Mental Health Care Treatment for Immigrants Needs Retooling, According to APA Task Force Chaired by Professor Carola Suárez-Orozco

The methods psychologists and other health-care providers are using to treat immigrants to the United States need to be better tailored to deal with their specific cultures and needs, according to a task force report released by the American Psychological Association. The report of APA’s Presidential Task Force Report on Immigration presents a detailed look […]

Inside NYU Steinhardt: Jenn Wells of Student Services Elected Co-Chair of Professional Society

Jenn Wells (MA ’09), assistant director for counseling and student services in Steinhardt’s Office of Student Affairs, was elected co-chair of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators’ MultiRacial Knowledge Community.  In her role, Wells will represent the Knowledge Community’s needs and issues at national meetings. “In her elected position, Jenn will have a voice in […]

Art Professor Judith Schwartz To Receive Award from Smithsonian Museum

Judith Schwartz, a professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Arts Professions, has been awarded the Distinguished Craft Educator Award from the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. The author of Confrontational Ceramics (Pennsylvania Press, 2008), Schwartz is a critic, curator, and author of articles on contemporary craft issues. She is the […]

Vocal Performance Program Presents Street Scene, March 7-8

NYU Steinhardt’s program in vocal performance will present Street Scene.  Based on Elmer Rice’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Street Scene tells the story of the ordinary romances, gossip, and quarrels of an East Side tenement. Directed by music assistant professors William Wesbrooks and Grant Wenaus (musical direction), the opera features music by Kurt Weill, and lyrics […]

Inside NYU Steinhardt: Taking a Closer Look at NYC’s High School Match Day

On March 1st, thousands of New York City eighth graders will learn what high school they will be attending next year and whether they will be matched with their first choice school.   Lori Nathanson, a research associate at the Research Alliance for New York City Public Schools, answers questions about high school match day. What is […]

Steinhardt Dean Mary Brabeck Appointed to National Educator Preparation Council

Mary Brabeck, Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the NYU Steinhardt School, has been appointed to the Commission on Standards and Performance Reporting, a national commission dedicated to raising standards for teacher preparation across the nation.  The commission’s charge is to develop rigorous accreditation standards for educator preparation that will raise the bar for preparation providers, […]

Teacher Effectiveness is Topic of Steinhardt’s Policy Breakfast

Research findings on teacher effectiveness were discussed at Steinhardt’s February 24th Education Policy Breakfast. Mary Diez, dean and professor of education at Alverno College and Andrew Porter, dean and George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education, the University of Pennsylvania, were guest speakers. Diez and Porter presented research that […]

The Award for Best T-Shirt Goes to…Steinhardt’s USG Steinosaurus

Steinhardt’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) won best t-shirt at the All-University Games, sponsored by NYU’s Student Senator’s Council on Feburary 24th. An open competition for undergraduates throughout NYU, the All-University games brings together students to compete in rock climbing, foosball, sumo wrestling, paper-rock-scissors, and team sports like basketball, volleyball, dodge ball, and tug-of-war. There is […]