Amy Ellen Schwartz to Lead $1.3 Million NIH Study on Link Between Obesity & School Performance

The New York City public schools offer a unique laboratoryfor studying the effects of school food policies and programs on obesity and academic achievement. With its 1.1 million students and more than 1,600 schools, the school system exhibits wide variation in food policies and programs across schools, considerable diversity in neighborhood settings and contexts, and […]

New Book by Charlton McIlwain Shows How Race-Based Messages Influence Political Campaigns

Black, Latino, and White candidates make race-based appeals in advertisements at roughly the same rates in campaigns in which their opponents are of a different race, according to research by New York University’s Charlton McIlwain and North Central College’s Stephen Caliendo. However,their findings, which appear in the new book, Race Appeal: How Candidates Invoke Race […]

Free and Open to the Public: Stuttering on the Big Screen…Is ‘The King’s Speech’ Fact or Fiction?

Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders will host “The King’s Speech: Fact or Fiction? An Interdisciplinary Look at Stuttering in the Oscar-winning Film,” a panel discussion featuring speech and theatre professionals, on Thursday, May 5, 6-8 p.m. at NYU’s Cantor Film Center, 36 E. 8th St. (at University Place). This year’s Oscar winner for […]

Steinhardt Music Business Program to Honor Pandora Creator with Visionary Award

Tim Westergren, founder of Pandora, will receive Steinhardt’s Music Business Program‘s Visionary Award. This award honors a notable business figure for making a lasting and positive impacton the music industry through innovative, effective, and creative business leadership. The award will be presented on Steinhardt Celebrates Miller and McCoy, 2011 Guggenheim Fellows Wednesday, May 4, 2011.Westergren […]

Steinhardt Announces Class of 2011 Graduation Speakers

Three students will be speaking at Steinhardt’s undergraduate and graduate graduation ceremonies this month. This year’s Baccalaureate and Valedictory Ceremony speakers are Katie Sylvester (center) and Dana Tuqan (right) from the Department of Applied Psychology. Rachelle Susman Rumph (left) of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, is the speaker at Steinhardt’s Doctoral Convocation. (Photo: […]

Steinhardt Celebrates Miller and McCoy, 2011 Guggenheim Fellows

  Mark Crispin Miller and Kevin McCoy, faculty members at the Steinhardt School, have been awarded 2011 Guggenheim Fellowships.According to the Foundation, “Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.” This year’s recipients were chosen from approximately 3,000 applicants in […]