News and Announcements

  • Julia Wolfe Wins 2016 MacArthur “Genius” Grant
    julia_wolfe_photo1_copyright_2009_peter_serling_Julia Wolfe, associate professor of music composition, has been named a 2016 MacArthur fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. MacArthur fellows are recipients of the foundation’s “genius grants,” who each receive $625,000 over a five-year period to pursue intellectual, social, and artistic endeavors. “The MacArthur Foundation has just confirmed what we [...] (Read Story)
  • Steinhardt Receives Major NIH Grant to Study How Stress and Chemical Exposures Influence Brain Development and Obesity
    kidsThe National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $5.9 million, two-year grant to Clancy Blair, professor of applied psychology at NYU Steinhardt, to study how exposure to environmental factors influences children’s health. The award is part of a seven-year initiative called Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO), which investigates how a range of [...] (Read Story)
  • Books from Our Faculty: The Digital Difference by W. Russell Neuman
    DigitalDiffThe Digital Difference: Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effects by W. Russell Neuman Harvard University Press (2016) In his new book, W. Russell Neuman, professor of media technology at NYU Steinhardt, examines how the transition from the industrial era of media publishing and broadcasting to today’s digital age of online searches and social [...] (Read Story)