• #ICYMI Top Stories of 2018 From NYU Alumni

    We laughed, we cried, and most importantly, we felt the #VioletPride. Take a look back at some of our favorite moments from 2018.

  • #ICYMI: April 12-17, 2020

    During this difficult and uncertain time, NYU alumni are looking for ways to connect; and despite social distancing, there are more ways than ever.

  • #ICYMI: April 18-24, 2020

    Have you joined the Violet Network yet? Or sent us a (selfie) video message to the Class of 2020? Also, check out the NYU alumni named Guggenheim Fellows, our Virtual Global Days of Service, and more.

  • #ICYMI: April 25 - May 1, 2020

    Check out what NYU alumni, faculty, and staff are doing to combat COVID-19, Steinhardt's new scholarship to increase diversity, and more.

  • #ICYMI: April 5 - 11, 2020

    This week, NYU admitted its most selective class ever, highlighted NYU alumni-owned businesses who are supporting social distancing, and turned up our at-home playlist with alumni Grammy Award winners, and alumni and University podcasts.

  • #ICYMI: August 2019

    Debra Messing joins NYU Alumni Weekend programming; register for our international conferences in Singapore and London; and more. #ICYMI, here are some of our top stories from August.

  • #ICYMI: February 2019

    From pizza to pets, February was all about celebrating the things we 💜! #ICYMI, here are some of our top stories from the past month.

  • #ICYMI: January 2019

    The Golden Globes and #NYU2023 had us feeling the #VioletPride, while important reflections on the Stonewall Riots and MLK reminded us of the enduring impact of world events on the NYU community, and the latest NYU research has us looking to the future

  • #ICYMI: July 2018

    Movies under the Arch, Emmy nominations, and other NYU summer scenes—#ICYMI, here are some of our top stories from July! Like, follow, follow, and join @NYUAlumni and never have #FOMO again.

  • #ICYMI: July 2019

    NYU Alumni Weekend registration now open; NYU College of Dentistry opens Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities (OHCPD); and more. #ICYMI, here are some of our top stories from July.

  • #ICYMI: March 2019

    A change of scenery (though Washington Square Park has us 😍, no matter the weather);

  • #ICYMI: March 22 - April 3, 2020

    The NYU community gave back in major ways through the Student Emergency Fund, supporting NYU alumni businesses, medical supply donations, and early graduation of NYU medical students.

  • #ICYMI: May 15-21, 2020

    Celebrate the Class of 2020 with videos from NYU alumni, photos of the Empire State Building lit up in violet, and more.

  • #ICYMI: May 2-7, 2020

    This week, we salute heroic nurses on the frontlines, celebrate talented alumni making art in quarantine, and welcome the Class of 2024 on College Signing Day.

  • #ICYMI: May 22-28, 2020

    Read stories from recent graduates, special guests at a class commencement, NYU Alumni 101 events, and more.

  • #ICYMI: May 29 - June 11, 2020

    Messages of support from President Andrew Hamilton and Dr. Lisa Coleman, resources to learn more about anti-racism, and more.

  • #ICYMI: May 6-14, 2020

    The NYU community demonstrated its talents in the fields of drama, reporting, music, and medicine. Plus, register for a Discovery Session to discover (or rediscover) your inner artist.

  • #ICYMI: September 2018

    Changing seasons, remembering 9/11, and gearing up for NYU Alumni Weekend—#ICYMI, here are some of our top stories from September! Like, follow, follow, and join@NYUAlumni and never have #FOMO again.

  • #ICYMI: September 2019

    Meet the latest NYU Alumni Changemakers and Emmy Award winners; NYU jumps in college rankings; and more. #ICYMI, here are some of our top stories from September.

  • A New Syllabus for Skirball

    Expect to see plenty of international and immersive works at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts this year.

  • Black-Owned Alumni Businesses You Can Support Today

    Join us in supporting and celebrating our Black alumni entrepreneurs! From wedding planning to brand management to interior design, learn more about these innovative Violets

  • Celebrate and Show Violet Support for These Black NYU Authors

    We’re proud to spotlight the work of NYU Black alumni and faculty writers in support of #BlackoutBestsellerlist and #Blackpublishingpower. Explore the talented storytellers below while supporting this important campaign to elevate and amplify underrepresented voices in the publishing industry.

  • Celebrating National Author's Day with Judy Blume (STEINHARDT ’61)

    Many NYU alumni are known for their notable careers as authors. Today, in celebration of Author’s Day, we’re taking a look at one of our most-beloved alumni-authors, 1996 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner Judy Blume (STEINHARDT ’61).

  • Commencement, Awards, New Programs, and Emojis: Top Content from 2017

    It's that time of year when we take a look back at all we've accomplished in our alumni community. From the inaugural Global Day of Service to working for the Obamas—here are the top 10 stories from 2017.

  • Creating Change from Within

    “I want to be a champion of the outsider,” says documentary filmmaker Roger Ross Williams (WSUC ’87), whose wide-ranging projects are united by this ingrained impulse.

  • Digital Downloads

    Download the exclusive NYU Alumni Zoom, phone, and computer backgrounds below.

  • List of NYU Alumni Awards 2018

    With countless award wins and nominations throughout the year, it seems like the whole world was feeling the #VioletPride in 2018! Check out some of the renowned awards the NYU community was honored with this year.

  • Meet Brian Levine (GSAS ’03, MED ’08), NYUAA Board Vice President

    Dr. Brian Levine (GSAS ’03, MED ’08) is a first-year board member and one of NYUAA Board’s Vice Presidents. In addition to his role with the NYUAA, Levine serves NYU as a young alumni trustee.

  • Meet NYU's New Deans and Directors

    New York University is excited to welcome several new Deans and Directors to the College of Arts and Science, Liberal Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science, Silver School of Social Work, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and the Institute of Fine Arts.

  • Meet Rena Brand (MED ’83), NYUAA Board Vice President

    Dr. Rena S. Brand (MED ’83) is currently one of NYUAA Board’s Vice Presidents.

  • Meet Your New NYUAA President, Beverly Hyman (STEINHARDT ’80)

    As the NYU community embarks on yet another academic year, the NYU Alumni Association—the umbrella organization for all 470,000 University alumni—welcomes its returning president, Beverly Hyman (STEINHARDT ’80).

  • Meet Your New NYUAA President: Nikolai Wolfe

    NYU alum and former NYU Alumni Association (NYUAA) Vice President Nikolai Wolfe (TANDON ’09, ’11) takes the helm as president of the NYUAA—the umbrella organization for all 600,000-plus NYU alumni.

  • Meet the NYUAA Board: Heather Cannady (CAS ’04), Vice President

    As a student at NYU’s College of Arts and Science, Heather Cannady (CAS ’04) was a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholar and helped spearhead the New York Anti-Hunger League, eventually becoming the group’s president.

  • Meet the NYUAA Board: Jonathan Kim (SPS ’09), Vice President

    A member of the NYUAA Board of Directors for two years, Jonathan Kim (SPS ’09) is about to embark on his first term as an officer, and is also a co-chair of the Board’s Fundraising Committee.

  • Meet the NYUAA Board: Larry Mantrone (SPS ’10), Secretary

    Larry Mantrone (SPS ’10) is in his third year on the Board of Directors and serves as secretary of the organization, for which he is also a co-chair of the NYUAA Benefits and Services Committee.

  • NYC Pride March 2017

    NYU alumni, students, faculty, and staff marched in the 48th annual NYC Pride March! Want to get involved with the LGBTQ alumni community?

  • NYU Alumni 2019 Academy Award Honorees

    Congratulations to the NYU alumni who received 2019 Academy Award nominations.

  • NYU Alumni 2019 Emmy Award Honorees

    We're beaming with #VioletPride that so many NYU Alumni have been nominated for 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards. Congratulations to the winners and nominees!

  • NYU Alumni 2019 Golden Globe Honorees

    Congratulations to the NYU alumni who received 2019 Golden Globe awards and nominations, and to the many more whose hard work brings stories to life on the silver and small screens. We're beaming with #VioletPride for the NYU alumni winners, nominees, and alumni host Andy Samberg (TSOA '00)!

  • NYU Alumni 2019 Grammy Honorees

    Congratulations to the NYU alumni who received 2019 Grammy nominations and awards, and to the many more who hit the right note with their work on these award-worthy projects.

  • NYU Alumni 2019 Tony Award Honorees

    Limelight, or Violet Light? Congratulations to the many NYU alumni who received 2019 Tony Awards and nominations.

  • NYU Alumni 2020 Academy Award Honorees

    Congratulations to the NYU alumni who received 2020 Academy Award nominations, including Todd Phillips (TSOA '94), Martin Scorsese (WSC '64, STEINHARDT '68, HON '92), and many more!

  • NYU Alumni 2020 Emmy Award Honorees

    Which shows and Hollywood stars are you rooting for this Emmy Award season? Although the ceremony will be virtual for the first time ever, we’re bursting with #VioletPride to cheer on the NYU alumni who’ve been nominated by the Television Academy this year.

  • NYU Alumni 2020 Golden Globe Honorees

    Congratulations to the NYU alumni who received 2020 Golden Globe nominations and awards, and to the many more whose hard work brings stories to life on the silver and small screens.

  • NYU Alumni 2020 Grammy Award Honorees

    Congratulations to the NYU alumni who received 2020 Grammy nominations and awards, and to the many more who hit the right note with their work on these award-worthy projects.

  • NYU Alumni 2020/2021 Tony Award Honorees

    Grab your Playbills and join us in congratulating the many NYU alumni who received nominations and awards at the 74th Annual Tony Awards!

  • NYU Alumni 2021 Academy Award Honorees

    Once again, NYU alumni are making their mark and making history with a sweep of nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards

  • NYU Alumni 2021 Emmy Award Honorees

    During the uncertainty of the past year, television shows were a source of comfort, distraction, and entertainment. And when the 2021 Emmy Award nominations were announced recently, they were also a source of #VioletPride. Dozens of NYU alumni who work both in front of the camera and behind the scenes were nominated for TV's biggest prize. Congratulations to the Violet nominees and winners.

  • NYU Alumni 2021 Golden Globe Honorees

    Congratulations to the NYU alumni who received 2021 Golden Globe nominations and awards, and to the many more whose hard work brings stories to life on the silver and small screens!

  • NYU Alumni 2021 Grammy Award Honorees

    Ready for the Grammy season? We're cheering with #VioletPride for this year’s nominees and winners!

  • NYU Alumni 2022 Academy Award Honorees

    Congratulations to the NYU alumni and faculty who received 2022 Academy Award nominations!

  • NYU Alumni 2022 Emmy Award Honorees

    More than 100 NYU alumni from seven schools were nominated for TV's biggest prize. Congratulations to the Violet nominees!

  • NYU Alumni 2022 Grammy Award Honorees

    We wish a warm congratulations to the NYU alumni who received nominations and to the many more who hit the right note with their work on these award-worthy projects.

  • NYU Alumni 2022 Tony Award Honorees

    Grab your Playbills and join us in congratulating the many NYU alumni who received nominations and awards at the 75th Annual Tony Awards!

  • NYU Alumni 2023 Grammy Award Honorees

    We wish a warm congratulations to the NYU alumni who received nominations on November 15, 2022, and to the many more who hit the right note with their work on these award-worthy projects. Tune in Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 8 PM ET on CBS or Paramount+ to cheer on the honorees!

  • NYU Alumni Emmy Nominations 2018

    Congratulations to the NYU alumni—from eight NYU schools!—nominated for 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards. We're beaming with #VioletPride that their talents, and those of the many other alumni involved in Emmy-nominated shows, are being recognized. Be sure to tune in Monday, September 17, 2018 to root for the home team!

  • NYU Alumni Event Planning and Corona Disease

    Let me share with you the developments that I have been sharing with students and parents about NYU’s actions surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and NYU’s actions in support of the health and safety of our students and public health.

  • NYU Alumni Games

    Instructions: 1. Save these games 2. Check the boxes that apply to you 3. Tag @NYUAlumni on Instagram Stories 4. Share!

  • NYU Alumni Love Letters to NYU

    Can't get enough of the love? Check out even more love letters written by NYU alumni to the people, places, and things they love about NYU.

  • NYU Alumni Must-Watch Fall TV

    Looking for a new show to add to your weekly watch list? Check out our top picks for #NYUAlumni must-watch TV premiering this fall!

  • NYU Alumni Owned Businesses

    Due to the spread of the novel Coronavirus, many businesses and organizations are operating in new, innovative ways. While this presents many challenges, it also offers an opportunity for NYU alumni business owners to be creative. From take-out orders and food deliveries, to e-design projects and virtual counseling, check out these NYU alumni-owned businesses that are adapting their services in a socially distanced world.

  • NYU Alumni Send Messages to Students

    NYU alumni, students want to hear from you! NYU has moved course instruction online to keep the NYU community healthy and to curb the spread of the coronavirus. This is a new experience for most students, who are used to a collaborative in-person academic environment.

  • NYU Alumni and Faculty Named 2022 Guggenheim Fellows

    Congratulations to the many NYU alumni and faculty who were recipients of the 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship.

  • NYU Alumni and Parents Weekend 2020 Recap

    The first-ever virtual Alumni and Parents Weekend had us bursting with #VioletPride!

  • NYU Alumni on Forbes' "30 Under 30" 2021

    Join us in congratulating the NYU alumni who were named on Forbes' 2021 "30 Under 30" list! NYU alumni from ten schools were honored in 11 of the 20 categories.

  • NYU Alumni on Forbes' "30 Under 30" 2022

    Join us in congratulating the NYU alumni who were named on Forbes' 2022 "30 Under 30" list! NYU alumni from eight schools were honored in 12 of the 23 categories.

  • NYU Alumni on Forbes' "30 Under 30" 2023

    Join us in congratulating the NYU alumni who were named on Forbes' 2023 "30 Under 30" list!

  • NYU Coronavirus Information and Resources for Alumni

    In support of public health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all NYU Alumni and Advancement in-person events are postponed until further notice.

  • NYU Honorees on Forbes' "30 Under 30"

    Join us in congratulating the NYU alumni and students who were named on Forbes' "30 Under 30" 2019 list!

  • Notable New Books by Alumni

    Looking for a park read that's brimming with #VioletPride? Check out these six new alumni-authored books!

  • Noteworthy: April 2019

    From an iconic memorial in Boston to brewing chai in Brooklyn and a karate championship in Japan, take a look at recent noteworthy news from our alumni community of newsmakers and changemakers.

  • Noteworthy: February 2019

    From Sundance to Tribeca, the Grammys to the Oscars, and beyond, NYU alumni are making waves (and headlines).

  • Noteworthy: January 2019

    NYU alumnae are breaking barriers and making history on the stage (as Wicked's first Glinda of color) and screen (as the first black woman to receive a NYFCC award for Best Actress);

  • Noteworthy: July 2018

    NYU alumni are turning food waste into baking materials; empowering immigrant communities with financial freedom; creating meaningful content that addresses issues from the AIDS crisis to being young and Black in America; and so much more. A look at recent noteworthy news from our alumni community.

  • Noteworthy: June 2019

    From a Tony Award winner to a renowned artist, NYU alumni are making waves throughout the world. Take a look at recent noteworthy news from our alumni community of newsmakers and changemakers.

  • Noteworthy: November 2018

    NYU alumni (and students) take more than 20 spots on Forbes' 2019 "30 Under 30" list; bring the magic of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" to life on Broadway; and so much more. A look at recent noteworthy news from our alumni community of newsmakers and changemakers.

  • Noteworthy: September 2018

    A new NYU Alumni Association president takes the helm (and his daughter is already decked out in #VioletPride); NYU alumni-owned businesses have your fall bucket list covered; an NYU alumna is the cinematographer behind the first-ever modern retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women; and more.

  • Noteworthy: September 2019

    From a new member of the cast of SNL to a MacArthur Fellow, take a look at recent noteworthy news from our alumni community of newsmakers and changemakers.

  • The Appointment of Phillip Brian Harper as the New Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Phillip Brian Harper as the new Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science, effective July 1, 2017!

  • Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023

    NYU enters the top 25 for the first time in this latest ranking.

  • Top Alumni-Authored Books from 2016

    Looking for your next great book? Add these alumni-authored books that were released in 2016 to your reading list!

  • Uptown Meets Downtown in Curatorial Collaborative

    Haley Pierce, a master’s candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), was drawn to the work of artists Anna Marchisello and Phoebe Louise Randall, both seniors in Steinhardt’s BFA in studio art program.

  • Vote For Your Favorite NYU Alumni-Starring Movie

    A recent study by NYU psychology professor Pascal Wallisch found critics and audiences can’t agree on what makes a good movie.