Marriage? Meh.

October 30, 2013 nyupressblog 1

—Karen M. Dunak In the aftermath of DOMA’s overturning and state after state legalizing same sex unions, there have been a flurry of articles to suggest the wedding industry has struck gold with the impending rush

Meet the staff: Gemma Juan-Simó

October 25, 2013 nyupressblog 0

It’s belated news, but another intern at the Press has joined the team as a full-time staff member! Here’s a quick Q&A to introduce you to Gemma, editorial assistant for the Library of Arabic Literature. 

Reducing children at risk

October 23, 2013 nyupressblog 0

—Robert Cherry Today, more than half of the new mothers under 30 years old are unwed, and even enhancing the government support they receive may not substantially alter the risk their children face. A recent

Bullying, teasing and the gender trap

October 18, 2013 nyupressblog 0

—Emily W. Kane With National Bullying Prevention Month underway and a focus this year on the sponsoring organization’s tagline, “The End of Bullying Begins with Me,” I find myself thinking back to what I heard

The First American Muslims

October 14, 2013 nyupressblog 4

—Sylviane A. Diouf This week, 1.2 billion Muslims will celebrate Eid-al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice. Among them will be millions of believers throughout the Americas. While most people think Middle Eastern immigrants brought Islam to these

Pope Francis and the American sisters

October 10, 2013 nyupressblog 0

—Margaret M. McGuinness The news reports, blog entries, and tweets seem to be never-ending. Pope Francis is clearly news, and everyone wants to weigh in on the man, his message, and what it all means

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