Wagner Students Capture $50,000 Prize in Entrepreneurs Challenge
Three NYU Wagner students won the $50,000 Social Venture Prize in the 2012-13 Entrepreneurs Challenge sponsored by NYU Stern. Their winning idea, called Kinvolved, is a digital app that aims to reduce truancy by providing real-time data on classroom attendance to teachers, families, and students. Learn more.
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Getting Into Government: A Guide for High Achievers
Our very own Paul Light, Professor of Public Policy, and Toni Harris, Director of Career Services, provide insight on pathways into government careers in the recently published guide “Getting Into Government” by Govloop
Urbanism Case Study Roundtable: The Urban Tech Shift – Lessons from New York and London
Neil Kleiman, Director of NYU Wagner Innovation Labs, explained how cities can attract entrepreneurs, start-ups, and technology to drive economic development in his talk at START-UP CITY: MIAMI.
NYU Wagner Prof. David Elcott receives the 2013 MLK Jr. Faculty Award
Congratulations to NYU Wagner Professor David Elcott for receiving the Provost’s prestigious 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award on February 6. Nominated by students, the award recognizes a faculty member who exemplifies the spirit of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. through teaching excellence, leadership, commitment to social justice, and community building.
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. week, join us for a Univeristy-wide Event: A Conversation w/ Reverend Al Sharpton & NYU Wagner’s Melody Barnes and Shankar Prasad, along with other featured guests on February 7, 2013, 7:00-9:00pm, Kimmel Center Eisner and Lubin Auditorium. For more information visit nyu.edu/MLKWeek
Information for Impact: Liberating Nonprofit Sector Data
Just released, a new report by NYU Wagner Visiting Professor Beth Noveck and co-author Daniel Goroff entitled Information for Impact: Liberating Nonprofit Sector Data addresses the challenges to obtaining better, more usable data about the nonprofit sector to match the sector’s growing importance.