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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.

  • Brazil’s food revolution is working!

    Bridget Huber of The Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN) has produced a don’t-miss” article in The Nation: “Welcome to Brazil, where a food revolution Is changing the way people eat: How the country challenged the junk-food industry and became a global leader in the battle against obesity.” As she explains, Latin America is leading worldwide opposition to […]

    Published: Friday, July 29th 2016 09:33 AM
  • No wonder food labels are so hard to read

    I’m fascinated by this story about how the FDA came to design the new version of the food label, soon to be seen on packages in a supermarket near you. The article explains what the FDA was up against: Nestlé [note: no relation] lobbied to skirt clarifying disclosures on packaging that ranges between 1.5 and 2 […]

    Published: Thursday, July 28th 2016 10:01 AM

Steinhardt At a Glance (read all posts)

Steinhardt At a Glance

News from the NYU Steinhardt Community

  • Yoshikawa Leads Consensus Statement on Undocumented Youth and Families

    4661902832_d0e84343dc_bIn the United States, 5.3 million children and adolescents are growing up either with unauthorized status or with at least one parent who has that status. Until recently, little research has informed policy debates related to unauthorized status – including those about border enforcement, deportation, and a pathway to citizenship – despite the importance of [...]

    Published: Wednesday, July 27th 2016 01:39 PM
  • Wisdom from a Chair: Q&A with Mitchell Batavia

    Screen Shot 2016-07-21 at 3.16.54 PMOn July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law, strengthening protections and promoting opportunities and access for people with disabilities. Around the law’s 25th anniversary, Mitchell Batavia, chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, made an unexpected discovery: the unfinished memoirs of his late brother, Andrew (Drew) Batavia. For much of [...]

    Published: Tuesday, July 26th 2016 10:42 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

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Blog (read all posts)

  • NSSLHA and MyFace Walkathon

    MyFace is dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with facial disfigurement. With a special focus on children and their families, myFace funds medical, surgical, dental and psychosocial services as well as research and public awareness. On Sunday, July 17, 2016, myFace hosted their annual Races for Faces Walkathon in the beautiful Riverside Park on the Upper [...]

    Published: Thursday, July 21st 2016 05:55 PM
  • Spring 2016 Clinical Showcase

    CSD students participating in their on-campus clinical practicum were given the opportunity to present one of their clinical cases. The Clinical Showcase Event provided a platform for students to present their individual treatment plans and therapeutic materials while valuing evidence-based practice in the clinical setting. It was a great opportunity to learn about the treatment that [...]

    Published: Friday, May 13th 2016 08:32 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

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

  • Fall 2016 Main Stage: “The Miracle Worker”

    The Program is excited to announce that the fall show will be The Miracle Worker by William Gibson based on Helen Keller’s autobiography The Story of My Life. The Miracle Worker is a three-act play about Helen Keller, a girl who is blind, deaf, and mute who learns to communicate through the help of her teacher, Annie [...]

    Published: Friday, July 8th 2016 04:44 PM
  • EdD Student Receives Empire State Excellence in Teaching Program

    Congratulations to incoming EdD student and ETED alum Jamie Cacciola-Price for being one of the first recipients of the Empire State Excellence in Teaching Program which recognizes teachers across New York who are successfully preparing a new generation of learners for the future. The program honors outstanding individuals who exemplify the highest standards of teaching, working [...]

    Published: Wednesday, June 29th 2016 03:46 PM

Student Matters (read all posts)

Student Matters

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

  • The Lightning Challenge – Deadline: Friday, July 1, 2016

    The Lighting Challenge – Deadline: Friday, July 1, 2016 As part of the Inauguration Celebration Week in September, NYU is hosting two graduate student “Lightning Challenges,” where masters, professional and doctoral students have an opportunity to showcase their talents while competing for prizes.  These events are open to all graduate students, and are a wonderful [...]

    Published: Tuesday, June 21st 2016 02:49 PM
  • Fast Break Bagel Breakfast – Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – 9am

    Join Steinhardt Student Affairs for free bagels and coffee on Tuesday,May 11, 2016 in Pless Hall 1st Floor Lounge for our final Fast Break Bagel Breakfast. Bagels start at 9am; while supplies last!!  

    Published: Monday, May 2nd 2016 02:59 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

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

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.

  • 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
  • How Do Schools Promote Equality Among Students?

    What does equity mean in terms of the classroom? Should all students be treated exactly the same? What about children with different needs, and schools with different resource levels? Pedro Noguera, Peter L. Agnew professor of education, discusses the idea that schools are regarded as the “equalizers of opportunity,” although forces sometimes prevent schools from...

    Published: Tuesday, March 8th 2016 01:00 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.

  • 5 Examples of Music for Humane Values

    Music and music education can yield a wide variety of humane values, including the following: 1. Brass for Africa: Music can engage, empower, and repair. 2. The North Jersey Home School Association Chorale is an award-winning chorus directed by Beth Prins. Prins teaches music as a vehicle for “doing good” in the world. For example, as […]

    The post 5 Examples of Music for Humane Values appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Tuesday, April 26th 2016 03:47 PM
  • Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! “Everybody has the Blues. Everybody longs for meaning. Everybody needs to love and be loved. Everybody needs to clap hands and be happy. Everybody longs for faith. In music, especially this broad category called Jazz, there is a stepping stone towards all of these. We must use time creatively.”  Thank you, […]

    The post Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Monday, January 18th 2016 10:12 AM

Music Technology News (read all posts)

Music Technology News

News and Updates from the Music Technology Program

  • WSN SWiTCH Concert Article

    WSN posted an article about the 2015 NYU SWiTCH Concert, the link to the full article is below. http://www.nyunews.com/2015/04/30/concert-celebrates-women-in-tech/

    Published: Monday, August 10th 2015 04:57 PM
  • SWiTCH Presents Miya Masaoka

    March 27th, 2015 SWiTCH Presents Miya Masaoka - 3:30 PM Guest Speaker: Miya Masaoka Miya Masaoka will be presenting past works and current works-in-progress on various electro acoustic devices, including lasers, string instruments and computer. Location: 35 W. 4th St, 6th Floor Conference Room All are welcome.  

    Published: Tuesday, March 24th 2015 09:55 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

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.

Charlton McIlwain - CharltonMcIlwain.com (read all posts)

Charlton McIlwain - CharltonMcIlwain.com

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

  • Criminal Blackness

    Last week I was invited to speak at an excellent conference produced by the Academy Program, Jewish Museum of Berlin. The conference focused on global issues of media, minorities and migration. My talk focused on representations of blacks in crime in news media reporting from 1990 to the present. Additionally, I looked at the way […]

    Published: Saturday, December 6th 2014 11:48 AM
  • Obama, Nigger & Racism in the U.S.

    A few folks have asked this week what I thought about Obama using the word, nigger, during his interview with Marc Maron on WTF.  I offered some comments I offered to a newspaper outlet that ultimately didn’t make it into their story. I thought I’d share my comments here. QUESTION: Wondering if you could weigh in how […]

    Published: Friday, June 26th 2015 12:04 AM

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.

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