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Junior expands outreach program

Junior expands outreach program

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


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Stern junior Anish Patel was recently featured in Vogue India for his organization, Uplift Humanity which aims to teaching fundamental skills to youth in juvenile and detention centers. The non-profit has just announced a new branch in New Delhi which is scheduled to open this summer.

Junior named to Top 10 College Women list

Junior named to Top 10 College Women list

By Zoe Thompson, Staff Writer

April 19, 2015


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Profile of CAS junior Manasi Prakash, winner of Glamour Magazine's Top 10 College Women 2015 prize for her nonprofit, Brighter Today

Freshman’s nonprofit donates books to children

Freshman’s nonprofit donates books to children

April 28, 2014


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In addition to managing her schoolwork, finishing her freshman year and planning her summer, Steinhardt freshman Hediya Sizar also manages a non-profit organization, The Bring on the Books Foundation, which she started with her brother in 2008. Bringing the foundation to NYU, Sizar focuses on ...

Student to bike across America to support homeless

Student to bike across America to support homeless

April 21, 2014


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When most of her peers will be leaving New York City or pursuing internships at the end of the semester, Stern freshman Abigail Donoghue will be departing on a three-month cross-country bike ride. The ride will benefit Bike & Build, a non-profit organization that raises awareness for the afford...

Bond Street Theatre Coalition brings innovative performances to war-torn regions

Bond Street Theatre Coalition brings innovative performances to war-torn regions

February 11, 2013


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When the Taliban gained power in Afghanistan in 1979, the militant group banned all forms of art, including theater, music and dance. More than 30 years later, Gallatin alumna Joanna Sherman is working to bring theater back to Afghanistan and other areas in conflict. Sherman is a founding memb...