February 18, 2014
NYU Hosts Third Annual Entrepreneurs Festival
New York University hosts the third annual NYU Entrepreneurs Festival this winter to celebrate the vibrant and growing startup culture at the University.
NYUAA to Honor Time Person of the Year Finalist, Forbes Top 30 Scientist Under 30
On April 24, the New York University Alumni Association (NYUAA) will recognize four outstanding graduates from across the University for their exceptional personal and professional achievements, and contributions to society.
The Archivist's Angle
NYU and the Olympics
By Erin Shaw (GSAS ’14)
This month, the 2014 Winter Olympics are underway in Sochi, Russia. Since the advent of the modern Olympic Games, NYU has been associated with 74 men and 10 women who have participated as athletes, coaches, or managers, for a total of 28 Olympic medals.
Instagram Photo Contest
Thank you to all who submitted photos as part of #NYUAlumniInspire, and congratulations to Tarrell E. Mitchell (STEINHARDT ’07), winner of a Violet Prize pack for submitting the most liked photo! Check out the ways your fellow alumni are inspiring in 2014 on Instagram, and be sure to follow us for the latest and greatest photos from your alma mater.
Matiangai Sirleaf (CAS ’03)
Even as a child, Matiangai Sirleaf (CAS ’03) knew that she wanted to affect change. Being recognized with the 2014 NYU Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award is just one sign that she is succeeding.
NYU Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 2006–2012
Between 2006 and 2012, NYU reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 33 percent, and has a target of a 50 percent reduction by 2017. NYU has also signed the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment to be climate neutral by the year 2040.
For more information on NYU’s sustainability efforts, visit nyu.edu/sustainability.
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