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Sociologist Morning Available for Comment on the Census, the Citizenship Question, and Ethnicity
May 1, 2019
Sociologist Ann Morning is available for comment on the potential impact of the proposed citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census and on established procedures for adopting census questions.
Human Ancestors Were “Grounded,” New Analysis Shows
Apr 30, 2019
African apes adapted to living on the ground, a finding that indicates human evolved from an ancestor not limited to tree or other elevated habitats. The analysis adds a new chapter to evolution, shedding additional light on what preceded human bipedalism.
Some Children Find It Harder to Understand What Strangers Are Saying
Apr 29, 2019
New research finds that children with poorer language skills are at a disadvantage when given tasks or being spoken to by strangers because they cannot, as easily as their peers, understand speech from people they do not know.
Mariet Westermann Named Vice Chancellor of NYU Abu Dhabi
Apr 27, 2019
Executive Vice President of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, former provost of NYU Abu Dhabi, former director of NYU's Institute of Fine Arts, and art historian, Westermann will assume her post as Vice Chancellor of NYU Abu Dhabi August 1, 2019.