Steinhardt Alum Named Executive Director of The Public Theater

Andrew Hamingson, who graduated from NYU Steinhardt’s masters program in performing arts administration in September, concedes that his journey as a student was unorthodox. Beginning his studies in 1992, Hamingson balanced both work and school, first as an intern at Manhattan Theatre Club and later as its director of development. As his career accelerated, though, […]

Ed Theatre’s Salvatore Wins Overall Excellence Award for a Play at NYC Fringe Festival

Joe Salvatore, a theatre artist and educator in Steinhardt’s Program in Educational Theatre, recently presented his play, III, at the 2008 New York International Fringe Festival. Following five packed-house performances at Greenwich Village’s Cherry Lane Theatre, the play received the Overall Excellence Award for Outstanding Play from festival organizers. The Overall Excellence Awards are selected […]

NYU Awarded $4.96 Million Grant from Jim Joseph Foundation

New York University will receive a grant of $4.96 million over six years for scholarships to support masters and doctoral students in Jewish education. The grant was awarded by the Jim Joseph Foundation, addressing a need to invest in training the next generation of Jewish educational leaders. NYU’s program in education and Jewish studies prepares […]

Jeremijenko Profiled in NYU Alumni Magazine

NYU Alumni Magazine offers a profile of Natalie Jeremijenko, assistant professor of visual art at NYU Steinhardt. Jeremijenko is the founder of NYU’s Environmental Health Clinic, which combines conceptual art with social activism. Read the Profile of Natalie Jeremijenko

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Steinhardt Researchers Make Case for Keeping Children at Forefront of Immigration Debate

The recent book Learning a New Land: Immigrant Students in American Society (Harvard University Press) is the culmination of a five-year interdisciplinary study-the largest of its kind ever funded by the National Science Foundation’s cultural anthropology division. Co-authors Carola Suárez-Orozco, professor of applied psychology at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; Marcelo […]

Burde Begins Major Research on Schooling in Afghanistan

Recognizing the importance of education to reconstruction efforts in regions torn by war and conflict, international aid agencies have in recent years increased their focus on education-related projects. Yet very little empirical data exist to help guide the design and implementation of education programs in war-torn countries. In a two-year study in Afghanistan which began […]