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October 14, 2016

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Campus News

Artist Lu Yang Opening on Campus

Chinese experimental artist Lu Yang will be premiering her newest video installation, LuYang Delusional Crime and Punishment, at the NYU Shanghai Gallery on Monday.

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STEM Seminar Series Launched

Professor of Computer Science Zhang Zheng jumpstarted this semester’s STEM seminar series, an initiative of Chief Science Mentor David McLaughlin to boost interdisciplinary exchanges at NYU Shanghai, with a talk on deep learning and artificial intelligence.

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NYU Shanghai and CKGSB Launch Joint Education Plan

NYU Shanghai and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing signed a Memorandum of Understanding for strategic education cooperation on October 11, aiming to establish a joint center for research and teaching in the next three years.

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From The Ground Up

Shouze Ma, founding member of the first modern dance company in China, Guangdong Modern Dance Company (GMDC), returned to NYU Shanghai to guide students through a dance workshop. The artistic director of the Shouze Ma Arts Center in Beijing taught the group how to move through the “negative space” between and around each other.

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Events

Oct
17

Lu Yang Delusional Crime and Punishment Exhibition Opening

17:30 ~ AB Art GalleryRead more

Oct
17

The Silk Road Slave Trade at Turfan during the Tang Dynasty

Jonathan Skaff

18:00 ~ AB Room 1505Read more 

Oct
19

Research | How Does the Brain Work to Memorize - Network Models for Learning and Memory

Sukbin Lim, NYU Shanghai

16:45 ~ AB Room 301Read more

Oct
19

CHINA Town Hall – Local Connections, National Reflections with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger

Wang Feng, Fudan University

18:30 ~ AB Room 1505Read more

Oct
20

Train Wrecks in Translation, and Why We Go On: The Case of Chinese Poetry Today

Maghiel van Crevel

18:30 ~ AB Room 1505Read more

Oct
21

Research | Autonomous Internal Dynamics of Cortical Circuits and Its Role in Encoding Spatial Information

Tomoki Fukai, RIKEN Brain Science Institute

12:00 ~ GEO Room 385Read more

Oct
22

Film Series: Making Waves With Moving Images

13:15 ~ AB AuditoriumRead more

Perspectives

Anjuli Pandavar on Historical Fiction

At a recent Faculty Lunch Speaker Series (FLSS) talk, Dr. Anjuli Pandavar, NYU Shanghai Lecturer of English for Academic Purposes (EAP), shared the challenges of researching and writing historical fiction.

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In the Media

People and Technology

The New York Times: NYU Shanghai Professor Clay Shirky reviewed several books on "people and technology".  

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Philosophy on Marriage and Divorce

Jiemian: Professor Wu Guanjun offered a philosophical perspective on Chinese screen celebrity Wang Baoqiang’s divorce case.

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Professor Li Xuan on China's Plummeting Marriage Rate

The Conversation published a piece by Assistant Professor of Psychology Li Xuan. She discussed China's plummeting marriage rate, with gender inequality a huge factor.

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Anthropology of Addiction

French newspaper L'Humanité highlights Todd Meyers' research into different paths to recovery for adolescents treated with buprenorphine, and what the criteria for successful treatment are.

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The Bite of NYU Shanghai

Pudong Times: NYU Shanghai cafeteria offers diverse, gourmet choices.

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Notice Board

Dates and Deadlines

Sign up to become an Ally Week ambassador before 5 pm on October 17.

Ready to take the HSK? Don't know how to prepare? Come to attend the HSK Preparatory Class one month before the test -- free of charge!  Sign up here.

Join the Students Organizations Open Forum on October 17, from 6-7pm in the auditorium.

Global awards deadlines: Juniors, note the deadline to apply for the PPIA Fellowship Program is November 1;  Seniors can apply for the Princeton in Asia Fellowship until November 11. To keep up on other award deadlines, visit the Global Awards homepage.

 Facilities

Planning an on-campus event? Check out the cafeteria’s newly released refreshments order menu!

    Health

Flu season is coming. Sign up now for your free flu shot. Visit Health and Wellness from November 1 and 3 between 1-4pm. Don’t forget your ID card.

Don't Miss

Check out some of the 200 maker projects at this weekend’s Shanghai Maker Carnival, hosted on October 15 by DFRobot, a maker’s dream factory.

China World Champion Swimmer Ning Ze Tao will be on campus with our Athletics and Fitness Team for a Q&A session with students on October 21.

Photo of the Week

Sights of October Holiday

A group of students visited the ancient Qibao Temple near Shanghai, making artful silhouettes with a Polaroid camera and the temple's eponymous pagoda. (Photo by: Sarah Tahir)







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