On June 5th, 2020, the NYU Metro Center's Excel Academy celebrated their 2019-2020 Cohort from their yearly college-access program. It’s been an amazing journey taking our recipients through an intensive learning process and we are confident that their hard work, commitment and persistence will position them for greater work in their academics and communities.
NYU Metro Center's Deputy Executive Director Richard Gray featured on the final day of the Broadway Advocacy Coalition's three day forum, created for the Broadway community to heal, listen, and hold itself accountable to its history of white supremacy.
Research led by Joseph R. Cimpian, an associate professor of economics and education, suggests that interventions to improve gender equity need to become more nuanced with respect to student achievement.
As academia took a much-needed break from “business as usual” during #ShutDownAcademia, I found myself revisiting the “OG” Black female scholars who pushed and persisted in academic spaces to humanize how Black people live.
Meet Tot (MA '19), the Environmental Manager of a Bo.lan – a sustainability-focused, Michelin-starred restaurant in Bangkok with an edible garden that reminds him of time spent on the NYU Urban Farm Lab as a graduate student.
During this moment of nation-wide opposition to police killings of Black men and women, we should consider ending two longstanding NYC public school security policies–the NYPD’s control of the city’s School Security Agents, and the imposition of metal detectors in selected city schools.
The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders would like to express our strong support of those who are demonstrating and demanding the end of systemic racism and violence against the Black community in our country.
We fully support the protests against the systematic racism that led to the senseless murder of George Floyd and so many others. We are committed as a department to doing the hard work of listening and learning, and turning these conversations into “bold action steps that last beyond the lifespan of a statement,” as our Dean outlined.