Steinhardt Alumna Wins Tony for Hello, Dolly!

Heni Koenigsberg (’74), a producer for Hello, Dolly!, took home a Tony Award last night for Best Revival of a Musical. Koenigsberg was also nominated in the category of Best Play as a producer for A Doll’s House, Part 2.  Koenigsberg has won several Tony Awards as a producer; she won last year for A View From the Bridge, in […]

Whitney Biennial Tour Showcases Artwork of Lyle Ashton Harris and Tommy Hartung

Friends of NYU Steinhardt toured the 2017 Whitney Biennial at a special event hosted by Lyle Ashton Harris and Tommy Hartung, faculty members in the Department of Art and Arts Professions whose work was chosen for the prestigious annual exhibition. Ashton Harris, associate professor of art and art education presented Once (Now) Again, a site-specific multimedia installation […]

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 […]

Julia Wolfe Wins 2016 MacArthur “Genius” Grant

Julia Wolfe, associate professor of music composition, has been named a 2016 MacArthur fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. MacArthur fellows are recipients of the foundation’s “genius grants,” who each receive $625,000 over a five-year period to pursue intellectual, social, and artistic endeavors. “The MacArthur Foundation has just confirmed what we […]

NYU ABILITY Project Honored by NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities presented the NYU ABILITY Project with the ADA Sapolin Award in a ceremony yesterday evening at Gracie Mansion. Each year, the Mayor and Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities present four ADA Sapolin Awards, named after Matthew Sapolin, the late […]

Bayo Fagbamila, a Master’s Student, Wins MLK Oratorical Contest for a Speech to Black Youth

Bayo Fagbamila, a master’s student in Steinhardt Educational Leadership, Politics and Advocacy Program, is the winner of the 2016 MLK Oratorical Contest.  The annual event, sponsored by Steinhardt’s Graduate Student Organization, honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King’s Jr. through students’ original speeches. In his speech “There Comes a Time to Be the […]