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April 10, 2013

Spring in New York (n): A program at NYU for visiting and exchange students attending the University during the spring semester.

NYU News & Notices

Highlighted NYU Events

NYU Resources: Spotlight

NYC Happenings

NYU News & Notices

Summer in NYC!

Interested in continuing your studies at NYU through the summer? Then you should consider applying to Summer in NYC. You can visit the Summer in NYC page for more details.

2013 NYU Ally Week
Presented by the NYU LGBTQ Student Center and CMEP
April 15-19, event times and locations vary

Be apart of the annual NYU Ally Week. For years NYU Ally Week has served to create opportunities for students, faculty, and administrators to deepen their understanding of the experiences of others, as well as challenges those to examine stereotypes and prejudice through events, a photo campaign, pledge stations, and social media! Check out the week's schedule of events and get involved in this NYU tradition!

Highlighted NYU Events

"Social Networking and Neuropower"
1 Washington Place
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre
Saturday, April 13, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Leading philosopher of techonology and culture, Bernard Stiegler (University of London), will present a lecture on "Social Networking and Neuropower," with a discussion moderated by Ben Kafka (Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, NYU). Please visit the NYU Program Series website for more information.

Job Search and Networking Skills
60 Washington Square South
Kimmel Center, Room 405
Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development will host a presentation on how to navigate your job search and enhance one of the most valuable professional development tools--networking skills. You can visit the Wasserman Center website for more information on this event and other services.

NYU Resources: Spotlight

NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (CMEP)
60 Washington Square South
Kimmel Center, Suite 602

NYU CMEP produces intentional and sustained educational initiatives and campus-wide programs in the area of diversity and social justice. NYU CMEP commits to providing academic and personal support to diverse students that fosters high achievement.

NYU Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Student Center
60 Washington Square South
Kimmel Center, Suite 806

The NYU LGTBQ Student Center creates a welcoming environment for all students interested in developing their understanding of LGBTQ issues. Support services, resources, programs, advocacy, training, education and consultation are provided to members of the NYU community. The NYU LGBTQ Student center is also a place where students can meet, discuss, learn and voice the LGBTQ issues they encounter on a daily basis.

Contact Your Professors!

Don't forget that your professors serve as a vital NYU resource. If you have questions or need feedback on your assignments, make sure to reserve time to speak with your professors during their office hours!

NYC Happenings

Tompkins Square Green Market
500 E. 9th Street
Tompkins Square Park
Every Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Union Square isn't the only farmer's market in town. Get a taste of what Alphabet City has to offer every Sunday morning. Specialty produce, orchard fruit and berries, live plants and flowers, eggs, glass bottled milk, farmstead cheese, meat, baked goods, honey, and maple syrup are all on offer. Catch up with your neighbors, meet the folks who grow and raise your food, and enjoy free seasonal cooking demonstrations and events. More information can be found at grownyc.org.

Kayaking on the Hudson
Downtown Boathouse
Meeting point at 72nd Street and Hudson River

Every Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. (Weather permitting)

Join other nautically-inclined New Yorkers at the Downtown Boathouse for 20-minute instructional paddles, and explore the Hudson River first-hand. Please wear a bathing suit or shorts and a t-shirt, and know how to swim. No registration required. Kayaks and life vests provided. For more information, please visit nycgovparks.org.


Any questions about the information in this newsletter? Contact the Office of University Programs at the Academic Resource Center, 18 Washington Place, via email at university.programs@nyu.edu, or by phone at 212-998-2292.