The College of Arts and Science will host “The Power of Difference,” a dialogue on diversity, on Wed., Feb. 17, 6-7:30 p.m.
New York University’s College of Arts and Science will host “The Power of Difference,” a dialogue on diversity, on Wed., Feb. 17, 6-7:30 p.m. in NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science, 100 Washington Square East (enter at 32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place [wheelchair accessible]).
Why does diversity matter? To be productive citizens in a global society where you will encounter diversity in all forms—racial, socio-economic, age, gender, sexual orientation, religious—many have shown the need to live and learn in diverse intellectual communities and to prepare for the dynamics of difference.
Participants include Gabrielle Star, dean of NYU’s College of Arts and Science, Amy Belfi, a postdoctoral fellow in NYU’s Department of Psychology, and student facilitators from NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs and the university’s Academic Achievement Program.
The event is free and open to the public. Entry is on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 212.998.8100 for more information. Subway Lines: 6 (Astor Place); N, R (8th Street); A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street).