In Hong Kong, NYU Students Forge Pathways to Urban Sustainability

Hong Kong has a unique landscape that juxtaposes towering skyscrapers with coastal wetlands, densely populated city blocks with fishing villages. The landscape was an ideal setting for a Steinhardt Global Affairs graduate offering this spring focusing on Hong Kong’s urban ecosystem. The course was taught by Raul Lejano, associate professor of environmental conservation education, who […]

Inside NYU Steinhardt:  Elisabeth King on the Minor in Peace and Conflict Studies

Steinhardt’s new interdisciplinary minor in Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) is geared toward undergraduate students who want to better understand the world today and contribute to global peace efforts.  Students in the program will be studying with faculty members who have their fingers on the pulse of state of the world, who will lead them in […]

Israeli and U.S. Higher Education Leaders Convene at NYU Steinhardt

Israeli and U.S. higher education leaders met last week at New York University for a three-day meeting to foster a community of purpose among Israeli research universities and colleges. The attendees included eight Israeli university and college presidents, NYU President Andrew Hamilton, and NYU trustee Michael Steinhardt.  The event was led by Ann Marcus, director […]

International Education Students Create Resources for Under-Served and Refugee Children

“I am always searching for opportunities to bring the real world into my classroom,” says Elisabeth King, associate professor of international education and politics. “I want to give our students, who are so passionate about wanting to make a difference in the world, the opportunity to see the wonder and the challenges of their engagement.” Last […]

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 […]

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 […]

Books from Our Faculty: Creativity Class by Lily Chumley

Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Post-Socialist China by Lily Chumley Princeton University Press (2016) China’s visual culture industries, from architecture to fine art to fashion, have seen enormous growth in the recent decades. Lily Chumley, assistant professor of media, culture and communication at NYU Steinhardt and author of Creativity Class: Art School […]

“Being Undocumented in the U.S. and the World” with Hirokazu Yoshikawa – Nov. 10

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, the Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU Steinhardt, will share his social justice-driven perspective on immigration in his inaugural lecture as a University Professor on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. The lecture, part of the Steinhardt School’s 125th anniversary celebration, will take place in the Global Center for […]