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  • Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU Steinhardt and Angel Band Project to Bring Music Therapy to Survivors of Sexual Violence
    A new collaboration between the Angel Band Project, a St. Louis-based nonprofit, and the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU Steinhardt will provide free music therapy to survivors of sexual violence in the New York City area. Funded by a grant from the Angel Band Project to NYU Steinhardt, small groups of women, referred […]
  • Asian American Students Have Strong Academic Support – But Is It Too Much?
    Despite having the strongest academic support from parents, teachers, and friends, second-generation Asian American adolescents benefit much less from these supports than others, finds a study by NYU Steinhardt. The findings, published in the Asian American Journal of Psychology, suggest that support may be experienced as pressure and that stereotyping Asian Americans as high achievers […]
  • Vocal Performance Presents The Pirates of Penzance – March 30-April 2
    NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance will present The Pirates of Penzance from March 30–April 2, 2017. The immortal comic opera features libretto by W. S. Gilbert and music by Arthur Sullivan. William Wesbrooks directs. The Pirates of Penzance – which originally opened in England and New York City in 1879 – tells the tale […]
  • New Musical — “A Soviet Singin’ in the Rain” — Comes to Provincetown Playhouse March 23-26
    NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance will present the musical Life of the Party from March 23–26, 2017. The show features book, lyrics, and music by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O’Keefe, the music and lyrics team behind the award-winning Broadway musical Legally Blonde. Jessica Bashline directs. Set in the Soviet Union in 1953 and based […]
  • At Steinway Hall, An Evening with Legendary Composer Alan Menken
    Award-winning composer, songwriter, and NYU Steinhardt alumnus Alan Menken (BA ’72, HON ’00) joined students, faculty, and friends of NYU Steinhardt on Monday, March 6 for a Master Session at New York City’s Steinway Hall. The event was the latest episode of the Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions @ NYU, a series launched in […]
  • Israeli and U.S. Higher Education Leaders Convene at NYU Steinhardt
    Israeli and U.S. higher education leaders met last week at New York University for a three-day meeting to foster a community of purpose among Israeli research universities and colleges. The attendees included eight Israeli university and college presidents, NYU President Andrew Hamilton, and NYU trustee Michael Steinhardt.  The event was led by Ann Marcus, director […]
  • Can Meditation Help Our Schools? An Interview with Psychologist Joshua Aronson
    Joshua Aronson is the director of the Center for Achievement, Research and Evaluation, which is housed in Steinhardt’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools. Aronson creates scalable interventions that schools can use to improve the performance and learning of their students. We spoke to him about the power that meditation […]
  • Books from Our Faculty: Cradle to Kindergarten by Hirokazu Yoshikawa
    The period between birth and kindergarten is a critical time for child development, and socioeconomic disparities that begin early in children’s lives contribute to starkly different long-term outcomes for adults. Yet, the U.S. government invests less in children under the age of five than do most other developed nations. Cradle to Kindergarten: A New Plan […]
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