Faculty Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Panel!

Want to hear more about the Peace Corps experience from people who have actually been there? Join a panel of NYU professors to hear about their experiences abroad and how Peace Corps affected their lives and careers!
•    Professor Jonathan Zimmerman, RPCV Nepal
•    Professor Bridget O’Connor, RPCV Afghanistan
•    Professor Heidi White, RPCV Poland
Where?:         NYU Wasserman Center (133 E 13th Street, 2nd Floor)
When?:          Tuesday, April 12th @ 7:00pm
Questions?:   Contact NYU’s Peace Corps recruiter: Caitlin Gokey (RPCV Namibia, 2005 – 2008) at peacecorps@nyu.edu or (212) 998-4748

Peace Corps Volunteers work in over 70 countries worldwide in areas such as education, youth and community development,
agriculture and environmental education, health and HIV/AIDS education, business development, and information technology.
Peace Corps Volunteers must be 18 years of age and a US citizen.

Take A Break from Thinking About Finals — Fall Registration Starts 4/26

If you haven’t registered for Summer courses, this is your chance to try out NYU’s new Albert! We encourage you to go online, search for courses, and as you see ones that you’re interested in taking in the Fall term, put them in your Shopping Cart! This is also a great way to find out if you need any special consent to register for courses, make sure that you’ve been cleared by your advisor or resolve any issues before registration begins.

Check out these online guides if you need a little help: Albert Course Search Help & Albert Registration  Help

Conversations of Color Thursday, April 14th, 12:30-1:45 pm

Please join us for Conversations of Color on Thursday, April 14th, 12:30-1:45 pm, Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 3rd floor lounge.  
The goal of Conversations of Color is to provide a forum for students, faculty and administrators to meet and talk about issues of diversity.  

RSVP to http://www.surveygizmo.com/s/105617/rsvp-for-conversations-of-color

Conversations of Color is sponsored by the NYU Steinhardt office of Student Affairs

Diversity Career Expo on FRIDAY, APRIL 8th FROM 12-2PM

RSVP for the Diversity Career Expo on FRIDAY, APRIL 8th FROM 12-2PM at NYU’s Wasserman Center for Career Development! Network and learn about organizations that value diverse candidates and promote recruiting initiatives for a more inclusive workforce.
Employers and Professionals will be present, so remember to dress for success (business casual recommended). Bring a resume, ask for ways to follow up with each individual you meet (business card or website info), and be prepared to practice your personal pitch (share your story).

To RSVP, log in to NYU CareerNet and see the "Events" tab (nyu.edu/careerdevelopment)

*Co-sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, Gentlemen of Quality, BSU, and the NYU
LGBTQ Student Center.

Faces, Places and Tastes – Apartment/Roommate Remix

Thursday April 14th, 4:30PM – 6:30PM
Palladium Multipurpose Room, 140 East 14th Street, 3rd Floor
Need an apartment? Looking for a roommate? Join us at the Apartments & Roommates Remix and maybe you will find the face or place of your dreams! If not, you will enjoy the special Remix Menu of treats we’ve prepared! We’ll also share tips for finding an apartment in the city, and advise you on the challenges of roommate living and learning in the real world! Co-sponsored by the Student Resource Center’s Office of Graduate Student Life, Off-Campus Services and Office of International Students and Scholars. Oh, and treats will be served! Questions? Email offcampus.housing@nyu.edu

Publicize Your Work in the Steinhardt Newsletter!

Dear Steinhardt Student,

For Steinhardt’s final newsletter this year, we will be running a column called, ‘Student Achievement and Community Service." In this column, we will list prestigious awards, publications, art exhibits, music performances, and community service by our students. If you are interested in having your work publicized, write to Debra Weinstein (dbw1@nyu.edu), describing the nature of your work in a brief paragraph. Be sure to include your name, your year of graduation, and your current program. You may also include a photo with your email. 

We are also looking for that stories that reflect the depth and breadth of our academic, research, and community experiences at home and abroad. We welcome all ideas in this area, and hope you will take a minute to look at our site to read some of the essays. Here is an example from a past graduation newsletter: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/photo_essays/ghana2

The deadline for submission is April 5, 2011. Please write "Steinhardt Graduation Issue" in your subject line.

Grad Students: Looking for a place to do your work? Bobst Library has a variety of spaces to fit your needs.

Please see our guide to locate a space that matches your preferred research environment: http://nyu.libguides.com/content.php?pid=31133&sid=629459  Be sure to check out our reservable graduate collaborative rooms. These rooms come in a variety of sizes, from small 1-2 person rooms, to 4-6 person rooms, to rooms that hold 10-12. To reserve a graduate collaborative room, please go here: http://webapps.library.nyu.edu/reserve

*NOW AVAILABLE: Seats in the Bobst Dissertation Writers’ Rooms: These rooms offer shared, quiet office space and are available to PhD students with approved dissertation topics. When subscribers arrive, they simply choose one of the numerous desks and work as long as they wish. Each room includes 10 partitioned desks, available on a first-come basis. Amenities include your own personal Moby (mobile storage cabinet), and state-of-the-art ergonomic furniture, including Aeron chairs and single seating tables and wireless.

We use a lottery system to assign subscribers to these rooms. To sign up for the lottery, go to this link: https://webapps.library.nyu.edu/raffle/

More information about Dissertation Writers’ Rooms can be found here: http://library.nyu.edu/services/lockers.html

The NYU Libraries Graduate Student Working Group

First Fridays Doctoral Research Colloquium + IRB Review

Attention Steinhardt Doctoral Students:

This is a reminder that our April First Fridays Doctoral Research Colloquium is scheduled for Friday, April 1st from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Pless Hall Lounge.

Our April 1st meeting will feature Professor Christopher Hoadley from Educational Communication & Technology, along with doctoral student Gabriela Richard. The research presentation will be followed by an IRB review and question and answer session with Professor Terry Astuto and Dean Perry N. Halkitis.

If you haven’t already done so, please send an email to Nancy Hall steinhardt.grad.office@nyu.edu to RSVP. April 1 is the last First Fridays session of the year so we hope to see you there. As always, lunch will be served!

Want to get involved and represent your fellow Steinhardt students?

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Graduate Student Organization (GSO) have opened elections for Executive Board positions for the 2011 – 2012 Academic Year. For information and applications, please visit the following websites:

Questions may be directed to each organization at steinhardt.usg@nyu.edu and steinhardt.gso@nyu.edu. Good luck!

Renting, Your Rights, and Avoiding Student Scams, April 6th 3:45-5:45pm, Pless Hall 3rd Floor

Join Off-Campus Services for this informative workshop and learn helpful terms, procedures, and strategies to secure and maintain a successful off-campus living situation.  Find out what to expect in today’s market. An Off-Campus Housing Office representative will speak about the potential hazards of renting in New York, providing cautionary advice and information.  Market data, advisories and Tenants’ Rights resources will be provided. Come to this workshop to learn more, and to get your questions answered.

RSVP to Jessica Walker at jessica.walker@nyu.edu

Co-sponsored by Off-Campus Services and Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs