September 30, 2016

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Campus News

Diane Geng Honored for Making a Difference

As part his inauguration as NYU President, Andrew Hamilton bestowed one of the first-ever Making A Difference awards to NYU Shanghai's Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs along with NYU Prof. Wei Ji Ma for their work in establishing and running the Rural China Education Foundation.

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Social Media Across Cultures 

What impact has social media had on people from different cultures? How does it transform the way we make friends and earn support? Leading British anthropologist Daniel Miller shares his global research on social media use, described as the "biggest, most ambitious project of its sort."

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Evaluating Commodities Markets

Senior banker Deng Weibin, Executive Director and Business Manager at Global Markets with BNP Paribas (China) Ltd, kicked off this semester's VINS-TCFA lecture series with his insights into the global and Chinese commodity markets.

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Spectral Theory for the Complex Airy Operator: the Case of a Semipermeable Barrier (after Grebenkov-Helffer-Henry)

Bernard Helffer, University Paris Sud & University of Nantes

15:00 ~ GEO Room 264Read more


Steven Spielberg's Manic-Depressive Characters

Andrew Gordon, University of Florida

18:00 ~ AB Room 1505Read more


Deep Learning and AI: Myth, Facts, Opportunities and Challenges

Zheng Zhang

16:45 ~ AB Room 310 Read more


Dance Workshop: Discovering Space with the Body

Shouze Ma

11:30 ~ AB Room 808Read more


European Childhoods in the Age of World Wars

Till Kössler,  Ruhr-University Bochum

18:00 ~ AB Room 1505Read more


The Value of Control: Choice and Adaptation within a Social Hierarchy Game

Lusha Zhu, Peking University

16:00 ~ AB Room 1502-1503Read more


Preparing For a Global Medical Career

Ann Yang ‘17 used her study away year to take classes in reproductive health in Accra, Ghana, and conduct medical research in New York, where she worked on a biomedical engineering project that aims to improve the postoperative monitoring process. Here she shares her global story.

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In the Media

Response to Prof. Wang's Brain Research Publication

China Science Daily, Wenhui Daily and Xinmin Evening News reported on Professor Xiao-Jing Wang's recent publication about how the brain separates relevant from irrelevant information. The research findings have also been reported by English-language media such as Futurity and Medical News.

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NYU Shanghai: a ‘New Model’ for Chinese Higher Education

Times Higher Education interviewed Chancellor Yu Lizhong about how NYU Shanghai hopes its new model will turbocharge international mobility.

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China's Future Aviation Market Could Be Worth $1 Trillion

CCTV interviewed David Yu, Adjunct Professor of Finance, about the potential growth of China's aviation market in the next 20 years.

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Notice Board

Dates and Deadlines

Call for Writing Submissions: The Writing Program is pleased to announce the creation of a new journal, The Hundred River Review, which will showcase NYU Shanghai student writing composed in its core curriculum courses. To submit your work, please complete this Google form by Monday, October 3, 5PM

Graduate Scholarships: Seniors, please note that the deadline to apply for Fulbright U.S. Student Program (U.S. Citizens) is Sunday, October 11; for Rhodes Scholarship (PRC citizens) the deadline is Monday, October 12. Contact Anna Kendrick ( for advice on how to apply.

Internal Employment Opportunities

What’s new? Grants Coordinator, the Office of ResearchSenior Associate, External and Academic Events, Provost's Office​Senior Associate of Prospect Communication and Management, DevelopmentAssociate of Student Clubs & Organizations, Student Life. See more full-time positions.

Photo of the Week

Making Dumplings

This photo of a student learning to fold jiaozi (饺子) was captured during NYU Shanghai's annual dumpling festival - a celebration of local specialities.

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