NYU Steinhardt and U.S. Postal Service Celebrate Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Height

NYU Steinhardt Alumna Dorothy Height (BA ’33, MA ’35, HON ’75) was honored with a special FOREVER stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service in honor of Black History Month. A leader of the African-American and women’s rights movements, Height worked alongside prominent civil rights activists and shared the stage with Martin Luther King, Jr. at […]

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 […]

From Zero to Three in a School Year: NYU Steinhardt Creates New Technology Enhanced Graduate Programs

It started last spring in a meeting room at NYU, where a group of faculty members began to reimagine teacher education.  It took shape in a Silicon Valley conference room where six professors gathered, sticky notes in hand, to craft a curriculum to prepare the next generation of teachers. In the fall, they shared their […]

African American Parents Focus on Equality When Teaching Preschoolers About Race

African American parents and caregivers most often use messages of egalitarianism – emphasizing equal rights, opportunities, and shared humanity across lines of ethnicity and race – when talking with their young preschool-aged children about race, finds a study led by NYU Steinhardt. The findings are published online in the Journal of Early Childhood Research. Ethnic-racial […]

Vocal Performance To Stage Legendary Labor Musical ‘Pins and Needles,’ March 24-27

Coinciding with the 105th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance today announced it will present a “revival and restoration” of the 1937 musical Pins and Needles, the only hit Broadway musical ever to be produced by a non-theatrical labor union.   The show, which runs March 24-27 at the Provincetown Playhouse, features […]

Steinhardt Community Receives Four Grammy Award Nominations

Two faculty members and one alumna from Steinhart’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions received four 2016 Grammy Award nominations. Jazz legend and instructor in the jazz studies program, John Scofield, received two nominations, one for Best Instrumental Jazz Album and Best Jazz Solo Performance, both for his album Past Present. Julia Wolfe, associate professor of music […]

Music Business’s Carlos Chirinos Brings Salsa to Lincoln Center

Carlos Chirinos, associate professor of music business at Steinhardt, will bring some of the biggest names in salsa to Lincoln Center through a series of free concerts specifically designed to celebrate New York City-based Latino music.  The series, entitled ¡Vaya63!, kicks off December 3 at the David Rubenstein Atrium, featuring Orquesta Broadway with DJ Bongohead, following […]