Apply to Match Teacher Residency, Match Corps: Boston,or Match Corps: Chicago TODAY!
Match Corps: Boston is a one-year, full-time residential fellowship program. It pairs Corps members with 6-7 students at Match High School, Match Middle School, Match Next or Match Community Day Elementary School. Corps members run small group or 1-on-1 tutorials, working to guarantee the academic success of Match students while building personal relationships with the students and their parents. This full-time service year program is designed to fully close the academic achievement gap between minority students and their non-minority peers, one student at a time. 
Corps members who know they want to teach for at least two years in an urban charter school should opt in to Match Teacher Residency. Match Teacher Residency is our in-house, optional teacher training program. In MTR, Boston Corps members receive additional training on the weekends with the aim of becoming unusually effective first year teachers in high-poverty schools. Graduates of MTR go on to teach at some of the most highly regarded charter schools in the country and consistently outperform other first- and second-year teachers in the classroom.
You can find out more information about all of these programs at this website: http://www.matcheducation.org/match-corps or email Sharifunnesa Khanam at sharifunnesa.khanam@gmail.com

I got this script…that said, “In anticipation of our conversation, please find the script…written by ‘blah blah’ and starring ‘blah blah’.”

I shit you not, it said, “Please take a look at the role of ‘The Chink’.” You can’t make it up. That’s the name of the character. It’s framed in my office, because I want to always be reminded of what’s out there.

- Maggie Q, actress, in response to a question about encountering racial typecasting. (via racebending)

hashtagnyu:

Finals week is approaching and these super adorbs (and free!) study aid totes are filled with the gear you need to stay healthy during your finals:
A highlighter to help you organize your finals notes
A GIANT Kind Bar — good fuel comes from good eats
The Wellness Exchange info card. #necessary
Brightly-colored earplugs to tune out the rudely loud Bobst studiers
Super cute stress-squeezer to get some relief
Instruction cards on how to effectively use the stress-squeezer
Hand sanitizer (#sofresh #soclean)
Study plan worksheet to keep you productive #helpful
Stylish tote bag for totin’ around your finals gear
Want it? Stop by the Student Health Center at 726 Broadway from May 7 to 20. Good luck with your finals, NYU!
8 Necessary 24-Hour Eateries to Survive Finals

hashtagnyu:

New York, the city that never sleeps. You can get anything you want, whenever you want — especially food. We’ve chosen these delicious restaurants not only because they are open all of the time, but because they also offer great food every minute of the day. So, next time you’re leaving Bobst at 3AM, rest assured that you can always treat yourself with a tasty meal without having to go far.

1.  Veselka (2nd Ave. & 9th St.)

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This Ukranian restaurant is an East Village staple and a vegetarian’s heaven — perfect for any meal at any time of day. And next time you’re at this pierogi paradise, don’t forget to try their matzo ball soup!

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Harvard Business School’s Summer Venture in Management Program

Apply for Harvard Business School’s

Summer Venture in Management Program

Application Deadline: May 12, 2014

The Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) is a one-week management training program for rising college seniors designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. This thirty-year HBS tradition demonstrates the many rewards of an MBA degree to students who may not otherwise have considered this path. Participants spend a week on campus living the MBA student experience – attending classes, analyzing case studies, and debating management issues with peers and faculty.

This unique educational experience gives participants a broader understanding of the challenges business leaders face, the innumerable opportunities that exist in management, and the impact they can have on their community and the world with a graduate business education.

Participants will be selected based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, and personal characteristics. Consistent with the objective of promoting educational diversity and opportunity in business leadership, additional criteria to be considered among others, are whether the applicant is:

  • ·         The first family member to attend college;
  • ·         A member of a group that is currently underrepresented in business schools and corporate America (e.g. African-American, Latino, Native American, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender);
  • ·         From a family with little business education or experience; and/or
  • ·         From a school whose graduates do not typically attend a top-tier university (e.g., attends a rural or predominantly minority college, or has attended a community college as part of a four-year degree).

The SVMP application deadline is Monday, May 12, 2014. To apply to and for more information about SVMP, please visit the program’s website: www.hbs.edu/svmp

Follow on Twitter @hbs_svmp_2014


REVEAL: The Event
Sat May 17th, 2014
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
NYU Center for Spiritual Life, 238 Thompson St., 4th Floor
Admission: $30.00 with NYU ID (incredible discount since tickets are going for $100!) 
Join REVEAL founder Meggan Watterson and her lady-loves: Latham Thomas, Alisa Vitti, Kate Northrup, Jessica Ortner, Rha Goddess, Rochelle Schieck and more for a day-long spiritual women’s retreat as they share their spiritual prowess and passion to encourage us all to heal and heed the audacity of the soul.

REVEAL: The Event is an annual triumvirate of one-part fiery soul-voices, one-part ritual, and one-part dance party!  The most illuminated goal for the day is to come together as a fiery band of soul sisters, wellness warriors, femmeprenuers, lightworkers to lift and light each other up!

For more information, please click here.

To purchase tickets, please click here. Very heavily-discounted tickets available to students by emailing reveal@iamcreativesolutions.com 


Fuel Your Finals - Cereal Breakfast & Study Kits

Wednesday, May 7th through Tuesday, May 20th
Student Health Center, Health Promotion Office 726 Broadway, 3rd Floor

Starting Wednesday, May 7th, students are invited to visit the Health Promotion Office each weekday morning, 9am to 11am, to relax and enjoy a free cereal breakfast. Free Study Kits are available in the Health Promotion Office and Student Health Center waiting areas. Visit the Health Promotion webpage for more information!


Parent Mobilization Project Summer Research Internship
May 11, 2014
NYU Dept. of Applied Psychology246 Greene St New York, NY
There are open summer research intern positions for The Parent Mobilization Project, a research study with education organizing groups across NYC. These groups mobilize (mostly Black and Latino) parents to fight for a more equitable public education system. The internship is ideal for any student wanting to gain field experience with data collection (conducting semi-structured qualitative interviews, observations, and quantitative surveys), data analysis, or dissemination of findings to social justice organizations. Deadline to apply: May 11, 2014. For more information go to NYU CareerNet and search job ID 925363.

Interested in helping plan Latino Heritage Month 2014?
La Herencia Latina - November 2014 - Committee Members Needed!
 
What is La Herencia?
 
Held every November, La Herencia Latina at NYU is dedicated to commemorating and promoting cultural diversity on campus through educational and social events as well as to creating an awareness of the Latino culture and heritage.  The Herencia Planning Committee strives to identify and deal with the current challenges affecting the Latino community as well as celebrate the accomplishments and contributions made by Latinos.
What will I do if I am on the committee?
There are many ways to contribute to Herencia planning!  In the past, planning committee members have planned three major events for the month, coordinated co-sponsored events with different campus organizations and offices, created publicity materials for the month, and much more. 
Students who wish to take on an “official” leadership role within the planning committee can run for the executive board, which includes co-chairs, junior co-chairs, a treasurer, a publicity chair, a secretary, and webmaster.   Executive board roles and responsibilities are available upon request.
If you are interested in being a part of the planning committee, please fill out the following application:

https://docs.google.com/a/nyu.edu/forms/d/13NO-YPDtO5oKTKAEfLnWAAb71IpCpbtJRB1G2aKy6Pg/viewform?usp=send_form
Hope to hear from you soon!!

HBO documentary film screening: American Winter


7th Annual Golden Imam Gala

May 10th at 7PM

Kimmel Center- Grand Hall 60 Washington Square South New York, NY

The Beta Gamma Chapter of Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is hosting the Seventh Annual Golden Imam Gala on Saturday, May 10th, 2014 in the Grand Hall at the Kimmel Center. The event will begin at 7:00pm for a night full of lively performances, community service awards, dinner and dancing all for a charitable cause. Proceeds of the benefit gala will serve a reputable organization and will sponsor a youth that has been a victim of Domestic Violence and assist in their academic endeavors. The Beta Gamma Chapter of O.P.B.S.I has chosen to “Fight Apathy Through Youth Activism” as the Chapter philanthropy. This philanthropy identifies with the many social injustices that we are witness to including but not limited to domestic violence, institutionalized racism, social inequity, and environmental negligence. We as empowered women of Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. hope to enlighten our communities, ourselves, embrace our eccentricities and culture, and empower our gender.

Between Savage and Civilized: Negotiating a Space for Indigenous Art in the 21st Century
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6-8PM
Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU8 Washington MewsNew YorkNY
What does it mean to be an “Indigenous artist” working between his/her own community and the contemporary global art world? To what degree has the global art world embraced the “tribal”, and the “tribal” interfaced with western art? These are some of the questions Brett Graham will explore, drawing from examples in his own work, and recent indigenous art exhibitions such as Sakahan: International Indigenous Art. Mario Caro (Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow, NYU Draper Program) provides an introduction.

Co-presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and NYU Draper Program
Free, RSVP required: www.apa.nyu.edu/events

Stern AHBBS 8th Annual Charity Date Auction

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 8-10pm 

Kaufman Management Center Commons 1-100 44 West 4th Street New York NY

The 8th Annual AHBBS Charity Date Auction will be held on Friday, April 25th starting at 8pm. Proceeds of the auction will benefit Children of Promise, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit whose mission is to embrace the children of incarcerated parents and empower them to break the cycle of inter-generational involvement in the criminal justice system. Tickets are $10, include an open bar and appetizers, and can be purchased via CampusGroups: http://cglink.me/r196121. This promises to be an amazing event – you don’t want to miss out! For more information, please visit the AHBBS Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NYU.AHBBS.