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    THIS MONTH'S HIGHLIGHTS

    Graduate Happy Hour Social | 7:00-9:00 pm Wednesday, April 13th | The Half Pint 76 West 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.

    Yoga4grads | 5:00-6:00 pm
    Wednesday, February 23, 2011

    Gallatin School of Individualize Study I Washington Place, Room 430 Through simple yoga postures and breath techniques yoga can reduce stress, increase energy, enhance performance, and improve concentration and overall mood. All are welcome and no previous yoga experience necessary. Check here to RSVP http://www.nyu.edu/rsvp/series.php?s_id=274

    Grad NYC: A Midnight Summers Dream & discussion with the cast after the show!
    April 22, 2011 8:00-10:00 pm


    Set against a classical Athenian backdrop, A Midsummer Night’s Dream deals with the universal theme of love and its attendant complications: passion, lust, frustration, depression, confusion and of course, marriage. Click here for more information http://skirballcenter.nyu.edu/calendar/midsummer One complimentary ticket per student. To RSVP click here: http://www.nyu.edu/rsvp/event.php?e_id=3462

     


     

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April 5 , 2011

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.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Parenting with Emotional Intelligence | 12:30 - 2:00 p.m | Kimmel Center | Room 905

Did you know that a child’s ability to handle frustration, control emotions, and get along with others is a better predictor of success than IQ? Research shows that Emotional Intelligence (EQ) increases healthy relationships, academic achievement, and overall success in life. This interactive workshop discusses the important skills your child needs to be successful and happy. Learn about the importance of EQ and how to help your child communicate and cooperate more effectively, develop and nurture meaningful friendships, manage anger and frustration and deal with teasing and bullying effectively. Handouts and resources will be provided.

Instructor: Lauren Hyman Kaplan, M.A., is a consultant, speaker, certified emotional intelligence coach and counselor in the field of social emotional learning, emotional intelligence and bullying prevention. She is co-author of: the New York State "Interpersonal Violence Prevention Resource Guide for Parents and Educators" (New York State Department of Education, 2002) and "The Importance of Self Awareness for School Counselors" in Emotionally Intelligent School Counseling (Erlbaum, 2005).

Register here: http://www.nyu.edu/rsvp/event.php?e_id=3244>

Renting, Your Rights, and Avoiding Student Scams |3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. | Pless Hall | 3rd Floor
Join Off-Campus Services for this informative workshop and learn helpful terms, procedures,
and strategies to secure and maintain a successful off-campus living situation. Find out
what to expect in today's market. An Off-Campus Housing Office representative will speak about the potential hazards of renting in New York, providing cautionary advice and information. Market data, advisories and Tenants' Rights resources will be provided. Come to this workshop to learn more, and to get your questions answered. Co-sponsored by Off-Campus Services and the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Sexual Assualt Awareness Month -- Clothesline Project | All Day | Kimmel Center for University Life | 1st Floor | Lobby

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and this is your chance to help raise awareness. The Clothesline Project provides survivors of sexual violence and their allies with an outlet for expression, and also serves as a way to educate the community about the issue of sexual violence on campus. The Clothesline Project provides a source of support and inspiration to those who are trying to acknowledge their own abuse and begin a healing process. Creating a shirt is a step in the healing process. Each shirt is the courageous voice of a survivor or ally who is breaking the silence.
For more information, visit http://www.nyu.edu/shc/promotion/saaw2010.html

Friday, April 8, 2011

Master’s Level Social Work Job Fair |10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Wasserman Center for Career Development
This fair provides an opportunity for employers to meet with highly qualified graduating Master’s level Social Work students. This fair is held in consortium with NYU, Fordham, Columbia, Hunter, Yeshiva, Lehman, Adelphi, Stony Brook, and LIU among others.
For more information, click here http://www.nyu.edu/careerdevelopment/

Diversity Career Expo | 12:00- 2:00 pm
Wasserman Center, 133 E 13th St., 2nd Floor, Presentation Room A

This unique event will provide students with the opportunity to learn about organizations that value diverse candidates and promote recruiting initiatives for a more inclusive workforce. Speak with representatives from various organizations, learn more about your career options, and discover professional resources and opportunities. RSVP via CareerNet for more details.
Sponsored by Wasserman Center for Career Development, Center for Multicultural Education & Programs, NYU LGBTQ Student Center & Gentlemen of Quality.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

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

NYU School of Social Work Vagina Monologues | 6:00-8:00pm
|Kimmel Center, Room 905

Vagina Monologues Boxing/Self Defense Fundraiser. Attend a professional boxing session with Teresa "T" Scott. This event will introduce you to basic boxing and self defense technique! Required items: workout clothes, sneakers, water, and ENERGY. OPTIONAL items: jumprope, towel, boxing hand wraps and gloves. Only $10.00 for 1.5 hours of boxing and conditioning. Proceeds go to VDAY, Day One, and Women's World of Boxing.

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

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Looking for a place to do your work? Bobst Library has a variety of spaces to fit your needs. Please see our guide to locate a space that matches your preferred research environment:http://nyu.libguides.com/content.php?pid=31133&sid=629459

Be sure to check out our reservable graduate collaborative rooms. These rooms come in a variety of sizes, from small 1-2 person rooms, to 4-6 person rooms, to rooms that hold 10-12. To reserve a graduate collaborative room, please go here: http://webapps.library.nyu.edu/reserve

*NOW AVAILABLE: Seats in the Bobst Dissertation Writers' Rooms.
These rooms offer shared, quiet office space and are available to PhD students with approved dissertation topics. When subscribers arrive, they simply choose one of the numerous desks and work as long as they wish. Each room includes 10 partitioned desks, available on a first-come basis. Amenities include your own personal Moby (mobile storage cabinet), and state-of-the-art ergonomic furniture, including Aeron chairs and single seating tables and wireless.

We use a lottery system to assign subscribers to these rooms. To sign up for the lottery, go to this link: https://webapps.library.nyu.edu/raffle/
More information about Dissertation Writers' Rooms can be found here: http://library.nyu.edu/services/lockers.html

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Graduate Students/Faculty of Color Dinner Series | 6:00-7:30 pm
Graduate Students/Faculty of Color Dinner Series allows for informal conversations between faculty and graduate students of color over dinner. The theme allows for faculty to give ‘tips’ and other advice to graduate students through their own expertise or shared experience. Each monthly dinner focuses on a different topic and all members of the community are welcome to attend. This program is in partnership with Office of Graduate Student Life at the Student Resource Center. RSVP required at cmep@nyu.edu. Speaker: Maria Montoya, Associate Professor of History

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 join-student-affairs-explore-new-york@lists.nyu.edu

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