NYU Steinhardt & MDRC Study Shows That Cash Incentives Boost Time Spent on Schooling, Reduce Problem Behavior for Teens

How can you get low-income teenagers to spend more time on school work? “Pay them,” according to a recent study released by MDRC and coauthored by NYU Steinhardt researchers J. Lawrence Aber and Pamela Morris. Following a two-year study of the Opportunity NYC-Family Rewards Program, a comprehensive conditional cash transfer (CCT) program launched in 2007 by […]

Robert Teranishi Receives $2 Million to Boost Academic Success Among Asian-American & Pacific Islander College Students

Robert Teranishi, project director of the National Commission on Asian-American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) at NYU Steinhardt, in conjunction with the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for AAPI students, received nearly $2 million to support the Partnership for Equity […]

Initiative with Codecademy Brings Coding Class to Media, Culture, & Communication Students

With every aspect of life – from following news to finding love – now governed by algorithms, learning the fundamentals of coding is essential to developing true digital literacy.  In an effort to prepare its students to navigate this digital landscape, NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (MCC), announced today an initiative with Codecademy, […]

NYU Steinhardt Dean Announces 2012 Promotion and Tenure Decisions

Dean Mary Brabeck has announced promotion and tenure decisions.  Below are faculty members who excel in teaching and  research, and contribute in important ways to the NYU community, as well as our local and global societies. Promoted to Professor Sumie Okazaki, Professor, Applied Psychology Lisa Gitelman, Professor, Media, Culture, and Communication Promoted to Music Professor […]

Steinhardt’s Research Alliance for New York City Schools Leading Assessment for Bloomberg Education Initiative

The Research Alliance for New York City Schools, in collaboration with MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization, has been selected to conduct an evaluation of the Expanded Success Initiative (ESI). ESI is a key component of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Young Men’s Initiative, a combination of programs and policy reforms designed to decrease rates […]

Steinhardt Researchers Awarded More Than $1 Million to Study State Alcohol Policies to Reduce Traffic-Related Deaths

NYU Steinhardt’s James Macinko, associate professor of public health and health policy, and Assistant Professor of Public Health Diana Silver, have been awarded a $1,039,500 grant from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to investigate the effects of U.S. state policies on reducing traffic-related deaths and injuries in the U.S. “Despite progress in […]

NYU Steinhardt Welcomes the Class of 2016 to Washington Square

On August 27th, NYU Steinhardt welcomed more than 200 freshman and transfer students to Washington Square as part of NYU’s Welcome Week program. Steinhardt’s Class of 2016 hails from California, Texas, Oregon, Hawaii, Florida, and Illinois, and sixteen countries, including Korea, Great Britain, Sweden, Australia, China, Russia, and India. As part of their orientation to campus life, […]

80WSE to Debut Never-Before-Seen Works by Video Artist Tony Conrad in Latest Exhibit, “Tony Conrad: Doing the City,” Sept. 12 – Nov. 3, 2012

NYU Steinhardt’s 80WSE Galleries is proud to present “Tony Conrad: Doing the City,” the first institutional solo survey of work by artist Tony Conrad in 22 years. Tony Conrad is an American video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, composer, sound artist, teacher, and writer. Works from Conrad’s archive, including two major films produced 40 years ago, will premiere […]

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NYU’s Hip-Hop Education Center Announces Fall Launch of Tri-Campus Video Series, “Getting Real”

The NYU Hip Hop Education Center (HHEC), housed within the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education (Metro Center), today, announced the launch of “Getting Real,” its latest partnership series with the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) and The Teachers College of Columbia University. “Getting Real” is a new Hip-Hop videoconference course that will be offered to students […]