Led by Matthew Mayhew, Longitudinal Survey Will Look at Students’ Attitudes on Faith and Diversity

Incoming freshmen at more than 130 colleges and universities will take surveys this year about a vital but often overlooked aspect of campus life: how students with different worldviews and religious backgrounds live, learn, and work together. It’s the first phase in a long-term study that will follow 100,000 students for four years, tracking changes […]

Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy Honors Steinhardt Professor Marilyn Moffat

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has established the Marilyn Moffat Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy to support a faculty member dedicated to advancing physical therapy through research, teaching, and practice. Established with a gift of $2 million, the endowed chair honors Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at NYU Steinhardt […]

Occupational Therapy Department Study Finds Writing Workshop Gives Seniors a Sense of Purpose

A unique program combining a life review writing workshop with conversations between seniors and college students enhances the sense of meaning in life for older adults living independently, finds a new study by the Steinhardt School. The study is published in the July/August issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. Americans are living longer […]

A Path to Leadership: An Interview with Kristie Patten Koenig

Kristie Patten Koenig, chair of Steinhardt’s Department of Occupational Therapy, is the principal investigator of NYU’s GIFTED Program and ASD Nest programs.  She teaches professional and post professional courses in the area of pediatric intervention, school based practice and sensory processing and regulation. You had a whirlwind week with Ghanaian teachers at NYU in June.  Can […]

NYU Steinhardt Launches International Research Center Dedicated to Improving Children’s Lives in Vulnerable Regions

NYU Steinhardt has announced the creation of Global TIES for Children: Transforming Intervention Effectiveness and Scale, an international research center that designs, evaluates, and advises on programs and policies to improve the lives of children and youth in the most vulnerable regions across the globe. “Promoting children’s development is key to ensuring global economic prosperity, […]

Summer Reading: An Interview with Jonathan Zimmerman

Jonathan Zimmerman, professor of education and history, is the director of Steinhardt’s History of Education Program.  His most recent book is Too Hot to Handle: A Global History of Sex Education (Princeton, 2015). What are you reading? I’m reading a book by Leon Burr Richardson called A Study of the Liberal Arts College, written in 1924. It’s for […]

Study by Doctoral Student Drew Allen Evaluates Remedial Pathways for Community College Students

Academic programs that provide alternatives to traditional remedial education help students succeed at community colleges, but different programs result in a range of outcomes for various sub-populations of students. Drew Allen, an NYU Steinhardt doctoral student and director of the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Program Support at the City University of New York (CUNY), […]