December 12: "Short Talks, Big Ideas: Innovations in Transportation"

What's new in transportation? Join the NYU Rudin Center for a series of short talks about how we're using, improving and thinking about the future of transportation. Several speakers will make short presentations about new projects and concepts, followed by networking and refreshments.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm
The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street

Confirmed speakers include:
- Jesse Friedman, Google: The stigma of bus ridership
- Matt Healy, Foursquare: Moving around NYC
- Susi Wunsch, Velojoy: Women and bicycling
- Raz Schwartz, Rutgers: Social media and neighborhood connectivity
- Jamyn Edis and Brian Langel, Dash: App demo
- David Mahfouda, Weeels: Transportation is Media
- Taylor Reiss, NYC Dept. of Transportation, Select Bus Service

This event is free and open to the public with RSVP. Refreshments will follow.

December 12: NYU Jazz Masterclass Series on Campus

Join us for the NYU Jazz Masterclass Series on Campus with pianist/composer, Kenny Werner, and director, Dr. David Schroeder. The NYU Jazz Masterclass Series continues to foster a dialogue between the music world's most significant artists and students from the NYU Jazz Studies Program.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm
75 3rd Ave at 11th St
Room C207

This event is free and open to the public.

Ongoing through December 14: Holiday Toy Drive

The NYU Office of Government and Community Affairs and the NYU Administrative Management Council are proud to once again collect toys for the children of 9th Police Precinct and the Manhattan Early Childhood Center

This year, NYU OGCA is happy to collaborate with local community partners to help bring joy to those in need. From December 3rd to December 13th, please consider patronizing one of the following businesses, where collection boxes are located for your donations of new, unwrapped toys, books, or gifts for children aged 4-13. (Image © Steven Depolo)

Marjory Warren Boutique Clothing 309 E 9th St (between 1st and 2nd Ave)
KuKu Canteen 289 Mercer St (between Waverly Pl & 8th St)
Jebon Noodle 15 St Marks Place (between 2nd and 3rd Ave, and 171 3rd Ave (between 16th and 17th St)
Blue Note Jazz Club 131 W 3rd St (between 6th Ave and MacDougal St)

You may also donate at these community outlets:

Community Board 3, Manhattan 59 E 4th Street (between 2nd Ave and Bowery)
Community Board 2, Manhattan 3 Washington Square Village, #1A (at Bleecker St and LaGuardia Pl)