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News From Around NYU

  • President Service Award
    President Service Awards recognize individuals and organizations within NYU that have had an extraordinary impact on the university and the community.
  • Nia Awards
    The Nia Awards recognize the achievements of members of the NYU community for promoting diversity and social justice.
  • NYU in Colloboration with University of People
    NYU in partnership with University of the People creates free online courses to students around the world.
  • NYU and King's College of London: A New Model of Global Service
    Study done by King's College of London and NYU makes the case for a new model for UK/US collaboration, one that will develop multilateral partnerships and bring the longstanding UK/US partnership in higher education to bear in third party locations.
  • Violets Volunteer in UK for NYU Global Initiative
    The NYU women’s soccer team spent 10 days in the United Kingdom this past August as part of the TeamNYUGlobal:Education, Service and Sport Initiative.
  • NYU's Habitat for Humanity Club
    Habitat for Humanity aims to provide low-income families the benefits of affordable home ownership by building low-cost houses using volunteer labor and donated materials and funds.
  • NYU ShowUcare
    ShowUcare is a week held in celebration of National Volunteer Week and Global Youth Service Day.
  • NYU Accra Students Partner with University of Ghana-Legon for Visiting Students Program
    Students at NYU Accra have the opportunity to enhance coursework relevant to their majors with enrollment at the University of Ghana-Legon, where they may take up to two courses.
  • NYU Alternative Breaks Program
    Alternative Breaks provides students with the opportunity to learn about political and social community dynamics while becoming a catalyst for collaborative social change.
  • NYU Service
    New York City is full of opportunities for sustained community engagement.  NYU provides opportunities to serve NYC and all over the world through international service programs.
  • Center for Student Activities, Leadership and Service
    The Center provides opportunities to discover and build community through student engagement.
  • NYU Best Buddies Program
    Best Buddies is a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • NYU China Care Club
    China Care is a student-run organization that raises awareness and funds for Chinese orphans who need life-saving surgeries.
  • NYU Circle K International Club
    The mission of Cicle K International is to develop college students who are responsible citizens and leaders with lifelong committment to community service worldwide.
  • NYU Support Our Troops Club 
    This club supports the U.S. military troops throughout the world by raising money, sending care packages, and sending letters to service men and women.
  • NYU Teachers Without Borders Group
    Teachers Without Borders serves to help close the global education divide through teacher professional development and community education in developing countries.
  • NYU Words Beyond Borders Club
    Words Beyond Borders aims to transgress cultural boundaries found both within the NYU community and greater NYC area by constructing a network of multilingual students.
  • NYU World Vision Club
    World Vision U.S. is a Christian humanitarian non-profit organizationthat helps children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty.
  • Global Service At NYU
    Global volunteerism provides an opportunity to learn about new cultures and experience first-hand underlying causes of important social development needs within our communities.
  • NYU Davis Projects
    Davis Projects for Peace is an initiative for students to design grassroots projects anywhere in the world which promote peace and address the root causes of conflict among parties.
  • NYU Of Many Institute for Multifaith Leadership
    NYU students created a Multifaith Student Advisory Council that supports ‘Of Many’s’ co-curricular events and student-initiated dialogues.
  • NYU Dentistry Awarded Grant to Translate Support Program
    The NYU Clinical Translational Science Institute awarded the College of Dentistry a one-year pilot grant to translate and adapt an English-language caregiver support program for families of Korean-American cancer survivors.
  • Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project
    IRAP is a student-driven organization that matches law students with pro bono supervising attorneys and provides legal representation to Iraqi refugees.
  • A Peace Corps Volunteer Stays Close to the Lives He Changed
    One NYU graduate's ongoing efforts to provide global service after the Peace Corps.
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Students Volunteer at Makindu Children's Center
    For 12 NYUAD students, spring break brought a chance to offer their time and talents to the Makindu Children's Center in rural Kenya.
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Students Receive President's Service Award
    The award recognizes valuable members among the NYU community who have made outstanding contributions to campus life, the student population, and the university network as a whole.
  • NYU Global Brigade
    A portal for the NYU chapter of Global Brigades USA, is the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization.
  • NYU Shanghai Service Fair
    Over 125 NYU Shanghai students attended the NYU Shanghai Service Fair to learn how they could become more active in their community.
  • The NYUServiceProject
    This global initiative that helps connect students to service opportunities at NYU New York and NYU Shanghai.
  • NYU Silver School of Social Work HIV Intervention Program
    Silver School of Social Work’s Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health has been awarded funding to support the delivery of a family-based HIV prevention program for youth in the Caribbean.
  • NYU Silver Student Collective for Global Social Work
    The NYU Silver School of Social Work student body is active in leadership, advocacy, and community engagement through a wide range of student groups and councils.
  • The Volunteer Experience: Understanding and Fostering Global Citizenship
    An article inOpus, Steinhardt's Online Publication of Undergraduate Students, explores the growth and evolution of volunteerism.
  • Stern International Volunteers Program
    In Spring 2011, 21 undergraduate students participated in Stern's International Volunteers Program. In New York, they learned how business can create value for people in poverty and then they traveled to Lima, Peru to put what they learned into practice.
  • NYU Stern SEA International Trek Organization
    This organization of NYU Stern MBA students is a local chapter of Net Impact and one of the largest and most active student clubs at Stern. Their mission is to propel the next generation of socially responsible business leaders through education, inspiration, and conversation.

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