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Washington Square News
04/05/2019
No Protests Held for Steinhardt Name Change, Despite Student Support

Students have voiced support for changing the name of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development after seven women accused Michael Steinhardt - the school's namesake - of sexual harassment. But so far, there have been no public feats of activism - no protests have erupted, no

Washington Square News
03/31/2019
NYU-CUNY Center Involves Immigrant Community Members in Healthcare

At the NYU-CUNY Prevention Research Center, researchers are changing the way immigrant and ethnic communities access healthcare by turning to health professionals that are not doctors, nurses or researchers. Rather, they are community members, called community health workers, who provide and transla

Washington Square News
05/06/2019
Survey Shows Men Outnumber Women More Than 2-to-1 Among Tenured Faculty

Nearly all full-time professors at NYU - over 90% - have tenure, but fewer than 30% of them are women, according to a nationwide survey released by the American Association of University Professors in April. College of Dentistry Professor Nicola Partridge, who is tenured, said she has not witness

Washington Square News
05/01/2019
Students Mourn and Reflect at Vigil for Poway Synagogue Shooting

As the sun began to set over Washington Square Park, a group of approximately 75 students and New Yorkers gathered in a circle under the arch to commemorate the victims and those affected by the attack on a synagogue that occurred near San Diego last Saturday.

Washington Square News
03/11/2019
Elizabeth Street Garden Fights to Exist

There's a small open space in Little Italy nestled among the buildings of Nolita. It's filled with statues, benches, greenery and, weather permitting, New Yorkers basking in the sun. This is the Elizabeth Street Garden. As of right now, it's also the future location of an affordable housing complex

Washington Square News
04/12/2019
Students Urge NYU to Reevaluate Ties With Nike Due to Its Labor Practices

Student activists discussed at an event on Thursday Nike's mistreatment of workers following the company's withdrawal from Indonesia and decision to provide minimal or no severance pay to Indonesian workers in 2011. Two Indonesian union leaders scheduled to speak at the event - Linda Ratnasari and S

Washington Square News
05/03/2019
SGA Supports Measures to Examine NYU's 'Ageist' Policies

At its last meeting of the semester, the Student Government Assembly passed a letter of support against policies at NYU they claim are ageist. The letter calls on the university administration to review these policies, provide housing and childcare for older students and allocate funding to research

Washington Square News
04/09/2019
NYU Expands on Mercer Street, Renovates Playground Along the Way

NYU has pledged $380,000 to renovate a playground across from its most recent construction project - a new building on Mercer Street - as part of the community improvements it has promised in its gradual expansion into Greenwich Village, which some locals support and others criticize. As it stand

Washington Square News
05/10/2019
CAS Student in Search of a Stern MBA? Look No Further

CAS students can skip the tests and application fee when applying to the Stern MBA program after NYU announced a new "CAS-Stern Pathway" on Wednesday. The email invites CAS seniors and recent graduates to apply to Stern's MBA program through a separate admissions process designed to retain the be

Washington Square News
04/16/2019
Seniors Have Mixed Opinions on 2019 Commencement Speaker Elizabeth Alexander

Many seniors were surprised by the university's announcement that Elizabeth Alexander will be the 2019 commencement speaker, especially in light of the last two speakers - 11-time Grammy winner Pharrell Williams and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - who have more name recognition. While some

Washington Square News
04/22/2019
Meet Your New Student Government Assembly Executive Committee

The 2019 to 2020 Student Government Assembly Executive Committee, which is the highest ranking group of student leaders at NYU, was announced Friday following all-university elections. The new members are as follows: Jakiyah Bradley, SGA Chairperson; Kosar Kosar, Student Senators Council Vice-Chair

Washington Square News
02/07/2019
Tandon Program to Offer Free Housing for Veteran Entrepreneurs

NYU Tandon School of Engineering's Future Labs has been helping veteran entrepreneurs grow their businesses for the last four years. Now, the program is offering veterans free housing in an effort to make the program accessible to as many applicants as possible. The housing will be available for

Washington Square News
02/22/2019
More Action-Focused Language Improves Participation in STEM

A new study released by researchers from NYU and Princeton University shows that asking young girls to "do science" rather than "be scientists" increases their likelihood to be engaged with the subject. The study, which primarily focused on children in pre-K, found that this simple change in languag

Washington Square News
03/01/2019
Tisch Mentorship Program Helps Young Women Pursue Business in the Arts

This month marked the start of a new mentorship program that pairs female-identifying Tisch School of the Arts Drama students with top entertainment industry professionals. The Women's Mentorship Program is a product of efforts between Tisch and the live entertainment ad agency Serino Coyne. The

Washington Square News
03/04/2019
Accounts of Discrimination Shared Anonymously via Instagram

Anonymous experiences of discrimination have been shared on an Instagram account created in February as an experiment in social justice. The account, called UnheardNYU, has about 110 followers and was created by a group of seven students as an assignment for the Social and Cultural Analysis class

Washington Square News
02/05/2019
NYU Urges Betsy DeVos Not to Change University Sexual Misconduct Policies

NYU declared its opposition to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' proposed changes to how universities deal with cases of sexual misconduct under Title IX in a letter sent Tuesday, adding to the 100,000 comments submitted in response to the Department of Education's proposals. In a press release

ENTITY
06/18/2018
New Safety Feature Highlights Uber for Women Is Different Than for Men

Imagine not having to consider the risk of using a ride-hailing service. What was the world like before Uber? Taxis were (are) a thing, but much like Google, the ride-hailing service has become so ubiquitous that you can use it as a verb without causing confusion.

ENTITY
06/20/2018
Self-Love 101: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Sometimes the most obvious advice is the most difficult to follow. Here's a thought: measuring self-worth based on others' accomplishments? Cancel that. Why? You can't love yourself when you're too busy being focused on somebody else. First step, stop comparing. You're probably wondering how exactly to do that in practice.

ENTITY
06/18/2018
5 Beauty Hacks Guaranteed to Save You Time and Money

You're about to be looking good and feeling gorgeous thanks to these beauty hacks. It's 7:30 a.m. Your alarm is blaring and your considering hitting snooze for the fourth time this morning. Somehow, you find the willpower to drag yourself out of bed and get ready for the day.