The NYU Students for Sensible Drug Policy Organization has recently worked to combat the recent increase in opiate overdose-related deaths and raise awareness for drug safety by organizing training sessions on campus to teach students how to effectively use Naloxone, an antidote to opioid overdoses.
Not many can say they started and opened their own restaurant while being a full-time student. Alexander Yip, however, a senior in Stern, will be opening Claypot, a restaurant specializing and featuring a unique twist on a beloved and popular street food, a Hong Kong style Cantonese dish.
TEDxNYU is partnering with Oxfam, Amnesty International, Share Meals and Habitat for Humanity on Monday to host and allow NYU students to participate in the Oxfam America Hunger Banquet. This will not be the typical student organization banquet where students will enjoy a hearty meal together; instead, students will experience the meal as members of different social classes.
Stern junior Anish Patel was recently featured in Vogue India for his organization, Uplift Humanity which aims to teaching fundamental skills to youth in juvenile and detention centers. The non-profit has just announced a new branch in New Delhi which is scheduled to open this summer.