New York University (USA)

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Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. The center of NYU is its Washington Square campus in the heart of Greenwich Village. One of the city’s most creative and energetic communities, the Village is a historic neighborhood that has attracted generations of writers, musicians, artists, and intellectuals. Beyond the Village, New York City becomes an extension of the University’s campus. Visit NYU’s website>>

 

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The Green Grants program annually funds student, faculty and staff-led projects that reduce NYU’s adverse environmental impacts, engage the campus community, demonstrate viability of best practices and technologies, and advance applied research and educational goals. For example, the student-led "Painting the Campus Green" project will sponsor a public competition to develop an environmental art installation near Washington Square Village, with a faculty/expert jury to develop project parameters and evaluate student art proposals. Read more about NYU’s commitment to sustainability>>

 

Civic Initiative

The Civic Initiative bridges social justice and civic engagement in an effort to create a program that prepares students to be social advocates in their communities on various levels. Through policy and advocacy trainings, students develop a keen awareness and understanding of the interconnectedness of different players within society. They learn how to create sustainable change across all spectrums from grassroots and community-based initiatives to governmental and policy driven initiatives. Learn more about the Civic Initiative>>