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The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will host “Imperfect Transition and Challenge of the Present: Victims, Terrorism, and the State,” a conversation featuring Vicenç Navarro, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, and Ludger Mees, a professor at the University of the Basque Country, on Monday, April 24.
two wrestlers on the ground
The month brought several "firsts," including individual national titles in wrestling and swimming.
“Defending Dissent” Conference Draws Human Rights Activists, Lawyers and Scholars – April 13-14
The Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at NYU School of Law will host “Defending Dissent: Human Rights and Civil Society in the Global Crackdown,” a conference that brings together leading human rights activists, lawyers, and scholars from India, China, Russia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Turkey, and Egypt.
The NYU Bookstore
The NYU Bookstore will host musician Troi Irons (April 7), Pulitzer Prize winner Ian Johnson (April 12), poet Alicia Ostriker (April 25), and others at its 726 Broadway location.
photo: Left to right: skulls of an adult male lemur (Lemur catta), vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus), gibbon (Hylobates lar), baboon (Papio hamadrayas), chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), and human (Homo sapiens). Skull collection: Center for the Study of Human Origins (CSHO). Photo credit: Megan Petersdorf.
Findings from the past month.
NYU's Deutsches Haus
NYU’s Deutsches Haus will host events on contemporary art and community participation strategies in Berlin (April 7) and squatting and resistance in cities (April 17) as well as “Beauty and the Beast” author Maria Tatar (April 18) and more at its Greenwich Village location.
hair sample
Over a fourth of the eighty samples tested positive for new psychoactive substances.
the University’s 185th Commencement Exercises will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Yankee Stadium.
Honorary Degree Recipients also include Thomas R. Frieden, most recent head of the Centers for Disease Control, Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Jean-Marie Pierre Lehn, Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Author Melissa V. Harris-Perry, and Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and NASA astronaut Mark Kelly
NYU Symphony
Students of the NYU Steinhardt Scoring for Film and Multimedia program scored animated films by students at the NYU Tisch Kanbar Institute of Film and Television
Winona LaDuke
Winona LaDuke's message will speak to this moment in history and the ongoing efforts to further social, cultural, and environmental justice. She will address the interrelated issues of energy, food sovereignty, Native Rights, and an economics for the 99%.
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