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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


Former President Bill Clinton

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.


Drug Ring Calling Cards (Photo: Police Handout)

Cocaine Delivery Service to NYU Busted

Cops bust a cocaine delivery operation that targeted NYU students.


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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.


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.”


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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.


FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2010 file photo, Four Loko alcoholic energy drinks are seen in the cooler of a convenience store, in Seattle. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce a virtual ban of alcoholic energy drinks Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, even as a leading manufacturer is pulling its products off the market. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)

FDA: Caffeine In Alcoholic Drinks ‘Unsafe’

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to four manufacturers of alcoholic energy drinks, saying the caffeine added to their beverages is an “unsafe food additive.”


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NYU Names Hip-Hop Artist Producer-In-Residence

NEW YORK (AP) — Music producer and rapper Swizz Beatz has been named the first producer-in-residence at NYU’s Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music at the Tisch School of the Arts. New York University said […]


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NYPD: Son Of NYU Vice President Hurt In Holdup

Police spokesman Paul Browne identified the man as Alex Bongard. He is the son of Debra LaMorte, senior vice president for development and alumni affairs at NYU.


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Bedford’s Mara To Star In ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’

Westchester County’s Rooney Mara may be a relative unknown in Hollywood, but she comes from a well-known football family.