In Focus

  • 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.

     

    ...

  • 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.

  • This week, The Gazette taps into the mind of Assistant Professor of Psychology, Xuan Li, whose recent Faculty Lunch Speaker Series talk delved into the changing roles of fathers since the end of the Qing dynasty. The following exchange grew out of that presentation.

     

    What is your main line of research?

    I am interested in the role of fathers in child development in the...

  • Professor Qian Zhu, a historian and GPS Fellow, talks about her research interests

  • Christina Jenq is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Economics. She currently teaches courses in Introductory Microeconomics and Political Economy of East Asia at NYU Shanghai. Her dissertation examined the factors behind the rise of female educational attainment in post-1949 China and her more recent research explores labor market gender inequality in urban China.

    ...

  • To be, or not to be--that is the question, and one that takes on a new dimension for Hamlet when he is transposed into a 3D virtual world. To Be With Hamlet is a live theatre performance in Social Virtual Reality that is being developed by a coalition of artists, engineers and programmers across NYU’s global network.

Pages