Alumni and Giving

Perfecting Democracy

Sherrilyn Ifill '87, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, gave a stirring speech at this year's NYU Law convocation, urging graduates to infuse civil rights work into their careers. Read more

Extraordinary Achievement

Winston Ma MCJ '98, the managing director of China Investment Corporation, one of China’s sovereign wealth funds and the fourth largest in the world, was a recipient of the NYU Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors alumni for "embodying the spirit of distinction that brings pride to the university." Read more

Q&A: Access to Justice

New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman '68, who has been a passionate advocate for civil legal services and equal access to justice, sits down to discuss the subject of his 2014 Justive William J. Brennan Jr. Lecture on State Courts and Social Justice, "The Judiciary as the Leader of the Access to Justice Revolution." 
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Serving New York City

With a new mayor in office, Zachary Carter '75, Gladys Carrión '76, Stacey Cumberbatch '86, Carl Weisbrod '68, Vicki Been '83, and Steven Banks '81 have all been named to top positons in the city. 
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Featured Alumnus

Michael Waldman '87, president of the Brennan Center for Justice, garners praise for his new book, The Second Amendment: A Biography
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