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Waste Education Coordinator: A Student Job with No Time to Waste

As waste education coordinator, Lily Kunkel decreases waste and increases awareness across campus.

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The Business of Doing Good: Social Impact at Stern

NYU Stern School of Business students use their classroom knowledge for social impact, creating a future that's both profitable and sustainable.

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The Green Zone: Where Sustainability and Justice Intersect

NYU’s One Zone trainings provide community members with the education and tools to make an impact. The Green Zone focuses on building a more sustainable and equitable future.

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Student Activism at NYU: Past, Present, and Future

Empowered by policy education and campus advocacy groups, generations of student activists have found their voice at NYU.

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With the Cool Food Pledge, NYU Takes a (Plant-Based) Bite Out of Climate Change

By taking the Cool Food Pledge, NYU commits to reducing food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2030, making plant-powered progress against climate change.

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Celebrate Black History Month at NYU with Year-Round Events

MLK Week kicks off Black History Month at NYU. This February, explore our many events recognizing Black history and achievements. Then, take action for a more inclusive future.

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Sustainability at NYU: 7 Ways to Go Greener at Home

Want to get a jump start on that NYU carbon-neutral life while you’re stuck at home? Here are seven ways to participate in NYU sustainability initiatives even when you’re not on campus.

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The NYU MLK Scholars: Continuing Dr. King’s Legacy

Learn about one of NYU’s scholar programs that is dedicated to social justice.

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Sustainability Assistant: A Student Job that Makes NYU Greener

This position is an opportunity to see what it's like to make an environmental impact at an institutional level.