80WSE Gallery Presents A Gentle Man, Inspired by a Short Story by Bernard Malamud

A Gentle Man, an exhibition by Becky Beasley, will be on view at NYU’s 80 Washington Square East Gallery from June 14 through August 19, 2017. The great problem of the short story, as (Bernard Malamud) puts it, is “to say everything that must be said and to say it quickly, fleetingly, as though two […]

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 NYU Study Finds Need for Educating Older Adults on Outdoor Fall Prevention

Many older adults have fallen outdoors but lack an understanding of the risks for falling and how to prevent them, warranting efforts for outdoor fall prevention, finds a new study by New York University researchers. “Despite their frequency, outdoor falls receive little attention when it comes to education and prevention,” said Tracy Chippendale, assistant professor […]

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 Steinhardt’s Julia Wolfe Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Celebrated composer and Steinhardt faculty member Julia Wolfe is one of 14 new members inducted this week to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The American Academy of Arts and Letters is an honor society of the country’s 250 leading architects, artists, composers, and writers. Each year it elects new members, administers over 70 […]

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 Teacher Racial Bias Matters More for Students of Color

English and math teachers underestimate the academic abilities of students of color, which in turn has an impact on students’ grades and academic expectations, finds a new NYU Steinhardt study. The study, published online in the journal Social Science Research, builds on existing evidence of how teacher biases in the classroom affect students and adds […]

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 Class of 2017: Oriana Miles Hopes to Create Change Through Education By Bringing Her Theater Talent Home

As a senior in high school, Oriana Miles was admitted to NYU to study psychology when she learned that her beloved high school drama teacher was retiring. What would happen to the theater company that had such a profound effect on her and was a staple of Schenectady High School’s artistic community? Miles promptly walked […]

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 NYU Steinhardt Launches Two More Online Graduate Programs in Health Fields

NYU Steinhardt has launched two new online graduate programs, providing students across the country and around the world with additional pathways for advanced degrees in occupational therapy and counseling for mental health. Both programs will welcome their first cohorts in September 2017. OT@NYU, an online Doctor of Occupational Therapy program, enables occupational therapists across the […]

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