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Economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer Win Nobel Prize

Two researchers at American universities have been awarded the Nobel Prize for economics. Yale University’s William Nordhaus was named for integrating climate change into long-term macroeconomic analysis and New York University’s Paul Romer was awarded for factoring technological innovation into macroeconomics. They will share the 9-million-kronor ($1.01 million) prize. Nigel Belle, Readers Bureau, Fellow Edited by Jesus Chan Do you […]

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NYU Set To Offer Free Education To Medical Students

New York University recently announced free tuition for all its medical students is a historical first among major medical schools in the U.S. This latest move by the university is an attempt to arrest the tremendous debt students must contend with after graduation as well as expand career options for graduates. There has been worrying concerns among some university officials […]

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NYU Sets New Record — Over 75,000 Applications For First-Year Admission

According to a news release on nyu.edu website, the university received a whopping number of 75,037 applications for first-year admission, an increase of nearly 12% over last year.  The report noted that the university has been breaking application records over the past eleven years consecutively; additionally, applications have roughly doubled during the period.  It also noted that NYU has received […]