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Five Lessons from TedxNYU

Five Lessons from TedxNYU

By Mihika Agarwal, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Features

The best inspiration comes from the most unexpected places, and my personal bi-annual spasm of enthusiasm came through the event called TedxNYU held April 8th in Kimmel’s Grand Hall.

TEDxNYU Simulates Inequality at Hunger Banquet

TEDxNYU Simulates Inequality at Hunger Banquet

By Tiffanie Hwang, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

TEDxNYU is partnering with Oxfam, Amnesty International, Share Meals and Habitat for Humanity on Monday to host and allow NYU students to participate in the Oxfam America Hunger Banquet. This will not be the typical student organization banquet where students will enjoy a hearty meal together; instead, students will experience the meal as members of different social classes.

TEDxNYU Gets Legit About Coloring

TEDxNYU Gets Legit About Coloring

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

TEDxNYU hosted "Color Party" last week, to tout the stress relief benefits of coloring books for all ages.

Spirit Week Ends With TEDxNYU Pitch Competiton

Spirit Week Ends With TEDxNYU Pitch Competiton

By Farhin Lilywala, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under News, University News

As part of NYU's Violet 100 events, students presented five-minute idea pitches and competed to speak at the annual TEDxNYU Conference.

TEDxNYU names student speaker

TEDxNYU names student speaker

March 10, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

Six NYU students competed to have their own TEDx Talk at the next TEDxNYU in April by giving a five-minute speech on March 7 in a competition called the Pitch. CAS sophomore Nia Cavazos won the competition with her discussion called the Contagion Behind Cultural Identity. CAS sophomore and TEDxNYU...

TEDStudies series presents views of the Western diet

TEDStudies series presents views of the Western diet

September 17, 2013


Filed under News

  Amy Bentley and four 2013 NYU graduates collaborated with TED Studies to create a curriculum for a series of talks called “Sus- tainable Consumption: Rework- ing the Western Diet,” which was announced earlier this month. TED Studies, a project between TED and the Wiley publi...

TEDxNYU initiates Campus Takeover

TEDxNYU initiates Campus Takeover

February 27, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Featured On Homepage, News

By Su Sie Park Yesterday marked the first day of TEDxNYU’s TEDActive Campus Takeover, an independently organized event hosted by students, which allowed NYU communities around the globe to come together for the TED 2013 conference. The takeover, which includes students from the Abu Dhabi ca...