Social Impact

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Meet NYU Silver

The NYU Silver School of Social Work’s undergraduate programs show you how to advocate for people of all backgrounds and facilitate positive change.

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The BeTogether Ambassadors Program

The BeTogether Ambassadors program teaches people at NYU how to foster more diverse, equitable, and accessible communities in a focused way.

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How to Stern: Go Beyond Business as Usual

At NYU Stern curriculum goes beyond the typical business school subjects, focusing on positive impact with a global perspective.

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A Social Work Minor at NYU Is Anything But Minor

Students across the University make community awareness and action part of their academic path.

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10 Ways to Study Racial Justice at NYU

Racial justice is a complex topic, and you can study it from many disciplines and angles across all of our schools and programs at NYU.

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NYU Sustainability: On Campus, in the Classroom, and Beyond

NYU’s chief sustainability officer talks about what NYU and its students are doing to contribute to a sustainable future.

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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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Policy, Education, and Research: Build a Curriculum to Change the World

In NYU classrooms, students develop an intellectual foundation for changing the world through policy, education, and research.

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Sustainability on Campus: Your Green First Year

From courses to clubs and urban farms to festivals, you can get involved in sustainability at NYU from day one.

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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.