Academics

Cathy posing next to a pond for a photo.
Across NYU Schools, Cathy Thinks Critically and Explores Liberally

At NYU, Cathy Zhang explores her diverse interests across CAS, Stern, and Steinhardt, majoring in Economics, minoring in Business Studies and Digital Art and Design, and participating in various clubs.

Taylor Norman
Amplifying Voices: Native Studies at NYU

From her native Oklahoma to NYU Sydney, Taylor Norman sheds light on the struggle of Indigenous people.

J.R. Heckman smiling in front of the NYU Tisch building
A Tisch Musical Theatre Student Supports the Arts Through Song

Despite COVID-19, Tisch musical theatre student J.R. Heckman has kept singing, planning and performing in a virtual benefit concert for arts education.

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Accepted as a Spring Admit? Confused? Yes, I was too.

What is Spring Admission like at NYU? A Spring Admit in Liberal Studies explains what it is and shares her expreinces in the program (+ gap semester ideas)

Chinenye Onyeike posing in a dance position
From Prehealth to a Communication Major

Onyeike came to NYU planning for a future in psychology, but her heart wasn't in it. At NYU, she found the Media, Culture, and Communication major at Steinhardt—and her calling.

Silver student Frankie Molina sitting on the grass in a park.
A Silver Student Finds His Path in Community Organizing

At the Silver School of Social Work, Frankie fights for equity in education, housing, and health care by seeking change at the community level.

Garet Weissenborn sitting on grass and smiling for a photo
A Performance Studies Major Helps and Heals LGBTQ+ Youth

Tisch student Garet Weissenborn supports LGBTQ+ youth by merging performance studies and health education.

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Faculty Research Lets CAS Senior Trisha Gupta Do It All

Through research experience with NYU faculty members, Trisha’s charted an academic course that bridges prehealth, English, chemistry, and medieval studies.

Mykhal Young standing outside and smiling.
Research Makes Mykhal Youngʼs World Go Round

A senior with a passion for epidemiology, Mykhal Young found a second home in the research lab.

Isabel Schmieta sitting on steps outside and smiling
Global Liberal Studies Puts the World at Her Fingertips

Isabel Schmieta has been able to study what she cares about firsthand—from wherever she is in the world.