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 steinhardt-teaching-awards-group@nyu.edu

For more information about the nomination procedure, please visit: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/DTA2014-15

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.

Conversations of Color: Body Politics – October 23, 2014

Conversations of Color: Body Politics. Dr. Sajnani, professor of Arts Based Research in NYU Steinhardt’s Drama Therapy Program, uses dramatic action methods to connect personal and social identities and to explore how we travel between intersecting cultural spaces. Please join us for this special event as Dr. Sajnani leads an exploratory discussion and workshop about intersectionality at one of NYU Steinhardt’s most treasured traditions: Conversations of Color.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM – RSVP here.

Lynda.com at NYU

NYU has partnered with Lynda.com to provide current faculty, students and staff with unlimited access to an online library of high-quality instructional videos on the latest software, tools, and skills.
With more than 2,400 courses taught by industry experts—and more added every week—lynda.com is designed for all levels of learners and is available whenever they’re ready to learn. The videos can even be viewed on iPhones, iPads, Android phones or tablets, or other mobile devices.
Some of the most popular courses at NYU include:
  • Android SDK Essential Training
  • HTML Essential Training
  • iOS App Development Essential Training
Log into Lynda.com through the Academics or the Work tab in NYUHome.

Applying to Graduate School & Post Undergraduate Plans, Thurs Oct. 16, 2014

Is Graduate School your next step after completing your undergraduate degree at NYU Steinhardt? Join Sheila Lynch from the Wasserman Center and Justine Kelly-Fierro from Steinhardt Student Affairs for an interactive workshop on strategies for applying to Graduate School successfully. After attending this workshop, you will be able to answer the question, Why Grad School? Contemplate your values and their relationship to career goals, as well as learn the steps you’ll need to take to apply to the right program for you.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
3:30 – 5pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge

To RSVP, please click here.

Veteran/Military Students & Alumni Lunch Invitation

The NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development would like to invite you to a networking lunch for students and alumni.

Veteran/Military Students & Alumni Lunch

Wednesday, October 15th, 12:30pm-2pm | NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development

U.S. Veterans and Active Duty Military are invited to attend a student and alumni networking lunch. This is a great opportunity to meet fellow veterans and service members at NYU and learn about resources and events for student/alumni veterans, as well as career related services and resources from the Wasserman Center. In addition, Wasserman Center staff will be on hand to review resume/cover letters. Lunch will be provided! RSVP on NYU CareerNet here.

What’s at Stake for 2014 and Beyond?

What’s at Stake for 2014 and Beyond?
October 14, 2014
The Brennan Center for Justice and Mother Jones present:

What’s at Stake for 2014 and Beyond?

Featuring:

Alex Wagner
Host, MSNBC’s “NOW with Alex Wagner”

Robert A. George
Editorial Writer, New York Post

David Corn
Washington, D.C., Bureau Chief, Mother Jones

Michael Waldman
​President, Brennan Center for Justice

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Program

New York University
Grand Hall, Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life
238 Thompson St. (btwn Washington Square South and West 3rd St.)
​New York, NY 10012

RSVP to Mikayla Terrell at mikayla.terrell@nyu.edu or 646-292-8368

Please join the Brennan Center and Mother Jones on Tuesday, October 14 for a pre-election primer on the state of our democracy. As the midterm elections approach, issues such as money in politics, voting, criminal justice reform and income inequality will shape the political landscape just as much as who wins control of the Senate. What should voters know for the next two weeks? And what’s at stake leading up to 2016 and beyond?