Free Latin Music Series at Lincoln Center, Curated by Carlos Chirinos, Continues with Rubén Blades

Latin music star Rubén Blades comes to Lincoln Center on Tuesday, January 24 at 7:30 pm for a lively conversation with Carlos Chirinos, associate professor of music business at NYU Steinhardt. The event, which is free and open to the public, is the latest in ¡VAYA! 63, a series of Latin music events co-curated by [...]

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 Inside Books: Building a New Educational State by Joan Malczewski

Building a New Educational State Joan Malczewski, Associate Professor of History and Social Studies In her new book, Building a New Educational State (University of Chicago Press), Joan Malczewski explores the transformation of black education in North Carolina and Mississippi during the Jim Crow era. Drawing on extensive archival research, Malczewski shows the work behind the movement; [...]

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 Steinhardt’s Education Policy Experts Rank Among the Most Influential in the Nation

Steinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2017 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, published by Rick Hess, director of education policy at the American Enterprise Institute. The Edu-Scholar Public Influence rankings recognizes 200 university-based scholars who shape public discussions of education. Diane Ravitch, research professor at [...]

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 Study Finds Play and Cognitive Skills in Kindergarten Predict Civic Engagement in Later Life

Cognitive skills and experiences like classroom-based play in kindergarten lead to participation in extracurricular activities in 8th grade among children growing up in poverty, finds a new study led by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The findings, published in Applied Developmental Science, look at extracurricular activities as precursors to civic engagement, [...]

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 Books from our Faculty: Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

How does the concept of citizenship relate to the arts? Do artistic endeavors have distinctive potentials for nurturing artistic citizenship?  What do socio-cultural, political, and environmental engagements offer people worldwide? In  Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis, David Elliott, a professor of music and music education at NYU Steinhardt, and co-authors Marissa Silverman [...]

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 Thought Leaders and Innovators Meet at NYU for NY EdTech Week

NYU was the meeting place for NY EdTech Week, a global education innovation festival celebrating educational entrepreneurship.  Hosted by NYU Steinhardt and StartEd Inc., the conference brought together technology and education thought leaders for discussion and debate on issues ranging from early literacy to corporate learning to making higher education accessible to minority students. The conference [...]

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