Every semester, NYU Shanghai continues to expand its ever growing list of student lead clubs and organizations. One of the most recent NYUSH clubs that has been created is called Women at Work (also known as WaW). Not only is this club an incredible platform to engage in important dialogue on social justice surrounding female gender issues, but it also provides sources of networking, career or volunteer opportunities, and social action. Having an open platform for learning more about serious female gender issues and participating in strong community building offers students an incredible unique experience on such a relevant topic analyzed in gender equality empowerment.
Over 1000 NYU students, professors, and university faculty have signed a petition to NYU President Andrew Hamilton to resist the planned layoffs of five NYU Paris professors. The layoff procedures came as a result of the recent closure of the Liberal Studies Program at NYU Paris. OCA talked to one of the affected professors and a former student at NYU Paris to get the full story.
PEER-Pal at NYU Shanghai offers a program called Pen-pal, which encourages students both in rural areas of China and at NYUSH to exchange thoughts and opinions with each other and get a deeper understanding of Chinese education.
On local time November the 9th, Peru’s Congress unconstitutionally deposed President Vizcarra, and President of Congress Manuel Merino took charge. Protests erupted all around the country, which were responded with brutality by police. Five days and three victims later, his coup hangs in the balance as many of the country’s top politicians call for his resignation.
Whether you're a first-year or returning student, the customs and procedures of entering China and going back to campus have changed a lot due to the current circumstances. Are you ready to return? Here’s what to expect!