We Recognize Steinhardt’s Extraordinary Students

“In this picture, I’m traveling in a Chinook U.S. military helicopter. I had never been in a helicopter before. I had been chosen to serve as “a bridge between Afghans and Americans” on the U.S. ambassador’s diplomatic mission to a Taliban stronghold after an incident that resulted in civilian casualties. I had arrived in Kabul […]

Undergraduate Research: Alyssa Deitchman on Economic Shock

Alyssa Deitchman is a graduating senior in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology. She is a co-editor of Applied Psychology’s online publication, OPUS as well as a recipient of Steinhardt’s John W. Withers award and a President’s Service Award for her contributions in applied psychology. Your research is called, ‘Household Economic Shock and the Academic Experiences […]

Dissertation Profile: Angus Shiva Mungal on Teacher Preparation

Earning a doctorate this week is Angus Shiva Mungal, whose dissertation “Competition or Partnerships?  Faculty Perceptions of Alternative and Professionalized Teacher Preparation Programs,” explores how faculty members understand the influences of alternative teacher preparation programs. “My study focuses on how faculty envision the changes to teacher preparation and the ways that teacher preparation programs are […]

Alejtin Berisha, Visiting Scholar from Kosovo, Reflects on a Semester at NYU Steinhardt

Alejtin Berisha, the executive director of Universum University College in Kosovo, spent the semester as a visiting scholar at the Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy, supported by a fellowship from the U.S. Department of State’s Junior Faculty Development Program.  Berisha is the founder and Managing Editor of International Journal of Balkan Policy Research. What […]

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 […]