2016 Graduation Honors and Awards – Arch Award, Banner Bearer – Call for Submissions

You can self-nominate for the Arch Award or the Departmental Banner Bearer.  Visit our graduation website to see if you are eligible to apply for graduation honors and awards.

The Arch Award is presented to both a graduating undergraduate and a graduating graduate student in recognition of their cumulative record of service to classmates, the faculty, and the administration of NYU Steinhardt. Nominations close February 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

The Departmental Banner Bearer – One graduating undergraduate and one graduating master’s candidate from each department receives this award, which includes the honor of carrying the department’s banner in the Baccalaureate Ceremony or Valedictory Celebration. Nominations close February 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

For further information visit our graduation website or contact the Office of Student Affairs in Pless Hall, 2nd floor or call us at 212-998-5065


Final Call for Nominations – MLK Faculty Award 15-16 – Deadline: December 12, 2015


The NYU Office of the Provost invites undergraduate and graduate students to nominate outstanding faculty who exemplify the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through teaching, leadership, social justice activism and community building.

Submit your nomination / Find out more details: DEADLINE 12/8/15

NYU MLK Faculty Award 2015 -2016 – Call for Nominations – Deadline: December 12, 2015

Seeking Nominations: NYU Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award 2015-2016

The NYU Office of the Provost invites undergraduate and graduate students to nominate outstanding faculty who exemplify the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through teaching, leadership, social justice activism and community building.

Deadline 12/8/15.

Conversations of Color: Maintaining a Healthful Lifestyle in a Food Desert – December 10, 2015

RSVP here to attend Conversations of Color: Maintaining a Healthful Lifestyle in A Food Desert. There are pockets of the world in which it is difficult to buy affordable, good-quality fresh food; these are known as food deserts. Professor Domingo Piñero, of the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, will lead an informative discussion on ways to sustain a nutritious lifestyle in these areas.

Thursday, December 10, from 12:30pm – 1:45pm .

Lunch will be provided.

At Conversations of Color, Steinhardt students, faculty, and administrators discuss race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, religious or spiritual belief, ability, gender identity/expression, economic class, and other related topics of diversity.

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.


NYCDOE Information Session for NYU Steinhardt Students Monday, December 7th 4:00-6:00pm

Please join the NYCDOE for an in-depth information session on the application process and getting hired in New York City Public Schools. Prospective teachers will be able to ask specific questions to the presenter. This information session is especially relevant to teachers who are looking to begin their career either mid-year or in Fall 2016. All subject areas are welcome, however, please note that speech and language pathologists, school counselors and social workers have a separate application process. Some of the general content in this information session may be relevant to these majors but details about their application process and career opportunities will not be covered.

When: Monday, December 7th 4:00-6:00pm including Q&A
Where: Wasserman Center, Presentation Room A, 133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003 (212) 998-4730

Should you be unable to attend, we expect that there will be another NYCDOE information session in February 2016.

Please RSVP at link below while logged into your NYU Home account.

A Networking Series: Networking and Social Media – December 2, 2015

Social Media is one of the largest networking arenas in the world. Please join the Wasserman Center for Career Development for tips and techniques to navigating and utilizing social media, to develop and maintain professional goals and success.

Please join us on Wednesday, December 2, from 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm in the 3rd Floor Lounge of Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East.

RSVP here.

A Networking Series is a 3-part workshop dedicated to developing and enhancing the networking skills and abilities of Steinhardt graduate students.

Diversity Zone Ally Training – Friday December 14th at 10am

NYU Steinhardt Student Affairs is proud to collaborate with NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs to offer

Diversity Zone – Race, Ethnicity, & Class

Friday, December 4th, 2015
10:00 am – 1:00pm

Joseph & Violet Pless Hall
82 Washington Square East
3rd Floor Student Lounge

Diversity Zone training is designed to explore the basic issues that surround race, class, and ethnicity. Open to students, staff and faculty, Diversity Zone provides participants with tools and information on the roots, construction, and proliferation of these social identities as well as a basic understanding of the systems of privilege and oppression at work in our society. Participants in this interactive training will leave more culturally aware and competent and better prepared to become an effective ally. All those who complete Diversity Zone training will receive a participation placard acknowledging their commitment to diversity.

Please RSVP to secure your spot in this exciting opportunity.

USG 2015 Week of Service: Nov. 30 – Dec 4

The entire NYU Steinhardt community is invited to participate in USG’s Week of Service. We will be collecting travel sizes of shampoo, conditioner, shaving cream, soap, and mouth wash which will be organized into shower kits for housing-insecure men supports by POTS – Part of the Solution in Bronx, NY.

Donations will be accepted in Kimmel or in the USG Office on the 3rd floor of Pless Hall during the time listed here. Please reach out to steinhardt.usg@nyu.edu if there are any questions.

Steinhardt Student Challenge Grants

The Office of Research is pleased to announce the call for the Steinhardt School Student Challenge Grants. The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development established these grants to provide support for the work that you are undertaking and hope such support will help lay the foundation for larger-scale funding from public and private external sources.  We encourage applications for The Steinhardt School Challenge Fund from all students who did not receive an award from the Fund in the 2014-15 competition.

Funded projects will be up to one year in duration for the next academic year (starting September 1, 2016). Awards range from $1,000 to $1,500.

Doctoral Research Grant – These awards provide up to $1,500 in total costs to support doctoral research toward degree requirements. An approved dissertation proposal is required.

Phi Delta Kappa Doctoral Dissertation Award  – This award provides $1,200 for the completion of a dissertation in the area of educational leadership, teaching and learning, or music education. An approved dissertation proposal is required.

Undergraduate and Master’s Students Research/Creative Projects – These awards provide up to $1,000 in total costs and support outstanding undergraduate or master’s students at NYU Steinhardt conducting a research study or creative project, under the supervision of a faculty member.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURES: The complete RFP’s and application materials are currently posted on the Office of Research’s website. Full proposals are due March 11, 2016. I will be available to assist students with budget preparation, proposal production, etc.  If you have questions please attend one of the information sessions (February 4, 2016 from 11am-12pm or February 17, 2016 from 3:30-4:30pm). You are not required to attend an info session to be eligible to apply for funding but if you plan to attend, please register.

NYU Vigil for Baghdad, Beirut, and Paris TODAY, Tuesday, 11/17/15 at 4:30pm in Kimmel

On Thursday, November 12th, two suicide bombers killed 43 people and wounded 239 more in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.

On Friday, November 13th, there were coordinated attacks at six locations throughout Paris that killed at least 129 people and wounded at least 352 more.

On Friday, November 13th, there was a suicide blast and a roadside bombing that targeted Shiites in Baghdad that killed 26 people and wounded dozens more.

These horrific events shook the world. As an NYU community, we will join together at a vigil for Baghdad, Beirut and Paris to grieve and to offer our thoughts and prayers to the people who have been affected.  A vigil will be held on the Kimmel steps at 4:30pm on Tuesday, November 17.

This event is co-sponsored by The Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at NYU, The Catholic Center at NYU, NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (NYU CMEP), NYU Global Spiritual Life, Islamic Center at New York University, NYU Kimmel Center for University Life, Protestant Life at NYU, and the Student Senators Council.

Facebook event here:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1025665667484397