August 26, 2016

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Campus News

A Tale of Shared Destiny

August 22 - Leading Indian writer Amitav Ghosh captivated a packed NYU Shanghai auditorium of scholars, students and loyal readers on Monday with a stimulating illustration of the global climate crisis, a major theme of his new book The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable.

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Off To A Flourishing Start

August 20 - NYU Shanghai held its fourth Convocation ceremony, kicking off  an Orientation Week full of activities for the Class of 2020’s 300 new students who hail from 39 countries.

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Research / An Introduction to Generalized Entropies and their Applications

Chandrashekar Radhakrishnan

11:00 ~ AB Room 613 -  Read more


Conversations with the Vice Chancellor: US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito

17:30 ~ AB Room 1505 - Read more


Studying Away into Art

As she looks ahead to her study-away year in New York, Lingyi Liu ‘18 tells how a summer internship at a Shanghai private museum has given her a new focus.

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In the Media

Playing Video Games Can Improve Driving Skills

International Channel Shanghai reported on Professor Li Li's research on how action video games help improve a person's driving skills.

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China Good Homework

China News Service, The Paper, Pudong Times and Shanghai Education News covered the campus visit by students who participated in the China Good Homework 2016 initiative.

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Welcome, Class of 2020  

Youth Daily carried a piece about NYU Shanghai welcoming the Class of 2020.

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Cardboard Shikumen

Time Out Shanghai rated the "Cardboard Shikumen" project of Huang Lewei '17 one of the best VR experience in Shanghai.

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In Focus

Design Beyond Reach

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 quality of life.


Notice Board

Dates and Deadlines

Apply to be an NYU Shanghai student worker! If you missed the On-Campus Job Fair on August 25, check NYU Shanghai CareerNet for available jobs! | Take a quick one minute NYU Shanghai 2013 Fund survey today! Following NYU tradition of a senior class gift, we’re prepping the NYU Shanghai 2013 Fund in parallel with New York's 1831 Fund and Abu Dhabi's 2010 Fund named after each university’s founding year. | Hurry and apply! Student Government applications close August 31.  Presidential Committee and Assistant Director & Class Representative, you are wanted! Watch this to understand the NYU Shanghai Constitution.


Hungry for art? NYU Shanghai’s Art Gallery called for volunteers--hopefully you signed up to work with artist Song Dong on Eating the City! | Yoga and Tai Chi classes are coming back, starting August 29!  View the complete class schedule here and add them your calendar!

Photo of the Week

A Taste of Chinese Tea

August 23 - For Faculty Orientation, NYU Shanghai’s newest faculty members enjoyed a tea party in a Puxi mansion, giving them a taste of Chinese tea history and culture.

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