Enver Yucel, Board President of Turkey’s Bahcesehir University, Joins Steinhardt Dean’s Council

Enver Yucel, board president of Turkey’s Bahcesehir Univesity, will join the Steinhardt School’s Dean’s Council of advisors. A successful educational entrepreneur, Yucel founded Bahcesehir Ugur Educational Institutions in 1974, which today includes Bahcesehir Univesity, numerous k-12 schools throughout Turkey, as well as test preparation and publishing units. (Yucel, pictured far left, with Dean’s Council member […]

An Interview with William Caballero (MA ’08), Steinhardt Alumnus Filmmaker

Alumnus William Caballero’s feature-length documentary, American Dreams Deferred, recently premiered at the 2010 New York Latino Film Festival. Caballero, a 27-year old Puerto Rican-American, is an MTV Movie Award nominated filmmaker, violinist, composer, artist, and editor. He graduated with a master’s degree from Steinhardt’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in 2008. Your movie charts […]

Steinhardt’s Choirs Perform in Beijing, China

Steinhardt’s Madrigal Singers and Jazz Choir performed at the 29th World Conference of the International Society of Music Education in Beijing, China in August. The two groups were among seven selected to represent the United States at the biannual international conference. “Our students represented NYU Steinhardt, New York City and the USA magnificently, both in […]

Steinhardt Launches New Academic and Funding Program for Research Doctoral Students

The Office of Research and Doctoral Studies has announced that the School will fully fund all full-time research doctoral students, beginning with the cohort of Ph.D. students entering September, 2010. In addition, each of the School’s academic departments has developed a set of benchmarks and milestones that faculty mentors will help their students achieve in […]

Alumnus William Caballero (MA ’08) Premiers Documentary at the New York Latino Film Festival

Set against a backdrop of Coney Island and Fayetteville, North Carolina, the movie takes its title from Langston Hughes’ famous poem, ‘A Dream Deferred,’ in which the Harlem renaissance poet meditates on the future of our unrealized dreams. … “We wonder how could a father whose son has graduated from NYU with a graduate degree and such a bright future ahead of him be expected to sacrifice it all and stay behind in Fayetteville,” Louis says.

Institute Teaches How Communications Strategies Can Help Improve Global Health Problems

In July, 38 health and social development professionals hailing from as far away as Cambodia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Zambia, attended Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioral Impact in Health and Social Development, a 3-week residential program at the Steinhardt School. The summer institute, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization, offered participants strategies for achieving behavioral results […]

Jack Buckley Is Nominee for Commissioner of National Center for Education Statistics Post, U.S. Department of Education

The White House this week announced President Obama’s intention to nominate Jack Buckley, associate professor of applied statistics in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, to the position of Commissioner of Education Statistics, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education. The position requires Senate confirmation. Previously, Buckley served as the Deputy Commissioner […]