What’s at Stake for 2014 and Beyond?

What’s at Stake for 2014 and Beyond?
October 14, 2014
The Brennan Center for Justice and Mother Jones present:

What’s at Stake for 2014 and Beyond?


Alex Wagner
Host, MSNBC’s “NOW with Alex Wagner”

Robert A. George
Editorial Writer, New York Post

David Corn
Washington, D.C., Bureau Chief, Mother Jones

Michael Waldman
​President, Brennan Center for Justice

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Program

New York University
Grand Hall, Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
238 Thompson St. (btwn Washington Square South and West 3rd St.)
​New York, NY 10012

RSVP to Mikayla Terrell at mikayla.terrell@nyu.edu or 646-292-8368

Please join the Brennan Center and Mother Jones on Tuesday, October 14 for a pre-election primer on the state of our democracy. As the midterm elections approach, issues such as money in politics, voting, criminal justice reform and income inequality will shape the political landscape just as much as who wins control of the Senate. What should voters know for the next two weeks? And what’s at stake leading up to 2016 and beyond?

Study Abroad this Intersession or Summer 10/1/14 @ 5pm

Join us for an information session tomorrow, October 1, 2014 from 5:00 – 6:30pm (in Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 1st Floor Lounge) to learn more about study abroad opportunities taking place during January, spring break, and summer. Earn 3 to 6 academic credits while studying intensively with NYU faculty, through our twenty-six course options in nineteen exciting locations. Our courses are open to graduate students from all NYU graduate and professional schools. Visit our web site for more details


Write On – Thursday, October 9, 2014

Write On: A Writing Workshop for Undergraduate International Students

Are you an undergraduate international student with questions about how to structure a paper, best practices for proof-reading, and how to optimize your NYU resources? Join Anthony Carelli of the NYU Writing Center for an informative workshop for Steinhardt undergraduate international students that will cover these topics and more.

Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM – 3 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Space is limited. RSVP here.

Let’s Talk International – Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Our next Let’s Talk International topic is “Fish Out of Water”. We’ll take a look at culture shock, including common issues that arise while abroad and how the process of returning to our home country can impact our personal and professional relationships.

Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Time: 12 pm – 1:30 pm
Details: Click to register and learn more. Lunch is provided. 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.

NYU Human Rights Fellowship – $5,000 Award!

This is a very exciting opportunity for NYU students studying international human rights, broadly defined. The Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights will provide several selected NYU students with $5,000 each for extended internships or research projects to be conducted in Summer 2015.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, November 3, 2014 and are available at: http://gallatin.nyu.edu/utilities/forms/human-rights.html

-ISM Project Application Open

What is the -ISM Project?

The NASPA Award winning –ISM Project encourages students to explore various “–isms” in our communities as they relate to race/ethnicity, culture, socioeconomic class, sex/gender, political affiliation, religion/spirituality, and other existing social constructs and identities.

Click here to apply

A Networking Series: Professional Etiquette

Very simple courtesies can afford you respect and success in your chosen career. Please join the Wasserman Center for Career Development for A Networking Series session on Professional Etiquette. Participants will learn about cyber and in-person etiquette in the work place.

Please join us on Wednesday, October 8th, from 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm in the 3rd Floor Lounge of Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East.

RSVP here.

A Networking Series is a 4-part workshop dedicated to developing and enhancing the networking skills and abilities of Steinhardt graduate students.


Food in the 21st Century – Thursday, October 9, 2014

The New York University Fales Library; Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health; and Clark Wolf cordially invite you to:
Food in the 21st Century – New Benchmarks & Basics
Thursday, October 9, 2014     4:00-6:00pm
Fales Library & Special Collections, Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, Third Floor
Suggested Donation: $10 All gifts support the Marion Nestle Food Studies Collection
rsvp.bobst@nyu.edu with guest name(s) and title/date of the event

Mind the Gap – Friday, October 3, 2014

Mind the Gap: An Intercultural Competence Workshop

In an increasingly global world, the term “intercultural competence” is commonly used, but what does it really mean? This workshop explores what intercultural competence is, how it benefits individuals and communities, and how we can grow our competencies. Participants will leave with a deepened awareness of how their own communication preferences can impact cross-cultural interactions.

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014
Time: 11:30 am – 2 pm
Details: Click to register and learn more. Lunch is provided. Space is limited.