Dean’s Advice to Graduates: Time Races On; Think About It

Time was the subject of Dean Mary Brabeck’s speech to the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development’s graduating class of 2011. At ceremonies honoring 2,417 students, who were awarded baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees, the dean used the research of neuroscientist David Eagleman to help students ease their passage from college to the […]

Mellie Torres, Doctoral Student, Wins Prestigious AERA Minority Fellowship

Mellie Torres, a doctoral student in Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning, has been awarded the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Minority Dissertation Fellowship. The fellowship, offered to three applicants a year,provides support for doctoral dissertation research. The fellowship program aims to advance education research by outstanding minority graduate students and to improve the quality […]

Blog Shows How the Other Half – NYU Students – Live (in Paris)

While some students on Washington Square are preparing for finals and graduation, Media, Culture, and Communications student, Barbara Leung is reflecting on her time abroad spentat the NYU Paris campus. “The small campus creates a community in itself with its set-up, what with the courtyard, multiple buildings, and break from the bustling Rue de Passy,” […]

Steinhardt Faculty Member James Macinko is Co-Author on Study of Brazil’s Public Health Care System

Two decades after Brazil’s constitution recognized health as a citizen’s right and a duty of the state, the country has vastly expanded health care coverage, improved the population’s health, and reduced many health inequalities, but universal and equitable coverage remains elusive, experts from four major Brazilian universities and New York University have concluded. According to […]

Recent Publications from Steinhardt Faculty

Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth, associate professor of English education, guest edited the latest edition of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language. Karen King, associate professor of mathematics education, is co-author of the new book, Disrupting Tradition: Research and Practice Pathways in Mathematics Education (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2011). Liel Liebovitz,visiting assistant professor […]