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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for advice on how to apply.