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NOVEMBER 2016
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NYU Launches Research Initiative to Combat Noise Polution in New York City

MapJuan Pablo Bello, associate professor of music technology and director of the Music and Audio Research Lab (MARL) at NYU Steinhardt, will lead a research initiative funded by a $4.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to understand and address noise pollution in New York City.

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Study Finds Gender Gaps in Math Persist

gender gap in mathA new analysis led by education economist Joseph Robinson Cimpian finds that beginning in early elementary school, boys outperform girls in math and teachers give lower ratings to girls’ math skills when girls and boys are similar in achievement.

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Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Unlikely to Encourage Healthy Eating, Finds NYU Study

fast foodIn a new study published in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, researchers at NYU and NYU Steinhardt found that only a small fraction of fast-food eaters -- as few as 8 percent -- are likely to make healthy choices as a result of current calorie labeling.

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Steinhardt’s Research Alliance for NYC Schools Selected to Evaluate Computer Science for All

Computer ScienceThe Robin Hood Education and Technology Fund and Math for America have selected the Research Alliance to evaluate Computer Science for All, a public-private partnership designed to bring computer science education to every student in New York City public schools.

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Education and Technology Worlds Will Meet at NYU for Edtech Week

Ed TechNYU Steinhardt and StartEd have announced NY Edtech Week, a global education innovation festival in New York City celebrating education entrepreneurship.

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Faculty In the News

NPRNPR: How Teachers Can Encourage Cross Racial Friendships (Elise Capella, Teaching and Learning)


TNew York Times: Stereotypes and Gender Bias in SAT Testers (Josh Aronson, Applied Psychology)


TNew York Times: The 8 Health Habits Experts Say You Need in Your 20s
(Marion Nestle, Nutrition and Food Studies)


ChalkbeatChalkbeat New York: NAACP president praises some New York City charter schools, but defends moratorium on the sector’s growth (Noel Anderson, Education Leadership)


EWChristian Science Monitor: Can Google's Pixel overtake iPhone's cultural clout?  (Erica Robles-Anderson, Media, Culture, and Communication)


NYU Stories

 Copyright

Can You Own a 300-Year-Old Chord Progression?

Lawrence Ferrara, professor of music, has earned a reputation as the go-to expert in high profile cases of alleged musical theft and copyright infringement.

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