Audio Slideshow: Stuart Sherman Exhibition at 80 WSE Galleries

Through December 19, 80 Washington Square East Galleries presents an exhibition of the works of Stuart Sherman, a member of the important generation of American avant-garde performance artists who rose to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Stuart is best-known for the performances he called “spectacles,” which often took the form of small […]

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Educational Transitions Focus of Steinhardt Policy Breakfast Series

The focus of this year’s Steinhardt Policy Breakfast series is educational transitions, from early childhood through young adulthood. The three-part series recently kicked off with a talk by Bridget Hamre, associate director of the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning at University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, who noted that now is […]

Inside Books: Mary McRae On Race and Culture in Group Dynamics

Mary B. McRae is an associate professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology.McRae teaches Group Dynamics, Cross-cultural Counseling, Program Development and Evaluation and offers a seminar in Counseling Psychology at the masters and doctoral level. Her latest book, written with Ellen Short is Racial and Cultural Dynamics in Group and Organizational Life: Crossing Boundaries (Sage […]

Macinko Awarded $435,000 to Study Black-White Mortality Disparities

James Macinko, associate professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition Food Studies, and Public Health, has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Child Health and Development titled, ‘Explaining Black-White Differences in Avoidable Mortality in the USA, 1980-2006.’ The $435,000 award will be shared between Macinko and the project’s co-Principal Investigator, Irma Elo, professor […]

That Pain in Your Wrist, Hand, and Index Finger: Occupational Therapist, Jane Bear-Lehman, Weighs In

Jane Bear-Lehman is an associate professor and chair of Steinhardt’s Department of Occupational Therapy. She is a co-investigator in a National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Aging (NIH/NIA) grant studying the cognitive and physical bases of disablement in adults. A specialist in orthopedic and upper limb rehabilitation, she currently serves on the editorial board for […]

Positive Reviews for Halkitis’ Book, Methamphetamine Addiction

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, gave Perry Halkitis’ new book, Methamphetamine Addiction: Biological Foundations, Psychological Factors, and Social Consequences (APA, 2009) a starred review. G.A Blevins of Governors State University wrote: ‘This book is a well-written, well researched, and comprehensive review of the current methamphetamine epidemic that is ravaging the U.S….a timely, useful reference […]