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  • Merging Health and Technology: Q&A with Claire Kearney-Volpe
    claire2Claire Kearney-Volpe has the honor of being the first doctoral student in NYU Steinhardt’s new rehabilitation sciences program, an interdisciplinary degree encompassing Steinhardt’s health and therapeutic professions. But she’s no stranger to NYU – Kearney-Volpe earned her master’s from NYU Tisch’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) in 2015, where she focused on health promotion and participatory [...]
  • Three Steinhardt Jazz Musicians Nominated for Grammy Awards
    Alan Ferber IMG_1138b-1Three faculty members from the Jazz Studies program in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at NYU’s Steinhardt School received a total of four 2017 Grammy Award nominations, announced today by the Recording Academy. John Scofield received two nominations, one for Best Instrumental Jazz Album for his album Country For Old Men and [...]
  • Village Records, a Student-Run Label at NYU Steinhardt, Launches Singer-Songwriter Murielle
    MurielleVillage Records, a student-run record label at NYU Steinhardt, has released Walking Out That Door, a premier single from Murielle, a 19-year-old singer-songwriter based in New York City and London. Walking Out That Door has been described as a “feel-good pop tune with hints of R&B and Afro-beats that puts an empowering twist on the traditional [...]
  • Dana Burde Wins Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order
    Dana BurdeDana Burde, associate professor of international education, has won the 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for examining the influence foreign-backed funding for education has on war-torn countries and how such aid affects humanitarian and peace-building efforts. Burde’s award is her 2014 book “Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan” (Columbia [...]
  • Study Finds Drop in Mothers Physically Disciplining Children
    Young child sitting in corner as punishmentMothers in the U.S. are less likely to report spanking their children today than they were several decades ago, while nonphysical discipline methods like time-outs have become more prevalent, finds a new study by researchers at NYU Steinhardt, Georgetown University, and the University of Chicago. The study is published in the December issue of the [...]
  • Stella Flores, Higher Education Scholar, Speaks at White House Summit on Diversity and Inclusion
    Screen Shot 2016-11-18 at 10.30.21 AMStella Flores, associate professor of higher education at NYU Steinhardt, took part in the White House Summit on Advancing Postsecondary Diversity and Inclusion on November 18, 2016.  The panel was chaired by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. In her testimony, Flores noted that researchers must communicate the strategies and interventions most likely to [...]
  • Selçuk Şirin Delivers NYU’s Jacob K. Javits Lecture on the Plight of Syrian Refugee Children
    i-2qmH3rm-X3Selçuk Şirin, a professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, delivered the 2016 Jacob K. Javits Lecture at NYU on November 14th.  In his speech, “Syrian Refugee Children: Food and Shelter is Not the Answer,” Şirin discussed the humanitarian crisis facing Syrian children and insights gleaned from his ongoing projects studying immigrant children. Şirin is [...]
  • ASD Nest Support Project Awarded Contract by NYC DOE to Continue Work Supporting Autism Program
    ASD Nest Stats 2016-17(2)The NYU ASD Nest Support Project has been awarded a $929,100, one-year contract from the New York City Department of Education to provide support services for its ASD Nest Program, which now serves more than 1,000 children with autism in 39 public schools across the city. The grant also includes funding to train Department of [...]
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