Just in time for Finals: ULC Workshops to help you!

The University Learning Center (ULC) is finalizing their group workshops for Finals Current Workshops include:

Academic Skills Workshop – Finals Prep! (60 – 75 minutes.  NO RSVP required.)

Finals are quickly approaching.  Are you ready?  Prepare for final exams and papers with the help of students who have been through it before!

  • Monday,  April 23, 5:00pm, WST SB-22
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2:00pm, WST SB-22

Writing a Final Paper: Analyzing the Text to Develop Your Thesis (45 minutes; Click a time to RSVP)
Are you stuck on your final paper? This workshop is designed for students in literature-based courses (English, Texts & Ideas) who need to practice close reading skills to formally analyze a text to write a paper.

For additions, updates, and more information, including subject-specific tutoring, please visit: http://learning.cas.nyu.edu/page/home. Good luck!

It’s hard to believe the end of the semester is almost here already!

Please keep in mind that the librarians at NYU Libraries are here to help you with your last research tasks during this crunch time such as chasing down those difficult citations and keeping yourself organized.  Make an appointment for consultation help by filling out the form at http://library.nyu.edu/forms/research/consultations.html or use our Ask a Librarian service to get immediate help at http://library.nyu.edu/ask.

— The NYU Libraries Graduate Student Working Group

Undergrads and Faculty: Please Help Improve NYU Libraries Website.

NYU Libraries is conducting usability testing and we still need participation from two user groups: undergraduates and faculty.  Spend one hour using and discussing an aspect of our website and  receive a $20 gift certificate to NYU Bookstores.
Testing dates:  April 17 & 19
Location:  Off campus at 14th St. & 7th Ave.

If you are an undergraduate or faculty member, we invite you to sign up at:  bit.ly/nyupratt to indicate your interest in participating.
Thank you!

NYU Reynolds Program:The Social Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century Speaker Series

Join us on April 18, 6:30pm – 8:00pm as we partner with the NYU Heyman Center for Philanthropy’s Speaker Series to welcome Pop!Tech Curator and futurist Andrew Zolli. Andrew will explore why, in a time marked by upheaval -from natural disasters and economic crises to political turmoil and climate change- some systems, people and communities fall apart in the face of disruption, and how they can learn to bounce back. He will be introduced by New Media expert Clay Shirky. The event takes place in the Rosenthal Pavilion, NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, 10th floor, New York, NY. It is free and open to the public, but space is limited and an RSVP is required by cutting and pasting http://bit.ly/FOmpTh into your browser.

Join us again on April 25, 12:00pm – 1:30pm as we welcome Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams and City Year CEO and Co-founder Michael Brown in a conversation moderated by former Atlantic Philanthropies CEO and President, and NYU Wagner Senior Fellow Gara LaMarche. So you want to change the world? The starting place is service. Come learn how serving your country and serving the world through civic engagement can both change who you are and make the planet a more equitable, peaceful, and sustainable place. The event takes place at NYU Wagner’s Rudin Family Forum in The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited an RSVP is required by cutting and pasting http://bit.ly/w78XAr into your browser.

USA TODAY Summer 2012 Collegiate Correspondent Program

The USA TODAY Collegiate Correspondent Program is a premier opportunity for students to be published on a rapidly growing and influential national platform. Work from our Collegiate Correspondents is reviewed by USA TODAY staff on a daily basis and frequently published in USA TODAY, the nation’s leading national newspaper.

Participants earn a $350 stipend upon successful completion of the semester-long program and gain real-world experience that provides an invaluable head start on their careers.

Application opens at MIDNIGHT, SUNDAY, APRIL 1 and closes at MIDNIGHT, FRIDAY, APRIL 13th.

To complete an application (starting April 1) and see more details, please visit the informational page: http://www.usatodayeducate.com/staging/index.php/collegiate-correspondent-program

April Conversations of Color – Thursday, April 12th, 12:30-1:45 pm

Please join us for Conversations of Color on Thursday, April 12th, 12:30-1:45 pm in the Pless Hall 3rd floor lounge, 82 Washington Square East.

Conversations of Color welcomes any and all students, faculty and administrators to meet and talk about issues of diversity related to culture and identity. Our topic this month will be Being an Ally.

RSVP to http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/717873/RSVP-for-Conversations-of-Color.

Conversations of Color is sponsored by the NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs. If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Walker at jessica.walker@nyu.edu.

April showers bring…Workshops for YOU from Counseling & Student Services!

Join the Counseling & Student Services staff from the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs for our April workshops.  You will learn valuable skills and tips to get connected, stay informed, and be involved.  We hope to see you soon!

Professionalism & Social Media*
Wednesday, April 11, 12:30-1:30pm, 3rd Floor of Pless Hall

Apartment Rental Vendor Fair and Roommate Mixer
Wednesday, April 11th from 5:00PM – 9:00PM, Palladium Hall, Multipurpose Room

Apartment Vendor Fair:  5PM – 7PM
Roommate Mixer: 7:15PM – 9PM

International Student Wasserman Workshop
Wednesday, April 18th, 1:00-2:00pm, Wasserman Center, 133 E. 13th Street, 2nd floor

Preparing to Apply to Grad School*
Tuesday, April 24, 12:30-1:30pm, 3rd Floor of Pless Hall

Healthy, Quick, & Cheap Cooking**
Thursday, April 26, 5-6:30pm, 35 W. 4th St. 10th Floor Kitchen

*Please feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch to these sessions.
Refreshments will be provided.
**Attendance capped at 20 Students;
RSVP: http://steinhardt.cookingworkshop.sgizmo.com/s3/


For details, please visit our Events & Workshop page at: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/Semester_Events .  If you have questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at (212) 998- 5065 or via email at steinhardt.student.matters@nyu.edu.

American Theatre Wing – Opportunity for Summer Program

For those of you who dream of being actors, the American Theatre Wing is looking to get the word out about SpringboardNYC, which is accepting applications until April 1. It’s a fantastic program for juniors and seniors who want to be Broadway stars after graduation. The two-week crash course covers actor survival skills, plus Q&As with top theatre pros, group outings to Broadway shows, and a visit to the Tony Awards dress rehearsal. It’s free to apply but there is a tuition fee for accepted participants.  www.americantheatrewing.org