Latest Stories in February
NYU Fusion Film Festival Names Oscar Nominee Lucy Alibar “Woman of The Year”
Feb 22, 2013
The Fusion Film Festival, NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ premiere student film festival showcasing the work of emerging female artists in film and television, marks its 10th Anniversary by naming Academy Award Nominee, Lucy Alibar, the festival’s inaugural Woman of the Year. An NYU Tisch alumna, Alibar will be honored at a special evening featuring a reading of her play, Juicy & Delicious, upon which her screenplay for Beasts of the Southern Wild was based.
NYU Receives Record Number of Applications Across Its Global Network of Campuses
Feb 21, 2013
NYU received a record 48,606 applications from young men and women seeking admission to an NYU campus, representing a 12% increase from last year. NYU has degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and--beginning this fall--Shanghai.
NYU Steinhardt Researcher Analysis Shows Increasing Evidence Linking Diet and Acne; Encourages Medical Nutrition Therapy to Treat Acne
Feb 20, 2013
Culling information from studies between 1960 and 2012, researchers concluded that a high glycemic index/glycemic load diet and frequent dairy consumption are the leading factors in establishing the link between diet and acne.
Philosopher Cartwright to Deliver 2013 Frumkes Lecture, “Where Morals and Methods Mix—and Not Always for the Best,” March 28
Feb 20, 2013
Nancy Cartwright, a professor of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego and Durham University (UK), will deliver NYU's Annual Lewis Burke Frumkes Lecture on Thursday, March 28, 7:30-9 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Eisner and Lubin Auditorium.
“Safeguarding Higher Education in Tunisia and Beyond” to Feature University of Manouba’s Kazdaghli—Feb. 21-22 in Tunis, Tunisia
Feb 19, 2013
University of Manouba Dean Habib Kazdaghli, recognized as a prominent voice for university autonomy and academic freedom in Tunisia, will be among the speakers at “University and the Nation: Safeguarding Higher Education in Tunisia and Beyond,” Feb. 21-22, at the University of Manouba in Tunis, Tunisia.