Graduate Students: Ask-a-Librarian

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Need some assistance navigating the library’s resources?  Get help now!  Through Bobst’s Ask-a-Librarian service, librarians are available to help you in-person or via email, IM, text, or phone.

For more information about Ask-a-Librarian, including a FAQ and hours of operation for email, IM, and texting services, see here: http://library.nyu.edu/ask/

The Department of Art and Art Professions

The Department of Art and Art Professions set up a “Photo with Morph Santa & His Sleigh” display during their open studios event last weekend to raise money for Occupy Sandy. With a suggested donation of $1, $5, or $10 they raised over $300 for the relief effort.  The photo booth is now traveling to Pless Hall and will be on display on Tuesday, December 11 from 1:00-5:00 PM. Faculty, students, and staff are invited to drop by for a photo and the opportunity to contribute extra funds to storm relief efforts.

Please spread the word and plan to drop by for some holiday cheer!

Tea at 3: Lessons from Abroad

Hear first-hand accounts of studying abroad. Our panel of former study abroad and current international students will share tips for studying and living in a host-country. Ask your questions in a casual setting while enjoying free refreshments. A perfect break! Tuesday, December 11 from 3-4pm in Pless 3rd Floor Lounge.

Conversations of Color: The December Dilemma this Thursday, December 6th

Please join Steinhardt’s Office of Counseling and Student Services and the NYU Center for Spiritual Life for an interactive discussion about The December Dilemma: Creating Connections Across Faith & Spiritual Practice at NYU.

Thursday December 6, 2012 12:30pm-1:45pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge
Refreshments will be served

To RSVP, please visit: Conversation of Color RSVP
To learn more about Conversations of Color, visit: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/ConvofColor

Wasserman Center Newsletter

Wasserman has lots of events happening in December and January so go to this page for more info on:
Resume Book Collection
On Campus Recruitment
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Panel on 12/4/12 from 7:30 to 9pm
Demystifying OCR (On-Campus Recruitment) for Juniors and Seniors on 12/5/12 from 12:30 to 1:30pm AND on 1/31/13 from 4 to 5 pm
Salary Negotiation Workshop 12/6/12 from 3:00-4:00 pm
Career Panel and Networking for NYU Veterans and Active Duty Military on 12/14/12 from 12:30 to 2pm
NGO, Non-Profit & Government Career Forum on 12/7/12 from 11:30 am to 3:30pm @ George Washington University in Washington DC
Spring Job + Internship Fair on 1/30/13 from 11am to 3pm
2013 IRTS Summer Fellowship Program – Application Due Sunday, 12/9/12

Graduate Students: Info Session and Open Application for Summer Study Abroad

Please join us for a study abroad info session Friday, November 30, 12:30pm-2:00pm, Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 1st Floor Lounge.  At the session, you can learn about how summer study abroad fits into your graduate degree program, and get information on need-based scholarships.
Through NYU Steinhardt, you can go abroad and earn credit for intensive graduate study with NYU faculty.  In these courses, you will earn 3 to 6 academic credits while studying in an immersion format with NYU faculty.
We offer graduate-level courses in 14 different countries, open to graduate students from all NYU graduate and professional schools. Please join us for an information session to learn more.
Our application opens December 1st and many programs fill early. Apply by our first deadline on December 9 to receive admissions notification by December 14.

Visit our website for more details
Or email us at  steinhardt.global@nyu.edu
Call:  212.992.9380

A Few Mental Health Reminders in the Wake of Hurrican Sandy

As we’re working towards getting back to our normal routines, it is important to consider the impact the storm may have had on your emotional state. Witnessing a natural disaster like a hurricane can be overwhelming and the experience of losing power, losing access to care, evacuating your home, and the disruption of your routine can be unsettling.

We’d like to encourage you to take a quick inventory of yourself now that some time has passed since the storm (though clearly, there are many who continue to cope with tremendous hardship). Please click here for more information about What Can Help, What Doesn’t Help and When Do I Need Extra Help?

Beyond the Text Book: Information Futures and Educational Resources

The Libraries Information Futures program (http://infofutures.library.nyu.edu/), in conjunction with the Steinhardt program in Educational Communication and Technology, is presenting a panel, “Beyond the Textbook: Information Futures and Educational Resources.”  The November 30th program will focus on the ways technology is changing information resources used in formal education.  The conversation will cover topics including open education resources and new teaching models for instructional materials, educational data mining, and crowd-sourced and student-driven information sources. The program features:
  • David Wiley, father of the open- and reusable learning objects movement
  • Diana Rhoten, formerly Senior Vice President for Strategy in the new Education Division at News Corp. and currently Chief Strategy Officer at News Corp’s amplify.com
  • Audrey Watters, a writer and blogger who has reported on education and technology for KQED, Inside Higher Education, and ReadWriteWeb; she runs the blog Hack Education
  • Dr. Christopher Hoadley, Co-Director of Steinhardt’s Program in Educational Communication and Technology, and my partner in Information Futures, will serve as moderator.Location:  CREATE Lab, 196 Mercer Street, 8th Floor.  Friday, November 30, 1-2:30.

 

Distinguished Teaching Award Announcement

The Faculty Affairs Office is pleased to announce that the deadline for Steinhardt nominations  for the 2012-2013 Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA) has been extended to November 26 due to Hurricane Sandy. The DTA highlights NYU’s commitment to teaching excellence and is given annually to outstanding members of the faculty. Recipients are presented with a medal and a monetary award.

Students, faculty, and alumni are invited to submit nominations to their school’s DTA Representative.  To find your School Representative and for additional information about the award, please visit the DTA website at

http://www.nyu.edu/academics/awards-and-highlights/university-distinguishedteachingawards/submit-a-nomination.html.

For additional questions, contact the Faculty Affairs Office at steinhardt.dta@nyu.edu

 

NYU Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award for 2013

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Do you know an outstanding faculty member? Have you had a class with a professor who embodied the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Do you have a professor who has had an impact on the community and YOU?

If so, NOW is the time to nominate an outstanding faculty member!

The Provost’s Office is now accepting student nominations of faculty for the prestigious Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award.   It could be through their teaching and inspiration or through their work outside the classroom: their activism, leadership or community building. You can click the through the link above through Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. For more information please visit the MLK Faculty Award website.