Steinhardt Presented Inaugural Academic Conference at NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

(From l. to r.: Jim Mienczakowski, Professor and Executive Director of Higher Education, Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC); Steinhardt Dean Mary Brabeck; His Excellency Hanif Hassan Al Qassimi, Minister of Education, Abu Dhabi; Mariet Westermann, Vice Chancellor for Regional Campus Development, NYU; Mugheer Khamis Al-Khaili, Director General, Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) In January, the […]

Zimmerman Awarded NYU’s Distinguished Teaching Award

  Web Extras Jonathan Zimmerman’s Culture Wars class blog Jonathan Zimmerman, professor of educational history in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been awarded NYU’s Distinguished Teaching Award. Established in 1987, the award is presented annually to outstanding full-time faculty members in recognition of exceptional teaching, within and outside the classroom. Zimmerman was […]

Marion Nestle Discusses Her New Book, “Pet Food Politics”

  Web Extras Faculty Video: Interview with Marion Nestle   Marion Nestle’s blog     Marion Nestle is the Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health. One of the country’s most outspoken critics of the food industry, she has published widely on food politics. Debra Weinstein spoke to her […]

Steinhardt Education Policy Series Explores Closing the Achievement Gap

  Web Extras Video: The Policy Breakfast Faculty Video: Carola Suárez-Orozco (Pictured l. to r.: Mary Brabeck, dean of NYU Steinhardt; Michael Rebell, executive director, Campaign for Educational Equity; Clancy Blair, professor of applied psychology; Carola Suárez-Orozco, co-director of Immigration Studies @ NYU) NYU Steinhardt’s Education Policy Breakfast series, “Closing the Achievement Gap: Facing Challenges […]

Major New Research Alliance to Study Improvement in City Schools

  Web Extras Slideshow: IESP Presentation: Why Do Some Schools Get More and Others Less? Faculty Video: Leanna Stiefel (Pictured: Joel Klein, NYC Schools Chancellor; James Kemple, newly appointed executive director of the Research Alliance; Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO, Partnership for NYC; John Sexton, NYU President; Deborah Glick, NY State Assemblywoman; Leo Casey, VP […]