Latest Stories in August
Historian Pan Guang on Jewish Life in China—Sept. 13 Lecture at NYU
Aug 24, 2012
Pan Guang, a professor at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, will discuss the history of Jewish life in China during a public lecture on Thurs., Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. at the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life.
Researchers Find Benefits to Early Intervention in Addressing Brain Abnormalities
Aug 22, 2012
Preemptive cognitive training—an early intervention to address neuropsychiatric deficiencies—can help the brain function normally later in life, a team of researchers has found through a series of experiments on laboratory rats. Their findings hold promise for addressing a range of brain impairments in humans, including schizophrenia.
NYU Hip-Hop Education Center Announces Fall Launch of Tri-Campus Video Series, “Getting Real”
Aug 16, 2012
The NYU Hip Hop Education Center (HHEC), housed within the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education (Metro Center), today, announced the launch of “Getting Real,” its latest partnership series with the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) and The Teachers College of Columbia University. “Getting Real” is a new Hip-Hop videoconference course that will be offered to students at all three universities beginning September 2012.
Historian James Oakes on the Emancipation Proclamation’s Myths and Realities—Sept. 27 Lecture at NYU
Aug 10, 2012
Historian James Oakes will deliver “The Emancipation Proclamation: Myths and Realities,” a public lecture on the document’s history and significance, on Thurs., Sept. 27, 6 p.m. at New York University’s Center for the Study of Transformative Lives.
NYU College of Nursing’s Mobile Health Van Program Sponsors Brooklyn High School Students in Health Disparities Summer Internship Program
Aug 9, 2012
The New York University College of Nursing’s Mobile Health Van Program (NYUCN-MHVP) for the second year has sponsored a pair of Brooklyn high school students for the Brooklyn Health Disparities Center’s (BHDC) “Health Disparities Summer Internship Program.” This year, 21 students with 14 summer projects presented their research findings at an awards ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall, August 3, 2012. The NYUCN-MHVP sponsored Stephanie Collins and Alyssea Sealey for their project, “Language Barriers in Adolescent Health in Brooklyn.”
NYU’s Creative Writing Program Launches Fall Program with Readings Featuring Zadie Smith, Lydia Davis, and Contributors to Granta
Aug 9, 2012
The Creative Writing Program’s Fall 2012 Reading Series begins in September with events featuring Zadie Smith (Sept. 27), Lydia Davis (Sept. 29), and contributors to the literary magazine Granta (Sept. 20).