1st CMEP Graduate Students of Color Social

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5:00-9:00 PM, Wednesday, September 26
70 West 3rd St (between LaGuardia and Thompson)
CMEP Socials are an opportunity for graduate students across disciplines to interact with one another and other members of the NYU community. Socials include complementary appetizers and drink and food specials for the NYU community from 5-9 PM. All Members of the NYU community are welcome to attend!  Music by DJ Trends.
Each monthly social is hosted by the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs and September is in collaboration with the Office of Graduate Student Life. All are welcome to attend!
Questions: cmep@nyu.edu.

Intergroup Dialogue Applications Available!

Undergraduate Participant deadline: December 2 by midnight
Intergroup Dialogue (IGD) is a nationally recognized 1-credit course that brings together small groups of undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to share their experiences and gain new knowledge related to diversity and social justice. This 8-week course takes place in the spring semester only and is facilitated by NYU Graduate Students. Credit is offered through the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities in the Professions within the Steinhardt School of Culture, Communication & Human Development.

For more information on the Intergroup Dialogue, please click here.
The Intergroup Dialogue application is available here
Questions? Contact jimmy.suarez@nyu.edu

APPLY TO BE AN ADMISSIONS AMBASSADOR

Do you have enthusiasm? Are you confident around groups of people? Do you exhibit strong leaderships skills? Do you take pride in going to NYU? If you answered yes to these questions, then you should consider applying to become an NYU Admissions Ambassador!

Ambassadors play a crucial role in the recruitment efforts of New York University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Through campus tours, special events, and conversations at the Welcome Center and on the telephone, Ambassadors have unique contact with prospective students and their families. As one of the most trusted sources in the admissions process, Ambassadors provide prospective students with authentic representations of the undergraduate experience at NYU. In addition, as an Ambassador, you get paid! Ambassadors are compensated with $9 an hour.

If this sounds like the job for you, come to one of our information sessions. A representative from the Ambassador community will be there to speak about the program and answer any questions you may have.
October 1 @ 5-6PM
October 2 @ 12:30-1:30PM
October 8 @ 12:30-1:30PM & 5-6PM
October 9 @ 12:30-1:30PM & 5-6PM
If you are unable to attend, please check out our website (https://sites.google.com/site/nyuadmissionsambassador/) for more info and also to apply online.

NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

The NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to present the first installment of the 2012-13 Social Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century Speaker Series. Join us on September 27th from 7:00 – 8:30 for an evening with Dale Dougherty, founder of Maker Faire, MAKE Magazine, and O’Reilly Media in a conversation with Chris Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Wired as they discuss what they are doing now to help America transform into a cultural of DIYers, and how you can be a part of it.

The event takes place at Paulson Auditorium, Tisch Hall, 40 W 4th St, and will feature free giveaways, including copies of MAKE magazine, 4 signed copies of Chris Anderson’s book, and tickets to Maker Faire New York, September 29-30. Signed copies of MAKERS The New Industrial Revolution will also be sold following the event. The Reynolds speaking event is free and open to the public but space is limited and an RSVP is required by clicking here or by cutting and pasting  http://bit.ly/Sl44Kg into your browser.  For more information on this event click here

Update for Graduate Student ESL Conversation Group

Please note the new location  for the Thursday meeting.

Come Talk With Us!

  • Improve your English conversation skills in an informal group setting
  • Groups will be facilitated by NYU faculty or staff who are native English speakers
  • Individual groups will meet once a week throughout the semester
  • You may attend one group or as many sessions as your schedule allows
  • Free and open to all NYU graduate students
  • Please arrive on time
See below for the Fall 2012 ESL Conversation Group Schedule, beginning Monday September 10th through Thursday November 15th:
Mondays
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
At the Kimmel Center for Student Life, CMEP Lounge
60 Washington Square South, Suite 806

Tuesdays
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
At the Kimmel Center for Student Life, LGBTQ Student Center Lounge
60 Washington Square South, Suite 602

*Thursdays*
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
At the Hayden Hall Library,33 Washington Square West, 2nd Floor

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact kyle.stockwell@nyu.edu.

Conversations of Color – Welcome Reception

Please join Steinhardt’s Office of Counseling and Student Services for lunch as we discuss future topics of one of Steinhardt’s most treasured traditions – Conversations of Color. For more information and to RSVP, please visit:

http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/ConvofColor

We hope you can join us!

Annual Graduate Student Reception at the NYU Bobst Library

Graduate Students:
Get the new school year started right with the NYU Libraries. Join us for our Annual Graduate Student Reception. It is a great opportunity to meet your subject librarian, as well as mingle with your fellow graduate students over some complimentary food and drinks. We will be giving away NYU Bookstore gift certificates to some lucky attendees. The reception will take place: Thursday, September 13th, 5:30-7:00, 8th floor North Reading Room, Bobst library          Please RSVP by going to http://bit.ly/reception2012

And this year, plan to come a little early to learn about the array of academic technologies available to NYU users at our annual Techtonic technology fair. Techtonic immediately precedes the reception, from 3:00-6:00pm, Thursday September 13th, on the 5th floor of the Bobst library.
We hope to see you there!

English Conversation Groups for International Graduate Students

Come Talk With Us!
Improve your English conversation skills in an informal group setting

  • Groups will be facilitated by NYU faculty or staff who are native English speakers
  • Individual groups will meet once a week throughout the semester
  • You may attend one group or as many sessions as your schedule allows
  • Free and open to all NYU graduate students
  • Please arrive on time

Fall 2012 Sessions Offered Weekly from September 10th Thru November 15th:

Mondays – 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
At the Kimmel Center for Student Life, CMEP Lounge
60 Washington Square South, Suite 806

Tuesdays – 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
At the Kimmel Center for Student Life, LGBTQ Student Center Lounge
60 Washington Square South, Suite 602

Thursdays – 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
At the Kimmel Center for Student Life, SRC Lounge
60 Washington Square South, 2nd Floor (past the escalators)

Please join us for Techtonic: Where Your Research & Teaching Meet Today’s Technology

The NYU Libraries and ITS are hosting our second annual Techtonic, a technology fair for faculty and graduate students, on Thursday, September 13th from 3-6pm in the Research Commons on the 5th floor of  Bobst Library . ITS and Libraries staff will be on hand to answer questions, offer ideas, and give brief presentations on new and upcoming services and technologies offered to the NYU Community. Stop by and discover what the Research Commons has to offer you!

When: Thursday, September 13th, 3-6pm

Where: Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South
Research Commons, 5th Floor

DIGITAL TOOLS FOR SCHOLARS

A hands-on introduction to doing scholarly work in a digital world

In Fall 2012, the Division of Libraries and The Humanities Initiative at NYU offer a series of six workshops to introduce graduate students and faculty to tools that enable and support digital scholarship. Each session explores uses and benefits of technology for specific scholarly tasks while providing hands-on practice with particular tools and information about further training in NYU Libraries’ Digital and Data Service Studios. All of these tools are used across disciplines in the arts and sciences.

The workshops will be held on six Fridays during Fall semester, 2012, from 12:30 – 2 p.m., in the Media Viewing Room, Bobst Library Research Commons, 5th floor west.

Space is very limited. View class descriptions and register

  • September 14: From CV to website: What does it mean to be a scholar online, and how can you get started?
  • September 28: From video to streaming media: Want to include media in your web site, post a conference or talk, or create your scholarship in video form?
  • October 12: From writing to blogging: Do you want to make your scholarship more public?
  • October 26: From bibliography to online research: Learn how to gather, manage, and share your research material
  • November 9: From reading to text mining: An introduction to analysis of digital text collections, from skills you might need to learn
  • November 30: From evidence to web: Learn how to present your research visually (text, images, and spatial or numeric data) via maps

Questions? Please contact Monica McCormick, at monica.mccormick@nyu.edu