Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Innocence Project: Impact of Justice | 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Wasserman Center, Presentation Room A, 140 East 14th Street, 2nd Floor
By using DNA Testing, the Innocence Project’s mission is to free the staggering numbers of innocent people who remain incarcerated and to bring substantive reform to the system responsible for their unjust imprisonment. The Innocence Project’s groundbreaking use of DNA technology to free innocent people has provided irrefutable proof that wrongful convictions are not isolated or rare events but instead arise from systemic defect. As a national litigation and public policy organization, they are committed to reforming the criminal justice system.
Innocence Project staff attorney, Vanessa Potkin and an exonerated individual will share their journey to justice.
RSVP on NYU CareerNet (under 'Events')
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Money Management Series: Tax Workshop |
Kimmel Center | 60 Washington Square, Room 912
Spring is just around the corner, and with April a few short months away, it’s time to start thinking about filing taxes! Have questions? Get answers! Join NYU alumnus and Certified Public Accountant; Melvin A. Stein, for an informational session that will cover all you need to know before April 15th!
Topics of discussion will include individual taxes with an emphasis on tuition and interest deductions for students. Light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Student Resource Center. Click here to RSVP http://www.nyu.edu/rsvp/event.php?e_id=3461
Graduate Students of Color Social At Negril Village | 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Negril Village, 70 W. 3rd St between LaGuardia & Thompson
Graduate Student Socials are an opportunity for graduate students across disciplines to interact with one another and other members of the NYU community. They include complimentary appetizers and drink specials for the NYU community from 5-9 PM. 21+ older with proper ID required.
Mix, Mingle & Build Community/ Complimentary Appetizers/ Drink specials all night/ Music by DJ Trends
Sponsored by CMEP & NYU School of Medicine's Office of Diversity and Office of Student Affairs.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
NYC-Wide Education Policy Graduate Student Mixer | 8:00-10pm
Amity Hall Bar (upstairs) | 80 W 3rd St (near Thompson St)
NYU WEPSA cordially invites all NYC-wide graduate students to this happy hour mixer in the West Village to connect with other graduate students with an interest in education policy including students at NYU, Columbia, the New School, CUNY, and Brooklyn College. This is an informal opportunity to network with like-minded, passionate NYC peers. Let's grab a drink (there are specials), exchange business cards and education reform ideas, and have some fun. In collaboration with NYU Wagner Education Policy Studies Association (WEPSA)
Nia Awards Nominations now available!
Deadline: March 31, 2011 at midnight. Nominations available at www.cmep.nyu.edu
Nia is a Swahili word meaning purpose. The Nia Awards are a long-standing tradition organized by the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, a department in the Division of Students Affairs. The Nia Awards are an opportunity to recognize the achievements of members of the NYU community promote diversity and social justice in their work for NYU and New York City communities. This celebration honors our award winners and the respective leaders in The Center.
All undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, faculty and staff are eligible for Nia Awards.
Nominate now! For more information, please contact Bindi Patel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 1, 2011
Celebrate Graduate Life: The Graduate Affairs Committee of the Student Senators Council at NYU and the Office of Graduate Life, NYU Student Resource Center ...invite graduate students to this elegant evening featuring complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drinks and a toast to either your upcoming graduation or the end of another year of hard work.For more information, click here http://www.nyu.edu/students/graduates/graduate-life/events.html
UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS
Graduate Neighborhood Tours
Join us every Saturday and Sunday in the month of April as we explore different neighborhoods. These tours will be led by Graduate Resident Assistants who has spent time researching the neighborhoods; places to eat, shop, live. Whether you're interested in trying out new food, exploring the life of these neighborhoods, or planning for your move this summer, we will do our best to show you the ins and outs of what these neighborhoods can offer. Join us for one event or all!!! Space is limited to 30 people on each of these events. We ask that you only RSVP for dates that you can fully commit. Click here to RSVP http://www.nyu.edu/rsvp/series.php?s_id=297
Tuesday. April 5, 2011
Gerontology Student Collective Panel Event | 7:00- 9:00 pm
1 Washington Square North, SSW Parlor
Working with and advocating for older adults. Featuring: Daniel S. Gardner, PhD, LCSW Assistant Professor of Social Work, NYU Silver School of Social Work Kimberly A. Williams, LMSW, Director, The Center for Policy, Advocacy, and Education Mental Health Association of NYC Shyvonne Noboa, MSW Social Work Coordinator South Bridge Towers Senior Services at Hamilton-Madison House Celebrate Careers In Aging Week by joining us for a lively panel discussion and delicious refreshments. RSVP to: http://www.nyu.edu/rsvp/event.php?e_id=3480 Made possible by a grant from Careers In Aging Week, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and The Gerontological Society of America.
Saturday, April 9, 2011
GSAS Threesis Academic Challenge hosted by The Graduate School of Arts and Science Master's College | 3:30 pm
The Threesis Academic Challenge is a tournament style competition through which master's students can showcase their scholarly achievements. Competitors present the research of their thesis or final project in three minutes or less to an audience and a panel of judges hoping to win prizes totaling $2,500.
This competition originated the University of Queensland in Australia. The Graduate School of Arts and Science is proud to be the host of the first Threesis competition in this hemisphere. In honor of the heritage of the Threesis, the reception following with have a distinctively Aussie flavor. Please click to view the invite and to RSVP for this eventhttp://www.nyu.edu/gsas/forms/threesisacademicchallenge
Reserve your spot TODAY! NYU LGBTQ Ally Safe Zone Training Sessions
We're happy to offer four Safe Zone trainings this semester:
Safe Zone I
Tuesday, April 12, 1:45- 5:00 PM
Thursday, April 14, 1:45 - 5:00 PM
This three hour training session provides a foundation of knowledge needed to be an effective ally to LGBTQ students. Individuals who complete this training and then choose to post a Safe Zone card should be comfortable with LGBTQ students approaching them to talk about LGBTQ related issues, or to help students find campus or local resources. Click here to RSVP http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/nyulgbtqsafezoneregistration
Explore New York: Explore the World! With over 8 million people living in five boroughs, New York City is unlike any other. If you are interested in learning more about the diversity and heritage of NYC neighborhoods, join us for "Explore New York...Explore the World. Break bread with people from Croatia to Colombia. Learn about the arts, dance, and traditions of countries from Tanzania to Thailand. Hear the languages from around the world from Hungarian to Hindi. Join the listserv to learn about upcoming programs email@example.com
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