Steinhardt Professor Cybele Raver Receives APA Distinguished Contributions Award

Cybele Raver, Vice Provost of Academic, Faculty, and Research Affairs at NYU and a professor of applied psychology at NYU Steinhardt, is the recipient of the American Psychological Association’s 2012 Distinguished Contributions of Applications to Education and Training Award.  The award recognizes the significant contribution Dr. Raver has made in the application of psychological principles […]

Steinhardt in the News: Celebrating the Resilience (and Marriage) of Bridget Kelly (MA ’06) in the New York Times

Ten years ago, Steinhardt alumna, Bridget Kelly, was raped, shot three times in the back, and left to die in a Texas field.  On the occasion of her marriage to ABC news producer Eric Strauss, Bridget’s father, journalist Michael Kelly, chronicles his daughter’s heartbreaking journey in the New York Times’ Vows column. “I looked at […]

Steinhardt in the News: Carolyn Dimitri on Urban Farming in the New York Times

Applied Economist Carolyn Dimitri is featured in the New York Times’ video, Business Day Live: Urban Farms.  Dimitri, an expert on the procurement and marketing of organic food, is currently studying the state of urban agriculture in fifteen cities around the country. “New York City is really promoting food grown inside within the five boroughs,” Dimitri […]

NYU Steinhardt Remembers Patricia Livingston, Rehabilitation Counseling Professor, Crusader for Pooper-Scooper Law

NYU Steinhardt mourns Patricia Livingston (1927-2012), a professor emerita, who died on July 10st at her home in New York City. Livingston, an NYU Steinhardt alumna (ED ’54, ’59), who served as professor, chair, and head of the school’s health division, retired in 1987 after nearly three decades of service. She is remembered as a […]

NYU Steinhardt Remembers Carl Peter Schmidt, Professor of English Education, Baseball Player

Carl Peter Schmidt, a former professor of English education at NYU Steinhardt, died on July 1, 2012 at his home in The Villages, Florida. During a 34-year career at NYU, Schmidt, an Asian studies expert, taught and advised students, served on dissertation committees, and created and directed a humanities abroad summer program with cooperating universities […]

Steinhardt and Wagner Researchers Find Summer Job Program Participation Leads to Better Attendance and Regents Scores

New York University’s Institute for Education and Social Policy (IESP) have found that New York City’s summer jobs program improved school attendance and other educational outcomes for youth participant. IESP is a joint institute of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, and the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Jacob Leos-Urbel, Amy Ellen Schwartz, […]