Upcoming Events

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Initiated in spring 1994, the Scholars Lecture Series is designed to encourage and promote the exchange of ideas among our most distinguished guest lecturers, University faculty, and students in the Scholars Program. The lecture series further enhances the intellectual experience, cultural awareness, and social consciousness of exceptional students in the College of Arts and Science.

URC2016_800px.jpg 42nd Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
Friday, April 22, 2016 9:30am

Undergraduate Research Conference The College takes seriously the role of research in the liberal arts education of undergraduates. Students regularly benefit from direct contact with our research faculty and are empowered and encouraged to conduct their own inquiries. All undergraduates at the University are invited to participate in and present their research at the College’s 42nd annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Friday, April 22, 2016. Projects showcasing undergraduate work in the Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities are welcome. The work may have been done in connection with a course or as independent or supervised study.

Past Events

Nagle_Bentson_800px.jpgThe Wonder of Waste

By Robin Nagle

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 5:30pm
Jurow Lecture Hall
Silver Center
31 Washington Place

RSVP: Free and open to the public

If infrastructure, labors, and waste, were recognized for their fundamental importance to our everyday lives, how might our understanding of the world shift? >>read more

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Our 2015 Diversity Open House will be held November 14

Diversity Open House is a special program for all prospective students interested in the issues of diversity, identity, and inclusion at NYU. It will give you the opportunity to learn about our diverse faculty, administrators, and students. In addition to gathering information about the College of Arts and Science, you will gain a unique perspective on academic life and student life from several members of the NYU community.

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Conversation with Ariel Ostad, M.D. (WSC, BA, '87, MED '91)

Monday, October 26, 2015 6:30pm
Jurow Lecture Hall
Silver Center for Arts and Science
31 Washington Place

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Guinier_Jurow_SM.jpg On Meritocracy Today: Collaboration For A Change

By Lani Guinier

Thursday, April 16, 2015 5:30 pm
Hemmerdinger Hall
Silver Center
31 Washington Place

This year’s Irving H. Jurow Lecturer, noted author and Professor of Law at Harvard Law School Lani Guinier, will discuss meritocracy in the academic world today, and how it is time to move from the 'merits' of competitive individualism to the assets of collaborative and diverse problem solving.

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Baar_Bentson_SM.jpg From Transvestites and Greenwich Village to Covered Women and Gezi Park: Teaching the American Civil Rights in Turkey

By Kevyne Baar

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 5:30 pm
Jurow Lecture Hall
Silver Center
31 Washington Place

Four months after the uprising in Taksim Square's Gezi Park began, Baar left New York and entered the classroom in Ankara, Turkey to teach her course, "Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs: The Fight for Equality in the United States". How she worked with her students- and what she learned from them- will be the focus of this engaging lecture.

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Blanton_Bentson_SM.jpg How to Map the Universe

By Michael Blanton

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 5:30pm
Jurow Lecture Hall
Silver Center
31 Washington Place

Over the past fifteen years a small telescope in New Mexico has produced the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the most complete map of the observable universe ever made, yielding a three dimensional picture of how galaxies are distributed out to eight billion light-years away. Professor Blanton will describe why and how astronomers have achieved this, and what the future plans are for this technology.

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Brenner_Bentson_SM.jpg The US Economy Today and Tomorrow: Inequality, Stagnation, Crisis

By Robert Brenner

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 5:30pm
Jurow Lecture Hall
Silver Center
31 Washington Place

Visiting Research Professor of Sociology Robert Brenner focuses on the US economy- which has not functioned so poorly since the Great Depression- and will explore the sources and connections between stagnation of production and the mal-distribution of income that have made the decline of living standards so widespread, and the threat of a renewed economic crisis so real.

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Save the Date

Bacc2015_v2_800px.jpg CAS Baccalaureate Ceremony 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Radio City Music Hall
1260 Avenue of the Americas

For more information please visit our Seniors site