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 […]

Free and Open to the Public: Women CEOS in the Arts; March 2nd

In honor of Women’s History Month, NYU Steinhardt’s Council on Arts Management Programs is pleased to present “CEOs in the Arts.” The event will feature president of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Karen Brooks Hopkins, interviewed by another femme force in the culture and arts industry, Susan Feldman, artistic director of St. Ann’s Warehouse […]

Inside NYU Steinhardt: Helen Nissenbaum on the White House Bill to Protect Consumer Online Privacy

On February 23, 2012, the White House unveiled a blueprint for a “Privacy Bill of Rights” to protect consumers online.  Helen Nissenbaum, a professor in NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, and author of Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life, discusses the new privacy bill. What is the […]

At NYU Steinhardt, A Fulbright Fellow Finds a Dance Curriculum for His Native Uganda

“The dance education program at NYU encompasses artistry, education, scholarship, and research and these four strands of the academia are very important if we are to make dance claim a place in society,” says Mabingo Alfdaniels.  Alfdaniels, an MA student, hails from Uganda, East Africa.  He is a Fulbright fellow whose education is sponsored by […]

Research on History of Handwriting Wins Ben Kafka Fellowship from American Council of Learning Societies

Ben Kafka, an assistant professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, has been awarded a Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). The fellowship enables Kafka to complete a manuscript under contract with Yale University Press on the history and theory of graphology, or handwriting analysis. The field […]