Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award: Deadline Extended- December 7th

Do you know an outstanding full-time faculty member committed to social activism and community building?

Can you think of someone who inspires you to be a leader and change-agent?

If so, nominate them now for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award!

The President and Provost Offices, in partnership with the NYU Division of Student Affairs, will present the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award, which includes a $2500 research stipend, at the Faculty Award Reception during the MLK Celebration Week in February 2018. To see past recipients see this link: https://www.nyu.edu/life/events-traditions/mlk-week/faculty-award.html

Nomination process: Please complete the nomination form that can be found here: bit.ly/mlk2019

Eligible nominees: All full-time NYU faculty members are eligible; past recipients are ineligible.

Deadline for nominations: December 7th, 2018 (extended)

Questions? Email mlkfacaward@nyu.edu

Let’s Talk International: Holidays and Cultural Celebrations- December 12, 2018

We hope you’ll join the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs and other undergraduate and graduate students for our last intercultural discussion of the semester. Let’s Talk is a program to meet new friends, and explore different topics of international concern.  Join us for Let’s Talk International: Holidays and Cultural Celebrations where we will have an engaging conversation about how holidays are celebrated around the world differently and unique cultural celebrations!

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge
Details: Lunch is provided. Space is limited. To attend, please register 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. 

While topics and short activities provide a framework, students drive the conversation in directions most relevant to them. Continued attendance is encouraged, though students are not required to attend all sessions.

Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of December 4 -11, 2018

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

Grad Level Salary Negotiation – December 4, 2:00PM-3:00 PM, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th St. 2nd Floor)

Networking Over Winter Break Webinar – December 5, 12:00PM-1:00 PM,  Virtual

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

2019 Graduation Awards and Honors – Call for Submissions

You can self-nominate for the Arch Award, the Departmental Banner Bearer or submit a speech to be considered for Student Speaker.

Visit NYU Steinhardt Graduation to see if you are eligible to apply and to review a description of all graduation honors and awards.

The Arch Award is in recognition of your cumulative record of service to classmates, the faculty, and the administration of NYU Steinhardt.

The Departmental Banner Bearer – One graduating candidate from each department receives this award, which includes the honor of carrying the department’s banner in the Baccalaureate Ceremony or Valedictory Celebration.

Student Speaker at School Ceremonies – If you would like to be considered for this special honor, please carefully review the eligibility requirements.

The submission deadline for Student Speaker is Monday, February 18, 2019, at 6:00 pm. No specific format or topic is preferred. The speech may be serious, humorous, personal or more general, but it may be no more than 3 minutes long.

All other award nominations are due Friday, February 15, 2019.

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

Conversations of Color: A Retrospective

The Office of Student Affairs invites your participation in Conversations of Colors:  A Retrospective. We are taking a look back as Associate Dean moves forward to her next steps.  Join us in Conversation to hear from you “What you brought to the Conversation”, and “Why did it matter?”  No formal panel. You, sitting among our other student, faculty and staff participants, sharing your words. 

RSVP here for Conversations of Color: A Retrospective

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Time: 12:30-1:45PM

Place: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Student Lounge

Lunch will be provided.

This program is sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs. 

AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop

AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop

Now accepting applications

Deadline: Thursday, January 10, 2019

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is pleased to announce the AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop. The workshop, led by junior and senior scholars, will give fellows an overview of how education research is designed across fields, how quantitative and qualitative research methods are used in studies, and how research is applied to education policy and practice. Senior researchers and faculty from both academic institutions and applied research organizations (i.e., The American Institutes for Research, Educational Testing Service, the College Board, and the Urban Institute) will introduce education research as a field and share their area of expertise and knowledge with the fellows. In addition to attending the workshop and participation in the poster session, fellows will attend pre-selected paper sessions and presentations during the 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. Fellows are required to participate in all Workshop events and the invited poster session during the 2019 AERA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.

Dates: The Workshop activities will take place Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2019 during the 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.

Award: Fellows will participate in the Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop during the AERA 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. The award includes conference registration and two nights of lodging. The fellows and/or their home institutions are responsible for transportation costs to Toronto, Canada. Most meals are part of the Workshop activities.

Eligibility: Candidates may come from a broad range of fields across the arts and sciences. Underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be:

  • Students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year of college in good academic standing.
  • Interested in pursuing a graduate or professional degree that can lend itself to education research areas such as children and youth, school and schooling issues, higher education, education policy, student achievement, curriculum and instruction, education psychology, or education leadership.
  • Have current or ongoing research that can be presented in a poster session.
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents; non-U.S. citizens attending a school in the U.S.

Where to Apply: AERA will accept applications via the AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop online application system.

All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

Direct any questions about the fellowship program, eligibility requirements, or submission process to George L. Wimberly, Director of Professional Development, at 202-238-3200 or fellowships@aera.net.

About AERA

AERA, founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results. AERA shares the products of scholarly research with peers, future educational researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and the public through its annual meeting, publications, and professional development activities.

Justice Zone Training – December 7th, 2018, 2-5pm

Justice Zone – Friday, Dec 7th, 2-5pm, Pless 1 – (RSVP) 
Justice Zone (formerly Diversity Zone) is a foundational training intended for NYU students, faculty, and staff that functions to facilitate understanding of frequently used concepts such as diversity, equity, and social justice through the lens of race and racism. It takes a deep look into the Cycle of Oppression and the role we all take in its reproduction. Throughout the training, participants will be asked to reflect on their own identities and challenge their daily practices to begin a journey of critical consciousness. Refreshments will be served.
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