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 […]

Conference to Look at Why Kids Bully and How Theater Can Help

On Friday, April 16th, Steinhardt’s Program in Educational Theatre will sponsor The Bully Menace & Applied Theatre, a one-day NYU symposium exploring violence in schools, why kids victimize, and how applied theatre can help. The conference was created by Associate Professor Philip Taylor as a response to incidents throughout the world where young people have […]

Steinhardt Hosts Visit of South African Deputy President

At a public lecture on March 28, 2011, H.E. Kgalema Motlanthe, Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, called on his partners in America, especially Africans in the Diaspora,“to contributetowards building the African continent, particularly in relation to aspects connected to the higher education sector, skills development and capacity building.” Teboho Moja, clinical professor […]

Occupational Therapy Professor Jim Hinojosa Wins NYU’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Jim Hinojosa, a professor of occupational therapy, has been selected as a recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award, given annually to faculty members who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life of NYU through their teaching. Hinojosa, one of seven faculty members selected this year, is a professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Occupational Therapy. Hinojosa’s […]

Time Magazine Names Twitter Feed by Marion Nestle Among Most Influential

Time has named the Twitter feed by Steinhardt Professor Marion Nestle as one of the 140 Twitter feeds “that are shaping the conversation,” the magazine announced. The list also includes Lady Gaga, Starbucks, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, Boston Celtics Center Shaquille O’Neal, and comedian Conan O’Brien. Nestle (@marionnestle), the Paulette […]