November 15, 2017 

Spotlight: Alan Menken (ARTS ’72, HON ’00)

Did you know that some of our favorite Disney hits were all composed by alumnus Alan Menken? Check out a playlist of our favorites! Photo © Joseph DiGiovanna; Illustrations © Disney/Photofest 

Relive your Favorite Moments from #NYUAlumniWeekend

Washington Square Park Arch and Fountain

Old classmates, new friends, riveting discussions, exciting programming, and a whole lot of #VioletPride. October 20–21 saw alumni and friends flood Washington Square for a weekend that included the chance to learn from NYU’s top faculty at Alumni College, toast to the NYC skyline at reunion, and explore their old stomping grounds. And of course, to celebrate all the reasons they love NYU!

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State of the University Address

Andrew Hamilton at the State of University Address

"The role of a university is to be original, explore new areas of knowledge and technology, and come up with ideas that have never been done before. NYU is very good at that. But our job as well is to have a social impact and to do good in the world." As part of NYU Alumni Weekend, President Andrew Hamilton laid out his priorities and vision for NYU.

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NYU Will Waive Tuition for Displaced Puerto Rican Students

NYU letters in front of Tisch Hall

President Andrew Hamilton announced that NYU would admit a special cohort of undergraduate students currently enrolled in Puerto Rican colleges whose education was disrupted by the hurricanes that hit the island in September. NYU will cover their tuition for the spring 2018 semester, as well as housing in a student residence hall, a meal plan, and enrollment in NYU’s student health insurance plan. ©Gallo or ©Goldman: Courtesy of NYU Photo Bureau

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NYU News: Prison Education Program Celebrates First Graduation

Graduate of NYU Prison Education Program

Five men became the first graduates of NYU's Prison Education Program at Wallkill Correctional Facility on October 12, 2017. The graduates earned Associate of Arts Degrees from New York University in Liberal Studies through their coursework with the program. Photo credit: Kate Lord

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Photos from Recent Events

NYU Alumni Club in Taiwan Halloween Party

Events for NYU alumni—like NYU Alumni Club in Taiwan's Halloween party, pictured on the left—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 Flickr.

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Register Now for the Pan-Asia Alumni Conference

Tokyo, Japan

The 2017 NYU Pan-Asia Alumni Conference: Investment Opportunities in Japan will take place in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Join your fellow NYU alumni for an exciting program and special dinner at the Tokyo American Club.

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