New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

Three people in purple gowns wearing black graduation caps are walking across reddish-brown dirt in a line, with the person in the front smiling with a scarf around her neck made up of photos while simultaneously carrying a large banner which reads SILVER SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK and has a logo depicting a half a planet with a cityscape on top of it. Behind the is a large crowd of people sitting in purple graduation gowns and caps, separated from the trio by a wall of netting.

Silver to cut down on field requirement for social work students

After months of student organizing, the Silver School of Social Work announced that it intends to reduce its field learning requirement for graduate students by the fall 2024 semester.
Carmo Moniz, Managing Editor May 24, 2023

Master's students at NYU’s Silver School of Social Work are slated to spend 300 fewer hours in the field by the fall 2024 semester, according to an announcement by Silver dean...

The picture shows a typical small NYU classroom with 20 tablet-arm chairs in green and orange. A large-screen TV is mounted in the room.

Pregnant NYU Silver student denied remote learning accommodations

After reaching out to professors and several university departments, a Silver graduate student with health concerns reported being repeatedly denied learning accommodations.
 Bryn Borzillo and Joyce Li March 25, 2022

When Jennifer Bryant, a graduate student in the Silver School of Social Work, arrived on Feb. 17 at her first in-person class of the spring semester, she was expecting one accommodation...

Ranked: Student lounges

Ranked: Student lounges

Because there are places to study other than Kimmel or Bobst.
Lorraine Olaya and Ryan Kawahara November 15, 2021

Forty-degree weather means it’s time to find an on-campus spot to chill at for the winter instead of shivering in Washington Square Park. Whether you need to do homework, meet...

An illustration of a white postcard with a red stamp in the top right corner. On the postcard are the words “letter to the editor” in a cursive style. Behind the postcard is a closed gray envelope.

Letter to the Editor: Unfinished Business

A Silver School alumnus discusses the recent racist tweet controversy while reflecting on his own experiences at NYU in the aftermath of MLK’s assassination.
Thomas B. Williams, NYU Class of 1969 April 9, 2019

Fifty-one years ago, in response to the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, social work students at New York University, myself among them, called on the faculty...

The The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at NYU has released a new podcast that looks into black stereotypes, “Black Boys and Men: Changing the Narrative”. The podcast is available on soundcloud and Twitter.

New Podcast by NYU Faculty Dissects Black Stereotypes and Attempts to Change the Narrative

Darcey Pittman, Contributing Writer February 9, 2018
NYU's McSilver Institute is changing the narrative about black boys and men through a 16-part podcast series.
The Silver Lounge is a great place to take a quiet nap.

Quiet Spaces, Napping Places

Zach Martin, Arts Editor February 29, 2016
Five best napping places on campus.