Liberal Studies students are active learners inside and outside the classroom. Below is just a selection of recent accomplishments from among the Liberal Studies community.
Laura De Crescenzo is about to graduate from GLS with a variety of hands-on experiences in global study, politics, and law that led her to a job in finance.
The Russian activist, performance artist, and co-founding member of Pussy Riot was the featured speaker in Liberal Studies' fourth Global Lecture Series event.
GLS graduate Alexander Zeleniuch is finishing training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, following a lifelong passion after a consulting stint in San Francisco.
Loren Williams, a sophomore, was named a Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Fellow during her fall semester at NYU Washington, DC.
See where Life Beyond the Square has taken Global Liberal Studies graduates.
Nick Grassi, a GLS graduate and well-traveled consultant, is honing his international business acumen on a Fulbright grant in Mexico City.
GLS alumna Amanda presented her research on the refugee crisis at the NGO Committee on Migration's World Refugee Day meeting.
GLS graduate Christina Jang is teaching English in Brazil after receiving a Fulbright grant.
GLS junior Madison is honing academic expertise and hands-on professional skills through her experiential learning placement in Florence.
Alina's long-time love of writing is being put to good use through internships with magazines in New York City and abroad.
Several LS students presented on their cultural and academic learning experiences abroad at NYU's inaugural Global Engagement Symposium.
Since graduating NYU, Core Program alumna Amanda has founded her own business helping nonprofits to make greater impact.
Vaclav collaborated with the NYU London community to bring change to a rural Guatemalan village.
Alice brought her passion for poetry to planning a La Pietra Dialogue at NYU Florence -- one of the first organized by an undergraduate.
Louisa discovered NYU London was the former headquarters of a musical club and planned a grand celebration of this history.
The LS Politics Club is recognized with the President's Service Award for creating an inclusive, open forum for discussion.
Natasha was honored for creating a student-run magazine featuring GLS students' study away experiences in their own voices.
Read the Global Liberal Studies Class of 2013 valedictory address by William Layden.
Read the Global Liberal Studies Class of 2012 valedictory address by Benjamin Murray.
The 2008 Liberal Studies Lecture series event, 40 Years After Tet: The Memory of Vietnam, was organized and moderated by Master Teacher Rolf Wolfswinkel.
Devon, a first-year student at NYU Florence, led her classmates into an outdoor production of the Greek comedy Lysistrata on the Villa La Pietra grounds.
The annual LS Colloquium brings students and faculty together to discuss a topic related to our core courses. The event includes keynote addresses by academics distinguished in their fields followed by small breakout sessions; it is also accompanied by a web module of faculty-authored reference documents available on the Virtual Commons Blackboard site.
Author Susan Choi gave a reading from her latest novel, A Person of Interest, followed by a Q & A session for Liberal Studies Creative Writing students.