August 22 - Leading Indian writer Amitav Ghosh captivated a packed NYU Shanghai auditorium of scholars, students and loyal readers on Monday with a stimulating illustration of the global climate crisis, a major theme of his new book The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable.
This fall, NYU Shanghai welcomes Eliot Gattegno, Associate Professor of Practice of Business and Arts. A successful entrepreneur with a background in engineering, music and business, Gattegno brings human-centered design to the Program for Creativity + Innovation (PCI), challenging students to think differently about how technology and business can generate solutions that improve people’s quality of life.
Apply to be an NYU Shanghai student worker! If you missed the On-Campus Job Fair on August 25, check NYU Shanghai CareerNet for available jobs! | Take a quick one minute NYU Shanghai 2013 Fund survey today! Following NYU tradition of a senior class gift, we’re prepping the NYU Shanghai 2013 Fund in parallel with New York's 1831 Fund and Abu Dhabi's 2010 Fund named after each university’s founding year. | Hurry and apply! Student Government applications close August 31. Presidential Committee and Assistant Director & Class Representative, you are wanted! Watch this to understand the NYU Shanghai Constitution.
Hungry for art? NYU Shanghai’s Art Gallery called for volunteers--hopefully you signed up to work with artist Song Dong on Eating the City! | Yoga and Tai Chi classes are coming back, starting August 29! View the complete class schedule here and add them your calendar！
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A Taste of Chinese Tea
August 23 - For Faculty Orientation, NYU Shanghai’s newest faculty members enjoyed a tea party in a Puxi mansion, giving them a taste of Chinese tea history and culture.