The Miracle on Washington Square

The Miracle on Washington Square : New York University

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In this richly illustrated volume, Joan Marans Dim and Nancy Murphy Cricco bring together a wide range of historical materials to craft a remarkable institutional history of New York University. The Miracle on Washington Square charts the parallel emergence of New York City and its namesake university into international prominence. Synthesizing an array of institutional and archival documentation with a unique visual history, the authors provide insight into the making of a university and the leadership required for its continued growth.
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  • Hardback | 302 pages
  • 237.2 x 312.4 x 24.4mm | 1,871.15g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0739102168
  • 9780739102169

About Joan M. Dim

Joan Marans Dim is the author of the novel, Recollections of a Rotten Kid. She has worked at NYU since 1987 and is currently the managing director of the Office of Public Affairs. She is also a candidate for an MFA in the Tisch School of the Arts' Dramatic Writing Department. One of her student screenplays was honored with a Laurel Award for Excellence in Screenwriting. Nancy Cricco received her B.A. in English literature and M.A. in American Studies from New York University. She is currently NYU's archivist and has been professionally associated with the University since 1992. She is an adjunct professor in the Graduate History Department at NYU where she teaches courses in the Archival Management Program.
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