January 15, 2016 

Rachel Bloom

Sought-After: Here are more reasons we're #VioletProud.

It is believed that in 2015, more students applied to New York University than to any other private college or university in America.

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NYUAA Alumni Awards

Save the date to join NYU President Andrew Hamilton and the New York University Alumni Association for the 2016 NYU Alumni Awards, honoring John Sexton, Jonathan Mechanic (LAW ’77), Jonathan Woodson (MED ’79), and Ruthie Ann Miles (STEINHARDT ’07). The Awards luncheon will take place on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 12:00–2:00 PM at the Grand Hyatt New York.

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May and Ahmed Heikal Scholarship

NYU is delighted to announce the May and Ahmed Heikal Scholarship (MAHS), which will provide tuition assistance for needy and deserving Egyptian students admitted to any of NYU's one- or two-year master's degree programs, who intend to return to Egypt following their education. Applications for the MAHS for students beginning at NYU in Fall 2016 will be accepted until April 15, 2016. 

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NYU Tandon Incubators Boost Startup Success and New York Economy in 2015

New York City's premier academic incubator initiative, operated by the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, welcomed 21 new companies in 2015, furthering a commitment to the startup community and New York's economy.

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Exclusive Opportunity to Network with Fellow Alumni

What do you have planned for 2016: Change jobs? Become more involved? Meet new people? Start by joining the NYU Alumni Association's official LinkedIn group. As an NYU alumnus/a, you are automatically a member of this organization for life and an important part of our vibrant community—almost half-a-million strong! We invite you to join more than 14,000 of your fellow alumni in this group for networking and career building, offered exclusively to you and your fellow NYU alumni.

>> Join the conversation.

Conversations on Racial Diversity & Equity at NYU

Over the past year, racial diversity, equity, and inclusion on college campuses across the United States have been central in the national headlines. As NYU continues to make positive strides in these areas, the alumni community is often left unaware of the ways that the University is supporting its diverse community. This program is meant to be an update for a cross-section of alumni to hear firsthand from administrators, students, and fellow alumni on the many ways the University is supporting its underrepresented communities. 

Unleashing Ambition

Mahe Dewan (TANDON ’17): For the donors who make my education possible, thank you for ensuring my future and for making sure that I become a helpful part of the global technology community.

>> Learn how you can help students like Mahe...  

NYU Giving Day, March 3rd 2016

You are invited to join thousands of dynamic and diverse individuals who make up one vibrant NYU family, past and present, near and far. Help shape the place that helped shape you and support the area of the University you are most passionate about. Give together on Giving Day—March 3, 2016.

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Recent NYU Alumni Events

Events for NYU alumni—like the NYU Alumni Club in Frankfurt’s holiday party, pictured above—take place almost every day at locations in the New York City metro area, across the US, and around the world.

>> Check out photos from recent events on our Flickr page.  

Trivia: On January 31, 1831 the former Secretary of the Treasury under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison was elected as the first President of the Council of NYU. What was his name?

>> Submit your answer here for a chance to win a limited edition NYU t-shirt! 

Congratulations to Catherine R. Huang (STEINHARDT '09), winner of last month’s raffle. The Elmer Holmes Bobst Library and Study Center was dedicated on December 16, 1972.