Latest Stories in August
Are U.S. Cities Getting More or Less Violent? New Database Offers Mixed, But Optimistic, Picture
Aug 14, 2018
Violence has fallen in nearly all major U.S. cities since 1991, according to a new analysis by researchers at New York University. However, recent fluctuations in violence in selected cities point to temporary disruptions in this 17-year decline.
How to Shorten the Length of MLB Games—and Make Them More Competitive? Researchers Have an “Out” Strategy
Aug 13, 2018
NYU researchers who outline a rule change that would shorten major-league baseball games by almost half an hour while making contests closer and, perhaps, re-igniting interest in the game.
NYU Receives $1.34 Million Grant from Arcadia to Support Arabic Collections Online, An Open Access, Arabic-Language Digital Library
Aug 7, 2018
New York University Libraries has announced that Arcadia has made a grant of $1.34 million to support Arabic Collections Online (ACO), a major project to create an open access, digital library of public-domain Arabic language content.