Conversations of Color: A Retrospective

The Office of Student Affairs invites your participation in Conversations of Colors:  A Retrospective. We are taking a look back as Associate Dean moves forward to her next steps.  Join us in Conversation to hear from you “What you brought to the Conversation”, and “Why did it matter?”  No formal panel. You, sitting among our other student, faculty and staff participants, sharing your words. 

RSVP here for Conversations of Color: A Retrospective

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Time: 12:30-1:45PM

Place: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Student Lounge

Lunch will be provided.

This program is sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs. 

AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop

AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop

Now accepting applications

Deadline: Thursday, January 10, 2019

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is pleased to announce the AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop. The workshop, led by junior and senior scholars, will give fellows an overview of how education research is designed across fields, how quantitative and qualitative research methods are used in studies, and how research is applied to education policy and practice. Senior researchers and faculty from both academic institutions and applied research organizations (i.e., The American Institutes for Research, Educational Testing Service, the College Board, and the Urban Institute) will introduce education research as a field and share their area of expertise and knowledge with the fellows. In addition to attending the workshop and participation in the poster session, fellows will attend pre-selected paper sessions and presentations during the 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. Fellows are required to participate in all Workshop events and the invited poster session during the 2019 AERA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.

Dates: The Workshop activities will take place Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2019 during the 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.

Award: Fellows will participate in the Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop during the AERA 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. The award includes conference registration and two nights of lodging. The fellows and/or their home institutions are responsible for transportation costs to Toronto, Canada. Most meals are part of the Workshop activities.

Eligibility: Candidates may come from a broad range of fields across the arts and sciences. Underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be:

  • Students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of college in good academic standing.
  • Interested in pursuing a graduate or professional degree that can lend itself to education research areas such as children and youth, school and schooling issues, higher education, education policy, student achievement, curriculum and instruction, education psychology, or education leadership.
  • Have current or ongoing research that can be presented in a poster session.
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents; non-U.S. citizens attending a school in the U.S.

Where to Apply: AERA will accept applications via the AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop online application system.

All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

Direct any questions about the fellowship program, eligibility requirements, or submission process to George L. Wimberly, Director of Professional Development, at 202-238-3200 or fellowships@aera.net.

About AERA

AERA, founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. AERA shares the products of scholarly research with peers, future educational researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and the public through its annual meeting, publications, and professional development activities.

Justice Zone Training – December 7th, 2018, 2-5pm

Justice Zone – Friday, Dec 7th, 2-5pm, 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. Refreshments will be served.
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A Networking Series: Professional Events – Thursday, November 29, 2018

Attending conferences is a great way to expand your network. Please join the Wasserman Center for Career Development for A Networking Series on attending professional events. Participants will learn to network at conferences, office events and so much more.

RSVP here!

Time: 3:30 – 4:45pm

Location: Pless Hall 3rd fl. Lounge

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs

Consent Zone | Friday, November 30th, 2018 2pm-4pm

Consent Zone
Friday, November 30th, 2-4pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge

RSVP here!

Consent Zone is a workshop aimed at fostering a collaborative dialogue in which participants can share their views on sexual respect and develop strategies and tools to navigate complex interpersonal situations. This workshop is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and is presented by the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO), S.P.A.C.E. and Wellness Exchange. A meal will be provided.

IPAC End of Semester Holiday Social – December 4, 2018

Join the Steinhardt International Programming and Advocacy Committee (IPAC) for a relaxing social to end the semester, prepare for finals, and get ready for Winter Break. We’ll have cookie decorating, an essential oils workshop, craft stations to make decorations and send holiday cards, as well as a hot chocolate bar and treats!

When: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 4:00-6:00pm

Where: Pless Hall (82 Washington Square East) 1st floor lounge

 

Beinecke Scholarship Program

Audience: Candidates must be a  junior at the time of application

Deadline: NYU deadline: January 7, 2019; Final deadline: February 13, 2019

Award: $34,000 towards graduate studies in the arts, humanities and social sciences

Description: Founded in 1975, the Beinecke Scholarship Program supports graduate education in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships, and research grants. Scholars are encouraged to begin graduate study as soon as possible following graduation from college and must utilize all of the funding within five years of completion of undergraduate studies. Learn more here.

Critical Language Scholarship

Audience: Undergraduate and graduate students

Deadline: Tuesday, November 27

Award: All program costs are covered for participants. This includes travel between the student’s US home city and program location, pre-departure orientation costs, applicable visa fees, room, board, group-based intensive language instruction

Description: The Critical Language Scholarship Program is a fully-funded language and cultural enrichment program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students regardless of their field of study. The aim of the CLS is to increase the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Programs are currently offered for language study in fifteen languages.

  • Azerbaijani, Bangla, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu: Beginning, advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels;

  • Arabic, Persian, and Portuguese: Advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels;

  • Chinese, Japanese, and Russian: Intermediate and advanced levels.

Interested students are welcome to schedule an appointment with an advisor in the Office of Global Awards to discuss their essays.