Latest Stories in 2017

Five men became the first graduates of NYU's Prison Education Program at Wallkill Correctional Facility on October 12, 2017. The graduates earned Associate of Arts Degrees from New York University in Liberal Studies through their coursework with the program.
Study Evaluates Effect of Middle School Versus a K-8 School on Academic and Psychosocial Outcomes
Study Also Shows Improvement in Working Relationships Between Nurses and Physicians
A team of chemists has uncovered new ways in which frozen water responds to changes in temperature to produce novel formations. Its findings have implications for climate research as well as other processes that involve ice formation—from food preservation to agriculture.
Kevin Wilson, Jr.'s “My Nephew Emmett” and Max R. A. Fedore's “Opera of Cruelty” both won gold medals at the 2017 Student Academy Awards, making them eligible for consideration in the short film category of the 90th Annual Academy Awards in March 2018.
Politics professor Joshua Tucker’s research suggests that the legacy of the Soviet Union is very much alive today.
The Center for Ancient Studies will host “The Dead Sea Scrolls at 70,” a two-day conference that will address many of the central questions regarding the contribution of the Scrolls to our understanding of the Bible and the history of Judaism and Christianity, on Thurs., Nov. 16 and Fri., Nov. 17.
NYU's Institute for Public Knowledge will host “The Big Picture: What’s at Stake in Trump’s America,” a day-long symposium on the rise of Donald Trump as a candidate and decisions as president, on Tues., Nov. 7.
The Institute for Public Knowledge will host historian Linda Gordon for the launch of “The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and American Political Tradition” (Liveright) on Wed., Oct. 25.
Andrew Ilott, a research investigator at Brisol-Myers Squibb and a former postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry, is among the three winners of the 2017 Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists.
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