Steinhardt’s Environmental Education Program to Host Film Screening in Celebration of Earth Day, April 21st

The Wallerstein Collaborative For Urban Environmental Education at NYU and the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) will host a series of film screenings in celebration of Earth Day. The screenings will take place on Tuesday, April 21 from 7-9 p.m. at 19 University Place, Room 102 (between E. 8th Street and Waverly Pl.) The three films, which […]

Inside Books: The Undersea Network by Nicole Starosielski

The Undersea Network By Nicole Starosielski Duke University Press, 2015 Despite our efforts to go “wireless,” we live in a world that is more wired than ever. Submarine cable systems — not satellites — are responsible for carrying 99 percent of all transoceanic digital communications, including phone calls, texts, emails, websites, and digital images and […]

Transforming the Nation’s Workforce for Children Is Focus of Report by Steinhardt Researchers

Children are already learning at birth, and they develop at a rapid pace. Their early years provide a critical foundation for lifelong progress, and the adults who care for and educate young children bear a great responsibility for their health, development, and learning. The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council were commissioned to explore […]

Metro Center Conference Focuses on Support for At-Risk Children, April 6-7

NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools (Metro Center) will host From Risk to Resilience: Building Support Systems for Children and Schools, a two-day conference for educators and community leaders to discuss strategies for supporting vulnerable children. The event will be held at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, […]

Study Led By Nutrition Faculty Member Helps Define Registered Dietitian Nutritionists’ Clinical Responsibility

A nationwide survey of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) is helping to formalize a career path for RDNs seeking more responsibility and autonomy as clinicians, according to a paper published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The results of the survey describe, for the first time, what advanced practice RDNs do that […]