Administrators said that the university must add new facilities to attract top students and professors, but critics — including faculty members and actor Matthew Broderick — said the planned expansion would damage the quality of life in the Village.
The school is proposing to build about 2 million square feet of new facilities in the iconic neighborhood.
Crowds cheered as Chen Guangcheng arrived on crutches at New York University on Saturday.
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.
“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.
Some students who take out federally-subsidized loans are asking Washington lawmakers to block a rate increase scheduled to take place this July.
The plan calls for more than 200 million-square feet of space to be built into two super blocks.
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.
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.
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.
The school reportedly plans to construct four high-rise buildings on two blocks and develop three acres of green space on the site.
NYU said former President Bill Clinton will be speaking to the crowd at Yankee Stadium on May 18. He’s getting an honorary doctorate.
Cops bust a cocaine delivery operation that targeted NYU students.
About 100 people turned out for a Sunday afternoon rally to demand NYU withdraw its application to acquire public land for its planned expansion.
Visual artist Wafaa Bilal teaches at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He had the surgery for a project called “The 3rd I.”