With Ambition and Walking Shoes, Students Catalogue Organic and Local Food Availability Throughout Manhattan

Carolyn Dimitri, visiting associate professor of food studies and an applied economist, is interested in the question of whether access to local and organic food influences consumer demand. To find out the answer, she and her graduate students have embarked on a yearlong study to assess the availability of local and organic food at groceries, delis, […]

NYU Re-Opens Provincetown Playhouse

New York University celebrates the re-opening of the historic Provincetown Playhouse this fall with a series of events that captures the spirit of the original Playwrights’ Theater, founded at 133-39 MacDougal Street in 1916. The Provincetown Playhouse was renovated as part of the construction of an adjacent new center for legal research, Wilf Hall. During […]

Why Steinhardt Students ♥ Cadaver Class

Cadaver! The word sends shivers down the spine of nearly every health and pre-med student. ‘Cadaver class’ can be the most dreaded part of the curriculum. But at NYU Steinhardt, human anatomy lab is one of the most sought-after courses for undergraduate and masters degree students requiring anatomy as a prerequisite for a degree. “It’s […]

Inside Books: Robert Teranishi on Asian American Students in Higher Education

AAPIs are excluded from the equity discourse in higher education because of a perception that they are all high-achieving students – a model minority – and do not warrant attention by educators, institutional leaders, and policymakers. This is problematic because it leads to a conclusion that AAPIs are a homogenous group, which disregards the extent to which they are actually a compilation of many sub-groups that vary by ethnicity, social class, language backgrounds, and immigration histories.