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NYU Students To Start School Year In Midtown Hotel

Washington Square News | Posted 11.07.2011 | College

As thousands of NYU students moved into residence halls last week, a small group of others were taking up temporary residence in Midtown's Affinia Hot...

NYU Unveils Updated 2031 Expansion Plans

Washington Square News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In its first public move since withdrawing proposals to construct a 400-foot tower in the landmarked University Village, NYU unveiled its updated NYU ...

Youth Comprised 9 Percent Of Voters In Midterm Elections

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Nine percent of voting age youth headed to the polls yesterday, down from 18 percent in 2008, CBS reports. 58 percent of voters age 18 to 29 went f...

Tea Party Finds Small, Strong Voice At NYU

Washington Square News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

With midterm elections swiftly approaching, the Tea Party has captured the nation's attention. Even on NYU's liberal campus where the group has been d...

NYU President John Sexton Tries Out The Common App, Is Genuinely Earnest

nyunews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Since becoming president, John Sexton has watched eight classes move-in and call Washington Square home. Now, as the ninth cohort readies to submit th...

NYU Will Break Ground In D.C.

Washington Square News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NYU's newest study abroad site is set to break ground on September 20. But this time it's not very abroad -- it's about 200 miles south in Washington,...

APRIL FOOLS, College Style: The Good, The Bad And The OUTRAGEOUS (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Colleges are bastions for practical jokers -- students and administrators alike -- and April 1 is the day for them to strut their stuff. Many college ...

Admissions E-mails Confuse NYU Hopefuls

Washington Square News | By Emily Jennings | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Congratulations! You may have been accepted to NYU. This past week, selected high school seniors received puzzling e-mails from the office of under...

From Baghdad To NYU Business School

Washington Square News | Courtesy of Augusto Giacoman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Imagine the first time you experienced New York City. You were probably overwhelmed by the fast-paced environment and boisterously loud streets. But y...

NYU Ends Free Tuition Program For Some Faculty

Washington Square News | By Sara Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Starting this fall, full tuition remission may no longer be offered to certain NYU staff members. The new policy will require that some employees p...

Alec Baldwin: NYU's Commencement Speaker

Washington Square News | By Ashley Mason | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Jack Donaghy will make an appearance at the class of 2010's commencement. [New York University] announced today that Alec Baldwin will speak at the...

Dispatch From Abu Dhabi: NYU's Newest Satellite Campus

Washington Square News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

ABU DHABI -- If you tell a cab driver in Abu Dhabi to take you to NYU's new satellite campus, you'll receive a blank stare. But if you ask to be broug...

Lady Gaga's Thesis: Nude Photography

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Before she was famous, Lady Gaga wrote her undergraduate thesis on photographer Spencer Tunick, who is known for taking group photographs of naked peo...

Op: Facebook Ageist

Washington Square News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

My mother is currently on vacation, but I'm certain that when she returns with a fabulous tan, I will receive close to 2,500 phone calls asking how to...

Internships: The New Form Of Slavery

nyunews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Interns, on the other hand, are expendable and exploited. Internships keep you imprisoned as the corporate errand boy with the tenuous promise of mayb...

Beer Makes Your Bones Stronger?

nyunews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a study by the University of California, the silicon found in beer has the ability to increase bone mineral density and help prevent oste...