Let’s Talk International – October 26, 2016

Join the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs, the Office of Global Services, and other undergraduate and graduate students to meet new friends, and explore different topics of international concern. This month we will be discussing fashion, costumes, and festivities that different cultures around the world celebrate as well as here in the U.S. as part of NYU’s 4th annual World Tour program series.

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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.

Sponsored by the Office of Global Services and the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs. This event is part of NYU’s Fourth Annual World Tour. Find out more at nyu.edu/worldtour.


Dean’s Hour with the Undergraduate Student Government

Monday, October 24th, 2016
6:30 to 7:30pm
Joseph & Pless Hall, 1st Floor Lounge

Join NYU Steinhardt Deans for a discussion on a variety of topics important to Steinhardt undergraduates, including diversity, affordability, and course planning. Dinner will be served, so be sure to arrive early for this unique opportunity.

NYU Libraries Celebrates Open Access Week

Open in Action: New Options for Sharing Scholarship – Wednesday, October 26, 2016.
In recent years, we’ve seen an increase in the number of digital repositories where scholars may freely share their publications and data. To celebrate Open Access Week, we’ve invited the founders of two prominent new multi-disciplinary repositories to discuss their goals and priorities, and the technology underlying their systems. Humanities Commons is a social repository for humanists launched by the Modern Language Association in collaboration with Columbia University Libraries. SocArXiv is a preprint service directed by group of sociologists and research librarians in partnership with the Center for Open Science. We’ll have a round-table discussion with plenty of time for questions from the audience.
Wednesday, October 26, 4:30-6pm, Avery Room, 2nd floor of Bobst Library
Panelists:Philip Cohen, University of Maryland;Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Modern Language Association​;Mark Newton, Columbia University Libraries; Nicholas Wolf, NYU Libraries

NYU Fourth Annual World Tour

Revisit the familiar or discover the unknown. Cross borders and journey across the world with nothing more than a few steps and an open mind. NYU World Tour invites you to celebrate the global and international experiences unique to NYU: Starting October 24th -28th, explore the diverse cultures that make this a vibrant place to learn, live, and work.

Visit nyu.edu/worldtour for details. NYU World Tour. Be in and of the world.


After the Dissertation – Thursday, October 20, 2016

NYU Libraries has a great upcoming session for doctoral students offering practical information and strategies for those completing their PhD dissertations and considering how best to share their scholarly work–as journal articles or a book, in print and digital form. Topics include your rights as an author, how to think strategically about your publishing choices, what you need to know about copyright, and more. The session is led by Monica McCormick, Program Officer for Digital Scholarly Publishing in the Libraries and at NYU Press and April Hathcock, Scholarly Communications Librarian. The session will take place:
Thursday, October 20, 4-5:30pm in Bobst Library, Room 619      RSVP HERE


Time to Link?

The Student Services Center, formerly at 25 West 4th Street. has a new name, the StudentLink Center, and a new address at 383 Lafayette Street. Go there when you have questions about tuition & fees, registration, you want to review your Albert account, are picking up or dropping off documents, or plan to study away (www.nyu.edu/studentlink),.


Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of October 19 – October 25, 2016

The Graduate Student Career Development Team offers an array of in-person and virtual events. Join for this week’s offerings:

Navigating Academic and Professional Conferences – Wednesday, October 19, 6:30pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Pitching Your Diverse Experience: Resume Edition – Thursday, October 20, 12:00pm – 2:00pm, Kimmel 806 (CMEP Lounge)

Applying Doctoral Programs – Thursday, October 20, 4:30pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Career Conversations: Academic and Research Careers – Tuesday, October 25, 4:30pm -5:030pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

For more detailed information please visit the Wasserman Center for Career Development Center.


Ted Chats

Each month the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, Ted Magder, opens his door to all Steinhardt students for one-on-one chats, where they are encouraged to share their thoughts and experiences about academic life at Steinhardt and NYU.  All discussions are informal, confidential and candid. The next Ted Chat is scheduled for Thursday, October 20 from 6 to 9 pm.

An invitation to make an appointment will go out later this week.