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 being@nyu.edu.

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.

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.

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.

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 .

Race, Spirit, and Justice – December 4, 2017

Race, Spirit, and Justice: A special evening with Shaun King (Justice Activist, Columnist for Daily News), Imam Khalid Latif (Executive Director, Islamic Center at NYU), Simran Jeet Singh (Faculty and Chaplain, NYU) and Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, Sensei (Author, Buddhist Priest), moderated by NYU Law Professor, Alina Das.

What role do spiritual and religious people have to play in conceptualizing and bringing about a more racially just world? How does faith affect the road to social change and how might it shape our goals and messages? This event will feature leadership from five faith traditions engaging in these questions.

December 4th, 2017 from 7-930 pm
60 Washington Square South, E&L Auditorium, 4th Floor.
Light refreshments will be served.
Tickets are $10 for non-NYU and $5 with valid NYU ID.

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Translating Your Facilitator Experience – December 5, 2017

Have you served as a graduate assistant, teaching assistant or co-instructor? Have you thought about how will you share this experience with potential employers?  In this seminar, you will begin to identify the skills acquired as a result of your experience as a facilitator as well as how you highlight these skills in a resume, cover letter and during an interview.

DateTuesday, December 5, 2017
Time5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Space is limited, please RSVP

Let’s Talk International: Assimilation, Self-Segregation, and Global Mixing – November 29, 2017

How are you connecting with international students who are visiting your country?  Have you ever traveled abroad and felt out of place? Join us on November 29, 2017, for Let’s Talk International: Self-segregation or Global Mixing where we will have an engaging conversation about imposter syndrome, self-segregation, and the pressure to assimilate into the culture of the host country.

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge
Details: Lunch is provided. Space is limited. To attend, please RSVP here

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.

Understanding Office Campus Work Authorization for International Students – November 28, 2017

Are you a Steinhardt F-1 visa holder planning to pursue off-campus employment prior to or upon completion of your studies?

Join Alison Jackson, International Student Advisor in the Office of Global Services, for a conversation about off-campus employment. The workshop will cover eligibility, application process, and other details about Pre-Completion and Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) as well as Curricular Practical Training (CPT).

Date:  Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Time:  3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East