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    THIS WEEK'S HIGHLIGHTS

    Grads NYC: Circa U.S. PremiereFriday | March 4, 2011
    Kimmel Center- Skirball Ball | 60 Washington Square South | 8:00-10:30 p

    CIRCA sophisticated signature style fuses contemporary dance with acrobatics and an immersive
    use of powerful soundtracks, light, projection and theatrical flair.

    FREE ticket for CIRCA. Dessert and discussion after the show, $5 copay required. Our monthly programs provide an opportunity for graduate students from across disciplines to network and build community! To secure your ticket drop off your $5 copay at The Office of Graduate Life. Located at 4 Washington Square Village, Room 1C (between Mercer and Bleecker) by 12:00 pm on Thursday, March 3, 2011. Click here to RSVP http://www.nyu.edu/rsvp/event.php?e_id=3368

     

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Parenting Middle School-Age Children: A Discussion Group |12:00 - 1:00 pm
Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 3rd floor, Student Lounge
The middle school years are a time of transition for both the young person and the parent. Join us over three sessions to discuss how to manage and support your pre-adolescent and adolescent child with their developmental tasks and challenges, and explore strategies about how to stay connected while building an increasing comfort with your youngster’s greater need for independence.

Instructors: Hannah Wiltshire, LMSW, MS Ed, and Ruth Wyatt, LMSW, MA, are Co-Directors of Everyday Parenting, a NYC-based organization for expectant, new and experienced parents seeking information, guidance and support.This session is offered in collaboration with NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
Register here: http://www.nyu.edu/rsvp/event.php?e_id=3246

Safe at Home: Apartment Safety in New York! | 5:00-7:00 pm
The Kimmel Center | Room 405
Understand your rights under the Warranty of Habitability, and the landlord's duty to repair. Learn to identify the potential dangers of illegal conversions (flex apartments),
and how to identify common craigslist apartment scam practices.
Bed Bugs, Brokers, Craigslist Scams, Leases, Rent Stabilization, Security Deposits, Repairs, Roommates.
http://www.nyu.edu/housing/offcampus/

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Resume for Master's Students| 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Master's Students bring to their job search an extra level of knowledge and training; but how best to communicate this to prospective employers?
Learn about formatting tips and tricks to make your resume stand out!
To RSVP, log-in to NYU CareerNet and select "Events" > "Seminars"
http://www.nyu.edu/careerdevelopment/

Take A Break Thursdays| 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
TAKE A BREAK THURSDAYS with the Stressbusters are back! FREE 5-7 minute backrubs will be given on a first-come, first-served basis every 1st and 4th Thursday of the month in the Bobst Library in the 5th Floor Research Commons Media Viewing Area, 4:00 – 5:00 PM. Don’t miss this great opportunity breath deep, relax and de-stress!
Mar. 3, Mar. 24, April 7, April 28, and May 5 -- 4:00 - 5:00 PM.http://www.nyu.edu/shc/promotion/sbs.get.involved.html
In Collaboration with Bobst Library and The Health and Wellnes Center

Women's Foreign Policy Group Mentoring Fair | 6:30 pm
Kimmel Center | 10th Floor
Network informally in round table discussions with senior-level experts in the field. Learn about the skills required in the global job market. Listen to valuable career planning advice and guidance. Open to male and female undergraduate and graduate students. Featuring International Development, NGOs, United Nations, Human Rights, Foreign Service, Communications and International Law, Health, Business. Please RSVP by going to the Women's Foreign Policy Group Website at www.wfpg.org as spaces are limited. This event is free for NYU students.
Sponsored by Wasserman Career Center for Career Development http://www.nyu.edu/careerdevelopment/

Friday, March 4, 2011

Emerging Writers Reading Series | 7:00 pm
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street
Fiona Maazel, Guest Author

The Emerging Writers Reading Series showcases the student talent of NYU’s graduate Creative Writing Program and features established writers as special guests. Fiona Maazel is the author of her debut novel “Last Last Chance” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008); she has just finished work on her new novel, “Woke Up Lonely.”
Sponsored by The Graduate School of Arts And Science

Saturday, March 5, 2011

LSAT Course Scholarship Discount with The Center application
Attend the Free Program | 10:00 am-2:00 pm | Silver 405

Score More, Pay less! LSAT Course scholarships for NYU only. $450 with a CMEP Application (http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MPCKVGX). And $900 for all NYU students & alums without an application (but why not apply? It’s easy!)
The program’s topic will be the GAMES ALGORITHM – a powerful formula that will enable you to solve 87% of all analytical reasoning questions instantly. Taught by the founder of Binary Solution, this class is free. If you are unable to make the live presentation we will send you a link to the recorded webinar, slides and handout- just email digital@binarysolution.com or call 888-884-LSAT (5728)

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

NYU Libraries: As another spring semester kicks off, we're offering a chance to brush up your skills with a series of Graduate Student workshops. These workshops focus on learning how to organize your bibliographies, finding out to how to track down tricky citations, understanding the intricacies of processing and analyzing data, and even simply knowing your way around an American research library. For the complete listing of these sessions, and to sign up, go to: http://nyu.libguides.com/grads

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Graduate Students and Faculty of Color Dinner Series | 6:00 -7:30 pm
Each Dinner Series allows for informal conversations between faculty and grad students over dinner. The theme allows for faculty to give ‘tips’ and other advice to graduate students through their own expertise or shared experience. This month the featured speaker is Oeindrila Dube, an Assistant Professor of Politics and Economics in the Graduate School of Arts and Science. Her work includes "Bases, Bullets and Ballots: the Impact of U.S. Military Aid on Political Conflict in Colombia” (with Suresh Naidu) (Nov. 2010) and “Commodity Price Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Colombia” (with Juan Vargas) (Nov. 2010).
RSVP required at cmep@nyu.edu
In Collaboration with CMEP and The Student Resource Center Office of Graduate Life

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Integrating Spirituality and Practice next meeting | 7:00 pm
Hopper Studio, 1 Washington Square North.
Dr. Evan Senreich will be speaking to us on "Respecting Each Client's View of the Unknown: An Inclusive Definition of Spirituality for Social Work Practice".
Integrating Spirituality and Practice is a student group formed in 2010 for the purpose of exploring the intersectionality of spiritual practice and social work. The group meets once a month, and welcomes students of all faiths, backgrounds, and experiences to participate.
Please E-mail ssw.spiritualityandpractice@nyu.edu if you wish to be included on our list.

Graduate Happy Hour Social at Amity | 6:00-9:00 pm
80 W. 3rd Street
Our monthly socials provide an opportunity for graduate students from across disciplines to mix and mingle. Socials include complimentary appetizers and drinks specials.
Check out our newsletter for more information!
http://www.nyu.edu/students/graduates/graduate-life.html
In Collaboration with The Student Resource Center Office of Graduate Life and NYULGBTQ Student Center

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Students in the Military Luncheon | 12:30-1:30 pm
Kimmel Center | room 909

Please come join us for our second annual students in the military reception where you can meet, mingle and talk with other students, faculty, alumni and staff. To RSVP click here http://www.nyu.edu/rsvp/event.php?e_id=3100
Sponsored by The Student Resource Center Office of Graduate Life

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