Let’s Talk International – March 29, 2016

Let’s Talk International: The Power of Language Join us for a discussion about how language use shapes and molds our lived experience from international travel, academics, in and out group language, slang, and meaning making. This event is open to all NYU Steinhardt students, staff, and faculty!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 12pm – 1:30pm in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge

Lunch is provided. Please RSVP here as space is limited.

Let’s Talk International is a semi-structured discussion group and safe space for study abroad returnees, international students, third culture kids, and anybody interested in international/intercultural experiences to explore topics such as identity development, cultural adjustment, cross-cultural relationships, and general navigation of life across cultures.

While topics and short activities provide a framework, students drive the conversation in directions most relevant to them. Continued attendance is encouraged, though students are not required to attend all sessions.

Sponsored by the Office of Global Services and the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

 

Steinhardt’s Graduating Class of 2016

Congrats! You’ve made it through this wonderful journey. To assist you with your final steps, we’ve updated our website. Click here for more information about Steinhardt’s graduation ceremonies.

Class of 2016;you are the goal-setter of your beautiful, powerful, and noble life. ”  Olivia F. Hansen, Student Speaker 2015

Wasserman Center: Graduate Student Career Development Events, Week of March 7 – 25, 2016

The Graduate Student Career Development Team offers an array of in-person and virtual events.  Join them for these weeks’ offerings:

Salary Negotiation for Women – Wednesday, March 9, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Wasserman Center, Presentation Room A

Careers in Research and Academic Administration – Thursday, March 10, 4:30pm – 5:30pm, Wasserman Center, Presentation B

Torch Talks: Women in the Workplace – Wednesday, March 23, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Wasserman Center, Presentation Room A

Careers in Media/Marketing – Wednesday, March 23, 5:00pm – 6:30pm, Wasserman Center, Presentation Room A

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

 

Spring Graduate Dean’s Hour – Thursday, March 24, 2016

Graduate Deans’ Hour is an event which allows NYU Steinhardt Graduate Students the opportunity to interact with the various deans, faculty and administrators of Steinhardt in an informal setting. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here.

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

 

NYU Libraries’ Spring Grad Research Breakfasts & Data Visualization Clinic

The NYU Libraries Graduate Student Working Group is  getting ready for the final stretch of the term and invite you to join them for some special events: 2 Research Breakfasts for graduate students and our new Data Visualization Clinic.

Graduate Student Research Breakfasts on March 9th and March 31st
Come have breakfast, talk with our librarians about your project, and take care of those lingering research to-do list items. We’ll have specialists from across the disciplines who can help get you. Get more information and RSVP below.

  • Thursday, March 9, 10:00am-12:00noon
    Bobst Library 10th-floor Graduate Research Exchange (northwest corner)
    RSVP
  • Wednesday, March 31, 10:00am-12:00noon
    Bobst Library 10th-floor Graduate Research Exchange (northwest corner)
    RSVP

Data Services Visualization Clinic
Come to this discussion-based session to learn about best practices, tips, and inspirations for creating versatile visualizations. If you are currently working with data and have begun working through your data visualizations, bring your graphics to the workshop to showcase your skills or to seek feedback.

  • Friday, March 4
    2:00-3:30pm
    Bobst Library, Room 619
    RSVP

Steinhardt USG Professional Development Grants

The Undergraduate Student Government is excited to announce the opening of our Professional Development Reimbursement Grant applications.

A portion of the USG budget is set aside each semester to support undergraduate students in their professional development. Reimbursements are offered on a competitive basis to current undergraduate students in good academic standing at NYU Steinhardt to help offset the cost of various professional activities related to their studies (i.e. attending professional conferences, research projects, art exhibits, musical performances, speaking engagements, etc.). If you are interested in applying, please review the Grant Application. We hope you take advantage of these exciting opportunities and allow Steinhardt USG to help with the costs!

Applications are due by Friday, April 1st, 2016.

Quench: LGBTQ International Students – March 1, 2016

Join the NYU LGBTQ Student Center who will be holding a space for LGBTQ international students of all academic levels at their next Quench series event this Tuesday. This week’s event will feature a discussion of participants’ experiences and how the Center and NYU can best provide services for international students.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 12:00-1:30pm

NYU LGBTQ Student Center, Kimmel Center Room 602

Lunch will be provided.

 

The Quench series is a frequently occurring lunch time discussion (in the NYU LGBTQ student lounge) that combines distinguished speakers and current events with free food!

Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of February 29 – March 4, 2016

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

Grad Professional Series: Navigating Academic and Professional Conferences – Tuesday, March 1, 3:30pm – 5:00pm, Wasserman Center, Presentation Room B

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Info Session for Graduate Students – Wednesday, March 2, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wasserman Center, Presentation   Room B

Graduate Student Success Series: Navigating Identity in the Workplace – Thursday, March 3, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Kimmel Center, Suite 210

International Student Career Conference – Friday, March 4, 10:30am – 4:00pm, Wasserman Center, 133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor

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

 

Conversations of Color: Digital Games for Social Change – Thursday, March 10, 2016

RSVP here to attend Conversations of Color: Digital Games for Social Change.

Games provide unique affordances as compared to other media approaches to social change advocacy. Ralph Vacca, a PhD student in the Educational Communication and Technology department, will lead us in exploration of different game-based approaches, the challenges in design, and tips on how to join existing communities of practices.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 12:30pm – 1:45pm.

Lunch will be provided.

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 Affairs.


 

Leadership Careers in Public Policy – Tuesday, March 8, 2016

How can you turn a passion for justice and social change into a rewarding career?

If you’re interested in a career in public service, but aren’t sure where to start, or if you’re already on your path and want to hear from the leading voices in the industry, then don’t out on the Leadership Careers In Public Policy panel on March 8th!

Speakers will include NYU Vice Provost Melody Barnes who served as Former Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. She will be joined by policy experts with a range of perspectives- from background in clean energy and environmental issues to public health. The program will include a brief presentation from the Office of Global Awards on best practices for honing your personal narrative and an introduction to the Truman Scholarship, a prestigious award for undergraduate juniors with an interest in a public service career.

Space is limited, RSVP here: bit.ly/PublicPolicyLeaders!