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January 17, 2012

The 12 NYU grads comprising the 2011-2012 New York College Advising Corps at NYU. Photo: Aileen Moner

Alumni Empower Local Underserved High School Students to Succeed in Higher Education

by Kristine Jannuzzi (CAS '98)
NYU is the first university in New York State to join the National College Advising Corps, a non-profit organization based at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) that works with high schools in deprived areas to improve college enrollment rates.


NYU to Commemorate the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 7th Annual MLK Week February 6-11

Dr. King at NYU on February 10, 1961.

Featured Presenter Cornel West to Speak on Activism
by Kristine Jannuzzi (CAS '98)
On February 10, 1961, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. came to NYU's campus and delivered a heartfelt speech advocating for civil rights and nonviolent protest for social change.

Upcoming Events

•  Jan. 21: Tisch @ Sundance

•  Jan. 27: NYU-Poly Dallas Area Alumni Gathering

•  Jan. 31: Wagner's 5th Annual Multicultural Alumni Reception



•  NYU Alumni Card

•  Library Benefits

•  NYU Federal Credit Union

•  Entertainment Discounts

•  Lifetime Email Forwarding

•  And More


Patagonia Frontiers

by Ian Duncan (GSAS '12)

The tip of South America is one of the last great wildernesses in the world, and alumni will have the chance to explore the region firsthand next December.

Faculty Profile
Chris Bregler

by Kristine Jannuzzi (CAS ’98)

Bregler is at the helm of NYU’s Movement Lab, where the analysis of human motion intersects with computer science, dance, performance art, animation, medical research, and much more.

Featured Benefits
Discounted Tickets

For details on discounted tickets, please login to the NYU alumni benefits page.


University News
NYU Today


Alumni Profile
Laura Tedesco (GSAS ’97, ’99, ’05)

by Kristine Jannuzzi (CAS ’98)

Only two American embassies in the world employ archaeologists as Cultural Heritage Program Managers, and Laura Tedesco is one of them.

The Archivist's Angle
Formidable Fencers at NYU

by Claire Ashley Wolford (GSAS '13)

The New York University Fencing team began as an informal club sport with little funding in 1923. Within a year, however, the team had expanded its membership enough to create the varsity fencing team and joined the Intercollegiate Fencing Association (IFA) in 1924.

Heard Online
You know you went to NYU when…

Dan: you go to the Village and it feels like home.

April: seeing a celeb on the street is no big deal because you sat next to them in class.

Tiffany: you know how to shop in between classes.

Pauline: you can say you've hugged the university's President.

Meena: you turn on network TV and see one of your old teachers.

JoAnna: you understand how an athletic team can be called one thing (Violets) with another thing as mascot (Bobcat)!

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