NYU Wagner Alumni e-News - March 2012

In This Issue:

Events, Lectures and Regional Event

Doctoral Research Colloquium- Spring 2012: Research Colloquium- Rucker Johnson
Thursday, March 1, 2012
12:30pm - 2:00pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

Urban Planning Faculty, Student & Alumni Reception
Thursday, March 1, 2012
5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

Conflict, Security and Development Series: The Politics of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation: A Comparative Study on Argentina, Chile, Peru and Uruguay 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
12:30pm – 1:30pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

A Conversation with Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Kimmel Center, Room 808
60 Washington Square S, NY 

For more information, click here.

2012 Public Service Career Expo
Thursday, March 8, 2012
3:00pm-6:00pm
Metropolitan Pavilion South
125 W. 18th Street, NYC 

For more information, click here.

Wagner Happy Hour Across America
Thursday, March 8, 2012
6:00pm-7:30pm
Location varies

For more information, click here.

Rudin Center for Transportation Presents “The Five Borough Taxi Plan: A Discussion with NYC Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky”
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
8:30am – 10:00am
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

Doctoral Research Colloquium- Spring 2012: Research Colloquium- Martha Feldman
Thursday, March 22, 2012
12:30pm - 2:00pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

Wagner Health Network Recent Alumni Happy Hour
Friday, March 23, 2012
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Professor’s Loft
219 2nd Avenue, NYC

For more information, click here.

Wagner Variety Show
Friday, March 23, 2012
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Housing Works Bookstore & Café
126 Crosby Street, NYC

For more information, click here

2nd Annual State of Young Urban New York Event
Saturday, March 24, 2012
9:00am - 4:00pm
JP Morgan
383 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, NYC 
 

For more information, visit http://soyuny.com/ or contact Tonya Plear at tonyaplear@gmail.com 

Dual Language Public Schools: Policy, Practice, & Implications for Research
Monday, March 26, 2012
3:00pm – 6:00pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

Water Sourcing and Delivery in an Era of Climate Speaker Series: The Securitization of Climate Change: ‘Threat Multipliers’ and Climate Migration in Africa
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
4:55pm – 6:35pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

Doctoral Research Colloquium- Spring 2012: Research Colloquium- Carol Heimer
Thursday, March 29, 2012
12:30pm - 2:00pm
The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette Street, NYC

For more information, click here.

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NYU Alumni Events!

For updated listings and event details, as well as RSVP information, click on the link below.

University-wide Alumni Calendar

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Office of Career Services (OCS): Mid - to - Senior Level Job Postings

Wagner's OCS Career Directory is a great resource for alumni looking to take the next step in their career. Here is a sampling of mid- to senior-level postings currently available:

  • Executive Director
    Manavi, Inc (New Brunswick, NJ) 

  • Director, Education Program

    Rainforest Alliance (New York, NY)

  • Community Engagement Manager
    Friends of the High Line (New York, NY)
  • Communications and Web Manager
    ACCION International (Washington, DC)
  • Project Associate
    Innovations for Poverty Action (nationwide)
  • Chief Membership Officer
    Amnesty International (New York, NY)
  • Hospital Reimbursement Analyst
    Management Care Revenue Consulting Group (New York, NY)
  • Executive Director
    City Year (Sacramento, CA)
  • Assistant Director, Development
    American-Jewish Committee (Boston, MA)

Log on to the OCS Career Directory for full job descriptions and application instructions online. Be sure to check the Career Directory regularly for a job posting perfect for YOU.

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Public Service Spotlight

Antonio Whitaker (MPA '10) is the Brooklyn Borough Director for the New York City Department of Education.  Antonio shares how his Wagner experience has prepared him for this role in helping shape educational policy in New York.

Read more about Antonio.

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Spring for Wagner in March
 

This month, spring for Wagner and make a contribution to the Wagner Annual Fund.

Your gifts support lifelong education and programming opportunities provided for students and alumni alike.  Help us respond to your evolving learning and career needs by contributing critical financial support.

You can donate online or mail a check (made out to NYU Wagner) to 295 Lafayette St., 2nd Fl., New York, NY  10012-9604.  Please indicate that your gift should go to support the Wagner Annual Fund.

THANK YOU to all who give back to Wagner.  We greatly appreciate the support of our alumni and friends.

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Did You Know...?

Upates from fellow Wagnerites!

Adriana Collins (MPA ’80) is living in London, England while working for HSBC Bank as the Global Relationship Manager.

Elvis Cordova (MPA ‘03) was recently appointed the Chief of Staff for Research, Education and Economics in the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Peter Marmerstein (MUP ’82) was appointed as president of the West Florida division of Hospital Corporations of America.  He has been with HCA since 2004 and will assume new duties as of April 1st.

Rahil Rangwala (MPA ‘11) recently moved to Delhi, India and is working as the Program Officer at the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.

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Be in the next "Did you Know..."

In each issue of the Wagner Alumni e-News, we highlight alumni who are doing interesting work in the public sector. Please share your news with us at wagner.alumni@nyu.edu!

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