Graduate Students

NYU’s Graduate Union: Success Story or Cautionary Tale?

Michael Alexander Gould-Wartofsky

Graduate-student workers at New York U. and their allies protest for a fair contract in November 2014.
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Judging by their unequal financial support, it’s hard to believe that Sudhir Mahadevan and Jacob Denz were both Ph.D. students in the humanities at the same university.

Mr. Mahadevan received a stipend of about $12,000 at the start of his...

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