Category: Washington Square News

NYU Langone Receives $4 Million Grant to Research Women’s Heart Disease

By: Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer The American Heart Association awarded the NYU Langone Medical Center a four-year, $4 million grant to research the many aspects and causes of heart attacks in women. The grant will supplement the newly created Sarah Ross Soter Center for Women’s Cardiovascular Research, one of only five in the country. Vice…

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NYU improves social media presence

By: Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer A school as sprawling as NYU often finds its administration trying to keep its students engaged in new, unique ways. A big focus at NYU has been social media, a footprint that extends from engaging current students with Hashtag NYU and Twitter to engaging prospective students with Meet NYU and…

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Panelists talk state-sanctioned violence against trans individuals

By: Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer In an effort to encourage discussion around the treatment of transgender people by authorities, a panel of transgender activists came together Tuesday night for the NYU LGBTQ Student Center’s “Panel on State Violence Against Trans Individuals” as part of NYU’s Trans Awareness Week. The panel featured Aron Cobbs from Lambda…

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