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Conference to Explore Using Data Analytics to Identify and Implement Career Paths to Organizational Success

BROOKLYN, New York – Leading firms are rethinking their approach to career paths, which are central in creating effective talent-management systems to recruit, develop and retain hard-to-replace high performers, especially among knowledge...

Out with Boring Statistics and Charts? Not So Fast . . .

Personnel working in the field of human rights sometimes express concern that describing large-scale atrocities using abstract data might create “compassion fatigue” by distancing their readers from the reality of human suffering....

Designing with Empathy

On March 24, participants from seven NYU schools, including the Tandon School of Engineering, the Meyers College of Nursing, the College of Global Public Health, and the Tisch School of Arts, gathered in the MakerSpace for the Design Jam for Healthy...

Light at Night

Inspiration can come from many sources, especially if you’re a creative person focused on human-centered design like the members of the NYU studio of Design for America (DFA). Last year, along with their adviser, Anne-Laure Fayard, a professor...

Tandon Students Collaborate to Design Innovative Financial Solutions for Baby Boomers

Kathleen Chao, Adhish Patel, and Lillian Warner – graduate students who are active in the NYU chapter of Design for America (DFA) – are not yet out of their 20s, but when Professor Anne-Laure Fayard of Tandon’s Department of...

Re-envisioning the pill bottle: Tandon Students Tackle the Prescription Opioid Epidemic

The statistics are chilling. According to a recent study by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, some two million Americans have a substance-use disorder involving prescription pain relievers. Drug overdose is now one of the leading causes of...

Interactive “Nutrition Label” for Financial Products Simplifies Retirement Funds, Helps Investors Make Better Choices

Every day millions of people mulling their retirement plan saving choices go online to study the offerings at retirement fund websites. Research shows, however, that they often choose high fee options, underinvest or don’t invest at all...

Virtual Peer Pressure Works Just as Well as the Real Thing

Peer pressure is a proven social motivator, and seeing a friend or colleague succeed at a task can boost individual effort. Researchers at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering probed this decidedly human attribute — sensitivity...

Researcher to Explore How Online Disclosures Shape Investment Choices

Every day, millions of people seeking to build a nest egg for retirement, realize shorter term gains, or diversify their assets go to the web to research and select financial products. But when it comes to making selections based on their...

NYU’s Design for America Chapter Takes Its Bindi Project to Queens

Bindis are marks of good luck and energy in Indian culture, and the Bindi Project launched by NYU’s Design for America (DFA) chapter aims to foster communities of women centered on energy, support, and strength. (Collaboration and community...