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Ghana: Learning to Love my Dark Skin

Ghana: Learning to Love my Dark Skin

By Dejarelle Gaines, Highlighter Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Highlighter Editor Dejarelle Gaines recounts her experience in Ghana and how it affected her perception of beauty and self.

NYU prepared in case of Ebola

NYU  prepared  in case of Ebola

By Felipe De La Hoz, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2014


Filed under News

The NYU Student Health Center and NYU Langone, have developed protocol in case of an Ebola outbreak.

[UPDATED] NYU postpones study abroad program in Accra

[UPDATED] NYU postpones study abroad program in Accra

By John Ambrosio and Valentina Duque Bojanini

August 7, 2014


Filed under News

Students enrolled at NYU Accra for Fall 2014 were informed via email today that the campus in Ghana is closing until at least the January term because of concerns over the West Africa Ebola outbreak. The 11 students in the program received an email from Vice President of Global Programs Nancy Morris...

MLK Week kicks off in Kimmel Center

MLK Week kicks off in Kimmel Center

February 4, 2014


Filed under News

NYU’s celebration of African Heritage Month and Martin Luther King Jr. week began on Feb. 3 with an opening ceremony celebrating Ghanaian art. The festival, co-sponsored by NYU’s African Heritage Month and Africa House, featured visual and performing arts by students and a catered dinner from Harl...

NYU develops leadership program for Ghanaian nurses

October 8, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

NYU is collaborating with the Fundación Mujeres Por África, Banco Santander and the University of Ghana to design a program that promotes and develops leadership skills for Ghanaian women. NYU’s College of Nursing, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Steinhardt School of Culture,...