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Steinhardt At a Glance (read all posts)

Steinhardt At a Glance

News from the NYU Steinhardt Community

  • Merging Health and Technology: Q&A with Claire Kearney-Volpe

    claire2Claire Kearney-Volpe has the honor of being the first doctoral student in NYU Steinhardt’s new rehabilitation sciences program, an interdisciplinary degree encompassing Steinhardt’s health and therapeutic professions. But she’s no stranger to NYU – Kearney-Volpe earned her master’s from NYU Tisch’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) in 2015, where she focused on health promotion and participatory [...]

    Published: Thursday, December 8th 2016 03:01 PM
  • Three Steinhardt Jazz Musicians Nominated for Grammy Awards

    Alan Ferber IMG_1138b-1Three faculty members from the Jazz Studies program in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at NYU’s Steinhardt School received a total of four 2017 Grammy Award nominations, announced today by the Recording Academy. John Scofield received two nominations, one for Best Instrumental Jazz Album for his album Country For Old Men and [...]

    Published: Tuesday, December 6th 2016 09:04 PM

Marion Nestle - Food Politics (read all posts)

Marion Nestle - Food Politics

Marion Nestle blogs about her work in field of nutrition, dietetics, and food policy.

  • Food Politics Alaska style: Supermarket prices

    I visited the AC supermarket in Utqiagvik, the town formerly known as Barrow. It could be anywhere USA, with anything you could possibly want, including fresh blueberries from Argentina.  How’s that for food miles? Remember: all of this, no exceptions, comes in by cargo plane. The produce section was lovely, with remarkably fresh foods at equally […]

    Published: Thursday, December 8th 2016 09:30 AM
  • Food Politics Alaska Style: School Meals

    I was in Alaska last week and got to spend a few days in Utqiagvik, the town formerly known as Barrow—thanks to an invitation from diabetes educators Angela Valdez and Laura Thomas. Utqiagvik/Barrow is the northernmost city in the United States, several hundred miles above the arctic circle.  It has a population of about 4000, […]

    Published: Wednesday, December 7th 2016 09:30 AM

Music Technology News (read all posts)

Music Technology News

News and Updates from the Music Technology Program

  • Music Tech Artists: ‘Evans’

    A few weeks ago we sat in on a session with a number of Music Technology students at The Cutting Room to see what they’ve been up to. NYU Music Composition student Jonathan Evans and his band Evans are recording their first EP under their new name, with Music Technology senior Josh Liebman as head [...]

    Published: Wednesday, December 7th 2016 03:00 PM
  • Gear Spotlight: 1176/MC77 & Alumnus Andrew Roberts

    In 1967, Bill Putnam and United Recording Electronics Industries (UREI) released the 1176 Peak Limiter. The compressor was the only solid state peak limiter available at the time. Putnam’s circuit design underwent several revisions and changes, which explains the variety of different 1176 “revs” available today. Arguably the most popular revisions to the 1176 are [...]

    Published: Tuesday, December 6th 2016 03:00 PM

Student Matters (read all posts)

Student Matters

Information about advisement, counseling, registration, and more from our Office of Student Affairs

  • Distinguished Administrator Award for 2016-2017: Nominate a Deserving Administrator

    Recognizing extraordinary colleagueship and performance through the Distinguished Administrator Award is an honored tradition at NYU. Nominations for the 2016-2017 Distinguished Administrator Award are underway through Thursday, January 5, 2017. The Team Achievement Award recognition has been retired. Please consider nominating a deserving employee for the Distinguished Administrator Award or, beginning January 6, 2017, the [...]

    Published: Monday, December 5th 2016 04:55 PM
  • Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of December 7 – December 13, 2016

    The Graduate Student Career Development Team offers an array of in-person and virtual events. Join for this week’s offerings: Grad Level Job Search Planning – Wednesday, December 7, 5:00pm – 6:00pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor) The Bigs – Presentation and Book Signing! – Thursday, December 8, 12:30pm – 2:00pm, Wasserman Center [...]

    Published: Friday, December 2nd 2016 10:19 PM

Mark Crispin Miller - News From Underground (read all posts)

Mark Crispin Miller - News From Underground

News From Underground is a daily e-news service run by Mark Crispin Miller

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Blog (read all posts)

  • Graduate Student Katrin Gabriel Accepted into ASHA Leadership Program

    The CSD department is proud to congratulate graduate student Katrin Gabriel, who was recently selected to be a participant in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Minority Student Leadership Program at the ASHA Convention in Philadelphia, PA. Katrin will have the opportunity to take part in a set of leadership-focused educational programs and activities at the [...]

    Published: Monday, November 21st 2016 09:50 PM
  • MS Student and Faculty Mentor Social

    This fall, Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders MS students had a lively lunch with their faculty mentors in sunny Kimball Hall. Faculty and students mingled over the meal to discuss the program and to share faculty research interests with current master’s students. The department hopes to continue this tradition in coming semesters.    

    Published: Wednesday, November 16th 2016 02:20 PM

Revue: The Official NYU Educational Theatre Blog (read all posts)

Revue: The Official NYU Educational Theatre Blog

News and updates from the Educational Theatre Program

  • Study Abroad 2016: London

    Published: Monday, November 7th 2016 04:46 PM
  • Look Back at LFS

    Here are a few additional photos from Looking for Shakespeare 2016′s production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Nan Smithner.  

    Published: Monday, November 7th 2016 04:38 PM

David Elliott - Music Matters: A Philosophy of Music Education (read all posts)

David Elliott - Music Matters: A Philosophy of Music Education

David Elliott and Mariss Silverman discuss an integrated sociocultural, participatory, and ethics-based concept of the natures and values of musics, education, musical understanding, and more.

  • 9/11 and Musical Artivism

    September 11, 2016. Fifteen years ago today, a great tragedy swept the nation and rippled around the world. We take this occasion to pause and wonder: Can/should music educators, music students, and community musicians put their creativities to work—in small or larger ways—to commemorate this anniversary, inspire hope for a better world, and/or celebrate the […]

    The post 9/11 and Musical Artivism appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Sunday, September 11th 2016 04:03 PM
  • Artistic Citizenship

    We’re excited to announce our new publication, Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis (edited by David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, and Wayne Bowman). New York: Oxford University Press. Check out the website and blog: www.artistic-citizenship.com

    The post Artistic Citizenship appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Sunday, September 11th 2016 12:06 PM

Teacher Education Reinvented (read all posts)

Teacher Education Reinvented

We're here to address today’s challenges to systemic issues in the preparation and retention of qualified teachers.

  • Assessment Methods: A Look at Formal and Informal Techniques

    How we assess what students have learned is one of the most hotly debated topics in education today. High-stakes testing determines whether students get into the college of their choice and helps school districts judge the effectiveness of their teaching staff. But all this focus on testing raises concerns that the urge to test is...

    Published: Thursday, September 8th 2016 06:00 AM
  • Embedded MAT Launches with 2 Partner Networks for Inaugural 2016-’17 Class

    NYU Steinhardt’s new master of arts in teaching in secondary education embeds prospective teachers full time in high-need urban schools. The teacher education program combines an immersive teaching residency with a technology-enhanced curriculum developed by NYU Steinhardt faculty. The program will prepare students to become secondary school teachers in English, math, social studies, or science....

    Published: Thursday, April 28th 2016 10:30 AM

David Kirkland - A Will to Love (read all posts)

David Kirkland - A Will to Love

Aesthetic musings on politics, education, and moral justice.

  • IN THE END, LOVE WILL WIN, BUT WE WILL NEED AN EDUCATION FIRST

    On November 17, 1999, a Michigan jury found, then-13 year-old Nathaniel Abraham guilty of second-degree murder for a killing committed when Abraham was 11. At the time, the young African-American boy was believed to be the youngest American ever charged and convicted of murder as an adult. Abraham’s story reflects the heightening, yet longstanding, public […]

    Published: Sunday, July 24th 2016 11:40 AM
  • Solutions

    Dear Comrade: I wanted to write you because I hear your heart. It beats at me with an urgency that refuses to wait. But don’t lose hope. We can’t lose hope. If we lose hope, we lose. Period. And if we lose, what reason is there for us to be here? Besides, that’s what they […]

    Published: Monday, July 11th 2016 04:49 PM

Niobe Way - The Huffington Post (read all posts)

Niobe Way - The Huffington Post

Niobe Way researches how schools, families, and peers as well as larger political and economic contexts influence developmental trajectories

veloCity The Official NYU Music Business Blog (read all posts)

veloCity The Official NYU Music Business Blog

News and Updates from the Music Business Program

  • Senior Spotlight: Oliver Newton

    Where are you from? Loveland, CO What is your background in music? I started playing piano at age 6, and have since picked up a variety of other instruments.  In high school, I was in band, orchestra, jazz band, and also played in the pit orchestra for the school musicals.  After high school, I joined [...]

    Published: Monday, May 16th 2016 07:32 PM
  • Senior Spotlight: Ariel Hong

    Where are you from? Born and raised in New York City, moved to Jersey, made it back here. What is your background in music? Jammin’ in the womb, forever till the tomb. I played piano and violin for about 9 years through middle and high school, and attended shows since I was 5, ranging from [...]

    Published: Wednesday, May 11th 2016 01:54 PM

Pedro Noguera - Urban Sociologist (read all posts)

Pedro Noguera - Urban Sociologist

Pedro Noguera researches the ways schools are influenced by social and economic conditions in the urban environment

  • The Roots of Baltimore's Violence

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, has called for calm and a return to normal. But "normal" in Baltimore is precisely the problem. What has passed for "normal" in Baltimore and countless other communities like it throughout America is unsustainable, and should be seen as unacceptable.

    Published: Wednesday, April 29th 2015 08:53 AM
  • Accountability for Whom?

    It is sad and ironic that in this era when the mantra about accountability in education is mouthed repeatedly by policymakers, those who have the most authority accept no accountability for the system they have managed and created.

    Published: Wednesday, April 15th 2015 09:16 AM

Educational Technology News (read all posts)

Educational Technology News

News, updates, and job postings from the Educational Technology Programs

  • [ECT Colloquium Series] Nicole Krämer

    Monday, March 30, 2015, 2:30pm-4:00pm Town Hall * MAGNET (Media And Games Network) 2 Metrotech Center, 8th Floor, Brooklyn NY 11201 Facebook as a tool for socializing… but also for learning? Nicole Krämer will talk about Facebook and the effects … Continue reading

    Published: Friday, March 13th 2015 10:50 PM
  • [ECT Colloquium Series] Rand Spiro

    Monday, April 27, 2015, 3:30pm-5:00pm Town Hall * MAGNET (Media And Games Network) 2 Metrotech Center, 8th Floor, Brooklyn NY 11201 The Post-Gutenberg Mind: A Comprehensive Framework for Next-Generation Learning with Technology in Complex Domains Rand Spiro will talk The … Continue reading

    Published: Saturday, February 28th 2015 03:52 PM

Gary Anderson - The Huffington Post (read all posts)

Gary Anderson - The Huffington Post

Gary Anderson blogs for the Huffington Post about Educational Policy.

  • Lessons from Chile: Annual Testing in Schools

    While research evidence does not support current pro-choice and high stakes accountability reforms, their ideological appeal seems widespread. Perhaps we can learn from a country in which these neoliberal policies were imposed before they became prominent in the U.S.

    Published: Wednesday, January 14th 2015 09:46 AM
  • How Should Educators Respond to the Gun Lobby?

    Talk of elementary schools as "soft targets" and making them "harder targets" or having more "boots on the ground" is everywhere in the media. Saner voices are promoting a restorative justice approach to school safety that aims at the school culture and seeks through mediation to build relationships.

    Published: Sunday, December 23rd 2012 03:01 PM

Fork, Pen & Plow - Food Studies Graduate Programs at NYU Steinhardt (read all posts)

Fork, Pen & Plow - Food Studies Graduate Programs at NYU Steinhardt

A blog from the students, scholars and food writers of the Food Studies Graduate Programs at NYU Steinhardt

  • Feed Us Your Content

    If you’re like us, you think food is at the heart of some incredible stories. At Fork, Pen & Plow, we want to publish the best, the most compelling, the most penetrating accounts of these stories, no matter who’s telling them. Whether you are an economist or a beekeeper, we want to hear from you. [...]

    Published: Wednesday, June 11th 2014 12:50 PM

Gabriella Coleman - Interprete (read all posts)

Gabriella Coleman - Interprete

Gabriella Coleman researches the role of new media technologies in sustaining new forms of collaboration and patient activism.

  • Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking

    Although the book has been out for a number of months, available for purchase and download, Coding Freedom finally has a dedicated home on the Interwebz. Based on my graduate research in anthropology and my dissertation, the book takes an up front and close look at various personal, affective, ethical and political dimensions of free [...]

    Published: Thursday, February 21st 2013 08:54 AM
  • Edward Tufte was a phreak

    It has been so very long since I have left a trace here. I guess moving to two new countries (Canada and Quebec), starting a new job, working on Anonymous, and finishing my first book was a bit much. I miss this space, not so much because what I write here is any good. But [...]

    Published: Wednesday, February 6th 2013 01:09 PM

Nick Mirzoeff - For the Right to Look. New approaches to visuality (read all posts)

Nick Mirzoeff - For the Right to Look. New approaches to visuality

Can convergent digital technologies offer qualitative as well as quantitative means for such a convergence?

  • Occupy Climate Change!

    Occupy climate change! Why? Because the transformations that Occupy seeks in social and economic life are the same as those needed to sustain conditions suitable for human and non-human life on our planet. So the phrase “occupy climate change” is correctly understood to mean “the political economy of sustaining the biosphere and the cultural imaginary.” [...]

    Published: Wednesday, December 21st 2011 12:33 PM
  • The Force of Law #OWS

    For the past few days, Occupy locations have reverberated to the sound of the force of law. I mean this literally. I was awakened at 3.30am on November 15 by the sound of what I think were helicopters above lower Manhattan. The combination of police barricades and the closure of the subways meant that no [...]

    Published: Wednesday, November 16th 2011 04:41 PM