Latest Stories in August
Is Changing Languages Effortful for Bilingual Speakers? Depends on the Situation, New Research Shows
Aug 30, 2017
Research on the neurobiology of bilingualism has suggested that switching languages is inherently effortful, requiring executive control to manage cognitive functions, but a new study shows this is only the case when speakers are prompted, or forced, to do so.
NYU Steinhardt Awarded More Than $4 Million from National Science Foundation for STEM Education Research
Aug 24, 2017
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development three grants totaling more than $4 million for research working to improve computer science and computational thinking in elementary and middle schools.
Vince Gennaro is Named Associate Dean of the NYU School of Professional Studies Tisch Institute for Sports Management, Media, and Business
Aug 19, 2017
Sports Educator, Sports Analytics Expert, and Former PepsiCo Executive, Vince Gennaro, will lead the Tisch Institute in the enhancement and expansion of its offerings to develop and implement an overarching strategic plan.
La Maison Française to Host Filmmaker Philippe Labro for “French Literature in the Making,” Writer Yanick Lahens & More in Sept.
Aug 18, 2017
La Maison Française of NYU will host “French Literature in the Making” (Sept. 11), featuring French writer, journalist, and filmmaker Philippe Labro, a conversation with Haitian writer Yanick Lahens (9/19), and more in September.
NYU Law Launches New Center to Support State Attorneys General in Environmental Litigation
Aug 17, 2017
NYU School of Law announced today the creation of the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center (State Impact Center) dedicated to helping state attorneys general fight against regulatory roll-backs and other actions that undermine key clean energy, climate change, and environmental values and protections.