Social Identity

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First Up: Resources for First-Gen Students at NYU

Explore how first-generation students at NYU build community and get the support they need to thrive.

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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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First-Generation College Student? NYU Has Resources for You

Nearly 20 percent of NYU students are first-generation college students. Youʼre in good company.

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CMEP: Exploring Identity and Creating Community

NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs creates a supportive space for students of historically marginalized backgrounds.

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Identity: A Big Ideas Course Series Offering at NYU

This Big Ideas Course Series brings together students and speakers from across disciplines—and around the world—to academically explore important topics and challenges. In the Identity course, they joined forces to discuss the complicated nature of identity through many lenses.

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Amplifying Voices: Native Studies at NYU

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

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Native American and Indigenous Students Drive Change

NYU students influence the culture and curriculum at NYU. Here, Native American and Indigenous students built a community and launched a new minor.

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Sustainability Clubs Support Eco Priorities

These student organizations prioritize and environmental focus on campus and beyond.

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Club Spotlight: NYU Disability Student Union

The NYU Disability Student Union (DSU) advocates for students with both visible and invisible disabilities—and works toward accessibility for all.

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Global Liberal Studies Helps Carolyn Vaca Connect the Dots

A student of the world, Carolyn was looking for a program that would enable her to serve her communities.