NYU Shanghai Scores a C in Drug and Alcohol Policy
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NYU Shanghai Scores a C in Drug and Alcohol Policy

NYU Shanghai’s drug and alcohol policies have received a C (70/100) in the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Gradebook, indicating that the university “does not have very harsh…

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88 Shanghai: Graduation Kickoff
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88 Shanghai: Graduation Kickoff

Course Registration Challenges
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Course Registration Challenges

Emira Sabanovic reports on the unprecedented waitlists during course registration for Spring 2017.

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NYU Shanghai Takes Action After Facebook Controversy
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NYU Shanghai Takes Action After Facebook Controversy

Oriana de Angelis covers a forum held on-campus about race and diversity following a Facebook post that brought the issues to light.

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GBC and UBA Co-Host Robin8
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GBC and UBA Co-Host Robin8

Two NYU Shanghai clubs co-hosted Miranda Tan, founder of China's top intelligent influencer platform.

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After the Storm
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After the Storm

Isabel Adler reports on how NYU Shanghai reacted to the recent U.S. elections.

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Meet the NYU Shanghai Hyperloop
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Meet the NYU Shanghai Hyperloop

The NYU Shanghai Hyperloop team is on the front lines of technological development.

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Champion Swimmer Ning Zetao Comes to NYU Shanghai
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Champion Swimmer Ning Zetao Comes to NYU Shanghai

Chinese Olympic World Champion Ning Zetao visited NYU Shanghai to discuss the importance of globalization and exercise.

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The Intersection of Art and Education with Eliot Gattegno
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The Intersection of Art and Education with Eliot Gattegno

Professor Eliot Gattegno held a talk with students discussing the intersection of innovation and art.

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How Green is NYU Shanghai?
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How Green is NYU Shanghai?

NYU Student Government Global Summit Rescheduled
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NYU Student Government Global Summit Rescheduled

The Student Government Global Summit has been postponed to December due to logistical problems.

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‘Delusional Crime and Punishment’ at NYU Shanghai
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‘Delusional Crime and Punishment’ at NYU Shanghai

Emira shares the story of Lu Yang, the artist whose "experimental contemporary art" is on display at NYU Shanghai.

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NYU Shanghai and High School Credit
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NYU Shanghai and High School Credit

Bishka Zareen Chand investigates the truth behind recent rumors about NYU Shanghai now accepting high school credit.

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What Happened After the Boycott?
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What Happened After the Boycott?

The cafeteria remains a source of controversy for much of NYU Shanghai. OCA undertakes a comprehensive investigation of the cafeteria's current status.

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Alert: Changes in NYU Shanghai Departments
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Alert: Changes in NYU Shanghai Departments

Ori De Angelis reports on the merging of two NYU Shanghai departments, Public Relations and Web Service, into University Communications.

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Dumpling Festival: Come Hungry, Leave Happy
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Dumpling Festival: Come Hungry, Leave Happy

Isabel Adler covers this year's Dumpling Fest which offered 10,000 dumplings along with other games and activities.

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Commencement Updates: October
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Commencement Updates: October

With NYU Shanghai preparing for its first-ever graduation, Bishka Zareen Chand takes a moment to check in with the Class of 2017 and commencement planning progress.

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Home Un-Sweet Home: The Truth About Homestay
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Home Un-Sweet Home: The Truth About Homestay

Sarabi Eventide reports on NYU Shanghai's new homestay program and its progress so far.

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Settling Back in Shanghai: A Recap of the Study Away Re-Entry Conference
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Settling Back in Shanghai: A Recap of the Study Away Re-Entry Conference

Pramugdha Maheswari covers NYU Shanghai's Study Away Re-Entry Conference, the first of its kind on campus.

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SMEC Assessment: Ambush or Opportunity?
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SMEC Assessment: Ambush or Opportunity?

What happened at the meeting between Shanghai government officials, NYU Shanghai leaders, and students? Richard Zhao reports.

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‘Rumors’ of NYU Shanghai Cancellation Untrue
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‘Rumors’ of NYU Shanghai Cancellation Untrue

Michael Margaritoff investigates what happened in the meeting between NYU Shanghai and the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission.

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NYU Shanghai Welcomes NYU President Andrew Hamilton
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NYU Shanghai Welcomes NYU President Andrew Hamilton

NYU President Andrew Hamilton spoke at the NYU Shanghai Reality Show, and will be officially inaugurated on Sept. 25.

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How to Engineer a Major at NYU Shanghai
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How to Engineer a Major at NYU Shanghai

Major changes are occurring in NYU Shanghai's Engineering Program, and News Editor Baaria Chaudhary reports.

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2013 Fund Introduced at NYU Shanghai
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2013 Fund Introduced at NYU Shanghai

The 2013 Fund has just been introduced on campus, a fundraising campaign modeled after similar programs in New York and Abu Dhabi.

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Having A Conversation About First Year Dialogue
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Having A Conversation About First Year Dialogue

Isabel Adler explores the purpose of First Year Dialogue (FYD), a new program mandatory for all freshmen, and how students perceive its effectiveness.

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NYU Shanghai’s CDC Hosts Grad School Blast
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NYU Shanghai’s CDC Hosts Grad School Blast

As the first senior class faces the future, NYU Shanghai's CDC hosts a forum to discuss graduate school options.

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Sports Changes at NYU Shanghai
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Sports Changes at NYU Shanghai

Bishka Chand explores the effects of recent changes to the sports program at NYU Shanghai.

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NYU Shanghai Raises Awareness About Sexual Misconduct
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NYU Shanghai Raises Awareness About Sexual Misconduct

Bishka Zareen Chand reports on how NYU Shanghai is teaching its students about sexual misconduct and consent.

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That’s a Wrap: SH’MASH Performances Show Shanghai’s Talent
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That’s a Wrap: SH’MASH Performances Show Shanghai’s Talent

SH'MASH, an NYU Shanghai Orientation tradition, brings out the best of the Class of 2020.

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Seniors Host Student Panel for Freshmen
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Seniors Host Student Panel for Freshmen

As the seniors return from their semesters of studying away, they're sharing their advice and experience with the new Class of 2020.

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Spotlight: Reality Show
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Spotlight: Reality Show

Lights, camera, action! The Reality Show, an NYU tradition, comes to NYU Shanghai.

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Fourth Orientation Session Flourishes at NYU Shanghai
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Fourth Orientation Session Flourishes at NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai is preparing for its fourth Orientation session, which has been given the theme "Flourish" to celebrate the school's completion with four full classes.

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The Final Taste: Class of 2017 Commencement
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The Final Taste: Class of 2017 Commencement

The Class of 2017 is nearing the end of their career at NYU Shanghai, and Tyler Rhorick leads the discussion on commencement.

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Student Government: Summer Updates
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Student Government: Summer Updates

OCA gets the scoop on what the newly elected NYU Shanghai Student Government has been working on over the summer and their goals for the next academic year.

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Urban Farm and BikeShare come to NYU Shanghai
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Urban Farm and BikeShare come to NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai's Green Shanghai club sets out to transform the campus with an Urban Farm and BikeShare program.

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NYU Shanghai Students Boycott the Cafeteria
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NYU Shanghai Students Boycott the Cafeteria

NYU Shanghai students have boycotted the school cafeteria in an effort to demand better standards and prices. Isabella Farr reports and provides updates on recent developments.

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Student Government and Students Speak Out
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Student Government and Students Speak Out

In response to a "Facebook explosion," Student Government hosted a Forum on communication for the student body. Allison Chesky explains both sides of the story and what changes…

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Earth Month: NYU Celebrates a Month-Long Earth Day
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Earth Month: NYU Celebrates a Month-Long Earth Day

Last week saw the start of NYU's Earth Month, which aims to draw attention to environmental issues.

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NYU Shows Support for Earthquakes That Rock Ecuador, Japan
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NYU Shows Support for Earthquakes That Rock Ecuador, Japan

NYU Shanghai students are invited to attend an event at 10 a.m. Apr. 24 at Cambio Coffee to help support earthquake relief in Ecuador and Japan.

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GAF Program “Phased Out”
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GAF Program “Phased Out”

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) plans on shifting their academic support plan from a GAF-focused model to a peer tutoring program, initially coordinated by GAFs.

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NYU Shanghai Introduces New Data Science Major
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NYU Shanghai Introduces New Data Science Major

As of Mar. 24, NYU Shanghai students will have the option of majoring in Data Science: a new major that combines computer science with data analysis. Data Science…

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Censored Book Incidents at NYU Shanghai
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Censored Book Incidents at NYU Shanghai

A textbook was found to be censored in an NYU Shanghai classroom. Although resolved, this was not the first incident of censored books on campus.

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Life Hub @ Jinqiao
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Life Hub @ Jinqiao

Life Hub @ Jinqiao aims to fulfill customer’s every whim; they offer everything from food, fashion, to education.

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Violet 100 Showcases NYU Spirit
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Violet 100 Showcases NYU Spirit

Violet 100, NYU’s official spirit week, was held this year from Feb. 22, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2016. Allowing students across NYU’s global network to participate in a week’s…

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Inciting Conversation: The NYU Shanghai Dialogue
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Inciting Conversation: The NYU Shanghai Dialogue

NYU Shanghai Dialogue is a new program featuring guest speakers at NYU Shanghai. The intention behind these events is to incite a conversation between the presenter and the…

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NYU Shanghai Screens North Korean Film, Students Raise 16,600 RMB
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NYU Shanghai Screens North Korean Film, Students Raise 16,600 RMB

Last Saturday, Feb. 20, Rotaract at NYU Shanghai, in conjunction with the Rotary and Rotaract Clubs of Shanghai, hosted an event for charity. Rotary International is a worldwide…

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“One, Two, 三,四”: SPSM’s Open Mic Night
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“One, Two, 三,四”: SPSM’s Open Mic Night

On Thursday night, SPSM held an open mic night for students, with eight staged performances and then free time to perform, sing, and play.

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Emphasizing Innovation at HackNYU 2016
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Emphasizing Innovation at HackNYU 2016

Two projects developed by NYU Shanghai students were winners in the Accessibility Track: “Buddy”, developed by juniors Samantha Shi and Sean Kelly, and “Stack”, developed by students Baaria…

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Coming Soon: Interactive Media and Business Major
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Coming Soon: Interactive Media and Business Major

Interactive Media Arts and Business & Finance majors were given approval to create Interactive Media and Business.

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NYU Shanghai Student Start-Up Takes Center Stage
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NYU Shanghai Student Start-Up Takes Center Stage

Last week, NYU Shanghai held the opening party for a new student start-up: Appoint.

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Tennis at NYU Shanghai
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Tennis at NYU Shanghai

This is the first championship we won as a new team and we are NYU Shanghai’s first sports team to win a championship!

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Students Sport Black to Show Solidarity with Students of Color and Mizzou
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Students Sport Black to Show Solidarity with Students of Color and Mizzou

In response to protests at the University of Missouri and Yale University, NYU Shanghai wore all black to stand in solidarity with those of color, and who have…

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Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Robert Engle Visits NYU Shanghai
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Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Robert Engle Visits NYU Shanghai

Last Friday, on November 20th, the Volatility Institute at NYU Shanghai (VINS), together with the Economics School at Fudan and the Pudong Institute of Finance, hosted the First…

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Student Government Holds First Forum: Living at 金桥 (Jinqiao)
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Student Government Holds First Forum: Living at 金桥 (Jinqiao)

Last Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Student Government held its first forum of the semester. Both student and staff, and faculty members attended. The meeting was live-streamed for juniors…

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NYUSH Holds China’s Largest Collegiate Hackathon
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NYUSH Holds China’s Largest Collegiate Hackathon

On Nov. 7, NYU Shanghai held its second Hackathon: HackShanghai. Currently, HackShanghai is the largest collegiate Hackathon in China, with students from around 100 universities competing.

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The Forum: SLR Wants to Hear Your Voice
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The Forum: SLR Wants to Hear Your Voice

Tomorrow, on Nov. 17, Student Government will be holding their first forum on Residence Life at the Jinqiao Residential Complex.

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Beijing’s Mini Makers Fair
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Beijing’s Mini Makers Fair

  Beijing’s first Makers’ Fair took place on November 7th and 8th at the China Millennium Monument (中华世纪坛). As part of the DIY (Do-It-Yourself) movement, Makers’ Fairs allow…

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NYU Approves Social Science Major at NYU Shanghai
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NYU Approves Social Science Major at NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai recently introduced the first independently designed major at a Global Network campus. Developed by Professor Andrea Jones-Rooy, Social Science Major will open up the areas of…

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Bringing the World to 上海纽约大学
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Bringing the World to 上海纽约大学

Last week, NYU Shanghai held our annual World Bazaar event. The article that follows is both in English and Chinese.

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Michael Spence’s View of Chinese Economy
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Michael Spence’s View of Chinese Economy

On Oct. 27, NYU Shanghai had the honor to welcome Michael Spence, the world-renowned economist and a faculty member of NYU Stern School of Business. For those outside…

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Opening of the NYU Shanghai Art Gallery features Qin Feng
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Opening of the NYU Shanghai Art Gallery features Qin Feng

Oct. 25, at NYU Shanghai, will forever be remembered by the opening of NYU Shanghai Art Gallery – and the day on which a world-renowned artist used NYU…

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Vice Chancellor Lehman Honored With Shanghai Gold Magnolia Award
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Vice Chancellor Lehman Honored With Shanghai Gold Magnolia Award

On Sept. 30, 2015, the Shanghai Municipal Government presented NYU Shanghai Vice Chancellor Jeffrey Lehman with the Shanghai Magnolia Gold Award. In September of 2013, Vice Chancellor Lehman…

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CDC Presents the Career Expo
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CDC Presents the Career Expo

  If you don’t remember from last year, there was only one internship fair scheduled. However, due to student feedback the Career Development Center internship fair program is…

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How I Met Your Sibling
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How I Met Your Sibling

Breaking Barriers Initiative (BBI) is a student government-led organization with the purpose of bringing our diverse NYU Shanghai setting together and easing the difficulties that arise in such…

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CDC Introduces Career Bootcamp
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CDC Introduces Career Bootcamp

Work experience is a valuable asset that most young people start seriously thinking about once they begin their higher education. The first challenge that most of them face,…

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Farmers’ Market Boasts Great Turnout
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Farmers’ Market Boasts Great Turnout

Every other Friday the Green Shanghai club hosts a Farmers’ Market. October 9th was not any different in this sense. Nofar Hamrany, the executive director of Green Shanghai,…

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NYUSH Student Government Reveals New Members
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NYUSH Student Government Reveals New Members

Last Thursday, NYU Shanghai’s student government hosted an official announcement party. It was held in room B18 (near the cafeteria), which is the student government’s new office for…

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The New DSS: Unlocking Possibilities
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The New DSS: Unlocking Possibilities

Learn. Travel. Serve. The motto of the Deans’ Service Scholars (DSS) program is simple, but holds much significance. The program has existed in some form or another since…

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Poetry Across Screens (and Cultures)
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Poetry Across Screens (and Cultures)

“It’s English and Spanish – it’s like a river with many curves,” is how the newly-inaugurated National Poet Laureate of the United States describes his bilingual poetry. As…

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NYU Shanghai Welcomes Center for Global Asia
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NYU Shanghai Welcomes Center for Global Asia

On Thursday September 17th, NYU Shanghai students and faculty gathered in the school’s auditorium for the inaugural lecture of the Center for Global Asia. The brand new initiative…

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NYU Shanghai Reality Show: Two Thumbs Up
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NYU Shanghai Reality Show: Two Thumbs Up

On Sept. 11, students and faculty gathered in the Shanghai Symphony Hall to watch the much-anticipated NYU Shanghai Reality Show performed by 12 brave and open-minded NYU Shanghai…

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Emmanuel Pahud: A Splendid Performance
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Emmanuel Pahud: A Splendid Performance

There is nothing comparable to hearing a top musician at an acoustically phenomenal concert hall.  On Sept. 9, Emmanuel Pahud, the Principal Flute of the Berlin Philharmonic, held…

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70 Years Later: Reflections on the Allied Victory over Japanese Aggression
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70 Years Later: Reflections on the Allied Victory over Japanese Aggression

On Wednesday, September 2, NYU Shanghai held a night of remembrance for the 70th anniversary of China’s liberation from Japanese aggression. To celebrate this anniversary Chen Jian, a…

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Introducing the Qilin
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Introducing the Qilin

It has been four months since NYUSH Junior Naomi Losman’s QILIN was selected as NYU Shanghai’s mascot. During the summer, NYU Shanghai worked closely with Naomi to rework…

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Multicultural Performances Mark Freshmen Orientation
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Multicultural Performances Mark Freshmen Orientation

For many of the incoming Freshmen, the highlight of the Orientation occurred on the Aug. 28 during the Coffeehouse Talent Show. Talents ranged from traditional Chinese harp or…

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Reality Show: Coming Soon
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Reality Show: Coming Soon

In one word, therealityshowwasgreat. You don’t often get the opportunity to live in New York for free, but when you do, you make sure to enjoy the hell…

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A Harmonic Introduction to the New Year
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A Harmonic Introduction to the New Year

Throughout the course of our young lives we are often presented with challenging questions that seemingly do not contain a simple answer. Some examples include: “What is the…

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What Is a Suite-Style Apartment: Updates on the Jinqiao Dorms
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What Is a Suite-Style Apartment: Updates on the Jinqiao Dorms

Over the past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of heat surrounding the development of the new dorms in Jinqiao (金桥), Pudong (浦东). There has been…

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Viva La Violet!
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Viva La Violet!

Last Sunday, each student at NYU Shanghai returned home to find a flower on their door. This was part of the yearly tradition organized by the Clubs and…

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‘China Watchers’ Talk Social Media
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‘China Watchers’ Talk Social Media

On Tuesday, Apr. 21, three powerful figures: James Fallows, national correspondent for the Atlantic and renowned author; Kaiser Kuo, Director of International Communications for Baidu and freelance write/rock…

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NYUSH Students Ignited the Night
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NYUSH Students Ignited the Night

An NYU Shanghai newly established tradition, the Spring Formal was held last Friday night at 1933 Shanghai – a refurbished slaughterhouse, transformed into a warehouse. As the semester…

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Alternative Spring Break Gets A Reboot
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Alternative Spring Break Gets A Reboot

By the end of today, all students that applied for the Deans’ Service Scholars (DSS) program should receive their acceptances or denials. On Thursday, October 16th the program…

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Happening This Week
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Happening This Week

October 13th Math Society Kick Off Event 4 PM – 6 PM Come join the math society for our kickoff event! There will be food, strategy games, and…

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Making Friends, Breaking Barriers
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Making Friends, Breaking Barriers

On Sept. 19th, 2014, NYU Shanghai’s student-led project Breaking Barriers Initiative hosted its inaugural event, the Brothers & Sisters (大小) Mixer Event, marking the launch of their first…

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TedxLive Brings Brazil to Shanghai
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TedxLive Brings Brazil to Shanghai

This past Wednesday, October 8, 2014, NYU Shanghai had yet another big first—the first ever TEDXLive NYU Shanghai, hosted by the Undergraduate Business Association (UBA). For those who…

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Green Avenue
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Green Avenue

Living sustainably is no chore. Disposing litter properly is ritual. Having grown up in Sugar Land, Texas, a suburban area of Houston ranked the sixth cleanest city in…

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Student Government Approving New Clubs
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Student Government Approving New Clubs

On September 22nd, the Student Government’s Clubs Committee held a meeting for those interested in creating new clubs at NYU Shanghai. The New Club Development Program (NCD Program),…

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Happening This Week
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Happening This Week

U.S. Ambassador Max Baucus Oct 7th 5:30pm (Auditorium): The U.S. Ambassador to China, Max Baucus is making his first official visit to Shanghai and has chosen NYU Shanghai…

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Finger to the NYU Shanghai Pulse: The Club Beat
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Finger to the NYU Shanghai Pulse: The Club Beat

The NYU Shanghai community is brewing with interesting extracurricular activities arraying from pre-professional opportunities to successful sports teams. There are nearly 30 independent clubs, all student-run, giving students…

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On the ARC: An Introduction to the GAFs and the ARC
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On the ARC: An Introduction to the GAFs and the ARC

The summer months are over, and for many college freshmen and sophomores, the transition back into an academic atmosphere can be a challenging one. NYU Shanghai has created…

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New Staff Appointments
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New Staff Appointments

As we embark on a second year in the development of New York University Shanghai, here is a note regarding new dean appointments that have taken place since…

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