Latest Stories in December
Conservation Center at the IFA Receives NEH Grant
Dec 22, 2015
The Conservation Center at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to strengthen the Center’s mission to provide future conservators with the premier graduate-level training and education in the country.
NYU Study Identifies Method for Detecting Latent Stage of Lymphedema
Dec 18, 2015
A new study led by researchers at the New York University College of Nursing (NYUCN) examines the validity, sensitivity, and specificity of symptoms for detecting breast cancer-related related lymphedema. The study also determines the best clinical cutoff point for the count of symptoms that maximized the sum of sensitivity and specificity.
“Why Are You Doing This To Me?” Philip Monaghan and David Trinidad at NYU’s Fales Library, February 9- May 8, 2016
Dec 17, 2015
The exhibition opens Tuesday, February 9, 2016 with a reception for Philip Monaghan and David Trinidad hosted by Fales Library from 6:00-8:00 PM featuring Trinidad reading from his new book, Notes on a Past Life. The installation is on display through May 8, 2016.
NYU’s University Senate Establishes Ad Hoc Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion
Dec 17, 2015
NYU’s University Senate has voted to establish an Ad Hoc Advisory Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion to study and make recommendations for concrete steps to be taken regarding issues of racial diversity, equity, and inclusion at NYU.
Scientists Find New Vessel for Detecting Autism
Dec 16, 2015
Evidence of autism may be found in the composition and malfunction of the brain’s blood vessels, a team of scientists has found. Their research sheds new light on the causes of autism, which previously had pointed to neurological make-up rather than to the vascular system, and identifies a new target for potential therapeutic intervention.