Associate Dean Patricia Carey Receives New Yorkers Who Make a Difference Award

The United Neighborhood Houses (UNH) honored Patricia Carey  with a New Yorkers Who Make a Difference Award at their 2013 Annual Benefit in October. Carey, who serves as Steinhardt’s Associate Dean for Student Affairs and NYU’s Associate Vice Provost for Diversity Programs, was recognized for making a difference in education, community, and activism. In the […]

Immigration and Global Media is Subject of Rodney Benson’s New Book

In Shaping Immigration News:  A French American Comparison (Cambridge, 2013), Rodney Benson, an associate professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, offers a comprehensive portrait of French and American journalists in action as they grapple with how to report and comment on immigration. Drawing on interviews with leading journalists and analyses of an […]

Research by Hirokazu Yoshikawa Offers Roadmap for Implementing Quality Preschool

Early childhood education can yield short- and long-term educational, economic, and societal benefits, underscoring the value of expanding publicly funded preschool education, Professor Hirokazu Yoshikawa outlines in a research brief released today. “Investing in Our Future: The Evidence Base on Preschool Education,” authored by Yoshikawa and other early childhood experts, reviews existing scholarship on why early […]

East Building Department Renovations, An Award-Winning Look

Some Steinhardt students are finding their classrooms have a new look this fall.  The Department of Teaching and Learning and the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, housed in the historic East Building, were renovated to provide a state-of-the-art facility brings modern technology into the classroom. The renovations were cited as the top post-secondary entry […]

Books from Our Faculty: Rebellion in Black and White: Southern Student Activism in the 1960s by Robert Cohen

Before the 1960s, college campuses in the South were parochial and racially segregated institutions with little academic freedom and almost no progressive student activism. But in the 1960s, student protesters worked to transform the South both on and off campus. Students from historically black colleges and universities launched a sit-in movement that ended segregation at […]

Steinhardt’s New Student Convocation Celebrates Artistic Expression and Activism

Steinhardt’s new students came together for the New Student Convocation on October 8th, a special event hosted by Dean Mary Brabeck.  “History, Art, and Action” was the topic of a panel discussion on the assigned freshman reading, The Amistad Rebellion by Marcus Rediker. In The Amistad Rebellion, Rediker tells the story of how a small group […]

Steinhardt Launches Innovative Games For Learning Degree

University degree programs in game design have been popping up around the country in recent years, but these have largely been dedicated to the creation of games for entertainment purposes. This fall, the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has launched a ground-breaking degree program in the field: a master of science in game […]

‘Eating Asian American’ Is Topic of Panel to be Moderated by Krishnedu Ray

Krishnendu Ray, chair of the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, will moderate “Eating Asian America,” a roundtable discussion on the connection between foodways and culinary practices to our understanding of “Asian American-ness,” on Thurs., Oct. 24, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 19 W. 4th Street, Room 101 (at Mercer Street). The event, presented by […]

The Occult and Its Influence Is the Topic of Art Department Conference, October 18 -20th

Though marginalized throughout most of history, the traditions of the occult persist, representing an underground perspective that still exerts a strong influence on structures of dissent, utopianism and social change. The Occult Humanities Conference, a two-day conference, October 18 -20th, sponsored by the Department of Arts and Arts Professions will examine the occult and its […]

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