Latest Stories in October
French Ambassador Telle and Tunisian Scholar Kazdaghli on “The ‘Arab Spring’: Does Academic Freedom Matter?”—Nov. 18 at NYU
Oct 23, 2013
NYU will host University of Manouba Dean Habib Kazdaghli and French Ambassador Serge Telle for “The ‘Arab Spring’: Does Academic Freedom Matter?” on Mon., Nov. 18, 6-8 p.m. at Casa Italiana.
NYU College of Nursing’s Dr. Ann Kurth is Elected to the Institute of Medicine
Oct 22, 2013
New York University College of Nursing’s (NYUCN) Dr. Ann Kurth, PhD, RN, CNM, FAAN, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) for 2013. Dr. Kurth is one of 70 new members and 10 foreign associates the IOM elected during its 43rd annual meeting. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
World’sers Gather at NYU for PRACTICE Ga Leading Game Designme Design Conference, Nov 15-17
Oct 22, 2013
Leading game designers from every corner of the discipline will once again gather at NYU for the PRACTICE: Game Design in Detail conference, taking place Friday, November 15 through Sunday November 17 at 19 West 4th Street in Manhattan. PRACTICE is an annual event that takes a close look at the concrete challenges of game design, bridging dialog across industries, genres, and disciplines.
NYU Deutsches Haus to Honor Historian Fritz Stern with the Inaugural Volkmar and Margret Sander Prize – Oct. 25
Oct 21, 2013
Germany’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Peter Wittig, and former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt (via video) will give speeches recognizing the distinguished historian as he receives the inaugural Volkmar and Margret Sander prize.
NYU Launches $1 Billion Campaign for Scholarship Aid
Oct 19, 2013
NYU President John Sexton today officially kicked off NYU’s Momentum Campaign, NYU’s effort to raise $1 billion to expand and improve scholarship aid at NYU. The focused, six-year campaign will raise both current funds and gifts for the endowment to provide financial aid assistance in perpetuity.
NYU to Host “Russian Diaspora and Cultural Diplomacy,” a Conference on the Impact of Russian-Americans—Nov. 15
Oct 18, 2013
NYU will host “Russian Diaspora and Cultural Diplomacy,” a conference that will examine the past, present, and future of the Russian diaspora in the United States, on Friday, November 15, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall.