By many accounts, the New York University professor Avital Ronell—a German and comparative literature scholar and a superstar in her corner of academia— is a brilliant woman and a sought-after advisor. Former students who have taken her classes describe her as “original” and “inspiring.” Ronell, who is in her 60s and…
On Wednesday, Pharrell Williams gave a speech for NYU’s class of 2017 during their Commencement ceremony at Yankee stadium. As usual, he is encouraging everyone to elevate their consciousness.
Don’t laugh, especially while you are attempting to cut an avocado, because your knife might slip and cut deep into the tender meat of your hand, potentially severing a tendon and requiring surgery and weeks of rehabilitation.
It’s a common refrain in comments sections across the land: The pay gap is nothing more than a manifestation of the fact that women prefer low-paying occupations. Well, guess what? When women move en masse to a male-dominated field, paychecks wither.
New York University has a new club called the “NYU White Student Union.” Yes, you read that correctly.
Gothamist brings our attention to a tone-deaf email that went out to NYU staff last week, asking for donations to student scholarships, both to the "1831 Fund" specifically and also just in general. Tuition's up to $71,000 a year, after all, so "your voluntary participation is much appreciated," guys!
Karlie Kloss is giving up her Victoria's Secret contract to be a student at NYU. Can you hear the sound of new models sprinting to their agents?
Malia Obama, known 90s rap enthusiast and Joey Badass fan, is looking at universities this week—and cool New Yorkers who work very hard at being cool and calm are losing their shit because she's undergraduate shopping in the Big Apple.
Geoffrey Miller, an evolutionary psychologist from University of New Mexico, lecturer at NYU, and the academic giant behind "The smartphone psychology manifesto", apparently believes in a strict NO FAT CHICKS (or dudes) policy when it comes to PhD applicants in the psychology department. Why is that? I'm surprised you…
Marc Jacobs, his pecs and his abs are now the creative director for Diet Coke. This means he designed "whimsical, feminine" packaging for the brand, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Europe.
Every college grad has a prized collection of roommate horror stories: I've heard tales of homophobic roommates, hoarders, and obsessive knife collectors. (Really. He displayed them on their wall, next to a dry-erase board.)
Yesterday marked the official 10th birthday of Viagra, the little blue boner maker, and U.S. News and World Report has a trio of articles about potential Viagras for women. There are currently two lady libido drugs in the midst of clinical trials — one is a testosterone gel, and the other is a pill that acts on…