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NYU 300K Entrepreneurs Challenge – Most Innovative Program and Startup Competition

The NYU 300K Entrepreneurs Challenge, hosted annually by the W. R. Berkley Innovation Labs at the NYU Stern School of Business, is one of the largest and most innovative accelerator programs and startup competitions in the world. The NYU 300K Dollars Entrepreneurs Challenge is an 8-month program involving more than 750 students, alumni, faculty and researchers from 16 schools across…

NYU: From Pursuing Degrees to Continued Learning

New York University (NYU) offers courses that allow students and professionals to pursue degrees and certificates for career advancement, to meet a profession’s continuing education requirements and other courses to encourage one’s involved pursuit of an area of interest. Learning is a life-long endeavor. Today, continuing education encompasses a wide span of programs across NYU’s schools, but it is most…

WSJ: Smarter Ways to Study for Tests

Many students will plunge into marathon study sessions, rereading textbooks and highlighting their notes late into the night. The more effort the better, right? This article delves into smarter ways to study and how asking for help before you study can improve effectiveness exponentially. What’s the best way to study for a test? New research shows students who excel at…

EDX: Inclusive Leadership Course to Hone your Leadership Skills

Acquire the globally in-demand leadership skills necessary to build an inclusive workplace culture in this Inclusive Leadership Professional Certificate Program. Around the world, organizations and customers are growing more diverse. To remain competitive, organizations must move from diversity to inclusion to increase employee engagement, innovation, and to win the war for talent. Today’s leaders must leverage the full power of…

Youth Harness the Power of Tech to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls.

The campaign which brought together people of various ages and backgrounds, who were all inspired by activism and altruism, proved that the youth, civil society and business sector can work together to generate new ideas and solution to combat violence against women and girls. A 48-hour Hackathon in Sarajevo brought gender and tech experts together with youth from all around…

Harvard University Partners with KIND Foundation for KIND Schools Challenge

Harvard University’s Making Caring Common Foundation and The KIND Foundation partnered for The KIND Schools Challenge. Middle and high school students nationwide were invited to get creative and submit a project idea to foster kindness within their school communities.  How The Challenge Works Create a team of 3-5 students  Submit project Top 10 will be picked Winner will be chosen The…

NYU Graduate Programs at SPS Combine Theory with Real-World Trends

New York University (NYU) graduate programs at the School of Professional Studies (SPS) reflect the emerging trends, opportunities, and innovative business strategies in each respective field that they represent.  The NYU School of Professional Studies draws its academic character from a deeply rooted connection to the industries and the creative forces that drive the economic engines and the cultural vivacity…

LinkedIn: Essential Google Analytics Training with Brad Batesole

Whether you’re managing a website for a large corporation or a small business, Google Analytics—the industry standard for web analytics—can help you find out how your website is performing.  In this course, Brad Batesole explains how to get set up in Google Analytics and glean insights from each of the reports. He covers the out-of-the-box functionality—from account creation to reporting…

US News: 9 STEM Scholarships Available for Women

Though women make up just more than half of the population, only 13 percent of engineers are women. They’re similarly underrepresented in other science, technology, engineering, and math professions, but there are several organizations encouraging young women to study STEM in college. Vanguard Women in Information Technology This scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors who are studying computer…