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View of Warren Weaver Hall, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences from Gould Plaza
Lecture Hall at Warren Weaver Hall
Classroom at Warren Weaver Hall
The Courant Institute along with Microsoft Research are the founders of the Games for Learning Institute
Applied Mathematics Laboratory
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Mathematics research school of New York University (NYU), and is among the most prestigious mathematics schools and mathematical sciences research centers in the world.

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View of Warren Weaver Hall, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences from Gould Plaza

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New York University College of Arts & Science

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Primary liberal arts college of New York University (NYU).

Primary liberal arts college of New York University (NYU).

Howard Zinn, Class of 1967
Martha Nussbaum, Class of 1969
Martin Scorsese, Class of 1964
Frank McCourt, Class of 1957
Elizabeth Gilbert, Class of 1991
Maria Bartiromo, Class of 1987
Ray Suarez, Class of 1985
Howard Cosell, Class of 1938

The school is located near Gould Plaza next to the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the Stern School of Business, adjoining Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village.

New York University Stern School of Business

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Business school of New York University, a private research university based in New York City.

Business school of New York University, a private research university based in New York City.

The Kaufman Management Center, the graduate building of NYU Stern
The entrance to Tisch Hall, the undergraduate building of NYU Stern
Students walking through Gould Plaza in between classes

It is located on Gould Plaza next to the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the economics department of the College of Arts and Sciences.

New York University

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Private research university in New York City.

Private research university in New York City.

Albert Gallatin (1761–1849) by Gilbert Stuart
NYU Building in Washington Square, 1850
The University Heights campus, now home to Bronx Community College
Washington Square Park, with its gateway arch, is surrounded largely by NYU buildings and plays an integral role in the university's campus life.
Bobst Library
Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology on the Brooklyn campus
NYU Langone Health
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NYU Shanghai
Washington Square Village, home to NYU faculty and graduate students
A bus system transports students to and from the far ends of campus.
Jack Dorsey, American billionaire and internet entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Twitter and Square, Inc.; CAS (dropped out)
Robert Muller III, American public official; lead director of the Special Counsel investigation, author of the Mueller Report, former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; GSAS '67
Alan Greenspan, American economist and public official; former long-time Chairman of the Federal Reserve; Stern '48, '50, '77
Carol Bellamy, American politician; former executive director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Law '68
Ma Ying-jeou, Taiwanese politician; Former President of the Republic of China; Law '76
Jonas Salk, American biologist; creator of the polio vaccine; founder of the Salk Institute; Medicine '39
Martin Scorsese, American filmmaker, director and actor; AFI Life Achievement Award winner, 20-time Academy Award winner, 23-time BAFTA winner, 11-time Golden Globes winner; CAS '64, Steinhardt '68
Spike Lee, American filmmaker, director and producer; two-time Academy Award winner; two-time Emmy Award winner; Tisch '83
Ang Lee OBS, Taiwanese film director; three-time Academy Award winner; two-time Golden Lion winner; Tisch '83
Alan Menken, American composer, songwriter, and record producer; one of only sixteen people to have won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy, and a Tony; Steinhart '71
Suzanne Collins, American television writer and author; Author of The New York Times best-selling series The Underland Chronicles and The Hunger Games trilogy; Tisch '89
Alec Baldwin, American actor, writer, comedian and philanthropist; three-time Emmy Award winner; three-time Golden Globe winner; Tisch '94
Lady Gaga, American singer, songwriter, and actress; nine-time Grammy Award winner; thirteen-time MTV Video Music Award winner; Tisch (dropped out)
Angelina Jolie, American actress and humanitarian; three-time Golden Globe Award winner; Special Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; Tisch (non-degree seeking)
Mahershala Ali, American actor; two-time Academy Award winner; Golden Globe Award winner; three-time Screen Actors Guild Award winner; Tisch '00
Woody Allen, American director, actor and comedian; four-time Academy Award winner; nine-time BAFTA Award winner; Tisch (dropped out)
Adam Sandler, American actor, director and comedian; five-time MTV Movie & TV Award winner; eight-time People's Choice Award winner; Tisch '88
Donald Glover, American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and singer; two-time Golden Globe Award winner; five-time Grammy Award winner; Tisch '06
Anne Hathaway, American actress; Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winner; Gallatin (dropped out)
Tom Ford, American fashion designer and filmmaker; former creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent; CAS (dropped out)

The university's internal academic centers include the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Center for Data Science, Center for Neural Science, Clive Davis Institute, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, Institute of Fine Arts, and the NYU Langone Health System.

Richard Courant

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German American mathematician.

German American mathematician.

He is also known for founding the institute now bearing his name.

Gould Plaza, with the buildings of the Stern School of Business behind it

Gould Plaza

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Outdoor campus plaza located on West 4th Street that is the home of several New York University (NYU) schools.

Outdoor campus plaza located on West 4th Street that is the home of several New York University (NYU) schools.

Gould Plaza, with the buildings of the Stern School of Business behind it

Surrounding the Plaza are the buildings of the Stern School of Business, Courant Institute of Mathematics, the economics department of NYU College of Arts and Science, NYU's Student Health Center, NYU's admissions center, Goddard Hall, Warren Weaver Hall, NYU's External Affairs building, and the Frederick Loewe Theatre.

Lax in 1969

Peter Lax

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Hungarian-born American mathematician and Abel Prize laureate working in the areas of pure and applied mathematics.

Hungarian-born American mathematician and Abel Prize laureate working in the areas of pure and applied mathematics.

Lax in 1969

Lax holds a faculty position in the Department of Mathematics, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University.

Louis Nirenberg in 1975

Louis Nirenberg

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Canadian-American mathematician, considered one of the most outstanding mathematicians of the 20th century.

Canadian-American mathematician, considered one of the most outstanding mathematicians of the 20th century.

Louis Nirenberg in 1975

Following their discussion, Nirenberg was invited to enter graduate school at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.

Jeff Cheeger (left) with H. Blaine Lawson (right) in 2007

Jeff Cheeger

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Mathematician.

Mathematician.

Jeff Cheeger (left) with H. Blaine Lawson (right) in 2007

Cheeger is professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University in New York City.

Mikhail Gromov in 2014

Mikhael Gromov (mathematician)

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Russian-French mathematician known for his work in geometry, analysis and group theory.

Russian-French mathematician known for his work in geometry, analysis and group theory.

Mikhail Gromov in 2014

At the same time, he has held professorships at the University of Maryland, College Park from 1991 to 1996, and at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences in New York since 1996.

Kurt Otto Friedrichs

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Noted German American mathematician.

Noted German American mathematician.

He was the co-founder of the Courant Institute at New York University, and a recipient of the National Medal of Science.