about their experience in the March 28th issue of Publishers Weekly.
Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards Additional Grant to NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies for its Center for Global Affairs Scenarios Initiative
Mar 29, 2011
The New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to continue funding its Center for Global Affairs (CGA) Scenarios Initiative.
NYU’s Taub Center to Host “The 50th Anniversary of the Eichmann Trial—A Look Back,” April 28
Mar 28, 2011
New York University’s Taub Center for Israel Studies will host “The 50th Anniversary of the Eichmann Trial—A Look Back,” on Thursday, April 28, 2-6 p.m. at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (first-floor screening room), 53 Washington Square South.
NYU and Shanghai Partner to Create NYU Shanghai
Mar 27, 2011
Martin Lipton, Chair of NYU’s Board of Trustees ; John Sexton, President of NYU; and Yu Lizhong, President of ECNU -- on behalf of ECNU, the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission and Pudong Special District -- today announced that they have reached an agreement to create NYU Shanghai, a comprehensive, degree-granting, liberal arts campus in China’s financial capital.