SRC Grad Student Events 4/12/15

unCOMMON Salon – When Big Data Slows Down: Digital Humanities and the Study of Roman Amphitheaters

April 216.30 pm – Bobst Library, 5th Floor Research Commons, Media Viewing Area

Can “Big Data” tools and visualization help us recover what it was like to sit in one of Rome’s amphitheaters? In this discussion, Sebastian Heath will explore this and other questions surrounding technology, big data, and the study of Roman Amphitheaters. Click here for more information and to RSVP.

#NetworkNeutrality: Open Internet, Racial Justice, and Coalition Building

April 235.30-7.30 pm – NYU Welcome Center, 50 W 4th St

Panel on relevance of open Internet to racial justice movements. Brandi Collins (Color of Change), Steven Renderos (Center for Media Justice), and Cayden Mak (18 Million Rising) will discuss digital activism and coalition building strategies. Moderated by Dr. Charlton McIlwain (NYU Media, Culture, and Communication). Please contact the Center for Multicultural Education & Programs with any questions.

Corporate Social Responsibility: The Alumni Perspective Panel

April 23 – 5.30 pm – Vanderbilt Hall, NYU Law School, 40 Washington Square South

In partnership with the Law & Social Entrepreneurship Association, ACE, and PASA, please join us for an exciting alumni panel! Panel topics will include strategic grant making and volunteerism, measuring impact, transitioning to a career in CSR post-graduation, pitching innovative CSR and sustainability strategies, and how to best prepare for a career in CSR while in Wagner. Networking reception to follow. Click here for more information.

Grads Go on a Food Tour in Chinatown

April 2412.00 pm – Prosperity Dumplings, 46 Eldridge St

New York’s Chinatown is one of the city’s most bustling neighbordhoods and also happens to be one of the best places for extraordinary eats. This event will take grads on a walking tour through Chinatown with stops at several of your guide’s favorite restaurants for a sampling of authentic Chinese cuisine. Click here to get your ticket now!

Grads Go See Séquence 8

April 24 – 8.00 pm – City Center, 131 W 55th St

From the spellbinding nouveau cirque company behind Broadway’s Pippin comes Séquence 8, a show that explores human emotions so intense that they explode into highflying acrobatics. Starring eight fearless performers from the Montreal-based Les 7 Doigts de la Main, the emotionally intimateSéquence 8 redefines teh meaning of the word “circus” through a unique fusion of acrobatics, hip-hop, humor, and propulsive music. Click here to get your ticket now!

Grads Go on a Harlem Food Tasting Tour

April 25 – 10.30 am – Sam’s Famous Pizzeria, 150 E 116th St

On this walking tour of Spanish and Central Harlem, we will taste our way through the Puerto Rican, Dominican, Mexican, and other cuisines that influence present-day Harlem. Stops along the way include Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market, Patsy’s Pizza, Cuchofritos Frituros, and various food trucks and side street vendors. Click here to get your ticket now!

Grad Day Trip to Washington, DC

April 255.30 am – Meet in the Grad Halls Lounge at 2 Washington Square Village, Apt 1P

Join us for a day trip to beautiful Washington, DC! This event requires a $25 co-pay which covers a light breakfast and the round trip bus ride. The event is first-come, first-served. Please sign up and pay the copay at 2 Washington Square Village, Apt 1N. Contact RA Melissa with any questions.

Grads Go to the Leslie Lohman Museum

April 2612.00 am – Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay & Lesbian Art, 26 Wooster St

Come explore one of NYC’s hidden art gems, the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. Join other NYU grads students for a Sunday afternoon of art and lunch! Click here to get your tickets now.

Graduate Students of Color Networking Social

April 305.00 pm – GCASL Room 461, 238 Thompson Street

Mix, Mingle, and Network with NYU alumni of color in diverse professional fields to promote your own professional development and engage in conversations on navigating through careers as an individual of color. Click here for more info and to RSVP! Questions? Contact the Center for Multicultural Education & Programs.

Grads Go Escape the Room

May 17.30 pm – 107 Suffolk St

Escape the Room is a fun, interactive game taking place in New York City. While it looks like any other ordinary room, it’s actually a mystery puzzle. Find the hidden objects, figure out the clues, and solve the puzzles to earn your freedom and escape the room. You have 60 minutes, so be quick! Click here to get your ticket now. Tickets are limited and won’t last long!

Neighborhood Tours

It is generally a good idea to explore many neighborhoods before deciding where you would like to move. Highlights of these tours will include average rental costs, accessibility to transit and NYU, general amenities, and more! Bring a Metrocard.


4.18.15 | 11.00 am | 2 Washington Square Village Lobby


4.18.15 | 3.00 pm | 2 Washington Square Village Lobby

Crown Heights, Brooklyn

4.12.15 | 11.00 am | 2 Washington Square Village Lobby

Bushwick, Brooklyn

4.12.15 | 3.00 pm | 2 Washington Square Village Lobby


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