In Focus

  • Gus Xia is a computer science expert and assistant professor at NYU Shanghai; he is...

  • Professor Michael Naimark has served as faculty at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, USC Cinema’s Interactive Media Division, and the MIT Media...
  • Barbara Edelstein has been proudly dubbed a “daughter-in-law” of Shanghai for her contributions to the city’s flourishing art scene. Now, the NYU Shanghai art professor’s story has been featured in a new volume of...

  • When NYU Shanghai’s dance program opened in the spring of 2016, the majority of students in Professor Aly Rose’s Dance and Choreography & Performance classes enrolled with no previous movement experience. A semester later, they were performing in some of Shanghai’s leading art venues.

    “It is my strong conviction that there is a dancer in every student,” said...

  • Inspired by a course in Global Modernism she took in her freshman year, Haitian Ma ‘20 spent her summer intensively studying philosophy, literature and farming in a self-governing community in rural North Carolina, USA.  Despite the prospect of eight weeks living in isolation without the trappings of modern life--including her mobile phone--the rising sophomore from Suzhou, China embraced...

  • There’s a flurry of activity behind the large glass doors of the Madrid meeting room in Etihad Cargo’s head office in Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City. The bright afternoon light streams in through large picture windows as students from New York University’s degree-granting campuses — eight from NYU Abu Dhabi, three from NYU Shanghai, and one from NYU New York— prepare to present interactive...

  • The 2013 Fund is a student-driven fundraising campaign initiated by NYU Shanghai’s inaugural graduating class of...

  • NYU Shanghai is no longer just a pioneering institution of undergraduate education. For instance,  NYU School of...

  • Advertising guru Dan Cohen, Creative Director of Publicis New York, introduced the ever-evolving advertising industry to NYU Shanghai students on April 19-...

  • Francisco Drohojowski, NYU Stern professor and visiting professor of finance at NYU Shanghai, first visited China in 1978 to retrace the steps of his diplomat father Jan Drohojowski—former Polish Ambassador and one of the first vocal supporters of what came to be known as the one-China policy.  He shares with the Gazette his compelling family history with China.

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  • The NYU-ECNU Institute for Brain and Cognitive Science at NYU Shanghai is a new research collaboration with an innovative approach. As China ramps up its brain research, the institute is poised to have a global impact in the race toward understanding the brain, writes Susan Salter-Reynolds.

    Dr Xiao-...

  • Asian-American spoken word artist Regie Cabico and US poet and translator Mary-Sherman Willis opened the first Literary Reading Series event of the semester with readings from their recent work and Cabico gave a performance of his distinctive slam poetry....

  • As every foreign language speaker knows, learning a language takes practice, and lots of it. But it is not always easy to do so outside the classroom, or to engage with native speakers about their culture and perspectives.

    NYU Shanghai’s new...

  • Big data research is transforming how companies and organizations operate. It not only measures what is happening, but can also help us make predictions-- ranging from what customers will buy to how citizens will vote and  who will develop heart disease.

     

    As the need for new datasets and the skills to analyze them grow, the...

  • "Now, more than ever, creativity plays a critical role in education", says Professor Adam Brandenburger, Director of the Program on Creativity + Innovation (PCI) at NYU Shanghai.  “Changes in social,...