Arts & Science

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Why I Give

“NYU played a significant role in my development, professional and otherwise, in ways I don’t think every university would have.”

Hear more from Mariam Ehrari (LS ’12, CAS ’14), a political organizer and cofounder of the Women’s March, now serving her third year on the NYU Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Meet the Faculty of Arts & Science

Professor Robin Nagle on discard studies

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In The News

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September 14, 2021

Scientists Pinpoint the Uncertainty of Our Working Memory

The human brain regions responsible for working memory content are also used to gauge the quality, or uncertainty, of memories, a team of scientists has found, uncovering how these neural responses allow us to act and make decisions based on how sure we are about our memories.

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September 8, 2021

Scientists Create Artificial Cells That Mimic Living Cells’ Ability to Capture, Process, and Expel Material

Researchers have developed artificial cell-like structures using inorganic matter that autonomously ingest, process, and push out material—recreating an essential function of living cells.

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September 7, 2021

Bridging Divides in an Age of Identity

“Americans have rarely been as polarized as they are today,” the Pew Research Center concluded weeks after the 2020 presidential election.