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NYU to Host Symposium on Refugee Youth and Relationship of Education to Health—April 29

April 11, 2011

New York University will host “A Symposium on Refugee Youth: The Relationship of Education to Health,” on Friday, April 29, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South (at LaGuardia Place), Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor.

International and domestic public health professionals will discuss the importance of health and education in youth development and the impact of interrupted education on health.

Panel sessions include: “The Impact of Migration on Youth”; “Working with Migrant Youth”; and “Migrant Youth from Zimbabwe, A Case Study.”

For a complete schedule of sessions and speakers, go to:

The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to Scott Spiegler at by April 20. For more information, call 212.998.5589. Reporters must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, as 212.998.6808 or Subway Lines:  A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street).

The event is presented by Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and the Program in Higher and Postsecondary Education, the Public Health Student Group at Steinhardt, and the Association of Student Affairs Professionals.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Events, Around the Square, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: James Devitt | (212) 998-6808

NYU to Host Symposium on Refugee Youth and Relationship of Education to Health—April 29

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