Monday, December 22, 2008

Happy Holidays!


Wishing you and your families a Happy Holiday Season! Stay tuned for more posts when we return on January 5, 2009.

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Monday, December 15, 2008

Travel to Israel with NYU!


Have you been wanting to take a trip to Israel? If so, now's your chance to do so and with fellow NYU alumni!

Highlights of this trip include:

* Tour the cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv on the Mediterranean coast.
* Admire the lovely Bahá'í Gardens in Haifa on the slopes of Mount Carmel.
* Trace the shores of the Sea of Galilee to ancient biblical sites.
* Experience life on a kibbutz.
* Visit the legendary landmarks of Jerusalem, Israel's capital, including the Western Wall, the revered Temple Mount, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the poignant Yad Vashem memorial museum.
* See the stark beauty of Masada and feel the calm ambience of the Dead Sea.

Interested in exploring with us? Please call Marian Newsom at (212) 998-6940 and tell Marian you saw the trip on this blog. Happy Travels!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

NYU in Florida


Do you live in Florida? Looking to reconnect with fellow NYU alumni without having to leave the sunshine state?

There are two Florida regional events taking place in January. Below are the details. We hope to see you there.

Sarasota, FL
Global University 101: An Insider’s Glimpse of NYU
An Evening with NYU President John Sexton
Monday, January 12, 2009
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Click here to register

Boca Raton,FL
Can Exercise Help the Brain Remember?
Featuring NYU Professor Wendy Suzuki and NYU President John Sexton
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
5:30-8:00 PM
Click here to register

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Peter Sanders (GSAS '06) and The Disappeared


Peter Sanders' film, The Disappeared, documents the period of government oppression from 1976 to 1983 in Argentina through the story of one young man whose parents were victims. He was an actor and newscaster before entering the broadcast journalism program at NYU. As a boy, he lived with his family in Argentina and was a friend of the young main featured in the film. The film's awards include the 2007 Special Prize Best Documentary at the Documentary and Fiction Film Festival of Hollywood and the 2007 Official Selection at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Click here to visit the movie's website.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Taking Advantage of All Your Alumni Benefits?


We want to make sure you know about and take full advantage of the many NYU Alumni Benefits out there. So what are you waiting for? Get your NYU Alumni Card today and enjoy all we have to offer. Be sure to also provide us with your current address and email so you receive news and events from our office.

Click here for details.

Monday, December 1, 2008

Robert Kamen (Heights '69) Talks About Screenwriting and Wine


Robert Kamen is the screenwriter of such films as “Taps”, “The Karate Kid” series, “The Fifth Element”, “A Walk in the Clouds”, the “Transporter” series and most recently, "Taken". He is also the owner of Kamen Estate Wines located in Sonoma, California. Please click below to listen to an interview with Robert.

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For more information on Kamen Wines click here.

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