Self-Hypnosis / Meditation Session @ Bobst

Bobst Library and the Student Health Center is offering a weekly self-hypnosis/meditation toolkit every Wednesday at 4 pm and 4:30 pm in Rm. 411 at Bobst Library (beginning 10/22/14). This is a drop-in workshop for anyone who is interested in learning quick and simple self-hypnosis and meditation techniques to help decrease anxiety, worry, depressive symptoms, and sleep problems. The Session last about 20 minutes and can be a convenient and productive study break.\

Volunteer at the Children’s Halloween Parade – October 31, 2014

Celebrate Halloween with the Steinhardt International Advisory Committee and Steinhardt Student Affairs as we volunteer at the Children’s Halloween Parade, a time honored tradition providing tricks and treats to over 3,000 area children, including a parade around Washington Square Park, free goodie bags, rides, face painting, live music, and more!

RSVP here.

Date: Friday, October 31, 2014
Location: Meet at 2:45 pm in the first floor lobby of Kimmel (60 Washington Square South)
Time: The event ends at 6 PM

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop – October 30, 2014

On an F-1 visa and thinking about a spring or summer internship? Join Alison Jackson, International Student Advisor in the Office of Global Services, for a conversation about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) off-campus work authorization for F-1 visa holding students. The workshop will cover eligibility, application process, and other details about CPT.

RSVP here.

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Kimmel 903

“After the Dissertation” Session for Doctoral Students, Wed, Nov 5, 2014

Please join us at Bobst Library for our “After the Dissertation” workshop. This session offers 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 or digital form. Topics include your rights as an author, how to think strategically about your publishing choices, what you need to know about copyright, thinking through your ProQuest dissertation submission options, and more. The session is led by our Program Officer for Digital Scholarly Publishing, Monica McCormick, and our Copyright Librarian, April Hathcock.

From 4 to 5:30pm in Bobst Library, 10th Floor Graduate Exchange.   Click here to register.

This Week is the 7th Annual International Open Access Week

Open Access Week provides a yearly opportunity for members of the research community to come together to promote increased access to scholarly work across disciplines. It is also a great chance for those looking to know more about open access to get the information they need.

To learn more about Open Access Week and find out about free online educational events, please visit their

To learn more about open access in general, including ways in which open access can help you in the development of your research impact, please contact the Scholarly Communications Librarian, April Hathcock, or visit the NYU Libraries Research Guide on Copyright for Authors and Creators.

Call for Nominations: 2014-2015 Distinguished Teaching Award

The NYU Office of Faculty Resources recently announced that nominations are being accepted for the 2014-2015 Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA). The DTA highlights NYU’s commitment to teaching excellence and is given annually to outstanding members of the faculty.

Since the award was established in 1987, 10 faculty members from NYU Steinhardt have received this honor in recognition of their cutting-edge research, exceptional teaching, and dedicated advisement to students within and outside the classroom. With three of our faculty receiving this award in the past five years, we want to continue this momentum of recognizing our world renowned faculty. Nominations can be emailed to Steinhardt Teaching Awards Committee at

For more information about the nomination procedure, please visit:

Safe Zone Ally Training – Friday October 24, 2014

RSVP Today!

Safe Zone is a campus wide program designed to visibly identify students, staff, and faculty who support the LGBTQ population, understand some of the issues facing LGBTQ individuals, and are aware of the various LGBTQ resources. The three hour training session provides a foundation of knowledge needed to be an effective ally to LGBTQ students and those questioning their sexuality.

All Steinhardt faculty, administrators, staff, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, of all departments, are invited to participate.

This three hour training session provides a foundation of knowledge needed to be an effective ally to LGBTQ students. Individuals who complete this training and then choose to post a Safe Zone card should be comfortable with LGBTQ students approaching them to talk about LGBTQ related issues, or to help students find campus or local resources.

Friday, October 24, 2014
11am – 2pm
Joseph & Violet Pless Hall
82 Washington Sq East, 3rd Floor Lounge
Lunch will be provided

Click here to register.

International Advisory Committee (IAC) – October 22, 2014

Connect with other globally-minded students by joining NYU Steinhardt’s International Advisory Committee (IAC).

The IAC is open to all Steinhardt students interested in intercultural exchange, international diversity, and being involved in student activities.

Register here for the next meeting: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 1 PM – 2:30 PM.

Tea at 3 – Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Spring 2015 registration begins next month. Have questions about registering? Bring them to next week’s Tea at 3 where there will be knowledgeable Steinhardt Advisement and Registration Services representatives AND free refreshments. A perfect study break!

Date: Tuesday, October 21, 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.