Academics

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Honors Programs and Research Opportunities for NYU Undergraduates

Each of NYU’s schools and colleges offers honors programs and guided research opportunities for especially high achievers.

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The Practicum Course

Practicum courses help students learn about a field by working in it. How do they differ from internships, what do they look like, and where can I find one?

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Understanding Global Public Health Undergraduate Majors

If you’re interested in global public health, you’re not alone in being a bit confused by it. I hope this article will help answer some of your questions.

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Policy, Education, and Research: Build a Curriculum to Change the World

In NYU classrooms, students develop an intellectual foundation for changing the world through policy, education, and research.

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So What IS the Liberal Studies Core Program?

The Liberal Studies Core is a two-year program that allows students to integrate travel into their curriculum while learning in a small-class environment.

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Civil Engineering from Abu Dhabi to New York City and Back

Veronica Wambura’s broad civil engineering curriculum has helped her sharpen her focus.

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Ready, Set, Summer: From Script to Screen with Tisch’s High School Screenwriting Workshop

This summer high schoolers can learn the ins and outs of writing for the big and small screen with Tischʼs Online High School Screenwriters Workshop.

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From NYU Shanghai to NYU Florence—And Beyond

At NYU Shanghai, Aicha Hanne is living her childhood dream while carving a path toward the future.

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A CAS Double Major Shows That Physics and Art History Go Hand in Hand

As a double major at NYU, Hillary Gao ‘20 merged her interdisciplinary interests as a student, researcher, and intern. Today, she continues to balance art and science.

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Ready, Set, Summer: Steinhardt’s High School Music Production Programs Strike a Chord

NYU SIMPT (Summer Institute of Music Production Technology) and SEMI (Summer Electronic Music Institute) programs teach aspiring high school musicians to create, record, and perform like pros.