Student Council General Assembly
Every Tuesday, 7:00-8:30pm @ Silver Center, Heights Lounge
Meet and mingle with representatives from CAS Student Council and learn how to get involved!
Marc and Ruti Bell Public Service Scholarship
Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 13
The Marc and Ruti Bell Public Service Scholarship is open to all second- and third-year undergraduates with demonstrated financial need and a commitment to public service. If you're considering a career in, e.g., public policy, social work, healthcare, law, non-profit or anything else in the public service sector, you should consider applying for this amazing opportunity!
Undergraduate Research Conference
Friday, May 3, @ Silver Center, Waverly Building
Application Deadline: Friday, March 15
Whether you've done a research project as part of a course, independent study or independent project, the Undergraduate Research Conference is your chance to share your results with fellow undergraduate researchers, students and faculty! Apply here by submitting a 250 word abstract of your project by March 15. Stay tuned for more info on workshops for presenters later in the semester!
Proud to Be First Mentor position
Application deadline: Sunday, March 24
Proud to Be First Mentor applications are now live! Proud Mentors are first-generation CAS students who serve as mentors to first-year students who are first in their family to attend college. If you are a first-generation student at CAS, we invite you to apply! Please see the Proud to Be First Mentor job description for more information. Applications are available here and must be submitted by Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 11:59 pm.
Chesler Prelaw Scholarship for CAS Juniors
Deadline to Apply: Monday, March 25 by 5:00PM
The Chesler Scholarship seeks to recognize the student in each junior class who most exhibits the potential to enhance the legal profession’s commitment to honesty, candor and ethics; the student who will care more about the integrity of the system than the outcome of a particular case; the student who will, by his or her professional conduct, inspire others to hold themselves to such high standards. The scholarship will consist of $5,000 for the academic year 2019–2020.
Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 or higher at the end of the fall semester junior year
Demonstrate leadership in the College community (Student Council, departmental organizations, Scholars programs, NYU Senate, community service, Academic Achievement Program, etc.)
Intend to apply to law school upon graduation
Complete the online application.
Upload the following as one pdf file:
Personal Statement: An essay that introduces yourself to the Committee (250-500 words). Do not simply list your educational objectives and achievements. Make this a lively appeal to the Committee: What kind of intellectual and research interests motivate you?
Essay: Submit a 500-word essay on the topic of character and professionalism.
Unofficial copy of your current transcript
Letter from your faculty recommender to be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunch and Lead: Methods for Meaningful Mentorship
Tuesday, March 26, 12:30pm-2pm @ 12 Washington Place, NYU Leadership Initiative
While it may seem intimidating, confusing or awkward, college campuses are chockfull of potential mentors who want to invest in your growth. So, what exactly is mentoring and where do you start? How can you seek out, build, and cultivate meaningful relationships? The first step is self-knowledge. To enlist the support of others, you need to know what type of advice you are seeking. With this foundation, you can assess how well your current network is serving your needs, and develop an action plan to strengthen it.
CORE Curriculum Town Hall
Tuesday, March 26th, 5:00-6:00PM @ Silver Center, Heights Lounge
Come express your thoughts about the CAS Core and have your opinions heard!
CAS Town Hall
Tuesday, March 26th, 6:00-7:00PM @ Silver Center, Heights Lounge
Come meet your CAS Student Council representatives and discuss what is new with CAS!
LAMP Moot Court
Tuesday, March 26 | 6-7:30PM | Silver Center, Hemmerdinger Hall
The New York University College of Arts and Science Lawyer Alumni Mentoring Program (LAMP) presents its annual Moot Court. College of Arts and Science and NYU Law alumni will judge moot court arguments in the case of Iancu v. Brunetti, which discusses whether Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act's prohibition on the federal registration of "immoral" or "scandalous" marks is facially invalid under the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Attorneys arguing the case are Beatriz Paterno, Esq., Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, and Matt Greenfield, Hearst Corporation. Empanadas will be served! RSVP for LAMP Moot Court via Eventbrite.
Women’s Networking Night
Thursday, March 28, 5:30pm-7pm @ Wasserman Center, Main Office
This unique program consists of round-table discussions in which you’ll have the chance to network with and learn from various industry professionals on topics such as work-life balance, mentorship, career opportunities, resources and support, finances, and women in underrepresented industries (STEM, Finance, Medicine, Law, etc.).
Dean's Undergraduate Research Fund (DURF)
Application Deadline: Friday, March 29
Have a research project? Need funding? The next chance to apply for funding through the DURF program is fast approaching! DURF FAQs here. Applications and more information are available here. Contact: email@example.com
Prehealth Peer Mentorship Program
Applications due April 1
Applying to schools of the health professions this summer? Apply to be matched with a mentor who has successfully navigated the application process. Have you secured a spot for next year, and want to pass your wisdom on to NYU students after you leave? Apply to mentor! Applications are due April 1 for both roles.
Monday, April 1st 6:30-9:30PM @ GCASL, Grand Hall
Come mix and mingle with current students and CAS Alumni and expand your network! See the CAS Student Council Facebook for ticket details.
Lunch with a Lawyer
Tuesday, April 2 | 12:30-1:30PM | Silver Center, Room 907
Lunch with a Lawyer is open to all NYU students who want to learn more about a career in law. Every session will feature an attorney who will provide insight into their specialty areas. These informal lunches are also a great opportunity for students to ask questions ranging from preparation needed to enter law law school, to issues in the legal profession, and other interesting anecdotes about the legal practice. Presentations last approximately one hour, including a Q&A period. Broaden your professional network and find answers to legal career questions you've always been meaning to ask! Lunch is always provided! RSVP for Lunch with a Lawyer.
Our guest attorney is Shanda Sibley, who practiced as an appellate public defender representing indigent criminal defendants on appeal, and who is the Associate Director of the Lawyering Program at NYU School of Law and is also an assistant professor in the program. Shanda received her B.A. in Comparative Literature from NYU and her J.D. from NYU School of Law.
Lunch and Lead: Speak Up! How to Conquer Public Speaking Without Fear
Tuesday, April 2, 12:30pm-2pm @ 12 Washington Place, NYU Leadership Initiative
This practical workshop focuses on the foundations of public speaking. You’ll practice shaping your narrative for different audiences and different time frames, analyze your body language and speech patterns, and learn techniques to strengthen your rapport with your audience. You’ll strengthen your sense of how your “pitch” can embody your ethos. Put simply, you’ll learn to be yourself in places far beyond your comfort zone.
Navigating Identities in the Workplace
Thursday, April 4, 12pm-1:30pm @ Kimmel Center, 806 CMEP Lounge
Come to this empowering program featuring employer panelists from different industries who will discuss how their personal identity impacts their careers, how diversity plays out in the workplace, and/or how their organization values and promotes diversity. Refreshments will be served.
Friday, April 5th 7:00-11:00PM @ Manhattan Penthouse, 5th Ave
Come mix and mingle with current students and celebrate CAS! See the CAS Student Council Facebook for ticket details.
Choosing Schools that are Right for You and Writing the Personal Statement for Prehealth Students
Workshops in April & May
The Preprofessional Advising Center is hosting a number of events to help prepare students who are applying to schools of the health professions this summer. Choosing Schools that are Right for You is a two-part workshop designed to help you curate a list of schools that is tailored to your interests and needs. Writing the Personal Statement for Prehealth Students, in conjunction with the Expository Writing Program, is a one hour workshop (offered twice) designed to get your creative juices flowing for your health professions personal statement. Times, dates, locations, and RSVP details are on the Prehealth events page.
Navigating Identities in Non-Profit/Government
Wednesday, April 10, 12:30pm-2pm @ Kimmel Center, 806 CMEP Lounge
The Navigating Identities Series is a 90-minute long event featuring employer panelists who discuss how their personal identity impacts their careers, how diversity plays out in the workplace, and/or how their organization values and promotes diversity. We hope that panelists can relate their advice to current students with similar experiences, and speak openly about how their identity either affects their work or how it affected their job search.
2019 CAS International Photo Contest
Submission Deadline: Thursday, April 11 @ 11:59 PM
Submit up to two photos from your study-away semester or university-sponsored trip (e.g., Scholars) for the 2019 CAS International Photo Contest. We seek artful photos that express something meaningful about students’ time abroad. International students may also submit great photos of NYC. Submissions are due no later than Thursday, April 11. Please submit your photos here. If you have any questions about this process, please send an email to the CAS International Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunch and Lead: Discover Your Talents, Develop Your Strengths
Tuesday, April 16, 12:30pm-2pm @ 12 Washington Place, NYU Leadership Initiative
In this workshop, you will reflect on the roles you typically play in groups, increase self-awareness and discover how to lead with your strengths and those of others. Students will participate in a self-assessment activity and examine how to apply this knowledge to pursue goals.
Career Conversation: Entrepreneurship Careers
Tuesday, April 16, 5:30-6:30pm @ Wasserman, Main Office
Interested in being an entrepreneur? Hear from a panel of entrepreneurs with various experience and career trajectories to gain insight into their perspectives on the field, the skills needed to be successful, and their advice for advanced degree candidates who want to start their own businesses and ventures.
Apply to Become a TOV! (Transfer Orientation Volunteer)
Wednesday, April 24, 5pm @ Silver Center, Room 907 - TOV Information Session
Tuesday, April 30, 5pm @ Silver Center, Room 907 - TOV Information Session
Application deadline: Friday, May 3
Help us welcome external transfer students to NYU and CAS this Fall! TOVs will help facilitate community building activities, lead students on campus tours and provide resources and knowledge from their own NYU experiences. This is a great team building and leadership opportunity! Applications will become available on Monday, April 8th and the deadline to apply is Friday, May 3rd at 11:59pm.
NYU Passport Drive 2019
Monday, April 29, 2019
At an NYU Passport Drive students can apply for a new US passport on campus. The next US passport drive will take place on April 29, 2019. Please register for an appointment and begin to prepare your application. Review this PDF to learn more about what you’ll need to do to apply for your passport.
Dean's Opportunity Fund for Study Away
Application Deadline: May 1
Studying away next semester or this summer? Will you be giving up a job here at NYU/NYC? The Dean's Opportunity Fund for Study Away helps replace lost income for students studying away. Must be a CAS student, have demonstrated financial need, and provide proof of employment. Online application and more information available here. Contact: email@example.com
May 28–July 7 @ Silver 907
Applying for a DURF grant this March? Doing your research in NYC this summer? Research+ offers co-curricular programming to help you maximize your research experience with sessions on communication skills, graduate school, post-graduate fellowships and more! NYU housing stipend available to successful applicants who qualify. Learn more here!