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Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’18

By Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Copy Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, University News

Located in the tranquil neighborhood of Morningside Heights, United Palace hosted the Silver School of Social Work’s 2018 Commencement. Upon entering, it becomes obvious why the venue has such a regal name, with the walls decorated with arabesques and lit by sparkling chandeliers. Hundreds ...

Eddy and Swami Sound Join Forces for ‘PiNK’

Eddy and Swami Sound Join Forces for ‘PiNK’

By Kamau Little-Tree Holston, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Swami Sound is back with more heat for these cold winter months. This time he’s linked up with rapper Eddy for their genre-blending collaborative Valentine’s Day release “PiNK.”

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’17

Silver School of Social Work Commencement ’17

By Shiva Darshan, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under News

The 2017 commencement ceremony for the Silver School of Social Work saw a mixture of social justice shoutouts and nostalgic remembrances as graduates received their diplomas.

Hindsight: Recent NYU Graduates Give Advice for Seniors

Hindsight: Recent NYU Graduates Give Advice for Seniors

By Alyssa Kelly and Faith Gates

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

With graduation season coming, NYU alum share some insight for soon-to-be-graduates.

EXCLUSIVE: Silver Master’s App Does Away With Criminal Conviction Box

EXCLUSIVE: Silver Master’s App Does Away With Criminal Conviction Box

By Anne Cruz, News Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU's Masters Silver School of Social Work no longer requires applicants to disclose prior criminal convictions.

Silver Bans the Box, an Example to Follow

Silver Bans the Box, an Example to Follow

By David George, Contributing Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It is imperative that all schools within the institution open their doors to everyone who aspires to receive an education regardless of conviction history.

Starbucks CEO makes donation to Silver for veteran education

Starbucks CEO makes donation to Silver for veteran education

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, donated $300,000 to a scholarship for veterans.

Silver School of Social Work Commencement

Silver School of Social Work Commencement

By Francisco Navas, senior editor

May 22, 2015


Filed under News

The Silver School of Social Work graduation ceremony, held in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center on Monday, hit all the traditional notes with 39 undergraduates, 550 post-graduates and one dog walking the stage. After dean Lynn Videka’s opening remarks and the awarding of the NSAW award to Elizabeth ...

Panel brings discrimination against Asians to forefront

Panel brings discrimination against Asians to forefront

By Christine Wang, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under News

Speakers discussed the experiences of young Asian-Americans who face cultural differences in the U.S.

The true costs of social work education

By Liz O’Connell and Hannah Sheldon ­Dean

April 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Students at NYU's Silver School of Social Work must examine inequalities and biases within their own community.

Silver MSW program to start in Shanghai

Silver MSW program to start in Shanghai

By Stephanie Grella, contributing writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under News

The Silver School of Social Work announced a new Masters in Social Work program that allows students to study for a year in Shanghai and a year in New York City.

Silver School of Social Work Commencement

Silver School of Social Work Commencement

By Christina Coleburn, Deputy Opinion Editor

May 21, 2014


Filed under News

Wednesday, May 21 3 p.m. Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center 10 Lincoln Center Plaza 32 bachelor degree graduates Cheers of celebration radiated throughout Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center when the 54th graduating class of the Silver School of Social Work proudly entered the auditorium. A...

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