Latest Stories in 2017
“Places as Brands” Conference to Feature Business, Entertainment Leaders—April 7
Jun 13, 2018
New York University will host “Places as Brands: International Relations in the Age of Information,” a one-day conference featuring leaders from the business, entertainment, and academic sectors on the role and impact of branding on the global stage, on Fri., April 7.
“Consent, Sexual Harassment, and Feminism in France”—Jan. 29 Lecture at NYU’s La Maison Française
Dec 22, 2017
“Consent, Sexual Harassment, and Feminism in France: Historical and Philosophical Reflections in a Post-Weinstein Era” will be the focus of a lecture by Geneviève Fraisse at NYU’s La Maison Française on Mon., Jan. 29.
“The Post” Movie and Freedom of the Press--NYU’s “First Amendment Watch” Explains the Pentagon Papers’ Case
Dec 22, 2017
NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s First Amendment Watch, an online resource offering coverage and context to the debate over freedom of expression, dives inside the Pentagon Papers, whose publication led to a press crisis culminating in a landmark 1971 Supreme Court decision.
NYU to Lead Research on Refugee Child Development Through $100 Million Grant Awarded to Sesame Workshop & International Rescue Committee
Dec 21, 2017
Led by NYU Steinhardt professor Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Global TIES for Children will implement an evidence-based research and evaluation program to measure the success of Sesame and IRC’s educational work supporting children and families in the Middle East.
US Is Becoming a Champion of Inequality, Human Rights Expert Finds
Dec 20, 2017
Although the United States is one of the wealthiest nations in the world, the American Dream is quickly becoming the American Illusion, according to NYU Law Professor Philip Alston, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.