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  • 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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • Occupational Therapy Study Finds Differences in Older Adults Who Fall Indoors Versus Outdoors
    Fall Risk Patient At The HospitalFalling can have serious consequences for older adults, including a loss of function and increased risk of institutionalization. According to a new study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, patient characteristics and outcomes differ for people who fall outdoors versus indoors. “Falls are one of the most common causes of emergency [...]
  • Steinhardt Researchers Awarded More Than $4 Million to Study School Interventions in Chicago and New York
    16-568_NYUSteinhardt_442The Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education, has awarded NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development more than $4 million to fund research examining the long-term outcomes of two proven educational interventions. The studies seek to understand whether structured programs in preschool, kindergarten, and first [...]
  • Steinhardt Study Identifies “Book Deserts” – Poor Neighborhoods Lacking Children’s Books – Across the Country
    12841536535_1b1c39e518_z-1A NYU Steinhardt study finds a startling scarcity of children’s books in low-income neighborhoods in Detroit, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. The lack of children’s books was even more pronounced in areas with higher concentrations of poverty, according to the findings published online in the journal Urban Education. “Children’s books are hard to come by [...]
  • NYU Steinhardt and StartEd Launch NY Edtech Accelerator and Incubator
    postitsNYU Steinhardt and StartEd Companies, Inc., a public-benefit corporation, announced a collaboration to galvanize the education innovation ecosystem and provide programming in the fields of education entrepreneurship and education technologies. The centerpiece of this collaboration will be an EdTech Accelerator and Incubator on NYU’s Washington Square campus. NYU Steinhardt – StartEd Incubator The collaboration will [...]
  • “The Magic Flute, Part Two: A Film in Pieces,” Now Playing at 80WSE Gallery
    Magic Flute80WSE Gallery, in collaboration with the Berlin-based CHEAP Collective, is pleased to present the exhibition The Magic Flute, Part Two: A Film in Pieces, by Michel Auder and Michael Stickrod, on view from June 7 – August 12, 2016. The exhibition consists of eight looping projections, installed in various configurations throughout the 3,500 square foot gallery [...]
  • Books From Our Faculty: The Ethnic Restaurateur by Krishnendu Ray
    ethnicrestauranteurThe Ethnic Restaurateur By Krishnendu Ray Bloomsbury, 2016 Academic discussions of ethnic foods have tended to focus on the attitudes of consumers, rather than the creators and producers. In his new book, Krishnendu Ray, chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at NYU Steinhardt, reverses this trend by exploring the culinary world from [...]
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