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SEPTEMBER 2016
NYU Steinhardt

Julia Wolfe Wins 2016 MacArthur “Genius” Grant

CommencementPulitzer Prize-winning composer, Julia Wolfe, an associate professor of music composition at NYU Steinhardt, has been named a 2016 MacArthur fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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Steinhardt Receives NIH Grant to Study How Stress and Chemical Exposures Influence Brain Development and Obesity

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $5.9 million, two-year grant to Clancy Blair, professor of applied psychology, to study how exposure to environmental factors influences children’s health.

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Leadership Forum Brings Research of What Works in Education to Policymakers

The Education Solutions Initiative Leadership Forum at NYU Steinhardt brought together city and state policymakers and members of the education community for a discussion how to make meaningful progress on resolving critical issues facing students and educators.

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State of Our Nation’s Youth Survey Reveals Optimism Among Youth

CommencementA survey led by Gregory Wolniak finds that this generation is conscientious, hard-working, career-driven, and dedicated to progressing racial, socioeconomic, and LGBT equality.

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Faculty In the News

GPBS: A Conversation with Hirokazu Yoshikawa on children who live in poverty (Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Applied Psychology)


EWNPR The Salt: Sugar Shocked? The Rest Of Food Industry Pays For Lots Of Research, Too (Marion Nestle, Nutrition and Food Studies)


QuartzPlaybill: Big 10: Top Colleges Currently Represented on Broadway (Music and Performing Arts Professions)


PRSlate: An Online Education Disconnect (Jan Plass, Administration, Leadership, and Technology)


MWKCRW To the Point: Fifteen years later, teaching 9/11 as a lesson in history (Robert Cohen, Teaching and Learning)


Books from Our Faculty

Between Church and State
Between Church and State: Religion and Public Education in a Multicultural America by James W. Fraser (Teaching and Learning)

Art Thinking
Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses by Amy Whitaker (Art and Art Professions)