Steinhardt Dean Mary Brabeck Elected Board Chair of Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

Inaugural Leaders Will Guide CAEP’s National Effort to Implement Rigorous New Standards for Teacher Education Mary Brabeck, Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, has been elected chair of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation’s (CAEP) inaugural Board of Directors. CAEP is a newly formed […]

Research by Niyati Parekh Pinpoints Biological Risk Factor in Obesity Related Cancers

It is estimated that over a third of the new cancer cases expected to occur in the U.S. in 2013 will be related to overweight or obesity, physical inactivity, and poor nutrition. Thanks to the work of one Steinhardt researcher, we may better understand why. Nutritional epidemiologist Niyati Parekh’s latest research study, which appears in […]

Hirokazu Yoshikawa Is Part of UN-Backed Group Calling for New Early Childhood Focus in Sustainable Development Goals

More than 200 million of the world’s children under five begin life at severe risk, which threatens global aims of poverty eradication, sustainable development, and social stability, according to a new report by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a research initiative set up at the request of the United Nations Secretary-General. In response, the initiative’s […]

Amy Bentley Develops TED Studies Curriculum on “Sustainable Consumption” for Western Diet

Half of all Americans consider environmental impacts when deciding whether or not to buy a product, according to a survey released this summer by Yale and George Mason universities.  But we show greater dedication to a method of food consumption that runs afoul of the best sustainability practices: the Standard American, or Western, Diet. “Westerners […]

Mary Brabeck to Step Down as Dean of Steinhardt; Will Serve as Professor of Applied Psychology

The following is an announcement from NYU President John Sexton to the Steinhardt community: Mary Brabeck — who so ably and energetically served as the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development since 2003– will step down as dean in May 2014, after having served 10 years […]

Steinhardt’s Theatre Season Opens with a Celebration of the Late Marvin Hamlisch and the Sweet Smell of Success

NYU Steinhardt opened its 2013-14 performance season with Sweet Smell of Success presented by NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance.  The play featured music by Tony, Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize-winner Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee Craig Carnelia, and book by Tony Award winner John Guare. The performance on Thursday Sept. […]

Steinhardt to Send Local Teachers to Shanghai Through Brooke Astor International Travel Fellowship

The NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development today announced the establishment of the Astor International Travel Fellowship, a cultural immersion and education program created for New York City school teachers, thanks to a two million dollar gift from renowned New Yorker and legendary philanthropist, Brooke Astor. From 1996-2003, Astor supported the Astor […]

New Steinhardt Students Paint the Town on Annual Day of Service

Steinhardt students took to the streets on August 30th for a day of public service. Commuter, residential, and international undergraduate students joined the Office of Student Affairs and the New York City agency, Partnership for Parks, for a three-hour expedition aimed at beautifying the city. The group of 60 students painted 120 benches, 100 yards […]