$300K Entrepreneurs Challenge: The Final Pitch-Off

May 5th, 5:00-8:00 PM, Tisch Hall, 40 West 4th Street

The $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge at the NYU Stern School of Business is one of the largest startup competitions in the world. This year more than 500 students, alumni and faculty members entered to compete for a combined $300,000 in cash and startup services. Over the past seven months, these teams have worked tirelessly to transform their ideas into reality. On May 5th, the final 13 teams will pitch off to see which ventures will win the grand prizes. Come support the Steinhardt finalists and vote for your favorite teams!

RSVP: bit.ly/nyu300k

Undergraduate Student Government presents “Glam Gala”

Join USG on the evening of May 4th for Glam Gala, our annual end-year celebration where we’ll recognize the outstanding talent within Steinhardt. The evening will consist of a happy hour with passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by an all-inclusive full course dinner. Live music, a free photobooth and raffle prizes will be happening from 6-10pm. Tickets are $10 through the NYU Box Office. For more information, please check out our event page.
Date: 05/04/17
Time: 6-10pm
Location: Manhattan Penthouse, 80 5th Avenue

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An evening of music, spoken-word poetry, and conversation

with composer-saxophonist


 Thursday April 13, 2017

7:00 PM

 Avery Fisher Center for Music & Media

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, New York University

70 Washington Square South, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10012


RSVP: lib-rsvp@nyu.edu 


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Mark your calendars!
All are welcome to an Open House in the Avery Fisher Center on Friday, April 28, from 3pm to 6pm.
Demonstrations–See what the new technology can do for you
Performances–Live, surround-sound music in the immersion room
Avery Fisher Center for Music and Media
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
7th floor


New York University Students: You’re invited to a College Class Ring ordering event!

Dates: Tuesday, April 11th, Wednesday, April 12th, & Thursday, April 13th
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Place: NYU Bookstore on Broadway

Special Discounts: $100 off 14 Karat White & Yellow Gold $150 off 18 Karat White & Yellow Gold. Inquire about our interest free payment plans.

Herff Jones takes pride in creating college graduation rings for students and graduates of NYU. Reward yourself with a symbol of excellence by selecting the college ring which suits your style, experience and achievement.

Also, don’t forget to order your Cap & Gown by April 11th. Click on the link below.

Nia Awards 2017 – Nominations Deadline: April 3rd

Nia Awards 2017 – Nominations Now Open!
The Nia (a Swahili word meaning purpose) Awards is the annual awards ceremony hosted by the NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs to recognize NYU students, faculty, staff and alumni for their efforts to promote social justice at NYU and beyond. Please save the date and visit bit.ly/Nia2017 to nominate someone for a Nia Award starting 2/21!
Nomination Deadline: Monday, April 3rd at 11:59 PM
Awards Ceremony:Thursday, May 11th at 6:00 PM

Studying in the United Kingdom – Information Session

This semester, the Office of Global Awards will be offering two information sessions about studying in the United Kingdom and the Rhodes, Marshall, Churchill, Mitchell, and Gates Scholarships.

March 30, 12.30-1.30 p.m. RSVP here
May 5, 4.00-5.00 p.m. RSVP here

Location: 12 Washington Place (Leadership Initiative/Office of Global Awards)
Space is limited to 40 students.

This hour long information session will cover the basics of fellowships for graduate study in the United Kingdom, focusing in particular on the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell and Gates Scholarships. We’ll go over the difference between each scholarship foundation, what makes a plausible application, how to secure recommendation letters and think through the essay components of each applications. We will also discuss the internal application process at NYU. (NYU’s internal deadline for expressions of interest is May 19th. For more details, see here.)

Students from ALL years are welcome (as well as alumni), though you will need to be at least a senior in Fall 2017 to be eligible for they next competition cycle for these scholarships. You will need to research each scholarship in detail for further information about eligibility.

Truman Scholarship – Information Session

The Office of Global Awards will be holding a Truman Application Information Session on the 9th of March from 12.30-1.30 p.m. at 12 Washington Place.

We will spend time covering eligibility requirements, likely careers for Truman Scholars and NYU’s internal application development process for our for nominees. NYU’s nominees from prior years will be there to answer any questions you have about the process too.  We will also spend time on the short answer questions you are expected to complete for your internal Truman application. Jenni Quilter will offer examples of well-written short answers, and give general advice on how to develop your own applications.

Space is limited to 40 students. Please RSVP here.

Fellowships and Awards

If you’d like to know more about fellowship opportunities, stop by and meet Jenni and Kris in the Office of Global Awards. In this general information session, they will give an overview of the various awards (to the UK, language study and cultural immersion, study in the United States etc), offer insights into selection criteria and NYU’s own nomination processes, and offer advice on building a network of mentors and a greater sense of purposeful interrelationship between academic studies and extracurricular activities.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
12 Washington Place

Fulbright Workshop I

Deciding on a country, type of grant and competition selection criteria

Friday, February 10, 2017
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
12 Washington Place

This information session is designed for students who are interested in the Fulbright, but need to decide on the grant type and country. The Office of Global Awards will also discuss Fulbright’s selection criteria, focusing on the different audiences who will review applications. RSVP here.