Shabnam Javdani of Department of Applied Psychology Receives NYU’s Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award

Shabnam Javdani, assistant professor in the Department of Applied Psychology, has been awarded NYU’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to faculty members who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. Javdani has been described as a professor who inspires, motivates, and empowers her student […]

Steinhardt Discussion “You Are What You Eat,” Philosophically Speaking, to Feature Graham Harman, Robert Valgenti — Feb. 19

For generations, we’ve heard “You are what you eat.” From a nutrition standpoint, the phrase’s meaning is clear—but what about when we trace it back to its philosophical origins? On Wed., Feb. 19, from 2 to 4 p.m., NYU’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health (411 Lafayette St., 5th Floor [above E. 4th […]

Gil Goldstein of Jazz Studies Program Wins Grammy Award

Gil Goldstein, an instructor in Steinhardt’s Jazz Studies program, was honored by the Recording Academy at the 2014 Grammy Awards, held on January 26th in Los Angeles. The annual awards recognize the music industry’s best and brightest over the past year in 30 fields (eg. general, pop, rap, gospel) and 82 categories within those fields. […]

Music and Performing Arts Presents Carousel, Feb. 6 -10

The Department of the Music and Performing Arts Professions at NYU Steinhardt will stage six performances of the iconic American musical Carousel, February 6-10 at the Frederick Loewe Theater. The second collaboration between Rogers and Hammerstein after their initial success with Oklahoma!, Carousel tells the story of the tragic romance between carousel barker Billy Bigelow […]

Pedro Noguera and Hiro Yoshikawa Elected to National Academy of Education

Pedro Noguera and Hiro Yoshikawa have been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education (NAEd). In announcing their election, Michael Feuer, president of NAEd, noted that the Steinhardt faculty members are among fourteen education leaders chosen for their valuable contributions to educational research and policy development. The National Academy of Education advances high […]

In 2014 Edu-Scholar Rankings, Steinhardt’s Faculty Members Rank High in Public Influence

Five Steinhardt faculty members were ranked for their influence on the national discourse on education this week.  In Frederick M. Hess‘s “2014 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings,” 200 scholars are recognized for “doing the hard work of making an outsized contribution to critical public discussions in education.” Steinhardt faculty members on the Edu-Scholar Public Influence list are […]