Audio Feature: A Retrospective on Joel Klein Featuring NYU Steinhardt Faculty

Chancellor Joel Klein has led the NYC Department of Education since 2002 and will step down at the end of 2010. A new book by Harvard Education Press includes 11 evidence-based analyses from scholars who have looked retrospectively at Klein’s tenure. The project was spearheaded by the American Institutes for Research, and was first presented […]

Shondel Nero to Present on Caribbean Creole English at TESOL Convention

Shondel J. Nero, associate professor and director of Steinhardt’s program in multilingual mullticultural studies, has been named a plenary speaker for the 2011 TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Convention in New Orleans.Nero will present ‘Encounters With Caribbean Creole English: Language, Identities, and Pedagogy.” Nero, whose research examines the politics, challenges, and […]

Carola Suárez-Orozco Stands Up for the DREAM Act

Carola Suárez-Orozco, professor of applied psychology and co-director of Immigration Studies@ NYU, was among 288 scholars in 38 states who have signed onto a letter in support of the DREAM Act, legislation that recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives and which would give certain undocumented immigrant youth an opportunity for legal status. Suárez-Orozco and […]

NYU Reopens the Provincetown Playhouse

Following a two-year, $4.5 million preservation and renovation effort, NYU recently reopened the doors of the Provincetown Playhouse to the Greenwich Village community to celebrate the project’s completion. The Playhouse opened in 1918 and was the home of the Provincetown Players—an amateur group of artists and writers who first collaborated in Provincetown, Mass., and later […]

Steinhardt Selects Winners of Facebook Photo Contest

Five students have been voted the winners of Steinhardt’s first Facebook Photo Contest. Daniel Esquivel, Windy Setiadi, Marco Santarelli, Zaneta Rago, and Jamie Pierce shared first place honors and 11 students were awarded honorable mentions. More than 100 NYU students submitted photos documenting their experience at home and abroad. Winning photos showed students at a […]

Katie Sylvester and Vanessa Volpe Are Named NYU’s Most Influential Students

Katie Sylvester and Vanessa Volpe, Steinhardt undergraduate students, are among Washington Square News’ 15 Most Influential Students. The distinction recognizes a select group of NYU students who work tiirelessly and proactively to effect change in the community. Sylvester and Volpe were the subject of in-depth profiles featured in the student newspaper’s annual influential issue on […]

Diana Van Lancker Sidtis Delivers Keynote Address at Aphasia Society in Germany

Diana Van Lancker Sidtis, a professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, was the keynote speaker at the annual membership meeting of the Society for Aphasia Research and Treatment (Gesellschaft für Aphasieforschung und –behandlung) inMünster, Germany. Van Lancker Sidtis’ address, presented in German, was titled, ‘Neurologische Perspektiven formelhafter Sprache’ (‘Neurological Perspectives on Formulaic […]