Academics

Professor Dolly Chugh speaking at NYU Trailblazers
NYU Trailblazers: Dolly Chugh – “The Person You Mean to Be”

The NYU Trailblazer Series features ground-breaking research and provocative insights from NYU’s most compelling professors, who bring bold ideas into the classroom, and share their knowledge with the world.

A student holding skeletal bones in Introduction to Forensic Anthropology.
Cool Course Dispatch: Forensic Anthropology

In this undergraduate forensic anthropology course, NYU students learn how to recover, examine, and identify human skeletal remains.

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Shifting Gears: What NYU Online Classes Are Really Like During A Global Pandemic

NYU's faculty make the virtual classroom exciting and engaging with Tik Tok and more.

A portrait of author and faculty member Ta-Nehisi Coates.
NYU Journalism Students Put In the Work

Renowned author and faculty member Ta-Nehisi Coates teaches that great writing is about effort.

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Why Should I Go to Office Hours? With Isra Ali

Office hours are where the shy can shine.

The NYU Abu Dhabi Engineering Design Studio.
Discover the Engineering Design Studio at NYU Abu Dhabi

Not every Engineering Design Studio can claim to have its own mascot but we can at NYU Abu Dhabi.

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The NYU Monthly Roundup: January 2020

We’re starting out strong in this new decade. See what’s happening in the NYU community.

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Yann LeCun Is Pioneering an Intelligent Future

From self-driving cars to speech recognition apps, the work of NYU professor Yann LeCun has revolutionized modern machine learning.

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The NYU Monthly Roundup: November 2019

From research and outreach to exhibits and awards, there’s always something amazing happening in the NYU community.

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Why Should I Go to Office Hours? With Colin Jerolmack

A better question is: Why wouldn’t you?