Cross-School Programs Fair – Wednesday, November 2nd, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you interested in pursuing a minor outside of  Steinhardt? Do you have questions about courses and programs offered through the other NYU schools? Are you considering taking a winter session course and want to know more about your options? Then come to Cross-School Programs Fair in the very new (and very purple) Academic Resource Center.  Advisors from the undergraduate schools and departments at NYU will be on hand to tell you more about their programs and answer your questions about cross-school minors and registration.  This is an excellent chance to meet face-to-face with an advisor and learn more about the various curricular offerings available to Steinhardt students.  Refreshments will be provided.

Academic Resource Center (ARC) , 18 Washington Place, 1st floor

First Fridays – November 4th: IRB Review & External Funding Q&A

Attention: Steinhardt Doctoral Students

This is a reminder that our November First Fridays Doctoral Research Colloquium is scheduled for Friday, November 4th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Pless Hall Lounge.

The November 4th meeting will feature two presentations. The first will be an IRB review and Q & A. Professor Terry Astuto and Dean Perry N. Halkitis will talk about Steinhardt’s pre-review process and answer your general questions about IRB approval through the University Committee on Activities Involving Human Subjects (UCAIHS). Dean Halkitis will then be joined by Martin McDonough from our Office of Research for a presentation focusing on external funding opportunities. They will discuss identifying external pre-doctoral funding sources and answer your questions about the application process. Our First Fridays sessions are also a great opportunity to connect with doctoral students from across the departments in an informal setting. As always, lunch will be served!

Please send an email to to RSVP for the November 4th First Fridays.

NYU Distinguished Teaching Award Nominations Due November 11, 2011

As a reminder, nominations for the NYU Distinguished Teaching Award are due November 11, 2011. Nominations may be submitted by students, faculty, and alumni. Please note that only full-time faculty members with one of the following titles are eligible to receive the award:
– Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
– Clinical Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Assistant Professor
– Research Professor, Research Associate Professor, Research Assistant Professor
– Master Teacher, Teacher

Please note that past winners of the award may not be nominated again. For a list of past award recipients, go to the following link:

As you may know, the award was established to recognize full-time faculty who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life of the University through their teaching. Recipients of the award will have demonstrated their excellence as educators over a sustained period of time. You may use the following criteria as a guide:
– A record of outstanding teaching effectiveness both within and outside the classroom
– The ability to inspire, promote, and sustain the intellectual development of students
– A pedagogical approach that is innovative (new approaches using current or new models of teaching), intellectually rigorous, creative, and engaging
– Demonstrated scholarly/professional contributions and their integration into the classroom that foster critical thinking and
challenge students to independent inquiry
– Advising/mentoring of undergraduate or graduate students or doctoral and clinical supervision-interactions outside of the classroom and the quality of such interactions
– Contribution to developing or enhancing curricula in the field
– Length of service
– Internal school awards/honors received

Please forward your nominations by Friday, November 11th to

Business Boot Camp for UG & Graduate Liberal Arts Students

Application Due: November 7, 2011

January 19, 2012, 9:30am-5:15pm
January 20, 2012, 9:00am-3:30pm
Location: The Wasserman Center

Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, & Grad Students

The NYU Wasserman Center has teamed up with Morgan Stanley to host "Business Boot Camp for Liberal Arts Students" to educate liberal arts students about careers in business. The goal is to provide students with knowledge of industry terminology, an understanding of transferable liberal arts skills, and a basic understanding of career tracks in business, leadership and teamwork. This exciting two-day career exploration workshop includes seminars facilitated by industry leaders, leadership training, and networking opportunists. Participants will gain a basic understanding of career tracks in advertising/marketing, consulting, finance, entrepreneurship/innovation and media/communications. Applications due November 7, 2011. Apply using Job ID #828390 in your NYU CareerNet account.

Questions? Email
**Apply via CareerNet –> Jobs –> ID #828390

Nominate Faculty Members Now for the Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award

The MLK Jr. Faculty Award recognizes faculty members who exemplify the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. through their positive impact within the classroom and the greater NYU community. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award Committee will select up to five awardees from the faculty members that undergraduate and graduate students nominate.

The New York University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award is sponsored by The Office of the Provost and The Division of Student Affairs including Student Diversity Programs and the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs.

Nominations due Wednesday, November 30th

Application Form:

International Education Week

My Time Abroad: A Retrospective Look at Professional Gain
Tues, Nov 15, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM @ The Wasserman Center

Hear from a panelist of professionals who have had a variety of experiences living, studying and working abroad.  Learn how these experiences ultimately contributed to success in their personal and professional lives.
RSVP through NYU CareerNet under ‘Events"

Realities of Finding Work in the U.S.
Thurs, Nov 17, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM @ The Wasserman Center

This special seminar for international students provides practical information about the H1-B visa process, job search techniques, and how to handle the visa question during a job interview. The seminar includes a panel of international NYU alumni who have successfully found employment in the U.S. In conjunction with the Office for International Students and Scholars.
RSVP through NYU CareerNet under ‘Events’

The NYU Wasserman Center Opportunities Abroad Fair
Fri, Nov 18, 11am-2pm @ The Wasserman Center

Gather information and meet with representatives from a variety of organizations offering Full Time, Internship, and Volunteer opportunities abroad.   
RSVP through NYU CareerNet under ‘Events’


Bobst Library is providing one-on-one research assistance for NYU students who want help locating library materials relevant to their
paper topics. Students are invited to make an appointment with a librarian who will assist you in developing an individualized research strategy for your specific idea.

HOW DO I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT? Complete the online registration form at
There is no telephone or in-person registration.

WHEN ARE THE CLINICS BEING HELD? Monday through Thursday, October 31 – November 10, 2011. The specific times
are indicated on the registration form. Appointments last about 25 minutes.

WHO ARE THE RESEARCH CLINICS FOR? This service is designed for undergraduates but any NYU student (except Law, Medical, Dental and Poly School students) is welcome to sign up.

Please note that this service does not include writing assistance. Contact NYU’s Writing Center at 212-998-8866 or for details about writing support.

NEED RESEARCH HELP AT OTHER TIMES? Visit the Reference Center in Bobst Library seven days a week throughout
the academic year and ask the librarian at the first floor reference desk for help.
Reference Center – 1st floor; Mon-Thurs, 10am-9:45pm; Fri, 10am-6:45pm; Sat, 11am-6pm; Sun, 1-7 pm

ONLINE HELP: Email, chat or text message Ask-A-Librarian when you need basic research guidance.

NYU Libraries website:

How about a little Tea @ 3?

Please join us next Tuesday, October 25th for Tea at Three in the Pless Hall 1st floor Student Lounge. A representative from the Wasserman Center for Career Development will be joining for a chat. See you there!