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Student Matters (read all posts)

Student Matters

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

  • Just what you’ve been waiting for…

    Published: Wednesday, October 26th 2016 02:44 PM
  • Scholly, Access to Potential Scholarships

    One of the items highlighted in the Affordability Steering Committee and Working Group’s Interim Update was free access for all NYU students to Scholly, a platform that connects students with a portfolio of $420 million in scholarship opportunities worldwide. Scholly matches students to potential scholarships after you create a profile to indicate your majors, interests, [...]

    Published: Monday, October 24th 2016 05:09 PM

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Blog (read all posts)

  • B&B Singers Serenade Doctoral Student

    This fall, Professor Diana Sidtis’ B&B Singers gave CSD doctoral student Binna Lee a singing surprise as they serenaded her on the occasion of her advancing to candidacy. Warm congratulations go out to Binna from the entire department!

    Published: Wednesday, October 26th 2016 01:40 PM
  • 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

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.

  • Follow up on my WikiLeak: the Australia connection

    Marcus Strom of the Sydney Morning Herald in Australia did a follow up to my post, “I’ve been WikiLeaked!” Recall that a Coca-Cola representative took notes at a talk I gave in Australia and passed them up the chain of command where they got hacked as collateral damage from the ones obtained from Hillary Clinton’s […]

    Published: Wednesday, October 26th 2016 10:30 AM
  • Comments wanted: FDA guidance on structure/function claims for infant formula. Deadline: November 8

    The FDA wants to tighten up the rules for labels and advertising of “structure/function” claims on infant formulas.  It has proposed “guidance” and asks for comments on it. This is a good proposal and needs all the support it can get. Background “Structure/function” claims were allowed by the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of […]

    Published: Tuesday, October 25th 2016 10:30 AM

Steinhardt At a Glance (read all posts)

Steinhardt At a Glance

News from the NYU Steinhardt Community

  • Music and Audio Research Lab Receives NSF Grant to Study Bird Calls

    1477329227214Juan Pablo Bello, associate professor of music technology and director of the Music and Audio Research Lab (MARL) at  NYU Steinhardt, was awarded a grant of over $600,0000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research and refine emerging machine listening technologies to identify different species of birds during migration. The award falls under a [...]

    Published: Tuesday, October 25th 2016 01:32 PM
  • Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Unlikely to Encourage Healthy Eating, Finds NYU Study

    Elevated View of a Tray With Fries, a Hamburger and LemonadeIn a new study published in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, NYU researchers have shown why fast-food menu calorie counts don’t help consumers make healthy choices. The researchers found that only a small fraction of fast-food eaters – as little as 8 percent – are likely to make healthy choices as a result [...]

    Published: Thursday, October 20th 2016 05:27 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

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

  • Children Will Listen: TYA Shows Get Political

    BY EMMA HALPERN Originally Published in American Theatre Nashville Children’s Theatre is confronting issues of gender and social repression with its production of Laurie Brooks’s Afflicted: Daughters of Salem, which runs Sept. 15-Oct. 2. Commissioned by Coterie, where it premiered in 2014, Afflicted depicts the events leading up to the Salem witch trials from the perspectives of young [...]

    Published: Friday, October 7th 2016 04:11 PM
  • Vibrant, Profound Love: Looking for Shakespeare 2016

    By: Dr. Nan Smithner This summer the Program in Educational Theatre presented Looking for Shakespeare’s 2016 production of Romeo and Juliet. I was fortunate to be the director of an ensemble of 19 excellent young people, 13 dynamic NYU graduate students and a robust and stellar creative and production team of light, set, costume and designers, [...]

    Published: Monday, September 26th 2016 10:01 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:

    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.


    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

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.

    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

  • 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

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 11:06 AM
  • 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 10:59 AM

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