Applied Psychology Researchers Study Media for Social Change

Finding new ways to solve conflict amongst and between groups is an important part of providing a more stable social and political environment — and entertainment media may play a role in fostering these positive relationships. Using a field experiment in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rezarta Bilali, an assistant professor in applied psychology at [...]

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 Steinhardt Spotlights Women on ‘Hit Like a Girl Day of Percussion,’ 2/13

Grammy-Award winner Terri Lyne Carrington and SNL percussionist Valarie Naranjo will be among the leading artists conducting performances and workshops at the NYU/KoSA/Hit Like a Girl Day of Percussion, devoted this year exclusively to female performers. The annual event, which is free and open to the public, will take place Saturday, February 13th from 11:30 [...]

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 Fighting Hate with Love: A Q&A with Niobe Way

Niobe Way, professor of applied psychology, studies the intersections of culture, context, and human development. In 2013, Way, Carol Gilligan, and Pedro Noguera founded the Project for the Advancement of our Common Humanity (PACH), a think-and-do tank at NYU that draws from the science of human connection to reveal what lies are the root of our [...]

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 Steinhardt Launches Music and Social Change Lab

NYU Steinhardt has launched Music and Social Change Lab, a new, multi-disciplinary social enterprise incubator designed to drive social innovation through music. Established by associate professor of music business Carlos Chirinos, the new Lab aims to bring together multiple departments and schools around NYU to explore multi-disciplinary approaches to the world’s most pressing issues. The [...]

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 Sascha Radetsky to Direct Steinhardt MA Program in Ballet Pedagogy

Sascha Radetsky, a former Soloist at American Ballet Theatre (ABT), has been named the ABT partner  director of the ABT/NYU Steinhardt Master’s Degree Program in Ballet Pedagogy. Radetsky’s appointment, effective immediately, was announced by ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. A specialized area of study as part of the NYU Steinhardt Master of Arts Program in [...]

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 Steinhardt Vocal Performance Program to Present Kiss Me Kate, Feb 4 – 8

NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance today announced it will present the musical Kiss Me, Kate on February 4–8, 2016. The show features music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam and Bella Spewack. William Wesbrooks directs. Cole Porter’s most successful musical, Kiss Me, Kate was the first ever winner of the Tony Award for [...]

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