NYU Steinhardt
 
JANUARY 2017
NYU Steinhardt

Steinhardt’s Education Policy Experts Are Among the Most Influential in the Nation

Washington Square ParkSteinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2017 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings published by Rick Hess, director of education policy at the American Enterprise Institute.

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Stella Flores, Higher Education Scholar, Speaks at White House Summit on Diversity and Inclusion

Stella FloresIn her testimony, Flores, an associate professor of higher education, said that researchers must communicate the strategies and interventions most likely to increase diversity and inclusion. The panel was chaired by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.

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NYU Is the Meeting Place for New York EdTech Week

EdTech WeekEdTech Week, a conference hosted by NYU Steinhardt and StartEd, brought together entrepreneurs, academics, and technology and education thought leaders for conversations on education policy and technological innovation.

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Study Finds Play and Cognitive Skills in Kindergarten Predict Civic Engagement in Later Life

Kids PlayingA new study offers evidence that young children’s experiences in kindergarten may shape their engagement in society later in life.  The study’s author is Jennifer Astuto, research assistant professor of applied psychology and director of playLabNYU, a center that studies the role of play in children’s lives.

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Augmented Reality as Learning Tool

Learning ToolA study by Camillia Matuk, assistant professor of educational communication and technology, published in the journal Museums & Social Issues, looks at how augmented reality can be used in museums to educate and communicate concepts related to health, biology, and medicine.

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In the News

NYTNew York Times:
‘Inventing Downtown’ Recalls When Artists Ran Galleries
(Melissa Rachleff, Art)


MMashable:
Facebook failed America this year — now it should kill the News Feed (Finn Brunton, MCC)


BloombergBloomberg:
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo Hit With Wave of Soda Taxes
(Marion Nestle, Nutrition and Food Studies)


CThe Chronicle of Higher Education:
Where Even Experts Can’t Figure Out Tuition Costs
(Greg Wolniak, Administration, Leadership, & Technology)


WSJWall Street Journal:
Schools Test Medical Model with ‘Teacher Residencies’
(Diana Turk, Teaching & Learning)


NPRNPR:
Getting Students with Autism Through High School, To College and Beyond (ASD Nest Support Project)

NYU Stories

Syrian Refugee ChildrenSyrian Refugee Children: Food and Shelter is Not the Answer

Selçuk ┼×irin, NYU’s Jacob K. Javits Professor, discusses the humanitarian crisis facing Syrian children and shares insights from his studies of immigrant children.