Ted Chats

Each month the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Ted Magder, opens his door to all Steinhardt students for one-on-one chats, where they are encouraged to share their thoughts and experiences about academic life at Steinhardt and NYU.  All discussions are informal, confidential and candid. The next Ted Chat is scheduled for Thursday, October 20 from 6 to 9 pm.

An invitation to make an appointment will go out later this week.

Tea @ 3 – Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Join us for free sweets and tea/coffee at  Tea at 3. Steinhardt Student Affairs staff will be there with information about upcoming programs, events, and other involvement opportunities. We hope to see you there!

As an added treat, we will be distributing copies of an amazing adult coloring book based on the SONY movie Inferno” (based on the Dan Brown book starring Tom Hanks, out Oct. 28).

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.



Write On: A Writing Workshop for Graduate Non-Native English Speakers – October 19, 2016

If you are a graduate level Steinhardt student who is a non-native speaker of English and have questions about structuring a paper, best practices for proof-reading, and how to optimize your NYU resources, this workshop is for you. Join Ali Bujnowski from the NYU Writing Center for an informative session on these topics and more.

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Space is limited. RSVP here.

Safe Zone Ally Training – Friday October 28, 2016 10am-1pm

Friday, October 28, 2016
10am – 1pm
Joseph & Violet Pless Hall
82 Washington Sq East, 3rd Floor Lounge
Breakfast will be provided

Safe Zone is a campus wide program designed to visibly identify students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ population, understand some of the issues facing LGBTQ individuals, and are aware of various LGBTQ resources. The three hour training session provides a foundation of knowledge needed to be an effective ally to LGBTQ students and those questioning their sexuality and gender identity.

All Steinhardt faculty, administrators, staff, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, of all departments, are invited to participate.

This three hour training session provides a foundation of knowledge needed to be an effective ally to LGBTQ students. Individuals who complete this training and then choose to post a Safe Zone card should be comfortable with LGBTQ students approaching them to talk about LGBTQ related issues, or to help students find campus or local resources.

Click here to register.

Applying to Graduate School – Mon. October 17th, 2016 5-6:30pm

Applying to Graduate School & Post-Undergraduate Plans
Mon. October 17th, 2016
5pm – 6:30pm
Joseph & Violet Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge
82 Washington Square East

RSVP Today!

Is Graduate School your next step after completing your undergraduate degree at NYU Steinhardt? Join representatives from the Wasserman Center and Steinhardt Student Affairs for an interactive workshop on strategies for successfully applying to Graduate School, and other options post-undergrad. After attending this workshop, you will be able to answer the question, Why Grad School? Contemplate your values and their relationship to career goals, as well as learn the steps you’ll need to take to apply to the right program for you.

Conversations of Color: Culturally Responsive Education – October 20, 2016

Please join us as Dr. Gigliana Melzi discusses how we might enhance the education of young children of color by bridging the home and school practices.

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:45PM

Location: Pless Hall 3rdf Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Lunch will be provided.

RSVP here.

At Conversations of Color, Steinhardt students, faculty, and administrators discuss race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, religious or spiritual belief, ability, gender identity/expression, economic class, and other related topics of diversity.

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affair.




NYU Leadership Week 2016 – October 17-21, 2016

Join the NYU Leadership Initiative for its second annual #NYULeadershipWeek (October 17-21, 2016) and take advantage of free events and workshops where you can explore purpose, passion, and leadership. Workshop topics include: design thinking, mindful leadership, personal branding, networking and much more.

See the full schedule and reserve your spot at bit.ly/NYULeadershipWeek



Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of October 11 – October 18, 2016

The Graduate Student Career Development Team offers an array of in-person and virtual events. Join for this week’s offerings:

Webinar: Building Your Professional Brand – Wednesday, October 12, 12:00pm

Networking & Informational Interviewing: Strategies for International Students – Thursday, October 13, 3:30pm – 5:00pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Ace the Case Interviewing: Human Capital, Management, & Systems Consulting – Friday, October 14, 5:30pm -7:30pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

For more detailed information please visit the Wasserman Center for Career Development Center.


CROSSROADS Career Planning Workshop

Need a little direction? Allow us to help navigate you toward a more fruitful collegiate experience.

CROSSROADS: A Sophomore Career Planning Workshop is designed to heighten awareness to the skills and experiences needed to survive and thrive toward a meaningful professional future by utilizing university resources. During this workshop, we will explore four areas crucial to professional success during and after college: Professional Development, Leadership Development, Academic Assessment and Skills/Interest Re-Evaluation.


Dr. Marni Vassallo, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Advising and Student Services for Steinhardt – Teaching and Learning

Paula Lee, Director of the Wasserman Center for Career Development

This event will be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 from 12:00-1:30 pm in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here.


IPAC’s October Open Forum – October 4, 2016

Join Steinhardt’s International Programming & Advocacy Committee (IPAC) to discuss issues around your experiences at NYU. Whether it’s navigating policies, adjusting to classes, intercultural interactions and situations, or finding NYU resources and services this forum is the venue to discuss your issue! This event is for any student undergraduate or graduate who identifies as an international student, study abroad returnee, or any student interested in bettering the cross-cultural experiences of members of the Steinhardt community. This month’s forum will also include kick-off festivities and information on Halloween in New York City!


IPAC First Open Forum & Halloween Celebration

Tuesday,  October 4, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 pm

Pless Hall 1st Floor Lounge (82 Washington Square East)


For questions or more information contact the Steinhardt IPAC at SteinhardtIPAC@nyu.edu