Graduating in January or Spring 2018?

Please note that if you are graduating in January 2018 and have not applied for graduation, you need to contact the Office of the Registrar. If your expected graduation term is Spring 2018, please apply via Albert Student Center by 2/4/2018.

Being@NYU Assessment of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

It is a key tool to allow us to identify areas of success, uncover challenges and develop strategic initiatives to make our community more inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. We strongly encourage you to set aside 20-30 minutes to participate.

The assessment will be live on Tuesday, November 14 until Thursday, December 14, and we will share the results publicly as early as next semester. If you’d like more information, please visit the Being@NYU working group’s website to learn more about the assessment privacy design. If you would like to take a paper version of the assessment, please email the working group at

Justice Zone – December 1st, 2017, 12-3pm

Justice Zone – Friday, Dec 1st, 12-3pm, Pless 1 – (RSVP) 
Justice Zone (formerly Diversity Zone) is a foundational training intended for NYU students, faculty, and staff that functions to facilitate understanding of frequently used concepts such as diversity, equity, and social justice through the lens of race and racism. It takes a deep look into the Cycle of Oppression and the role we all take in its reproduction. Throughout the training, participants will be asked to reflect on their own identities and challenge their daily practices to begin a journey of critical consciousness. Lunch will be served.

Chateaubriand Fellowship Program

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in both countries. The program is divided into two subprograms:

  1. The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health (STEM)

  2. The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) .

US Citizenship is not required to apply for a Chateaubriand Fellowship. However, you must be enrolled in a PhD program in an American university.  Learn more here.

Deadline: January 16, 2018
Award: monthly stipend; health insurance; round-trip flight to France

Conversations of Color: Mindfulness as A Pathway for People of Color – December 7, 2017

Reka will discuss how mindfulness and meditation act as vehicles for greater self-understanding and insight into the impact of systemic racism on how we see our selves and others. We will touch on the foundations of mindfulness practice, discuss how these practices are particularly salient for people of color and end with a guided meditation. Reka Prasad runs MindfulNYU and is a family therapist in private practice.RSVP Now

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Time: 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Place: Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Lunch will be provided.

Conversations of Color is sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

Stressbusters vacay

Need an ultra-mini vacay?

The NYU Stressbusters will be on hand to offer massages to the NYU Steinhardt community. For one hour, we invite you to leave the cares of the world behind and luxuriate in this relaxing and tranquil experience.

Refreshments will be served.
This event will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 PM in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge.

Spaces are limited. Please RSVP here .

American Association of University Women (AAUW) – International Fellowships

AAUW International Fellowships support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The overwhelming majority return to their home countries to become leaders in government, academia, community activism and the arts and science. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions are supported. Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. International Fellowships have been awarded to more than 3,400 women from more than 140 nations. Learn more here.

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Award: Fellowships are for one year; some are renewable for an additional year. Award amounts vary: Masters/Professional Fellowship: $18,000; Doctoral Fellowship: $20,000; Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000.

Priority Deadline is December 5th for Summer Study Abroad

The application for summer study abroad is now open, and the priority deadline to apply for programs and scholarships is next Tuesday, December 5th.  Review program offerings, dates, course numbers, and sample syllabi via the program pages on our web site. You can schedule an appointment with Steinhardt Global Affairs staff to discuss your interest and to have your questions answered.