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The Abroad Feature

The Abroad Feature

By Carine Zambrano and Anna Letson

February 26, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Uncategorized, Under the Arch

New York City is a world in itself. In Manhattan, from the Financial District to Washington Heights, every neighborhood has its own quirks and idiosyncrasies. So much so that countless books, movies and television shows try to emulate the distinct feeling of being in the city, but often fall short of r...

The Study Away Issue

The Study Away Issue

By Hannah Treasure, Digital Director

February 26, 2015


Filed under Special Editions, Special Issues

  With cuisine from nearly every country available on Seamless, cultural festivals with everything from the dragons of Chinese New Year to the blaring bagpipes of St. Patrick’s Day and museums with artifacts from all over the world, New York City seems to have it all. But there is ...

Student reflects on January term

Student reflects on January term

By Sabrina Palacios, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2015


Filed under Features

An NYU New York student’s experience during a J-term abroad. An insight into the program from the perspective of the student.

Student group aims for cultural understanding

Student group aims for cultural understanding

By Nina Jang

December 4, 2014


Filed under Features

Driven by a passion to increase study-away initiatives in Shanghai and Beijing, CAS junior Nicole Burke and CAS sophomore Kate Maleski have established the NYU club chapter of Project Pengyou.

From the Emirates: Women’s network kicks off mentorship program

From the Emirates: Women’s network kicks off mentorship program

By Merima Sabanovic, Contributing Writer at The Gazelle

October 20, 2014


Filed under News

Women's Mentorship Program connects 46 mentors to 90 students.

A global perspective on domestic travel

A global perspective on domestic travel

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy News Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Features

It is normal for American students who are in a study abroad program to spend some of their free time traveling to nearby cities and countries. Unfortunately, their drive for exploration and adventure seems to be dormant during their stay in New York City. International students studying at NYU...

Students study art in Havana

Students study art in Havana

By Meranda Yslas

October 2, 2014


Filed under Features

Students have the opportunity to spend a semester studying photography, dance and video production as well as experiencing daily life in the longtime United States embargoed country, Cuba.

Restaurants abroad mirror city spots

Restaurants abroad mirror city spots

By Dhriti Tandon, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2014


Filed under Dining, Features

Students who studied abroad share their favorite restaurants.

Top 5 extracurricular opportunities to enrich college experience

Top 5 extracurricular opportunities to enrich college experience

By Sue Liang and Bailey Evans

September 2, 2014


Filed under Features

In the beginning of the school year, it can often be daunting to find ways get involved in the NYU and New York City community outside of the classroom.

In gap year, student blogs about worldwide travels

In gap year, student blogs about worldwide travels

By Anna Ferkingstad, Contributing Writer

September 2, 2014


Filed under Features

Gallatin sophomore Morgan Noll takes a semester off to travel around from Italy to Southeast Asia.

NYU postpones study abroad program in Tel Aviv

NYU postpones study abroad program in Tel Aviv

By John Ambrosio and Valentina Duque Bojanini

August 11, 2014


Filed under News

The ten students planning to study away at the NYU Tel Aviv campus were notified on August 4 that the program was suspended for the Fall 2014 semester because of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Gaza. NYU spokesperson James Devitt said both the students and the university were concerned  about the situation i...

[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...

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