New York University

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
NYU Abu Dhabi
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)

Private research university in New York City.

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Robert Byron (left) with Harold Acton at Oxford around 1922

Harold Acton

British writer, scholar, and aesthete who was a prominent member of the Bright Young Things.

British writer, scholar, and aesthete who was a prominent member of the Bright Young Things.

Robert Byron (left) with Harold Acton at Oxford around 1922
Villa La Pietra
Sala del Crocifisso, Villa La Pietra, Florence, photo by Foto Reali, Foto Reali Archive, Department of Image Collections, National Gallery of Art Library, Washington, DC
Railway Club at Oxford, conceived by John Sutro, dominated by Harold Acton. Left to right, back: Henry Yorke, Roy Harrod, Henry Weymouth, David Plunket Greene, Harry Stavordale, Brian Howard. Middle row: Michael Rosse, John Sutro, Hugh Lygon, Harold Acton, Bryan Guinness, Patrick Balfour, Mark Ogilvie-Grant, Johnny Drury-Lowe; front: porters.
Cimitero Evangelico Agli Allori

Acton was knighted in 1974 and died in Florence, leaving La Pietra to New York University.

The Academic Center of NYU Shanghai

Jeffrey S. Lehman

American scholar, lawyer and academic administrator who is the vice chancellor of New York University Shanghai.

American scholar, lawyer and academic administrator who is the vice chancellor of New York University Shanghai.

The Academic Center of NYU Shanghai

In April 2012, it was announced that Lehman would be steering the new institution jointly with Yu Lizhong, former president of New York University's local partner, East China Normal University.

Burns in 2004

Ursula Burns

American businesswoman.

American businesswoman.

Burns in 2004

She has since received additional honorary degrees from New York University, Williams College, the University of Pennsylvania, Howard University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, The City College of New York, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), the University of Rochester, Xavier University, and Georgetown University.

Bobst Boy

Bobst Boy is the nickname of Steven Stanzak (born January 25, 1984), a New York University student who spent eight months living in the basement of one of the school's libraries, Bobst Library from September 2003 to April 2004.

Qun Xian Tang in North Zhongshan Road Campus, built in 1929, meaning "a place where talents and scholars assemble".

East China Normal University

Comprehensive public research university in Shanghai, China.

Comprehensive public research university in Shanghai, China.

Qun Xian Tang in North Zhongshan Road Campus, built in 1929, meaning "a place where talents and scholars assemble".
Former Seal of ECNU.
Siqun Auditorium built in 1946, named in memory of Wang Boqun, former president of the Great China University and the first Minister of Communications.
Diploma of East China Normal University, 1953.
University Library, Minhang Campus.
Putuo Campus central arch
University Auditorium.

China's first Sino-American university – New York University Shanghai (NYU Shanghai) – was co-established by New York University and ECNU and was approved by the Ministry of Education in early 2011.

University Athletic Association

American athletic conference that competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Division III.

American athletic conference that competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Division III.

The eight members are Brandeis University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Emory University, New York University, The University of Chicago, University of Rochester, and Washington University in St. Louis.

Gallatin by Gilbert Stuart, c. 1803

Albert Gallatin

Genevan-American politician, diplomat, ethnologist and linguist.

Genevan-American politician, diplomat, ethnologist and linguist.

Gallatin by Gilbert Stuart, c. 1803
Coat of Arms of Albert Gallatin
Albert Gallatin, signature
Daguerreotype of Albert Gallatin, only photograph taken of him. c. 1844–1849
Gallatin’s
map of Indian tribes in North America, published 1836).
Statue of Albert Gallatin in front of the northern entrance to the United States Treasury Building
Albert Gallatin House; Friendship Hill National Historic Site

He is known for being the founder of New York University and for serving in the Democratic-Republican Party at various federal elective and appointed positions across four decades.

Silicon Valley derives its name from the silicon used in transistors and computer chips, pioneered in the region in the 20th century.

Eugene Kleiner

Austrian-American engineer and venture capitalist.

Austrian-American engineer and venture capitalist.

Silicon Valley derives its name from the silicon used in transistors and computer chips, pioneered in the region in the 20th century.

He served in the U.S. Army, then earned a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Polytechnic University of New York in 1948 and a Master's degree in industrial engineering from New York University.

Building of the Gallatin School

Gallatin School of Individualized Study

Building of the Gallatin School

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study (commonly referred to as Gallatin) is a small interdisciplinary college within New York University.

L. Jay Oliva

Lawrence Jay Oliva (September 23, 1933 – April 17, 2014), known as L. Jay Oliva, was the 14th President of New York University.