Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Lack of Social Mobility More of an “Occupational Hazard” than Previously Known, New Analysis Shows

American workers’ occupational status reflects that of their parents more than previously known, reaffirming more starkly that the lack of mobility in the United States is in large part due to the occupation of our parents, finds a new study.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Screening of HBO’s “King in the Wilderness,” Panel Discussion on MLK Legacy–April 9

NYU will host a screening of HBO’s “King in the Wilderness,” a documentary that explores the final years of the life of Martin Luther King Jr., preceded by a panel discussion on King’s legacy, on Mon., April 9

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: NYU’s Prison Education Program Receives $1 Million Grant from Mellon Foundation

NYU has received a $1 million, three-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support its Prison Education Program, an initiative that brings a college education to incarcerated individuals at New York’s Wallkill Correctional Facility.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: What Can Predicting Titanic Deaths Tell Us About the Limits of Artificial Intelligence?

An algorithm can predict which passengers survived the sinking of the Titanic in April 1912 and can do so with 97 percent accuracy–a result that both demonstrates the power of artificial intelligence and, more subtly, points to its shortcomings. AI may get things right, this finding shows, but for all the wrong reasons.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: “Oslo: 25 Years Later” Conference to Feature Israeli, Palestinian Negotiators–March 25 at NYU

New York University’s Taub Center for Israel Studies will host “Oslo: 25 Years Later,” a one-day conference that will include Israeli and Palestinian negotiators whose work resulted in the 1993 Oslo Accords, on Sun., March 25.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: “The Irish-Jewish Couple in Feature Films”–March 29 Lecture at NYU

Historian Lawrence Baron will deliver “From Abie’s Irish Rose to Anna Riley’s Rabbi Jake: The Irish-Jewish Couple in Feature Films,” a lecture on how American feature films about Irish-Jewish romances have conveyed varying messages related to the “Melting Pot” ideal, on Thurs., March 29.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: “Signal vs. Noise: Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You”–March 28 Panel Discussion at NYU

New York University’s Department of Environmental Studies will host “Ask Not What Your Country Can Do for You,” a panel on the role of business and local and state government in environmental action, on Wed., March 28.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Physicists Bring Order to Liquid Droplets, Offering Promise for Pharmaceutical Development

Newswise imageA team of physicists has developed a method to generate and self-organize liquids into well-defined patterns, a breakthrough that offers potential new pathways for the development of more sophisticated pharmaceuticals and other consumer products.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: “What Art Can Tell Us About the Brain”–Lecture by Harvard Medical School’s Livingstone, March 20

What makes Mona Lisa’s smile elusive? What produces a dynamic illusion in Pointillist paintings? And why did Picasso think “colors are only symbols”? Margaret Stratford Livingstone will consider these questions in “What Art Can Tell Us about the Brain,” a public lecture, on Tues., March 20.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: “Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom” at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center–Feb. 23-May 4

“Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom,” Feb. 23 through May 4 at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC), centers on the life and art of Jose Antonio Aponte, a free black carpenter, artist, and soldier in early 19th century Havana. 

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: New Study Reveals Perceived Gender Bias Against Women is Dominant Factor in College Major Choice for Females

A new study published in the American Educational Research Journal by Joseph R. Cimpian, associate professor of economics and education policy at New York University Steinhardt, and three others, shows that college-bound women are less likely to enter specific fields because of the gender discrimination they are likely to encounter in those fields.