In Focus

  • 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 the...

  • 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 seniors to create a legacy giving program for future students. While it is traditional for graduating students to make a class gift in support of the students that will follow them, NYU Shanghai’s inaugural class fundraiser has particular significance. "The gift reflects on our...

  • Advertising guru Dan Cohen, Creative Director of Publicis New York, introduced the ever-evolving advertising industry to NYU Shanghai students on April 19-20 in two workshops that explored the industry’s future and the need to balance creativity, data and technology in a world where advertisers have only 1.7 seconds to capture the consumer’s attention. Hosted by the program on Creativity +...

  • 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.

     

     

  • 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. Dr Xiao-Jing Wang, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and co-director of the Institute came to NYU Shanghai from Yale. “Even at...

  • Asian American spoken word artist Regie Cabico and US poet Mary-Sherman Willis opened the first Literary Reading Series event of the semester with Cabico giving a performance of his distinctive slam poetry. Watch him perform the poem he composed about NYU Shanghai during this visit, and find out what inspires his passionate performances.

  • NYU Shanghai students are as talented as they are passionate—and are already earning recognition for their work. We hear from four students whose passion has won them awards in fields ranging from language to leadership, business and innovation.

     

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  • From the moment NYU Shanghai opened its doors in 2013, faculty, students, administrators and the public knew that this university would be different, an audacious educational start-up that would fuse the global achievements and ambitions of its two partner universities—New York University (NYU) and East China Normal University (ECNU).

  • 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 to who will develop heart disease. As the need for new datasets and the skills to analyze them grows, 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,...

  • Todd Meyers is Associate Professor of Anthropology at NYU Shanghai. He has written widely on issues in global health and is the founding director of NYU Shanghai’s newest research center, the Center for Society, Health, and Medicine. Here he discusses his latest research, his vision for the new center, and why NYU...

  • This fall, NYU Shanghai welcomes Eliot Gattegno, Associate Professor of Practice of Business and Arts. A successful entrepreneur with a background in engineering, music and business, Gattegno brings human-centered design to the Program for Creativity + Innovation (PCI), challenging students to think differently about how technology and business can generate solutions that improve people’s...

  • In 2016, Andrew Hamilton became NYU's 16th president and has been a regular visitor to the Shanghai campus. During his fifth visit on the occasion of his inauguration, he talks with NYUSH about his priorities for the Global Network and NYU Shanghai’s bright future.

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