Graduate Study in the UK & Abroad – General Info & Application Outline + UK Scholarships (Gates, Marshall & Rhodes) and Fulbright

When:  December 5 AND December 12, 2014 12-1pm
Where: Mulberry Conference Room, 295 Lafayette St (Puck Building)
(Catch the elevator to the 2nd floor, present your ID card and follow the signs.)

Jenni Quilter and Kris Larsen (NYU’s Office of National Scholarships) will discuss the ins and outs of applying for scholarships to graduate study in the UK, along with the Fulbright program. This session is most applicable to Sophomores and Juniors, though all years are welcome.

THIS EVENT WILL BE CATERED (pizza if there are approx. 20 students attending, chips and cookies if there are a lot more. Feel free to bring along your own lunch too.)

TO CONFIRM ATTENDENCE, PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/studying-in-the-uk-abroad-tickets-14426073775
Please note that because this event is catered, we need to know for sure if you’re coming. If you need to cancel your RSVP, please follow the link again, giving us 24 hours notice.

Tea at 3 – Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Free sweets, coffee, and tea at next week’s Tea at 3. Representatives from the Steinhardt Office of Global Programs will be present to answer your questions about study away programs and scholarship opportunities.

Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Time: Come by between 3-4 PM
Location: Pless Hall 1st Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

International Education Week Events

Celebrate international education and cultural exchange at the following events during International Education Week:

History and Future Directions of the GNU
Monday, November 17, 2014 from 1 pm – 2 pm
Info and RSVP: Email Erinn Duprey at eb125@nyu.edu

Let’s Talk International
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 12 pm – 1:30 pm
Learn more and RSVP.

Mind the Gap: An Intercultural Competence Workshop
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 12 pm – 2:30 pm
Learn more and RSVP.

Conversations of Color: “D is for Diversity”
Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
In investigating the globalization of children’s media, Dr. Moland spent nine months in Nigeria researching the new Nigerian version of Sesame Street, examining how producers are “localizing” the curriculum and using television as a tool to teach about diversity, inclusion, and national unity.
Learn more and RSVP.

Careers in International Development Education (panel discussion)
Friday, November 21, 2014 from 5 pm – 6:30 pm
Learn more and RSVP.

“Teacher: A Day in the Life”: A Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Friday, November 21, 2014 from 7 pm – 9 pm
Learn more and RSVP.

Reminder – Sign up for Diversity Zone Training – Fri. 11/14/14

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, November 14, 2014
11:00 am – 1:00pm

Joseph & Violet Pless Hall
82 Washington Square East
1st 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.

Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP to secure your spot in this exciting opportunity.

Graduate Student Research Breakfast on Thursday, 11/20/14

Come have breakfast, talk with our librarians about your project, and take care of those lingering research to-do list items. We’ll have specialists from across the disciplines who can help get you (re)oriented to our resources, get you started with citation management tools, and help you get the most out of our collections and services. This informal event lasts for two hours, and you can come and go as you like during that time.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:00am-12:00noon To RSVP, go to http://library.nyu.edu/grads
Bobst Library 10th-floor Graduate Research Exchange (northwest corner)

Learn Best Practices for Social Media

NYU’s Interactive Media office is offering social media training open to club leaders, student workers and interns, or any other interested student. The training provides guidance for representing University accounts and engaging an audience on social media touching on best practices, editorial calendars, and language and tone. An identical session will be offered on three dates/times. Students who complete a training will receive a certificate of completion. Register here.

  • Wednesday, November 12th from 9:45 to 10:45am
  • Thursday, November 20th from 6:15 to 7:15pm
  • Friday, November 21st from 12:45-1:45pm

A Networking Series: Professional Events – November 5, 2014

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.

Please join us on Wednesday, November 5th, from 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm in the 3rd Floor Student Lounge of Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East.

RSVP here.

A Networking Series is a 4-part workshop dedicated to developing and enhancing the networking skills and abilities of Steinhardt graduate students.

 

Showcasing Student Leadership Experiences – Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 4pm

If you are involved in clubs on campus, student government, you are an RA or an OL, or  maybe you’re thinking about becoming one, this program is for you!

Discover the skills employers and graduate programs seek from new grads, and the best ways to talk about your student leadership experiences while networking or interviewing.

Facilitated by Justine Kelly-Fierro, Student Affairs & Leah Lattimore, Wasserman Center

Showcasing Student Leadership Experiences
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
4 – 5:30pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge

RSVP for Showcasing Student Leadership Today!

Be Kind To Yourself! Exploring Stress, Self Care & Mindfulness Practices

Be Kind To Yourself! Exploring Self Care & Meditation
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 – 11am – 12:30pm
Pless Hall Annex, 6th Floor Conference Room

Feeling stressed out as we move into Finals Season? Discover how our bodies and minds respond to stress, which we can use to our advantage in practices that help us de-stress. Come discuss what self care means to you, and find out strategies to incorporate this practice into your daily life, even if you only have a minute to spare!  We’ll raffle off self-care prizes and conclude with a grounding mindfulness practice.

Facilitators: Justine Kelly-Fierro (Office of Student Affairs) and Rita Zilberman, LCSW (Counseling & Wellness)

RSVP for Be Kind To Yourself today!