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    Yoga4grads | 5:00-6:00 pm
    Wednesday, April 20, 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







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April 19 , 2011

Graduate Students: We want your feedback!

We've been working hard over the past few years at creating services that meet your needs, as well as creating spaces in Bobst Library that support your work. Please take a short (5-10 minute) survey to tell us what you think of the changes we've been making.
Your responses will be kept only in aggregate, and you can answer the questions anonymously, though you will also have the option to leave your contact information if you'd like to participate further.
The results of this survey will be used to help us improve the NYU Libraries.


NYU Libraries Graduate Student Working Group

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Dinner at Eight | 8:00 p.m.
$7 Student Ticket (show ID at the door) $14 General Admission

Tisch Drama Stageworks Presents: Dinner at Eight. George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber's 1932 comedy Dinner at Eight directed by Robert Moss celebrates and satirizes the lives of New York high society during the Great Depression. It also conveys the darker currents that ran through these gilded lives in that era, as they do today. The New York Times critic, Ben Brantley writes, "If you plan to spend time on a sinking ship, it might as well be the Titanic... these endangered sybarites will be going down in style, with silks and furs to fend off the mortal chills and crystal chandeliers to light their paths to doom." for more information, click here

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

-ISM Gala | 6:30 p.m.
Kimmel Center, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor

The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs provides grants for students to create original artistic projects on various social -isms, presented in mediums such as photography, spoken word, and film. The 2011 ISM Gala will feature the following ISM Projects: Ableism by Koby Rogers Hall and Maria Schirmer, Altruism by Faye Chao, Foodism by Amissa Miller, Granted, Sometimes I have nightmares of Being Oscared-ism by Akintoye Moses, Mixed Racism by Elizabeth Kuehl, Post-Colonial PrISM by E. Okobi, Skankism by Shi Lim and Chan Lin, Tokenism within the LGBTQ Community by Joe Picini, Ryan Rockmore, and Dylan Cole, Too-ism (discrimination within the gay community) by Devin D. Moss, Youth Awareness-ism by Carlos E. Valdivia and Wes House.

NYU Stern Professors Acharya, Richardson and White Discuss New Book, Guaranteed to Fail | 6:30 - 7:30 pm
NYU Stern, Tisch Hall | 40 West Fourth Street | John A. Paulson Auditorium, UC-50

NYU Stern Professors Viral Acharya, Matt Richardson, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Lawrence White, authors of the new book, Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance (Princeton Press, 2011), see Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as "the biggest hedge fund on the planet." Professors Acharya, Richardson and White will discuss their research into the mortgage loan collapse that fueled the financial crisis and their proposed solution to reform these institutions.

Q&A with the audience will follow.
Registration begins at 6:00 p.m.
For information about this event, please contact the NYU Stern Office of Public Affairs at or 212-998-0670.
Note: RSVPs are required. Seating is limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sustainable Silver Movie Screening: No Impact Man | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
1 Washington Square North Parlor | Room 101

Come join Sustainable Silver for a film screening on living a sustainable lifestyle. No Impact Man stars Colin Beavan, who decides to completely eliminate his personal impact on the environment for the next year. It means eating vegetarian, buying only local food, and turning off the refrigerator. It also means no elevators, no television, no cars, busses, or airplanes, no toxic cleaning products, no electricity, no material consumption, and no garbage.

Snacks will be provided and discussion will follow. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Journey of the Universe film screening and follow-up discussion with executive producers Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker and Dr. John Grim | 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Kimmel Center Silver Board | Room (Room 914)

Dr. Tucker and Dr. Grim are faculty members and coordinators of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University. Their gorgeous 50-minute film, narrated by acclaimed evolutionary philosopher and author Dr. Briane Swimme, weaves together scientific discoveries in astronomy, geology, biology, ecology, and biodiversity with humanistic insights concerning the nature of the universe. It unfolds an epic story of immense creativity, connection, and interdependence with a new vision for humanity's role in bringing forth a vibrant Earth Community.

For more information about the film and forthcoming companion book and educational DVD series see:
Discussion with executive producers Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker and Dr. John Grim: 6:30-7:00pm. RSVP here:

Co-sponsored by: Earth Matters, The NYU Sustainability Office, The NYU Religious Studies Program, The Islamic Center at NYU

Friday, April 22, 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

Celebrate Annual Cultural Day at Wagner with WISS | 5:00 - 7:30pm
Rudin Conference Room | 2nd Floor at Puck Building
(295, Lafayette Street)

Join our celebration of cultural diversity at the Wagner School of Public Health! There will compimentary international food and music. We encourage you to come dressed in your international outfits. To RSVP click here


Commuter Appreciation Week 2011
April 25-29th, Kimmel Center, Washington Square South, New York, NY

Commuter Appreciation Week is an annual tradition organized by Commuter Circle and OCSC where both commuter students and residents can take part in a Town Hall Brunch, a Carnival, a Luncheon, and a Spa Day in addition to other social and advocacy themed events. OCSC and Commuter Circle also take the time during Commuter Appreciation Week to recognize all of the emerging and outstanding commuter student leaders who have helped the community throughout the 2010 - 2011 academic year.

Contact Ammara Afzaal at

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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:



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