Dean Olsher on All Things Considered
November 21, 2007
A short commentary by Visiting Professor Dean Olsher appeared Friday on All Things Considered. His account of a five-year struggle with beavers and their aftermath has been airing nationwide as part of a series called "Stories From the Heart of the Land".
Grad Student Wins OPC Scholarship
November 14, 2007
Rollo Romig, a graduate student in Portfolio, has won an Overseas Press Club scholarship to write about the use of "blood timber" to fund the Liberian civil war.
Alumna Wins Ida B. Wells Award
November 06, 2007
Women's eNews has named Cristi Hegranes (M.A. '05) one of the 21 Leaders of the 21st Century for 2008 and the winner of the Ida B. Wells Award for Bravery in Journalism. In 2006, Hegranes founded the Press Institute for Women in the Developing World, which trains women to become...
Screening and Q&A: WAR/DANCE
November 05, 2007
NYU Journalism presents an advance screening of WAR/DANCE, Winner of the Documentary Directing Award at The Sundance Film Festival. There will be a Q&A with director and camera person Sean Fine and producer Albie Hecht afterwards. Monday, November 5th.
Street Level Goes Live
October 15, 2007
Faculty members Pete Hamill and Alyssa Katz launch Street Level, a magazine of NYU's best undergraduate feature writing. Find out how to apply for this year's editions and join us on October 15th to celebrate our contributors and their outstanding journalism. Read Street Level »
Wasserman Talks "Vanishing Reviews" on NPR
October 11, 2007
Prof. Steve Wasserman was a recent guest on NPR's On the Media, where he discussed his widely-noted piece in the Columbia Journalism Review "Goodbye to All That," on the decline of the coverage of books. Both the audio and a transcript are available from NPR.
SHERP Collaborates with NSF Award Winner
October 09, 2007
NYU Journalism's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, known as SHERP, is collaborating with Professor of Biology Michael Purugannan on a $4.4 million grant Purugannan received recently from the National Science Foundation to advance his research in plant genetics. Details »
Latty's Book at the Temple University Theater
October 03, 2007
An adaptaion of Prof. Yvonne Latty's book In Conflict: Iraq War Veterans Speak Out On Duty, Loss and the Fight To Stay Alive will be performed at Temple University from Oct. 3rd-13th. The production will feature twelve actors performing 21 of the vets portrayed in the book. Download the flyer.
Geneticist Ventner Keynotes SHERP Event
September 29, 2007
Famed geneticist J. Craig Venter, who mapped the human genome and now heads a global effort to create "designer microbes" to address some of the world's most vexing global environmental and health problems, will keynote a symposium on the subject on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Rock's Surrender Tango Featured
September 27, 2007
Prof. Marcia Rock's documentary, Surrender Tango, will be featured at the Milan Documentary Festival, and at Ballet Hispanico by New York Women in Film & Television. Both screenings are on Sept. 27.