Social Sciences

Portrait of Angel Olvera
Why Angel Chose Political Science at NYU Shanghai

Angel Olvera is majoring in Social Science with a focus on political science at NYU Shanghai, and wants to pursue public interest law after graduation.

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The Big Ideas Course Series

NYU students engage with today’s most important topics with creativity and a multidisciplinary approach in the Big Ideas course series.

Studying Global Public Health Amidst a Global Pandemic

A student reflects on her experience over the last few semesters majoring in Global Public Health during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Students with a Global Public Helath major combined with Nursing being taught by a professor how to use a stethoscope on a medical mannequin
13 Ways to Be a Global Public Health Major

At NYU, Global Public Health majors take the lessons of 2020 to heart, immersing themselves in the study of health across academic disciplines and national boundaries.

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The Collegiate Seminar Program at NYU

High school juniors can experience college-level academics in seminar-style classes taught by world-class faculty.

An illustration of the NYU Global Public Health building.
Understanding Global Public Health Undergraduate Majors

If you’re interested in global public health, you’re not alone in being a bit confused by it. I hope this article will help answer some of your questions.

Student looking up in Times Square.
Is It OK to Apply Undecided to NYU?

Some students think itʼs a bad idea to apply undecided to NYU. With five different “undecided” options at NYU, is it really as bad as everyone thinks?

NYU student Tyson Lee Upshaw out in the city of Shanghai.
A Social Science Major Embraces Humanity

Tyson Lee Upshaw, an NYU Shanghai student from Ohio, came to college ready to explore.