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.

Barbara Hesser and Music Therapy Faculty, Students, and Alumnae Take Part in Global Music Event

Barbara Hesser, director of Steinhart’s program in music therapy, and faculty members Cathy Benedict and Peter Jampel, as well as graduate students from the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions took part in the International Council for Caring Communities (ICCC) event, ‘Music as a Natural Resource: Solutions for Social and Economic Issues’ in support […]

Pianist Marilyn Nonken’s November Concert Celebrates Chilean Independence

Pianist Marilyn Nonken of Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions will perform Frederic Rzewski’s epic masterpiece The People UnitedWill Never Be Defeated! on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at (le) Poisson Rouge. Nonken will present her interpretation of the contemporary classic, which is based on Sergio Ortega’s protest anthem El Pueblo Unido Jamas Cera […]