Merging Health and Technology: Q&A with Claire Kearney-Volpe

Claire Kearney-Volpe has the honor of being the first doctoral student in NYU Steinhardt’s new rehabilitation sciences program, an interdisciplinary degree encompassing Steinhardt’s health and therapeutic professions. But she’s no stranger to NYU – Kearney-Volpe earned her master’s from NYU Tisch’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) in 2015, where she focused on health promotion and participatory […]

Four Grammy Award Nominations for NYU Steinhardt Faculty

Three faculty members from the Jazz Studies program in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at NYU’s Steinhardt School received a total of four 2017 Grammy Award nominations, announced today by the Recording Academy. John Scofield received two nominations, one for Best Instrumental Jazz Album for his album Country For Old Men and […]

Dana Burde Wins Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Dana Burde, associate professor of international education, has won the 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for examining the influence foreign-backed funding for education has on war-torn countries and how such aid affects humanitarian and peace-building efforts. Burde’s award is her 2014 book “Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan” (Columbia […]

Stella Flores, Higher Education Scholar, Speaks at White House Summit on Diversity and Inclusion

Stella Flores, associate professor of higher education at NYU Steinhardt, took part in the White House Summit on Advancing Postsecondary Diversity and Inclusion on November 18, 2016.  The panel was chaired by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. In her testimony, Flores noted that researchers must communicate the strategies and interventions most likely to […]

Selçuk Şirin Delivers NYU’s Jacob K. Javits Lecture on the Plight of Syrian Refugee Children

Selçuk Şirin, a professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, delivered the 2016 Jacob K. Javits Lecture at NYU on November 14th.  In his speech, “Syrian Refugee Children: Food and Shelter is Not the Answer,” Şirin discussed the humanitarian crisis facing Syrian children and insights gleaned from his ongoing projects studying immigrant children. Şirin is […]

ASD Nest Support Project Awarded Contract by NYC DOE to Continue Work Supporting Autism Program

The NYU ASD Nest Support Project has been awarded a $929,100, one-year contract from the New York City Department of Education to provide support services for its ASD Nest Program, which now serves more than 1,000 children with autism in 39 public schools across the city. The grant also includes funding to train Department of […]

Teacher Communication with Parents Consistent with Racial Stereotypes

Teachers communicate with parents not just based on a student’s academic performance and behaviors, but also based on parents’ racial and immigrant backgrounds, finds a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. “The patterns of communication we saw are consistent with stereotypes that teachers may subscribe to different racial and ethnic […]