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Our community is always up to something interesting or innovative, and we frequently gather (virtually these days) to think and learn together. Many of our NYU events are open to the public. And now that they’re all online, you can join us no matter where you live. Check out these February events and see what being part of NYU is all about.

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February 12, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. ET

Get to Know NYU’s Entrepreneurship Clubs

More than 20 organizations from schools across the University make up the NYU Entrepreneurs Network. Together, they collaborate, innovate, and promote entrepreneurship. At this event you can meet some of the group leaders and learn how to get involved. Register for this NYU event here.


February 12, 2021 | 12:00–1:30 p.m. ET

Deafness and Hearing in the History of Science

This reading and discussion celebrates two new books, Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History by Jaipreet Virdi (University of Delaware) and Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality edited by Viktoria Tkaczyk (Humboldt University of Berlin), Mara Mills (NYU Steinhardt), and Alexandra Hui (Mississippi State). The NYU Center for Disability Studies is hosting this event. Communication access real-time translation and ASL are provided. Register for this NYU event here.

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February 17, 2021 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. ET

Friends, Family & Finances—What Would You Do?

How do you spend money when it comes to the people you love? As part of the ongoing [Adult~ish] series hosted by NYU Financial Education, you can take an hour with us to not only identify your spending style but also consider how it impacts your life. Register to learn more about personal money management here.

February 19, 2021 | 12:00–1:30 p.m. ET

Black Lives in Global Contexts: Cultural Appropriation

Black lives and K-pop: How do they intersect, and what roles do race, activism, and cultural appropriation play in this intersection? Register here for this NYU event.

This session is led by Liberal Studies professor Jeannine Chandler, who will be joined by NYU Class of 2020 alums Shy Mitchell (Global Liberal Studies with a concentration in critical creative production) and Michella Germain (Psychology with a minor in Social and Cultural Analysis) and Boston University Class of 2020 alum Kaylah Haye (Graphic Design with a minor in Printmaking). Black Lives in Global Contexts is an ongoing series premised on “the notion that all aspects of Black lives matter.” It is cosponsored by NYU Liberal Studies and the Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation.

February 23, 2021 | 6:00–6:45 p.m. ET

Designing Waste Out: Sustainable Packaging

Presented by the NYU MakerSpace Design Lab, this event is part of Design Week 2021. Kelsey Moffitt, an industrial designer at zero-waste ventures Loop and TerraCycle, will discuss the challenges and joys of designing sustainable packaging. Register here for this NYU event.

Dr. Lisa Coleman (left) and NYU President Andy Hamilton (right) honoring Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole (center) at the Womxn100 kickoff event.
Dr. Lisa Coleman (left) and NYU President Andy Hamilton (right) honoring Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole (center) at the Womxn100 kickoff event.
February 26, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.–4:40 p.m. ET

Transnational Feminisms & Reimagining Future in the (Post-)COVID World

At this daylong event, you can “join feminist scholars and activists for a series of panels reflecting on our current historical moment. Drawing from contexts across the globe, we consider how life has been valued and devalued, the contours of our global interdependence, and how we can imagine and build just and sustainable futures.” Click through for the full schedule and to register.

This event is part of NYUWomxn100, an ongoing year of programming about the past, present, and future of women. The series marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave some women in the United States the right to vote.

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Virtual Experiences for Prospective Students

We have daily virtual info sessions with admissions experts, including Q and A sessions with current students. At these events you will learn about the admissions process, NYU academics, and global study experiences. You need to register in advance for these. But we also have prerecorded sessions about all three campuses that you can access any time. What’s more, there are video tours that provide a look at campus life in New York City, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai.

Cat has been telling NYU stories for nearly 10 years with NYU’s University Relations and Public Affairs Office of Marketing Communications and is constantly inspired by what the people of this community make real. She’s also a proud alum of the NYU MFA program in creative writing, and runs a literary magazine in her free time. When she needs to get away from words, she does work in her neighborhood gardens and parks.