Tisch Nominated for The Webby Awards

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016

The Webby Awards

The Webby Awards

NYU Tisch School of the Arts has been selected as a Nominee for The 20th Annual Webby Awards in the Web: School/University category.

Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Web industry experts, including Tumblr founder, David Karp, Executive Creative Director at Refinery29, Piera Gelardi, Musicians Questlove & Grimes, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram, Eva Chen, Twitter Co-Founder, Biz StoneJimmy Kimmel, and creator of the .gif file format, Steve Wilhite.

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 and honored at a star-studded ceremony on Monday, May 16, 2016 at Cipriani on Wall Street in New York City.  There they will have an opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards’ famous 5-Word Speeches. Past 5-Word Speeches include: Steve Wilhite’s “It’s Pronounced “Jif” not ‘Gif’; Stephen Colbert’s “Me. Me. Me. Me. Me.”; and Björk ‘s “A E I O U.”

While the Academy selects its Webby Winner in each category, every Webby Nominee also contends for a Webby People's Voice Award as selected by the voting public. Last year, people cast over 2.5 million votes from over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Voting for People's Voice is open from April 5th to Thursday, April 21st at 11:59 PM/PST. 

Please take a moment to cast your vote for NYU Tisch School of the Arts by clicking the link below.