Tae Hong Park of Music Department Receives Grant from Google To Create a Sound Map

Tae Hong Park, an associate professor of music technology and composition, has received a $59,000 Google Research Award for “Citygram One: Visualizing Urban Acoustic Ecology,” a large-scale interdisciplinary project that seeks to create a sound map for cities and urban environments.  Ajay Kapur, director CalArts’ program in music technology, is collaborating on the project. ‘Citygram […]

CTSI Pilot Award from National Institute of Health Supports Occupational Therapy Protocol for Evaluating Elderly at Risk of Falling

The risk of falling increases with age, and the chance of serious injury increases with each fall.  For elderly patients with dementia, assessment and management of fall-risk are not a routine part of standard clinical care. With a pilot award from Langone Medical Center’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Jane Bear-Lehman, associate professor and chair […]

Facebook Refusal: Hipster Trend or Activist Movement? NYU Steinhardt Researcher Explores Media Refusal Phenomenon

  Laura Portwood-Stacer, visiting assistant professor of media, culture, and communication at NYU Steinhardt, has recently published a study of people who quit Facebook and how the media cover the phenomenon of Facebook refusal. “People have a variety of reasons for quitting or refusing a platform like Facebook,” said Portwood-Stacer, “Yet many media accounts of […]

Steinhardt Research Analysis Shows Increasing Evidence Linking Diet and Acne

Jennifer Burris, researcher and doctoral candidate within NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, and her colleagues Kathleen Woolf of NYU Steinhardt and William Rietkerk of New York Medical College and Manhattan Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, conducted a literature review to evaluate evidence for the diet-acne connection during three distinctive time periods: […]

Catherine Gurriero, Adjunct Professor, Receives NYU’s Martin Luther King Faculty Award

Catherine Guerriero, an adjunct associate professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology, has been awarded NYU’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to five faculty members at NYU who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. Guerriero, an active participant in the New […]

NYU Steinhardt Recommends: Trisha Donnelly Artist’s Choice at MoMA

This winter season, NYU Steinhardt recommends a trip to New York City’s Museum of Modern Art to see Artist’ Choice:  Trisha Donnelly. Donnelly, clinical associate professor of studio art at NYU Steinhardt, is the tenth artist to participate in MoMA’s Artist’s Choice series, for which contemporary artists are invited to organize an exhibition drawn entirely […]

Mental Health Burdens Contribute to HIV in Gay Men Says Researcher Perry Halkitis

Racism, discrimination, homophobia, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) fuel the HIV epidemic among many young black and Latino men, according to a study by Perry Halkitis, director of the Center of Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) at NYU Steinhardt. Halkitis’ study, “Measurement Model Exploring a Syndemic in Emerging Adult Gay and Bisexual […]

The Places We Go: A Letter From Karie Von Fange (MA ’10), Teacher, St. Petersburg, Russia

Karie Von Fange (MA ’10) was a student in the Department of Teaching and Learning‘s TESOL and Teaching French as a Foreign Language programs.  This year she’s teaching English in St. Petersburg, Russia. This is an excerpt from her letter to her friends at NYU Steinhardt. First Day When I first entered my new school in St Petersburg, Russia, […]

National Institute of Health Grant Awarded to Tara McAllister Byun for Research on Speech Disorders and Biofeedback

Tara McAllister Byun, assistant professor of communicative sciences and disorders, has been awarded a $157,000 research grant from the National Institute of Health’s Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders for a project titled, ‘Understanding and eliminating residual speech errors with acoustic biofeedback.’ Research shows that speech sound disorders can interfere with a child’s academic […]