Latest Stories in January
Four Factors Predict Neurodevelopmental Outcomes for Children with Low Birth Weight
Jan 27, 2016
Four factors – medical complications at birth, maternal education, early motor assessments, and early cognitive assessments – help predict later cognitive function and motor performance for children born early and at a very low birth weight, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt.
Record-Breaking Number of Students Apply to NYU
Jan 26, 2016
NYU today announced that 63,702 students applied for admission to the Class of 2020, marking the ninth year in a row of record applications. NYU applications have more than doubled since 2002 and it is believed that NYU receives more applications than any other independent research university in America.
NYU’s Bluestone Center for Clinical Research and UCLA Awarded $2.4M from NIH to Further Study the Use of Non-Psychotropic Cannabinoids to Suppress Chronic Cancer Pain
Jan 26, 2016
Dr. Brian Schmidt and Dr. Igor Spigelman will focus on the therapeutic utility of recently developed synthetic cannabinoids which work to relieve the chronic inflammation and neuropathic pain symptoms of oral cancer without “getting high.”
NYU Steinhardt Presents Discussion on Video Games as Learning Tools
Jan 25, 2016
NYU Steinhardt will host “Making Waves: Your Brain on Video Games,” a conversation on the promising yet controversial use of video games as tools for learning and to enhance brain functions. Featuring Jan Plass, an expert in game-based learning, the event will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.
Bookstore to Feature Karen Finley, a Valentine Publishing Panel, Poetry & More in Feb.
Jan 22, 2016
The NYU Bookstore will host events in February featuring Karen Finley (Feb. 24), a Valentine publishing panel (Feb. 10), author Ann Neumann (Feb. 16), a pair of poetry readings, and more at its 726 Broadway location.