Community Engagement

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NYU Earth Month 2021: Events to Celebrate Our World

April is NYU Earth Month, and that means numerous events to help you build a better world through education, innovation, and action. Bonus: many events are open to all, and you can join virtually!

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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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7 NYU Events You Can Join Virtually in February

Thereʼs a lot going on in our community, and you can be part of it all by attending these virtual NYU events that are open to everyone!

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

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

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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.

Zach, the author, in Washington Square Park.
Using College Resources to Enhance Your Experience

Although college is a fun and exciting time, itʼs important to take advantage of various resources in order to make the most of your four years.

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ROTC at NYU: Training to Serve

NYU students prepare to defend their country in the Air Force ROTC.

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How NYU Students Can Support Local Businesses During COVID-19

Want to know which businesses you can support during these challenging times? We've got you covered.

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Environmental Justice Education Reimagined by Green Grant Recipients

Through Start: Empowerment Alexia and Kiersten bring environmental justice education into high schools. An NYU Green Grant is helping them expand their reach.

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The COVID-19 Virus Came—And NYU Stepped Up

The NYU community answered the call in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.