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Faculty Artists Sue De Beer, Lyle Ashton Harris, and Alumnus Musician Wayne Shorter (BS ’56) Named 2016 Guggenheim Fellows

GuggenheimFaculty artists Sue De Beer and Lyle Ashton Harris and alumnus jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter were awarded 2016 Guggenheim Fellowships. This year’s 175 recipients were chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants in the United States and Canada.

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Classroom Program Increases School Breakfast Participation, Not Obesity

School BreakfastResearch by NYUs Institute for Education and Social Policy finds that serving free breakfast in New York Citys classrooms does not improve attendance or academic achievement.

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Study Examines New York City Retailers and Organic Foods

Organic FoodA study led by Caroline Dimitri, associate professor of food studies, finds that a store’s decision to sell organic food depends on its neighborhood demographics, and that the size of the store influences what foods are sold. 

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Research Shows College Can Cultivate Entrepreneurial Intentions

College StudentsCan innovation be taught? According to research conducted by Matthew J. Mayhew, associate professor of higher education, innovative entrepreneurial intentions are boosted by college experiences.

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In the News

aArt News: Ross Bleckner is Having A New York Moment
Ross Bleckner (Art and Art Professions)

NPRNPR: Why Hunting Down Authentic Ethnic Food is a Loaded Proposition
Krishnendu Ray (Nutrition and Food Studies)

Ed WeekEdWeek: Science Curriculum for English-Language Learners Shows Promise
Okhee Lee and Lorena Llosa (Teaching and Learning)

TNY Times: Teaching Men to Be Emotionally Honest
Niobe Way (Applied Psychology)

LA TimesLA Times: Sony is Betting on Love for the Beatles
Larry Miller (Music and Performing Arts Professions)

TNY Times: The Artist Behind the Three-Eyed Fish and Selfie Rat, and Other Hoaxes
Finn Brunton (Media, Culture, and Communication)

NYU People

Judy BlumeJudy Blume (BS ’61) on love, sex, motherhood, and work

Dorothy SiegelDorothy Siegel for Autism Awareness Month