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World Universities Summit | July 22, 2021

Nicholas Dirks participating speaker: Universities at Crossroads: Differentiated Institutional Vision and Mission in a Post-Pandemic World

Scientific American | August 10, 2021

The Ethics of Sending Humans to Mars

Times of Higher Education | August 5, 2021

Nicholas Dirks: the ‘two cultures’ must finally be reconciled

Axios | July 15, 2021

Guarding Against the Next Pandemic with a LinkedIn for Science

The Times of India | July 7, 2021

Hyderabad: Student Wins International Challenge for Developing Solutions to AI Biases

NPR | June 29, 2021

Stuck In A Rut? Sometimes Joy Takes A Little Practice | June 4, 2021

Giving Students Tools to Forge a New Path; Higher Education Can be a Springboard to Challenging the Status Quo | June 4, 2021

Ethiopia: STEM Power Program in Generating Energetic Youths | June 1, 2021

Sick Bats Also Employ ‘Social Distancing’ Which Prevents the Outbreak of Epidemics, Study Suggests

CTV News | May 6, 2021

Can We Create a Universal Vaccine for Future Coronaviruses? These Canadian Scientist Want To

Gulf News | May 5, 2021

How and When Will the COVID-19 Pandemic End?

EdSurge | April 29, 2021

Systemic Change Means Rethinking College and Career Prep. We’ve Done It Before

Crain’s New York | April 3, 2021

Brooke Grindlinger, Ph.D., is Named as One of New York’s Leaders in Philanthropy on Crain’s List of Most ‘Notables in Nonprofit and Philanthropy’

The | April, 2021

Nicholas Dirks:  The Enormous Differences of Human Experience

Psychology Today | March 16, 2021

Why are People Biased Against Anomalous Facial Features

CNBC & MSN News | March 16, 2021

A Year Later, Trump’s ’15 Days to Slow the Spread’ Campaign Shows How Little We Knew About Covid

Global News | February 17, 2021

PHAC Monitoring Reports of 2 COVID-19 Variants Merging Into Heavily Mutated Hybrid

New Scientist | February 17, 2021

Two Coronavirus Variants Have Merged – Here’s What You Need to Know

Daily Mail | February 17, 2021

UK and Californian Coronavirus Variants Have Merged Into One: Rare Combination Event Spotted in American Patient Could Create Strain That Spreads Rapidly and Dodges Immunity, Scientists Warn

New Scientist | February 16, 2021

Exclusive: Two Variants Have Merged Into Heavily Mutated Coronavirus

New Scientist | February 10, 2021

Next Coronavirus Vaccines May Be Drops, Pills or Printed On Demand

The Washington Post | February 5, 2021

Mutated Virus May Re-infect People Already Stricken Once With Covid-19, Sparking Debate and Concerns

USA Today | February 4, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines, Tests Work Well Now, But Variants Have FDA Preparing For a Future When They May Not

Associated Press | February 3, 2021

Study Finds COVID-19 Vaccine May Reduce Virus Transmission

Courthouse News Service | Feburary 3, 2021

AstraZeneca Lauds Study of Its ‘Vaccine for the World’

CNBC | February 3, 2021

Vaxart Shares Plunge 57% on Concern That Lackluster Antibody Response Will Hinder Effectiveness of Oral Covid Vaccine

Times of Higher Education opinion | December 31, 2020

In the Midst of a Pandemic, Let's Not Ignore the Rest of Science

Shiv Nadar University webinar with Nicholas Dirks, President and CEO, New York Academy of Sciences | December 4, 2020

Changing Landscape of Higher Education in India & Abroad

The Hill | December 11, 2020

Build Science Back Better — New Year's Resolutions for the Incoming Administration

Undark | November 6, 2020

In Narrow Election Results, Scientist See Loss Just the Same

The Hudson Independent | August 7, 2020

Sleepy Hollow High School Students Participate in Global Challenge to Assist During the COVID-19 Crisis

Forbes | July 31, 2020

The First African American Woman to Earn a Doctoral Degree in Chemistry Made Fundamental Contributions to Protein Synthesis

CNBC | July 31, 2020

Early Coronavirus Drug Trials Tested Vaccines Mostly on White People; Next Phase Aims for Diversity

Forbes | July 21, 2020

Online Opportunities for Premed Students During Covid-19

Xconomy | July 2, 2020

Moderna: Speed of COVID 19 Vaccine Hinges On Enrolling Right Patients

Morocco World News | June 30, 2020

Ouahib Timoulali, 1st Moroccan to Win NY Academy of Sciences Cybersecurity Challenge

Somatosphere  | June 30, 2020

COVID-10 and the Lessons Antrhopology Learned from HIV/AIDS

The News & Observer | June 29, 2020

Fact Check: Does Tear Gas Become More Dangerous Once Expired?

Philanthropy News Digest | June 14, 2020

The Board of Governors of the New York Academy of Sciences Has Announced NICHOLAS B. DIRKS as its New President and Chief Executive Officer

The Spirit | June 10, 2020

Using AI Learning for COVID Care

Explore Health | June 2, 2020

These Are the Effects of Tear Gas on the Human Body

MEAWW | May 31, 2020

Humans May Have to Modify Their DNA to Survive Hostile Conditions on Mars, Say Experts

The World News | May 22, 2020

Can ‘Gene-hacked’ Humans Be Created to Settle on Mars?

New York Post | May 21

Astrobiologist Argues That ‘Gene-hacked’ Humans Should be Created to Settle on Mars

The Sun | May 20, 2020

Man on Mars ‘Gene-Hacked’ Humans with Super Strength and Resistance to Pain Should Be Created to Settle On Mars, Scientists Urge | May 19, 2020

Colonizing Mars May Require Humanity to Tweak Its DNA

STAT | May 1, 2020

Special Report: Three Potential Futures For Covid-19: Recurring Small Outbreaks, A Monster Wave, Or A Persistent Crisis

Arizona State University Now | April 28, 2020

ASU Partners with Education Technology Company to Train Critical Care Nurses in Record Time

Tech Republic | April 16, 2020

Project Florence: How AI-Powered Online Learning is Training Nurses to Fight Covid-19

Electronic Health Reporter | Apr 16, 2020

Mount Sinai Launches Personalized Online Learning Platform for Nurses on the Front Line of COVID-19 Fight | April 6, 2020

Extreme Rainfall Days in Metropolitan Sao Paulo Have Risen Four-Fold in Seven Decades

The Star | March 29, 2020

Combating Covid-19 Innovation Challenge Open

Forbes | March 20, 2020

Online Learning Providers Offer Hope to New Homeschoolers

The Seattle Times | March 20, 2020

Education Lab: Science Challenges, Writing Stories with Kids, And Watching Penguins: What Ed Lab is Doing at a Distance This Week

India Education Diary | March 19

A Work-From-Home Challenge — Students to Combat COVID-19; A New York Academy of Sciences STEM Innovation Challenge

EcoWatch |March 16, 2020

Extreme Weather Has Killed 150 in Brazil This Year. The Climate Crisis is to Blame

The Guardian |March 13, 2020

Climate Crisis Blamed for Rains and Floods that Have Killed 150 in Brazil

UMSL Daily |February 17, 2020

PhD Candidate Chris Link Develops Students, Teachers and Curriculum

The New Scientist | November 20, 2019

Humans Placed in Suspended Animation for the First Time

National Geographic | October 15, 2019

For Girls in Science the Time is Now

Bloomberg | September 25, 2019

Billionaire Len Blavatnik Lets Money Talk at Young Scientists Awards

ZDNet | September 16, 2019

Who Owns Your Health Data

Sight and Life Magazine | August 14, 2019

The Nutrition Modeling Consortium: Improving Data Use for Nutrition Policy

Wiley Digital Archives | July 23, 2019

Academy's Historical Archives to be Hosted Online

Times Higher Education | June 13, 2019

Embrace the Universal Nature of Science

Washington Post | May 26, 2019

A Trusted Voice on Vaccinations

ESAL | April 14, 2019

NY Scientist’s Varied Career Leads Back to the Big Apple and Climate Challenges

Nature Human Behaviour | April 1, 2019

Publishing for Change

CGTN | March 28, 2019

STEM Programs in the US Still Working Towards Gender Parity

The Scientist | February 11, 2019

What You Believe About "Science Denial" May Be All Wrong

Education Week | January 22, 2019

Access to STEM Instruction Is Uneven

Daily Mail | January 10, 2019

Move Over Einstein, There's a New Genius in Town!

Scientific American | January 3, 2019

Who You Gonna Call? The Firebusters!

U.S. News & World Report | December 17, 2018

What Is a Doctorate Degree? | December 5, 2018

To Access the Rewards of Big Data in Health Care, Potential Risks Must Be Managed

Discover the Future of Research | November 20, 2018

Science Denial By Any Other Name

Big Picture Science | November 12, 2018

Skeptic Check: Science Denial

Wired | October 31, 2018

Los Angeles Must Pay Billions to Adapt — or Slip into the Sea

The New York Times | October 8, 2018

Science, Health and Climate Change

Yahoo | August 6, 2018

Teen scientists discuss the gender gap in STEM

Scientific American | July 19, 2018

Science Denialism in the 21st Century

Environment News Service | July 17, 2018

Sustainable Styles Sparkle at UN High Level Forum

The Washington Post | June 8, 2018

The Competitiveness of U.S. Science

leapsmag | May 24, 2018

Enhancing Humans: Should We or Shouldn't We?

Science | May 16, 2018

Trump White House Quietly Cancels NASA Research Verifying Greenhouse Gas Cuts

Times Higher Education | March 22, 2018

Interview with Henry Snaith

Cambridge Independent | March 21, 2018

Dr. M Madan Babu of MRC LMB wins prize for insights into the machinery inside our cells

School Leaders Now | March 5, 2018

5 Strategies for Inspiring an Inclusive STEM Culture in Your School

The New York Times | February 16, 2018

STEM Education in Idaho

The Jerusalem Post | February 5, 2018

Rivlin Honors Inaugural Recipients of Science and Engineering Prize | February 5, 2018

The President of Israel and his Wife Hosted the 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Laureates

Washington Post | January 12, 2018

The Trump Administrations' Politicization of Science



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