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Actor Matthew Broderick Among Those Voicing Opposition To NYU’s Controversial Expansion Plan

The school is proposing to build about 2 million square feet of new facilities in the iconic neighborhood.

06/29/2012

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng and his wife Yuan Weijing  arrive at the New York University Village apartment complex in Manhattan in New York, May 19, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / MLADEN ANTONOV

Blind Chinese Dissident Arrives At NYU, Prepares To Study Law

Crowds cheered as Chen Guangcheng arrived on crutches at New York University on Saturday.

05/20/2012

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Blind Chinese Dissident Chen Guangcheng Braces New Surroundings At NYU

A blind Chinese legal activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital and put on a plane for the United States on Saturday, closing a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.

05/19/2012

New York City Transit building at 370 Jay Street - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: Google Maps)

Former NYC Transit Brooklyn HQ To Become Cutting Edge Urban Research Center

“The new center will bring some of the world’s greatest minds together to start to study the technical, engineering, academic, and human challenges posed by our rapidly urbanizing world,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

04/24/2012

Caitlin Semo speaks at a student-loan news conference. (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

New York College Students Asking Lawmakers To Block Rate Increase On Loans

Some students who take out federally-subsidized loans are asking Washington lawmakers to block a rate increase scheduled to take place this July.

04/22/2012

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NYU Defends Expansion Plan Amid Protest By Greenwich Village Residents

The plan calls for more than 200 million-square feet of space to be built into two super blocks.

02/11/2012

Violet the hawk seen in Washington Square Park on Nov. 26, 2011 (credit: Lincoln Karim/Youtube)

Report: Injured Red-Tailed Hawk ‘Violet’ Captured And Receiving Treatment

Violet had been seen hobbling on one of her legs since back in May, after her hatchling Pip arrived. Video of Violet shot in November showed the limb dangling uselessly, her foot gray and scaly from lack of blood.

12/26/2011

James Franco arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Franco Friendly’ NYU? Professor Claims He Was Canned For Giving Actor Poor Grade

He’s Hollywood “A” list. But Oscar nominee James Franco got a “D” in a graduate class at NYU, and a professor claims that’s one reason the school fired him.

12/19/2011

Professors Christopher Sims and Thomas Sargent (credit: AP Photo/Princeton University, Denise Applewhite/New York University)

Two Local Professors Share Nobel Prize In Economics

Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims won the Nobel economics prize Monday. Their research – conducted separately – sheds light on the cause-and-effect relationship between the economy and policy instruments such as interest rates and government spending.

10/10/2011

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NYU Hears The Complaints, Scales Back Plan For Village Campus

The school reportedly plans to construct four high-rise buildings on two blocks and develop three acres of green space on the site.

03/17/2011

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Bill Clinton To Speak At NYU Commencement

NYU said former President Bill Clinton will be speaking to the crowd at Yankee Stadium on May 18. He’s getting an honorary doctorate.

03/09/2011

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Cocaine Delivery Service to NYU Busted

Cops bust a cocaine delivery operation that targeted NYU students.

01/21/2011

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NYU Faces Opposition To Greenwich Village Expansion

About 100 people turned out for a Sunday afternoon rally to demand NYU withdraw its application to acquire public land for its planned expansion.

12/05/2010

This Aug. 24, 2010 photo provided by New York University arts professor Wafaa Bilal, shows Bilal holding the prototype of a digital camera that he had implanted in the back of his head, in New York.  (AP Photo/Wafaa Bila, Bard Farwell)

NYU Artist Gets Camera Implanted In Head

Visual artist Wafaa Bilal teaches at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He had the surgery for a project called “The 3rd I.”

11/23/2010

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NYU Scuttles Construction Plans In Greenwich Village

The plan was to add a 38-story building to a landmark three-tower plaza, designed by world-famous architect I.M. Pei.

11/19/2010

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