Latest Stories in March
NYU to workshop Salzman & Cunningham’s "The Legend of New York"
Mar 17, 2014
The Legend of New York, a musical rendering of the 1977 New York City blackout, will be presented by NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance at the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, March 27-30. The show features music by Joshua Salzman and book & lyrics by Ryan Cunningham (I Love You Because, Next Thing You Know). The writers have been collaborating with the creative team and cast throughout the process. John Simpkins directs.
Democrats, Republicans See Each Other as Mindless—Unless They Pose a Threat, NYU, Harvard Study Shows
Mar 17, 2014
We are less likely to humanize members of groups we don’t belong to—except, under some circumstances, when it comes to members of the opposite political party. A study by researchers at New York University and Harvard Business School suggests that we are more prone to view members of the opposite political party as human if we view those individuals as threatening.
Second Avenue Dance Company 2014 Major Dance Concert Features Guest Alumni Choreographers, Including Charlotte Boye-Christensen
Mar 13, 2014
Including Guest Choreographers Charlotte Boye-Christensen, Crystal Pite, Kendra Portier and Nathan Trice – Performances, April 2 – 7 at 8 p.m., to Benefit Dance Scholarship Fund
Fed Chair Janet Yellen, Yankees Pitching Great Mariano Rivera, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Singer Aretha Franklin, and Distinguished Attorney Martin Edelman to Receive Honorary Degrees at NYU’s 2014 Commencement
Mar 12, 2014
Janet Yellen—the first woman to serve as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System—will address the graduates and guests at NYU's 182nd Commencement Exercises, to be held May 21 at Yankee Stadium.
Speeds Thrills…and Enlightens—NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Science to Host Three-Minute Thesis Competition, April 12
Mar 12, 2014
New York University’s Graduate School of Arts and Science will host the final round of the “Threesis Academic Challenge” on Saturday, April 12, 3:30 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Eisner and Lubin Auditorium, 4th Fl. (60 Washington Square South at LaGuardia Place). Subways: 1 (Christopher Street); A, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street); N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).
Ann Northrop on “The Making of a Lesbian Activist”— April 10 Lecture at NYU
Mar 11, 2014
Ann Northrop, co-host of “Gay USA,” will deliver “From Debutante to Defendant: The Making of a Lesbian Activist,” a public lecture, on Thurs., April 10, 5:30 p.m. at New York University’s Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center (100 Washington Square East/enter at 31 Washington Place).