College as the Great Intervention: An Interview with Matthew Mayhew

Matthew Mayhew is an associate professor of higher education in Steinhardt’s Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology.  His research explores the impact of college on student outcomes.  His current project is IDEALS, a longitudinal study that looks at the role of spirituality in students’ lives. You study how college influences students.  What about this question […]

Stella Flores, Higher Education Scholar, to Join NYU Steinhardt

Stella M. Flores has been appointed Associate Professor of Higher Education at NYU Steinhardt. Flores, who is currently an associate professor of public policy and higher education at Vanderbilt University, will also hold the position of Director of Access and Equity within the Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy. “Stella Flores is a leading scholar in […]

Research Alliance Report on Expanded Success Initiative Finds Schools Are Engaging Students

A new report on New York City’s Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), which is designed to boost college and career readiness among Black and Latino male students, finds that the schools involved are changing the way they operate and offering students opportunities they would not otherwise have. “There is strong evidence that these schools are doing […]

Institute of Human Development and Social Change Receives $6.4 Million to Study Stress in Middle Childhood

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health has awarded New York University a $6.4 million, five-year grant to study stress, self-regulation, and mental health in middle childhood. The funding will allow researchers to continue to follow a sample of 1,292 children and their families. The […]

NYU Steinhardt Receives $2 Million to Expand Community College Transfer Opportunity Program

The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation has awarded New York University a $2 million, three-year grant to significantly expand the Community College Transfer Opportunity Program (CCTOP). CCTOP is a scholarship and advising program for students transferring from local partner community colleges to NYU. “Two-year colleges play a pivotal role in preparing students to navigate the challenges […]

At Autism Symposium, Steinhardt and NYU Polytechnic Faculty Share Research Findings

Faculty members from Steinhardt and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering discussed how applied research can help enrich the lives of children and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at “Beyond the Spectrum:  Equipping Students and Adults in their Daily Lives.”  The event was the second installation of NYU’s three-part symposium, “Autism Spectrum Disorder Research […]