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NYU SHANGHAI GAZETTE

Friday, April 22, 2016
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Campus News

Organic Freshening

There’s a new way to address the global issue of food waste that protects produce from spoiling. Food Protectors, an environmental innovation from NYU Shanghai student Amit Gal Or and the Phresh Organics team, keeps fruits and vegetables fresh for up to three times longer -- and it’s organic. >> Read More

Mościcki ‘17 Wins Coveted Humanitarian Fellowship

On the heels of recent success at the Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting, Mateusz Mościcki ‘17  has now won a highly coveted Humanity In Action Fellowship, putting him a few steps closer to his ambition. >> Read more

Chronicling Shanghai Lives

The Literary Reading Series at NYU Shanghai, a project of the Writing Program, brings acclaimed writers from around the world to our Shanghai campus. This past week, we welcomed renowned China correspondent Rob Schmitz. >> Read More

Perspectives

Science on the Ice

For centuries, Antarctica, the land of ice and penguins, mysteries and extremes, has been drawing a growing stream of adventurers, now in the thousands. While many only imagine the extreme cold from their TV screens, Zhang Jun, professor of physics and mathematics at NYU Shanghai, flew across the globe, hopped on an icebreaker and embarked on an epic expedition to the remote continent. >> Read More

In the Media

Can Virtual Reality Save Shikumen?

Technode reports on Lewei Huang, a junior at NYU Shanghai, whose virtual reality project "Cardboard Shikumen", is a replica of his neighborhood that was slated for demolition in 2015. >> Read the article 

Yu Lizhong at the 2016 Joint-venture University Forum

Xinhua News quotes Chancellor Yu at the 2016 Joint-venture University Forum, saying joint-venture universities should provide a platform for students from different cultural backgrounds to communicate with each other. >> Read the article 

In Focus

Everyone Needs an Ally

To be an effective ally comes down to education, support, listening and awareness - and it needs to be active, explains Allyship Program Coordinator Simone Francis. Students, faculty and staff at NYU Shanghai were challenged this week with examining their societal beliefs and learning how to practice ‘Allyship’ - the act of supporting a person or group that has been marginalised. >> Read more

Events

Apr
26

VINS + PCI Lecture
Matthew Richardson
17:30 ~ AB Room 101 (More)

Apr
27

Center for Global Asia Dialogue
Zha Jianying, Chen Danyan
17:00 ~ AB Room 1505(More)

Apr
28

Moving Objects Symposium Lecture
Fabio Rambelli
17:30 ~ AB Room 1504 (More)

Apr
28

Children's Literature in Postwar Taiwan
Andea Mei-Ying Wu
18:00 ~ AB Room 1505 (More)

Apr
28

Center for Data Science
Pan Pengkai 
16:00 ~ AB Room 1505 (More)

Apr
29

Israeli Cinema Through the Decades
Asher Tlalim
17:30 ~ AB Room 1504 (More)

Math - Analysis/PDE Seminar

Apr
28

Asymptotic Analysis of a Viscous Drop Falling Under Gravity
Jonathan Wylie, City University of Hong Kong
13:30 ~ GEO Room 264         (More)

Campus Wire

COMING UP --  Don’t forget this Sunday is a Legislative Make-up Day >> SEE YOU IN CLASS  |  On Wednesday, come hear students share their cross-cultural travel experiences >> RSVP  |  Get dressed up this Friday for NYUSH’s Summer Formal at Sun Chateau on the Bund >>  BUY TICKET |  Choose a summer course at NYU Shanghai >> REGISTER  |  Take part in an International Youth Leadership Finance Summit >> APPLY BEFORE MAY 4 

SCHOLARSHIPS --  Got an internship? You could get a Summer Housing Scholarship >> APPLY BEFORE APR 27  |  Share your innovative idea at the Falling Walls Lab New York and win a scholarship and travel to the finale in Berlin >> APPLY BEFORE JUNE 22

MISSED IT? -- If you weren’t at the Internship Fair last week, see what opportunities are still available  >> APPLY  |  Find out what the Deans' Service Scholars got up to during Spring Break in Guizhou, Hunan and Yunnan 

Heard on Campus

“I never really thought I would be interested in code or computer programming in any way, but just the joy of being able to utilize logic and cater to what my brain was already doing, encouraged me to apply it to all of the work I created."

Assistant Arts Professor Roopa Vasudevan, during her “Technology as Anthropology” lecture at Thursday’s Faculty Lunch Speaker Series.

Scenes

Shaoyang Schooling

Twelve students from NYU Shanghai visited Hunan Province under a Dean's Service Scholar (DSS) trip for rural education work during March. NYU Shanghai students used project-based methods to present English lessons at the Suining No 1. High School. >> See more

Sustainable Development Conference

NYU Shanghai held its first ever Sustainable Development Conference on April 16, in affiliation with International GoGreen week.  >> See more







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