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Xavier U. Of Louisiana & NYU Receive $3-Million NSF Grant to Enhance Diversity Among Materials Scientists Through Collaborative Research
Sep 9, 2009
Xavier University of Louisiana and New York University have received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to bolster diversity among materials scientists through collaborative research and curriculum development. The award was one of eight awarded this year under NSF s Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) program and funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
Mario Savio Drew Ire of University Administrators Over Free Speech to the End, NYU's Cohen Recounts in New Biography
Sep 8, 2009
Mario Savio’s three-decade life as an activist ended in much the way it began-aggravating a university administration in his advocacy of free speech. Now. the first biography of the civil rights leader, authored by New York University Professor Robert Cohen, Freedom’s Orator: Mario Savio and the Radical Legacy of the 1960s, will be published by Oxford University Press, Sept. 24, 2009.
NYU S Courant Institute Part of $10 Million NSF Grant to Study Impact of Global Warming in the Antarctic
Sep 4, 2009
New York University s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences is part of a $10 million, five-year National Science Foundation grant to study the impact of global warming on the Antarctic Ice Sheet, an undertaking that will provide a method for measuring effects of oceanic and atmospheric warming in other regions.
NYU Launches Global Public Health Research Challenge Fund to Support Faculty-Initiated Studies
Sep 1, 2009
New York University s Office of the Senior Vice President for Health has launched a Global Public Health Research Challenge Fund, which on September 1, 2009 awarded grants of up to $15,000 each to support five faculty-initiated studies of health complexities in a globalized context.
Thanksgiving Comes to Breezy Point
Oct 31, 2013
Eryka Teisch was pursuing her master’s degree in human resources management and development when Sandy struck last year. A professional who’d worked on Wall Street for 20 years before coming to NYU, she had a long history of helping those in need—so when the opportunity arose to work with Habitat for Humanity doing cleanup and demolition in the Rockaways, she jumped at the chance.