Art and Arts Professions’ David Darts on “NYU Venice Alumni Exhibition,” May 24 – June 9, 2012

David Darts, chair of Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Arts Professions, on Steinhardt’s 80WSE’s latest and  unique Venice Alumni Exhibition. 1). What is the NYU Venice Exhibition? The works in this exhibition represent a small cross-section of the talent and achievements of NYU’s Venice Summer Studio Art MA graduates, many of whom have continued on […]

Representing the Best and the Brightest at Steinhardt’s Graduation Ceremonies

The Steinhardt School will recognize its graduating students at Baccalaureate, Valedictory, and Doctoral ceremonies this year. Representing the graduating class at this year’s Baccalaureate and Valedictory speakers are Joseph Kopriva, far right, from the Department of Teaching and Learning and Kristen Ranieri, center, from the Department of Applied Psychology. Robert Moeller, right, of the Department of […]

In My Own Words: Art Education Student Dana Helwick on Teaching in Kosovo

In March, Ana Fernandez, Emma Exley, and I travelled to Suhareka, a small town in Kosovo, to participate in an arts-based community development project. We spent a week teaching at the Fallbach-Haus, a community cultural center that provides a variety of educational activities and classes for children and youth in the local area. Fellbach-Haus programs […]

Steinhardt’s Player’s Club Is Gearing Up for Grad Alley, May 15th

The Players Club is gearing up for Grad Alley, NYU’s commencement eve celebration on Tuesday, May 15th.  A student organization, whose home-base in Steinhardt vocal performance program, the Players Club’s provides performance opportunities to aspiring artists at NYU. “For Grad Alley we are bringing together the members of the club and performing for all seniors […]

Global Environmental Education is Topic of UN Session

Howard Schiffman, a visiting associate professor of environmental conservation education, took part in a UN side event sponsored by the  Earth Child Institute during the United Nation’s Commission on Sustainable Development meeting on April 30, 2012.  Current and former NYU Steinhardt teaching and learning students presented information about the “Global Action Classroom,” a project undertaken […]

Gabriela Richard Awarded American Association of University’s Women Fellowship for Gaming Dissertation

Gabriela Richard, a doctoral student in the Steinhardt’s educational communication and technology program, received the AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship to complete her dissertation titled,  “Understanding Gender, Context and Video Game Culture for the Development of Equitable Educational Games and Learning Environments.” Richard’s dissertation seeks to understand the influence that player’s culture and gender has on […]

Steinhardt Faculty and Students Receive NYU’s NIA Awards for Promoting Social Justice

The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, a department in NYU’s Division of Students Affairs, has announced its 2012 Nia Awards.  The Nia (Swahili word meaning purpose) recognize the achievements of members of the NYU community who promote diversity and social justice in their work for NYU and New York City communities. W.E.B DuBois/ Nelson […]

Smita Rao and Physical Therapy Students Deconstruct High Heel Shoe Pain

In the paper, “Pretty pathways to pain: muscle activation in high-heeled shoes,” Assistant Professor Smita Rao and students in the Department of Physical Therapy looked at muscle activity and joint loads in women wearing high heeled shoes. According to the researchers, foot pain affects 15-37% of all people, and is particularly prevalent in women and […]