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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

Diane Ravitch - DianeRavitch.net (read all posts)

Diane Ravitch - DianeRavitch.net

A site to discuss better education for all.

  • Mitchell Robinson: What Does an Education Professor Say to TFA Recruiters?

    Mitchell Robinson, who teaches teachers at Michigan State University, recently told Teach for America that they would not be allowed to recruit in his education program. Here he describes his conversation with the recruiters who wanted to know his problem with TFA.   One of my students was contacted by a Teach For America recruiting […]

    Published: Monday, October 20th 2014 11:01 PM
  • Ras Baraka: How State Control of the Newark Schools Has Failed Newark’s Children

    Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark, wrote an op-ed article for the New York Times that shows what a disaster state control of the public schools has been in Newark, New Jersey.   The state took “temporary” control of the Newark schools in 1995. Reforms came and went; new programs came and went. Promises were made […]

    Published: Monday, October 20th 2014 10:06 PM

Student Matters (read all posts)

Student Matters

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

  • Volunteer at the Children’s Halloween Parade – October 31, 2014

    Celebrate Halloween with the Steinhardt International Advisory Committee and Steinhardt Student Affairs as we volunteer at the Children’s Halloween Parade, a time honored tradition providing tricks and treats to over 3,000 area children, including a parade around Washington Square Park, free … Continue reading

    Published: Monday, October 20th 2014 09:37 PM
  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop – October 30, 2014

    On an F-1 visa and thinking about a spring or summer internship? Join Alison Jackson, International Student Advisor in the Office of Global Services, for a conversation about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) off-campus work authorization for F-1 visa holding students. The workshop will … Continue reading

    Published: Monday, October 20th 2014 09:34 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

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 professionals’ relationships with food companies: a Q and A

    In the past few weeks, I’ve been sent several questions asking my opinion of food professionals’ relationships with food companies.   I thought I would deal with them at one time (all are edited for succinctness and clarity): Q.  I am a food science student looking into career options in the food industry. I love […]

    Published: Monday, October 20th 2014 09:43 AM
  • This week’s book: Defending Beef

    Nicolette Hahn Niman.  Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production.  Chelsea Green, 2014. The subtitle says it all: “The Manifesto of an Environmental Lawyer and Vegetarian Turned Cattle Rancher.” Really? Really.  She’s not kidding. I did a blurb for this one: Issues related to the long-term health effects of red meat, saturated fat, sugar, […]

    Published: Friday, October 17th 2014 09:02 AM

Steinhardt At a Glance (read all posts)

Steinhardt At a Glance

News from the NYU Steinhardt Community

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Blog (read all posts)

  • Attend an M.S. program info session on-campus or online

    Are you interested in pursuing a master’s degree in communicative sciences and disorders? The department is holding two information sessions for prospective students to learn about our graduate program. On-campus: Thursday, Nov. 13th from 5-6pm at 665 Broadway, 9th Floor, New York, … Continue reading

    Published: Monday, October 13th 2014 08:49 PM
  • Video: Meet our Aphasia Therapy Group clients

    Every week, our student and master clinicians host clients with aphasia who are working to regain their communication skills following a stroke or traumatic brain injury.  Below is the continuation of video series that aims to raise awareness about the … Continue reading

    Published: Thursday, September 4th 2014 04:30 PM

Lisa Young - The Huffington Post (read all posts)

Lisa Young - The Huffington Post

Lisa Young discusses nutrition education and public policy

  • 5 Ways to Build a Healthy Breakfast

    Grains and carbs are not the villain. While I would recommend skipping the donuts, coffee cake, and bagels, or saving these foods for a special occasion, a cup of cooked oatmeal or a slice of whole wheat bread is a great choice to include for your morning meal.

    Published: Friday, October 3rd 2014 08:36 AM
  • 5 Easy Tricks to Avoid Portion Distortion

    Why are large portion sizes such a problem? Large portions are particularly problematic because the more we are served, the more we eat. Eating more translates into more calories, and ultimately, many of us, gain weight. And lots of it.

    Published: Friday, September 19th 2014 06:27 PM

Educational Technology News (read all posts)

Educational Technology News

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

  • [ECT Colloquium Series] W. Russell Neuman

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 3:30pm-5:00pm Town Hall * MAGNET (Media And Games Network) 2 Metrotech Center, 8th FloorBrooklyn NY 11201 Instructional Design in the Era of the MOOC A presentation sponsored by the Programs in Educational Communication and Technology at … Continue reading

    Published: Friday, October 3rd 2014 02:51 AM
  • [MCC Lecture Series] Mimi Ito

    Geeking Out and Leveling Up: How Gamers, Fans, and Makers Learn Through Affinity Networks Hosted by the NYU Departments of Media, Culture, and Communication; Teaching & Learning; Steinhardt Office of Global Programs; and Programs in Educational Communication & Technology. Wednesday, … Continue reading

    Published: Friday, October 3rd 2014 02:51 AM

Charlton McIlwain - CharltonMcIlwain.com (read all posts)

Charlton McIlwain - CharltonMcIlwain.com

Charlton McIlwain discusses the politics of race, media and other topics

  • Invitation to Participate in Research Study

    Dear NYU Student: You have an opportunity to receive training on, and access to valuable professional networking tools that may be extremely useful to you as you begin to think about graduating, starting your career and beginning your job search. By participating in a research study being conducted by Dr. Charlton McIlwain, Associate Professor of […]

    Published: Tuesday, September 30th 2014 04:38 PM
  • Race, Ethnicity & Politics – University of Michigan

    Race, Ethnicity, and Politics The University of Michigan’s Department of Political Science invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure track position in Race, Ethnicity, and Politics (pending authorization) to begin September 1, 2015.  We are interested in scholars who examine – domestically or in a comparative or international context – the place of race […]

    Published: Wednesday, September 24th 2014 08:34 PM

Perry N. Halkitis - The Huffington Post (read all posts)

Perry N. Halkitis - The Huffington Post

Perry Halkitis examines the intersection between the HIV, drug abuse, and mental health.

  • The Disease That Defined My Generation

    For those of us who came or were coming of age during the late 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, our experiences were shaped by this epidemic that was devastating our country and taking countless lives.

    Published: Thursday, September 25th 2014 03:06 PM
  • Does Treatment As Prevention Care for the HIV-positive?

    I would like to think that those advocating treatment as prevention ultimately have the health of HIV-positive individuals in mind first and foremost. But my immersion into the UK system this last month has led me to wonder about the motivation that underlies this approach.

    Published: Tuesday, January 21st 2014 03:59 PM

Music Technology News (read all posts)

Music Technology News

News and Updates from the Music Technology Program

  • Rebecca Feynberg Featured on AES

    Rebecca Feynberg, Music Technology’s new adjunct professor and recent MM Grad, was recently featured by AES, or Audio Engineering Society, to promote membership.  

    Published: Thursday, September 4th 2014 05:00 AM
  • 2014 Music Technology Open House and Show Case Awards

    This year we were fortunate to have funding and commercial support for several competitions, awards and even a scholarship.  We presented the awards at our annual music technology open house and show case. Below is a list of the winning … Continue reading

    Published: Saturday, June 7th 2014 03:55 PM

Carolyn Dimitri - sustainable food economics (read all posts)

Carolyn Dimitri - sustainable food economics

An economist's thoughts about bringing sustainability into the food system

  • new research on food access

    I just had a new paper published in Food Policy. I tend not to talk about my publications since I am usually tired of my research once it is published. That said, I am pretty excited about this paper, as it shows that a portion of low-income consumers, after receiving double-value vouchers will increase their […]

    Published: Tuesday, July 29th 2014 02:50 PM
  • farm to fork greenwashing

    I read a (sadly) funny article by the consulting firm L.E.K.: “Fresh-Food Nation: The Economic Promise of the ‘Farm-to-Form’ Strategy.” This is a strategy for increasing profits of food stores through using the farm to fork concept, even though, as they say right off the bat “Farm-to-fork principles do not fit naturally within major food […]

    Published: Thursday, July 24th 2014 06:23 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

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

  • MUBG Alum’s Band Set To Release Fifth Album

    Oxygen is a world music band based in Chennai, India and co-founded by Prithvi Kumar (G ’14) in 2003, at age 14. Prithvi serves as both the drummer and lead vocalist for the group. Oxygen represents a fusion of Indian … Continue reading

    Published: Monday, June 2nd 2014 09:38 PM
  • Kiah Victoria Joins Tigertown on Village Records Roster

    It’s been another exciting semester at Village Records. Following our fall recording session with the Australian band Tigertown, we are now placing the final touches on a project in which we are printing vinyl postcards featuring their song “What You Came Here For” … Continue reading

    Published: Thursday, May 1st 2014 09:03 PM

David Darts - Art and Art Professions (read all posts)

David Darts - Art and Art Professions

David Darts researches convergence between contemporary art and media, technology, education and democracy.

  • Introducing PirateBox 1.0

    PirateBox 1.0 has finally landed! This version has been rebuilt from the ground up and includes a new responsive UI for easy viewing, chatting, and file sharing on phones and tablets. PirateBox 1.0 also includes a built-in UPnP media server which automatically streams uploaded video and audio files to all PirateBox users on the local […]

    Published: Friday, May 30th 2014 01:00 AM
  • PirateBox Camp 2013

    PirateBox Camp is a community generated event that brings together PirateBox developers, contributors and users for a free (as in beer and freedom) weekend of hacking, learning and networking. PirateBox Camp 2013 was held in Berlin July 20-21 at NYU’s Berlin Academic Center in Prenzlauer Berg. The camp brought together developers, contributors, and artists from […]

    Published: Monday, November 18th 2013 11:36 AM

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

  • On the Brink of the Common Core Era, Principals Leading

    The new Common Core era has generated great insecurity, largely because some states, such as New York, implemented the new assessments before rolling out new curricula designed to match the rigorous exams. There is no single recipe for how to do all that is vital, but there are key ingredients.

    Published: Monday, September 9th 2013 06:01 PM
  • Dubiously Closing the Achievement Gap

    The Virginia Department of Education has essentially institutionalized low expectations.

    Published: Tuesday, September 11th 2012 04:07 PM

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

David Kirkland - A Will to Love

Aesthetic musings on politics, education, and moral justice.

  • If We Must Die: An Open Eulogy for Trayvon (and for Justice)

    * * * Like men we’ll face the murderous, cowardly pack, Pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back! —Claude McKay* For four hundreds years, across the deep straits of wading waters, through the interrupted tides of justice, far from the humble shores of equity, in the base pits of subjugation, we have endured. In […]

    Published: Friday, July 19th 2013 02:15 PM
  • IN DEFENSE OF LOVE

    * * * . . . the purpose of being here, wherever we are, is to increase the durability and the occasions of love among and between peoples. Love, as the concentration of tender caring and tender excitement, or love as the reasons for joy. I believe that love is the single, true prosperity of […]

    Published: Friday, June 7th 2013 12:32 AM

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

  • Why Are Boys So Violent?

    The deep secrets of boys and men, according to the research, is that they have the same desire for connection and close friendships as girls and women and that many of our cultural norms of masculinity are hurting rather than helping boys find what they need and want.

    Published: Wednesday, May 22nd 2013 11:53 AM
  • Penn State and the Crisis of Masculinity

    It's time we understand that being human and being a man should be one and the same; that the reason why we have survived for so long as a species is because we, men and women, care about others and respond when others are in danger and need our help.

    Published: Monday, November 14th 2011 08:57 AM

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

Gary Anderson - The Huffington Post (read all posts)

Gary Anderson - The Huffington Post

Gary Anderson blogs for the Huffington Post about Educational Policy.

  • 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 08:01 PM
  • Barbara Madeloni -- Presente!

    It's not that teachers don't want to be evaluated or held accountable, but they want evaluations that have some professional integrity and are congruent with the work they do.

    Published: Thursday, October 18th 2012 11:16 AM

Joe Salvatore - Musings on creativity, art, and culture (read all posts)

Joe Salvatore - Musings on creativity, art, and culture

Posts on topics ranging from the creative process NYC performances to current events.

  • Hurricane Sandy, October 29, 2012

    So this is my video from Hurricane Sandy.  I went exploring this morning along the route where I run in the morning, along the East River.  This was at the morning’s high tide mark, so things were not great.  The storm itself was still quite a ways off. I’m writing this around 6:45pm that evening, [...]

    Published: Monday, October 29th 2012 06:44 PM
  • Thanks, Jennifer Livingston, for paying attention

    Take a look at this news reporter’s response to a man who emailed her saying that her obesity sets a bad example for young girls.  She makes some very eloquent statements about how bullying is a learned behavior. Thanks, Jennifer Livingston for a gutsy, controlled call to arms in this battle against social combat.  Thanks [...]

    Published: Wednesday, October 3rd 2012 08:16 AM

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