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Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the world’s foremost research universities and is a member of the selective Association of American Universities. NYU has degree-granting university campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai; has eleven other global academic sites, including London, Paris, Florence, Tel Aviv, Buenos Aires, and Accra; and sends more students to study abroad than any other U.S. college or university. Through its numerous schools and colleges, NYU conducts research and provides education in the arts and sciences, law, medicine, business, dentistry, education, nursing, the cinematic and performing arts, music and studio arts, public administration, social work, and continuing and professional studies, among other areas.


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What people read online could really disrupt society and politics. igorstevanovic/

How disinformation could sway the 2020 election

The Russians won’t be alone in spreading disinformation in 2020. Their most likely imitator will be Iran. Also, Instagram could get even more infected with intentional misinformation than it has been.

Repita la sílaba “ta” y le diremos cómo funciona su cerebro

¿Existe una sincronización espontánea entre los gestos motores que originan el habla (movimientos de la lengua, mandíbula y labios) y los ritmos que se perciben del habla? A las personas con alta sincronía les es más fácil aprender nuevas palabras que a los de baja.
Father and child stand outside closed National Air and Space Museum in Washington, Jan. 2, 2019. Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

The shutdown: Drowning government in the bathtub

The government shutdown provided a short-term version of what some activists have long wanted: A government small enough so that you could 'drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.'
Main Standfirst: Según los investigadores, los estereotipos negativos sobre la capacidad de las niñas para estudiar carreras científicas podrían desanlentarlas de estudiar estas.

Cómo alentar a las niñas a estudiar carreras científicas y matemáticas: 7 estrategias

Los estereotipos podrían desalentar a las niñas a estudiar carreras STEM, pero la investigación sugiere varias formas en que los padres y maestros pueden ayudar a cambiar las cosas
Researchers found that families who send their children off to college face an increased risk for foreclosure. Monkey Business Images/

Thinking about borrowing against your home to send your kids to college? Think again

The odds of foreclosure double for families who send their kids off to college, according to two researchers who say their findings show a need for new ways for Americans pay for higher education.
Atty. Gen. Elliot Richardson swears in William D. Ruckelshaus as his deputy. Both men later resigned rather than carry out Nixon’s order to fire the Watergate special prosecutor. AP/John Duricka

Today’s GOP leaders have little in common with those who resisted Nixon

Republicans in Congress today are different than GOP figures who challenged President Nixon during Watergate. GOP leaders now stand in contrast to those who once chose country over loyalty to one man.


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