Latest Stories in July
Michael H. Nash, Director of NYU’s Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, 1946-2012
Jul 31, 2012
As an archivist, historian, and astute collector of the archives and personal papers of key organizations and figures of radical politics and left wing social movements, Michael H. Nash, head of the New York University Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, played a major role in the preservation of left politics and labor. Nash passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. He was 66.
NYU College of Nursing Center for Drug Use and HIV Research's Dr.Samuel Friedman Awarded a NIDA 2012 Avant-Garde Award
Jul 27, 2012
New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) Center for Drug Use and HIV Research's (CDUHR) Dr. Samuel Friedman, Director of CDUHR’s Theoretical Synthesis Core, received a prestigious National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Avant-Garde Award for 2012. The award, now in its fifth year, is given to individual scientists of exceptional creativity who propose high-impact research that opens new avenues for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS among drug abusers.
One Act of Remembering Can Influence Future Acts, NYU Researchers Find
Jul 26, 2012
Can the simple act of recognizing a face as you walk down the street change the way we think? NYU researchers show that remembering something old or noticing something new can bias how you process subsequent information.
Economics Professor Easterly Wins Adam Smith Award
Jul 25, 2012
William Easterly, a professor in NYU’s Department of Economics, has won the 2013 Adam Smith Award for his research, which has “significantly changed the terms of the debate over the role of government and foreign aid in addressing the problems of poverty and underdevelopment."
Local Weather Patterns Affect Beliefs about Global Warming, NYU and Temple Researchers Find
Jul 25, 2012
Local weather patterns temporarily influence people’s beliefs about evidence for global warming, according to research by political scientists at New York University and Temple University. Their study found that those living in places experiencing warmer-than-normal temperatures at the time they were surveyed were significantly more likely than others to say there is evidence for global warming.
Infants Can Use Language to Learn About People’s Intentions, NYU, McGill Researchers Find
Jul 23, 2012
Infants are able to detect how speech communicates unobservable intentions, researchers at NYU and McGill University have found in a study that sheds new light on how early in life we can rely on language to acquire knowledge about matters that go beyond first-hand experiences.
NYU’s Guilamo-Ramos Available for Comment on HIV Prevention Among Latino Youth
Jul 19, 2012
Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, a professor at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work, is available for comment on the HIV prevention needs of Latino youth and the role of families in preventing risky adolescent behavior.
NYU’s Kimmel 8th Floor Gallery—“House: Home” on Display Through September 1st
Jul 19, 2012
New York University’s Kimmel Center will display “House: Home”, a group exhibition including works by Thomas Ahlgren, Amanda Brown, Zach Christopher, Drew Conrad, Heather Culp, Claire Gaylord, Todd Hido, Gwynne Johnson, Ginny Mangrum, Hannah Kasper, Kristin Nason, Adam O'Neal, Jonathan Smith, Jeffrey Tranchell and Esther Pearl Watson.