Research Alliance Pinpoints “Leaky Pipeline” Factors to Boost Black & Latino Male College/Career Readiness

Among New York City students scheduled to graduate in 2010, only 9 percent of Black males and 11 percent of Latino males graduated “college ready.” While graduation rates have been improving across the city, college and career readiness rates remain low, particularly for young men of color. In its latest report, “Moving the Needle: Exploring […]

NYU 80WSE Presents “Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College,” Opens July 20

On Saturday July 20, New York University’s NYU 80WSE Galleries will open its doors for a three-month exhibition of the work of the historic African-American printmaker, draftsman, painter, and NYU professor Hale Woodruff (1900-1980). The exhibition, titled “Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College,” is on a three-year, nine-city tour and features six large […]

Steinhardt Abroad: Collaboration Brings Physical Therapy Education to Southern China Rehabilitation Center

Representatives from NYU Steinhardt and delegates from the Guandong Disabled Persons Federation and Zhongshan Medical School of Sun Yet-sen University came together in May to sign a collaboration agreement that will secure NYU as a consultant on a master’s degree program in physical therapy and a 1200-bed rehabilitation center being built in Southern China. The […]

NYU Steinhardt Hosts New York City Public Schools’ Graduation Ceremonies

For two days in June, more than 1,300 students from twelve New York City public schools took part in graduation ceremonies at NYU. From morning until early evening — in back-to-back ceremonies — nine high schools and three secondary schools celebrated their students’ rites of passages with diplomas, speeches, music, and refreshments at NYU’s Fredrick […]

Steinhardt Prepares Teachers to Tackle the Multicultural Classroom

From understanding the LGBT student and teaching English Language Learners (ELLs), to Hip-Hop coursework and making Common Core culturally relevant, NYU Steinhardt’s Metro Center for Urban Education (Metro Center) works to strengthen and improve access, opportunity, and the quality of education for diverse learners across the nation. This summer, the Center’s Technical Assistance Center on […]

Steinhardt’s CMJ Sessions @ NYU Offers Indie Bands State-of-Art Recording and Mixing

Bouts, an Irish band described as “modern pop-grunge noisemakers with a sharp, melodic edge,” recently recorded a song at NYU Steinhardt as part of The CMJ Sessions @ NYU. Steinhardt’s partnership with CMJ offers music business students a chance to serve as talent scouts, artistic directors, and collaborators with bands during the recording and mixing […]

Teaching and Learning Fellowship Students Share Best Practices with Teachers

NYU Steinhardt’s NOYCE fellows conducted a workshop at the 8th annual NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference in Washington D.C. in May. The students (from left to right), Janna Dougherty, Benjamin Osei-Bonsu, Bryan Mosher, and Joseph MacDonald, developed the workshop with Pamela Fraser-Abder, associate professor of science education, drawing from their NYU courses and their experiences in the […]

Steinhardt Releases Teacher Education Materials and Evaluation Methods

In an effort to educate prospective students, future employers of its graduates, and the public, the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development today released a wide breadth of materials showcasing the school’s teacher training programs and evaluation methods. “We are releasing this information because transparency is critically important in evaluating teacher programs,” said […]

Gerald Voelbel of Occupational Therapy Department Builds a Case for Brain Mapping

  Following a year-long review of the most significant traumatic brain injury (TBI) research spanning 17 years, NYU Steinhardt Assistant Professor Gerald Voelbel, concludes that the use of the neuroimaging (brain mapping) technique, diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), can be used to repair the brain. Voelbel’s conclusions are highlighted in his recent study, “Diffusion Tensor Imaging […]