Latest Stories in June
NYU Response to Court of Appeals Decision in Favor of NYU and New York City
Jun 30, 2015
"NYU is pleased and gratified by today's Court of Appeals decision. "This project has been the subject of years of planning and review, been approved overwhelmingly by the City Planning Commission and City Council, and now has been given the go-ahead by the State's highest court. We look forward to moving ahead with the project, which is vital to meeting NYU's pressing academic space needs."--NYU Spokesman John Beckman
Getting High in Senior Year: NYU Researchers Examine Whether Reasons for Smoking Pot are Associated with Use of other Illicit Drugs
Jun 29, 2015
A new study, published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse by researchers affiliated with New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), examines how reasons for illicit marijuana use relates to the use of other drugs individually, rather than grouping them into a single “illicit drug” group.
Long-term Survey to Follow College Students’ Experiences with Faith, Diversity
Jun 25, 2015
Incoming freshmen at more than 130 colleges and universities will take surveys this year about a vital but often overlooked aspect of campus life: how students with different worldviews and religious backgrounds live, learn, and work together.
Writing Program with Student Interaction Creates Sense of Purpose for Seniors
Jun 25, 2015
A unique program combining a life review writing workshop with conversations between seniors and college students enhances the sense of meaning in life for older adults living independently, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt.
Marilyn Moffat Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy Established with $2 Million in Gifts
Jun 24, 2015
NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has created the Marilyn Moffat Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy to support a faculty member dedicated to advancing physical therapy through research, teaching, and practice.