The wave of faculty dissatisfaction at New York University continues to roll on. After the School of Arts and Sciences voted in favor of a statement of no confidence in President John Sexton and his administration back in March, similar resolutions were passed by NYU's Gallatin School, its Steinhard ... More >>
Ever since the faculty of New York University's core division, the School of Arts and Sciences, voted no confidence in the administration of President John Sexton in March, Sexton has been on a charm offensive, promising angry professors that he will solicit their input and try to be a better listen ... More >>
Better Than: Watching two full days of rock docs.
At the 12th annual EMP Pop Conference at Tisch School of the Arts on Friday afternoon, Princeton professor Alexandra Vazquez was presenting on Superstorm Sandy, remaining structures of colonialism, and Cuban-American salsa singer La Lupe, also k ... More >>
When the faculty of New York University's School of Arts and Sciences voted no confidence in President John Sexton and his administration earlier this month, Sexton and the university's board of trustees dismissed the significance of the non-binding vote and pledged to forge ahead with their controv ... More >>
Questlove, Questo, ?uestlove, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon bandmember and, most importantly, the fiery drums behind the genre-defining group, The Roots. Questlove has made a name for himself with all the attributes listed and much, much more (if his 2 million plus followers on Twitter are ... More >>
NYU film professor, documentarian, and pioneer of cable access George Stoney passed away last week. He was 96 years old.
I had the opportunity to study under Stoney as a film student at NYU in the late 1990s. Back then, the elderly teacher (always in his trademark hat) cut an iconic silhouette as ... More >>
Mayor Mike Bloomberg, surrounded by around 30 officials -- electeds, reps from his administration, university partners, and more -- announced yesterday that New York City would be partnering with New York University to create an applied sciences center in downtown Brooklyn.
It was such an importan ... More >>
Editor's note: This weekend, Jarvis Cocker performed at the Whitney Museum in his Relaxed Muscle guise as part of the choreographer Michael Clark's "Who's Zoo" residency. The performance brought together dancers both trained and amateur, and writer Judy McGuire was one of the lucky people who got a ... More >>