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November 11, 2016

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Campus News

Election Morning at NYU Shanghai

Crowding around the TV screens in the second floor Cafe for the US election returns, the NYU Shanghai community watched as Donald Trump, the real estate tycoon, stunned the world by outpolling democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to win the presidency of the United States.

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East Meets West

On November 4, Berlin-based artist and designer Yang Liu presented her award-winning cultural pictograms that juxtapose different perceptions and attitudes between East and West and have become an online sensation.

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Art in the Works

During a special event at the MOCA gallery in Shanghai, students of NYU Dance Professor Aly Rose’s Choreography & Performance class performed among the art on display, alongside professional dancers.

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Uncovering Chinese Internet Culture

Do you scan new acquaintances’ WeChat codes, or offer your phone to be scanned? Ever wondered what Nicki Minaj’s nickname is on Weibo? Chinese-American ethnographer Christina Xu delves into China's digital sub-culture.

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Events

Mon
14

Diaspora Video Arts

Arina Rotaru and I-Yi Hsieh

17:40 ~ AB 2F CafeRead more

Tue
15

Research | Spin Glass Transition as Interface Roughening Phenomenon

Senya Shlosman, Centre de Physique Théorique

11:00 ~ GEO Room 264Read more

Wed
16

Research | Chemistry by Fiat: Using Electrons as Reaction Coordinates

William James Glover, NYU Shanghai

16:45 ~ AB Room 310Read more

Wed
16

Stefan Zweig and Literary Renaissance

Mark Gelber

17:30 ~ AB Room 1505Read more

Thu
17

Cupid in Shanghai

Lynn Pan and Karolina Pawlik

16:30 ~ AB Room 102Read more

Thu
17

The Literary Reading Series at NYU Shanghai

Joshua Edwards and Lynn Xu

18:00 ~ AB Room 1505Read more

Thu
17

When Poetry meets with Business Jason Nanchun Jiang

19:00 ~ AB Room 1502Read more

Fri
18

The Second Annual Volatility Institute Conference at NYU Shanghai

8:30 ~ AB AuditoriumRead more

Sat
19

A Dialogue with Nobel Laureate Robert Engle, NYU Stern Volatility Institute

10:00 ~ AB Room 210Read more

Q & A

On Gender Inequality in China

Christina Jenq, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Practice of Economics, talks about some of the misconceptions around Chinese women and difficulties in sourcing reliable survey data.

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In the Media

An Example of Higher Education Innovation

Chinese Ministry of Education reports on Minister Chen Baosheng’s meeting with visiting NYU President Andrew Hamilton, as well as leadership of NYU Shanghai, in Beijing on Nov 7. Chen described NYU Shanghai as “exemplary” in terms of innovating China’s higher education model.

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Trail Blazers of NYU Shanghai

Jiemian reflected on the groundbreaking development of NYU Shanghai during the past four years, and set high expectations for the graduation of the inaugural class.

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A Typical Day at NYU Shanghai

The Times India talked to sophomore shikhar sakhuja about what a typical day is like studying at NYU Shanghai.

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Climate Change Challenges Government

Daily Mail carried a report by AFP, which quoted Professor Li Yifei on attributing China’s climate change challenges to government weakness.

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Under the Election Surface

The Paper quoted Professor Pierre Landry and Professor Ivan Rasmussen on the nature and the possible impact of the US presidential election.  

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Notice Board

Dates and Deadlines:

Can you find Art Professor Zhang Jian-Jun's painting at the Pearl Lam Gallery? Check it out from November 11 ~ 13. More about the 2016 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair.

Want some solid networking strategies and techniques under your belt before you go abroad? RSVP now for November 15

Come watch the NYU Shanghai Sing-off finals on November 17 in the auditorium. RSVP now.  

Enjoy a fun afternoon of cookie making with our friends at the Pudong Special Education School on November 18. RSVP here.

Don’t miss the deadline to make your choices for spring housing before November 18! Fill out the Off Campus Housing Waiver and Housing Waiver and Release.

Flea Market is coming next Friday afternoon, November 18. Bring your gently used goods to Student Life by Tuesday. RSVP here to be a volunteer.

Photo of the Week

2016 Ally Week Ambassadors

From discussing the rise of global intolerance to why skin color matters, the Ally Week ambassadors have been leading conversations on campus about building support and understanding across cultures and identities. Have you pledged to be an Ally yet?







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