Drama Therapy Student Awarded German Chancellor Fellowship

Elizabeth McAdam, a master’s student in Steinhardt’s drama therapy program, is the recipient of the Alexander Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship for Perspective Leaders. The fellowship, which covers the cost of living in Germany will enable McAdam to build on her masters thesis research which explored the ways in which developmental transformations and role theory, two […]

Steinhardt Student Launches e-Site with a Little Help from Sir Richard Branson

At nineteen, Stacey Ferreira, a first year student in Steinhardt’s music business program, is one of Sir Richard Branson’s youngest investment.  The English business magnate — known for his Virgin group of companies — has invested in her newly launched, MySocialCloud.  Ferriera’s website is an interface that connects different networking sites into a single online social […]

James Kemple Answers Questions on the Department of Education’s Middle School Reform Agenda

On April 3, Dennis Walcott, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, will offer the keynote address, “Informing New York City’s Middle School Initiative,” at a day-long colloquium at NYU Steinhardt.  James Kemple, executive director of NYU Steinhardt’s Research Alliance for New York City Schools, answers questions on middle school reform and the […]

Steinhardt Hosts Free Screening of Documentary,Turkish Passport, March 26

NYU Steinhardt will host a screening of the award-winning documentary film, Turkish Passport, on Monday, March 26 at the NYU Kimmel Center for University Life. Turkish Passport tells the story of diplomats posted to Turkish embassies and consulates in several European countries, who saved numerous Jewish people during the Holocaust. The film had its world premiere […]

An Interview with Phil Galdston, Steinhardt’s Songwriter-in-Residence

You are NYU Steinhardt’s first Songwriter-in-Residence. What does a songwriter-in-residence do? It’s a happily loosely-defined position, which I’m most honored to have! In developing Steinhardt’s songwriting concentration for a master’s degree program in music composition, my role is primarily to bring the songwriter’s sensibility to our current teaching, both in composition and in music business, […]

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 […]