Graduate Newsletter

Friday, February 28, 2014 | Published by the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering - Office of Graduate Life

Upcoming Events at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

NSBE A Walk for Education

Saturday, March 1, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Cafeteria, 6 Metrotech Center

Join NSBE in their annual A Walk for Education. In an effort to increase awareness of the opportunities available through education, particularly in the STEM fields, NSBE will be going out into the local community to share information and resources.

Opening Keynote & Lunch, Women's Summit 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
LC 400, 5 Metrotech Center

The Opening Keynote will be given by NYU Professor Wendy Suzuki, who will discuss her research and career path as well as her experiences as woman within STEM. Dr. Suzuki currently runs an active research lab at New York University in the Center for Neural Science where her research has focused on understanding the patterns of brain activity underlying long-term memory as well as the role of aerobic exercise in improving learning, memory and cognition. RSVP Here.

Leadership Dinner, Women's Summit 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Leadership Dinner will bring together students, faculty, staff, and alumni from across NYU, in an interactive format that encourages discussion around transformational leadership and specifically how women are shaping the future of STEM. Opening remarks by Professor Kristen Day of the School of Engineering, with closing remarks from the NYU Leadership Initiative. RSVP Here.

Graduate Women Coffee Talk, Women's Summit 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Come join current graduate students and recent graduates to discuss coursework, internships, job placement and everything in between.

Building an Inclusive Community: Where Science, Activism, & Our School Meet, Women's Summit 2014

Thursday, March 6, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Private Dining, 6 Metrotech Center

Want to discuss the culture and environment at the School of Engineering? Interested in sharing your experiences as a woman in STEM? Join us as we talk about the impact of our daily lives on our long-term feelings of inclusion and acceptance within the spaces we inhabit. Snacks provided.

Documentary Days: Miss Representation

Friday,March 7, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
LC 223, 5 Metrotech Center

Join us for popcorn and snacks, while watching this film that uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see. Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film challenges the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership positions and for the average woman to feel powerful herself.

Wasserman Coffee Chat Series @ Brooklyn

Friday,March 14, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Greenhouse Space

Do you have questions for the career services staff? Want to discuss your job search? Get a career perspective from a female professional in the industry? This session offers an informal venue to connect with career coaches, professionals, and peers about the job search process. Coffee, tea  and light snacks are served. RSVP and more details on NYU CareerNet.

Upcoming Events at NYU


Saturday, March 1, 2014
6:00 p.m.

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
This is our annual Spring show, which has been termed Monsoon. This includes some of the greatest NYU talent. It is an event where student express their talents and celebrate the South Asian culture. Performances will include dances, songs, skits, and fashion shows. It is usually the last time many outgoing seniors get to perform, and so it always attracts a big crowd.

Pizza and Professional Development

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
1 Washington Square North, Room 112

Kick off the new month of @SilverCPD with pizza, peers, and a briefing of Career and Professional Development curriculum and upcoming events. Bring a laptop and all of your questions!

The Tuition is Too Damn High: Student Debt in the US

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Vanderbilt Hall, Smart Classroom
A discussion on the student debt crisis in the U.S.

Regional, National and Global trends in the Indian Film World

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
20 Cooper Square, Floor 5

Amit Khanna, a media leader on Indian television and cinema, has been the Chairman of the Board of Reliance Entertainment. He has had a long career as a film and television director and a journalist. He currently plays a major role in debates about media policy, regulation and markets in India and in global markets for Indian media content. Amit was instrumental in the forging of connections between Reliance and Hollywood, especially in the creation of a partnership with Steven Spielberg’s Dreamworks. Amit set up India’s first diversified Media Company Plus Channel in 1989.  He is visiting NYU as a guest of the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the NYU Marron Institute. Register here.

Stressbusters Take a break Tuesday

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, Room 411

Join NYU Stressbusters at one of our signature events, Take-a-Break Tuesday, for a free and relaxing 5 minute backrub. Take-a-Break Tuesday occurs every week, 6:00-7:00pm, in Bobst Library, Room 411.
Stressbusters site

Upcoming Events In NYC

Bronx Culture Trolley

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Hostos Community College

Hop aboard this monthly trolley tour, which visits free cultural destinations including the Bronx Museum of the Arts, BronxArtSpace and Bronx Documentary Center. Riders can jump on and off at the various stops for gallery talks, readings and more.

NYC Restaurant Week

February 17 to March 7, 2014

Dine out and eat up at NYC Restaurant Week from February 17 to March 7, 2014. Visit for a full list of participating restaurants.


Women's Summit 2014

An initiative of the Division of Student Affairs, the summit exists to empower women students by building connections to faculty, alumna and each other, while providing resources for and promoting discussion of issues and topics relevant to women in STEM. Each year the summit focuses on sharing knowledge, experience and expertise with the School of Engineering's female community and the STEM community at NYU’s Washington Square Campus. Learn more about this event.

NYU Information Alerts

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