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Marion Nestle - Food Politics (read all posts)

Marion Nestle - Food Politics

Marion Nestle blogs about her work in field of nutrition, dietetics, and food policy.

  • How much is the soda industry spending to defeat public health?

    Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Mike Newall says the beverage industry is spending a lot of money (“flowing like a Big Gulp”) to defeat the City Council’s soda tax initiative—$2.6 million so far. Here’s the catch – this time around, the beverage barons only have to win over City Council. There are 17 Council members, so that […]

    Published: Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 07:50 AM
  • At last! Menu labels in 2017!

    Wonder of wonders, the FDA at last has issued its Final Guidance on Menu Labeling to go into effect a year from now. Why astonishment?  New York City has had menu labeling since 2008. The national process started in 2010. Here’s the chronology: YEAR DATE ACTION 2010 March 23 President Obama signs the Affordable Care Act which includes […]

    Published: Monday, May 2nd 2016 08:12 AM

Student Matters (read all posts)

Student Matters

Information about advisement, counseling, registration, and more from our Office of Student Affairs

  • Fast Break Bagel Breakfast – Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – 9am

    Join Steinhardt Student Affairs for free bagels and coffee on Tuesday,May 11, 2016 in Pless Hall 1st Floor Lounge for our final Fast Break Bagel Breakfast. Bagels start at 9am; while supplies last!!  

    Published: Monday, May 2nd 2016 02:59 PM
  • Tea @ 3 – Tuesday, May 9, 2016

    Free sweets and coffee/tea at the final Tea at 3 of the semester. Steinhardt Student Affairs staff will be there with information about upcoming programs, events, and other involvement opportunities. We hope to see you there! Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.  

    Published: Monday, May 2nd 2016 02:57 PM

Niobe Way - The Huffington Post (read all posts)

Niobe Way - The Huffington Post

Niobe Way researches how schools, families, and peers as well as larger political and economic contexts influence developmental trajectories

  • The Cultural Roots of Suicide in the U.S.

    Girls and boys have been telling us for decades that American culture is to blame as to why we are seeing such high rates of suicide in the U.S.

    Published: Sunday, May 1st 2016 04:56 PM
  • Rallying for Love

    Last weekend over 20 New York City organizations co-sponsored a love rally in Washington Square Park to fight radical hate with radical love.

    Published: Sunday, April 17th 2016 10:20 PM

Teacher Education Reinvented (read all posts)

Teacher Education Reinvented

We're here to address today’s challenges to systemic issues in the preparation and retention of qualified teachers.

  • Embedded MAT Launches with 2 Partner Networks for Inaugural 2016-’17 Class

    NYU Steinhardt’s new master of arts in teaching in secondary education embeds prospective teachers full time in high-need urban schools. The teacher education program combines an immersive teaching residency with an online curriculum developed by NYU Steinhardt faculty. The program will prepare students to become secondary school teachers in English, math, social studies, or science....

    Published: Thursday, April 28th 2016 10:30 AM
  • How Do Schools Promote Equality Among Students?

    What does equity mean in terms of the classroom? Should all students be treated exactly the same? What about children with different needs, and schools with different resource levels? Pedro Noguera, Peter L. Agnew professor of education, discusses the idea that schools are regarded as the “equalizers of opportunity,” although forces sometimes prevent schools from...

    Published: Tuesday, March 8th 2016 01:00 PM

David Elliott - Music Matters: A Philosophy of Music Education (read all posts)

David Elliott - Music Matters: A Philosophy of Music Education

David Elliott and Mariss Silverman discuss an integrated sociocultural, participatory, and ethics-based concept of the natures and values of musics, education, musical understanding, and more.

  • 5 Examples of Music for Humane Values

    Music and music education can yield a wide variety of humane values, including the following: 1. Brass for Africa: Music can engage, empower, and repair. 2. The North Jersey Home School Association Chorale is an award-winning chorus directed by Beth Prins. Prins teaches music as a vehicle for “doing good” in the world. For example, as […]

    The post 5 Examples of Music for Humane Values appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Tuesday, April 26th 2016 03:47 PM
  • Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! “Everybody has the Blues. Everybody longs for meaning. Everybody needs to love and be loved. Everybody needs to clap hands and be happy. Everybody longs for faith. In music, especially this broad category called Jazz, there is a stepping stone towards all of these. We must use time creatively.”  Thank you, […]

    The post Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Monday, January 18th 2016 10:12 AM

Steinhardt At a Glance (read all posts)

Steinhardt At a Glance

News from the NYU Steinhardt Community

  • Study by Kathleen Ziol-Guest Finds Shifting Gaps in Educational Attainment Among Students of Different Incomes

    A new NYU Steinhardt study published in the journal AERA Open looks at income-based gaps in educational attainment. While the difference in high school graduation rates between high- and low-income students shrunk, inequality may have shifted to higher education, with gaps growing in college attendance and completion. The last 35 years have been marked by [...]

    Published: Tuesday, April 26th 2016 03:10 PM
  • NYU Steinhardt Announces Education Solutions Initiative

    NYU Steinhardt, the nation’s oldest university-based school of teaching and learning, announces the Education Solutions Initiative to inform, support, and challenge policymakers to make meaningful progress on resolving the critical issues facing students and educators. After years of discussion and debate, the new national Every Student Succeeds Act creates the impetus for achieving consensus at [...]

    Published: Monday, April 25th 2016 07:00 AM

veloCity The Official NYU Music Business Blog (read all posts)

veloCity The Official NYU Music Business Blog

News and Updates from the Music Business Program

  • Senior Spotlight: Grace Roslovic

    Where are you from? I was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. What is your background in music? I started playing violin at age 3 through the Suzuki method. In high school, I got to travel to different cities with my violin group to perform in Italy and Peru. During those trips, I saw how [...]

    Published: Tuesday, April 26th 2016 01:28 PM
  • Senior Spotlight: Erin Simon

    Where are you from? Originally from Long Island, just 40 minutes outside of Manhattan. What is your background in music? I studied classical voice for about 7 years through middle and high school, but even before that my mom was an actively performing musician and my dad was working in radio during my childhood. I [...]

    Published: Tuesday, April 19th 2016 05:20 PM

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Blog (read all posts)

  • CSD Grad Students Light it Up Blue for Autism Awareness

    Published: Friday, April 22nd 2016 07:34 PM
  • Autism: State of the Science

    On April 1, 2016 Dr. Reuterskiöld and Dr. Kristie Koenig (Chair of the Department of OT) hosted an autism event as the culminating event of the Humanities Collaborative Research Grant. Participants were four self-advocates who spoke about their experiences with autism. Professor Cathy Lord initiated the meeting by talking about the current state of research in [...]

    Published: Friday, April 22nd 2016 07:18 PM

Lisa Young - The Huffington Post (read all posts)

Lisa Young - The Huffington Post

Lisa Young discusses nutrition education and public policy

  • Spring Clean Your Diet With These 10 Simple Tips

    As a nutritionist, I am a big believer in working to improve our bodies along with our minds for optimal health. These 10 simple tips will help boost your health, and maybe even your mood, this season.

    Published: Friday, April 22nd 2016 11:31 AM
  • Larger Serving Sizes On Food Labels May Encourage Us to Eat Less

    In February 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unveiled plans to overhaul the Nutrition Facts panel required on packaged foods in the U.S. Among the proposed updates, FDA plans to revise the serving sizes to reflect more typical serving sizes.

    Published: Wednesday, April 6th 2016 08:10 AM

Revue: The Official NYU Educational Theatre Blog (read all posts)

Revue: The Official NYU Educational Theatre Blog

News and updates from the Educational Theatre Program

  • Forum on Educational Theatre Preview #10

    Preparations for the Forum on Educational Theatre April 21-24, 2016 are well underway. To register, click here. As we gear up for the event, we will post descriptions of some of the presentations–one of which appears below: Paper: Why Performance Literacy? Why Now? Launching a Secondary Level Performance Studies Curriculum We live in a highly dramatized [...]

    Published: Thursday, April 21st 2016 04:10 PM
  • Forum on Educational Theatre Preview #9

    Preparations for the Forum on Educational Theatre April 21-24, 2016 are well underway. To register, click here. As we gear up for the event, we will post descriptions of some of the presentations–one of which appears below: Paper 1: Mashing up Beowulf: Toward a New Intermediated Pedagogy of Drama, Technology and Performance This paper reports on [...]

    Published: Tuesday, April 19th 2016 04:09 PM

Mark Crispin Miller - News From Underground (read all posts)

Mark Crispin Miller - News From Underground

News From Underground is a daily e-news service run by Mark Crispin Miller

David Kirkland - A Will to Love (read all posts)

David Kirkland - A Will to Love

Aesthetic musings on politics, education, and moral justice.

  • NO THANKS(GIVING)

    To be certain, there are things, manifold things, for which to be thankful: family and friends, smiles and laughter, surprises and second chances. There is the breath of life that animates lungs, and the distant sun that rubs warmth on burdened backs. There is also the never-ending menu of fresh produce that, as if by […]

    Published: Friday, November 27th 2015 08:56 PM
  • My Teacher Told Me Lies: An Essay on Why I Can’t With the Fourth of July

    Since I was very young, I’ve wondered a lot about this curious yet elusive concept: freedom. I wondered why my second grade teacher told me that the United States gained independence on July 4, 1776. I wondered why I believed her even though three of my older cousins, two uncles, and six neighbors from the […]

    Published: Saturday, July 4th 2015 07:36 PM

Music Technology News (read all posts)

Music Technology News

News and Updates from the Music Technology Program

  • WSN SWiTCH Concert Article

    WSN posted an article about the 2015 NYU SWiTCH Concert, the link to the full article is below. http://www.nyunews.com/2015/04/30/concert-celebrates-women-in-tech/

    Published: Monday, August 10th 2015 04:57 PM
  • SWiTCH Presents Miya Masaoka

    March 27th, 2015 SWiTCH Presents Miya Masaoka - 3:30 PM Guest Speaker: Miya Masaoka Miya Masaoka will be presenting past works and current works-in-progress on various electro acoustic devices, including lasers, string instruments and computer. Location: 35 W. 4th St, 6th Floor Conference Room All are welcome.  

    Published: Tuesday, March 24th 2015 09:55 PM

Pedro Noguera - Urban Sociologist (read all posts)

Pedro Noguera - Urban Sociologist

Pedro Noguera researches the ways schools are influenced by social and economic conditions in the urban environment

  • The Roots of Baltimore's Violence

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, has called for calm and a return to normal. But "normal" in Baltimore is precisely the problem. What has passed for "normal" in Baltimore and countless other communities like it throughout America is unsustainable, and should be seen as unacceptable.

    Published: Wednesday, April 29th 2015 12:53 PM
  • Accountability for Whom?

    It is sad and ironic that in this era when the mantra about accountability in education is mouthed repeatedly by policymakers, those who have the most authority accept no accountability for the system they have managed and created.

    Published: Wednesday, April 15th 2015 01:16 PM

Educational Technology News (read all posts)

Educational Technology News

News, updates, and job postings from the Educational Technology Programs

  • [ECT Colloquium Series] Nicole Krämer

    Monday, March 30, 2015, 2:30pm-4:00pm Town Hall * MAGNET (Media And Games Network) 2 Metrotech Center, 8th Floor, Brooklyn NY 11201 Facebook as a tool for socializing… but also for learning? Nicole Krämer will talk about Facebook and the effects … Continue reading

    Published: Friday, March 13th 2015 10:50 PM
  • [ECT Colloquium Series] Rand Spiro

    Monday, April 27, 2015, 3:30pm-5:00pm Town Hall * MAGNET (Media And Games Network) 2 Metrotech Center, 8th Floor, Brooklyn NY 11201 The Post-Gutenberg Mind: A Comprehensive Framework for Next-Generation Learning with Technology in Complex Domains Rand Spiro will talk The … Continue reading

    Published: Saturday, February 28th 2015 03:52 PM

Gary Anderson - The Huffington Post (read all posts)

Gary Anderson - The Huffington Post

Gary Anderson blogs for the Huffington Post about Educational Policy.

  • Lessons from Chile: Annual Testing in Schools

    While research evidence does not support current pro-choice and high stakes accountability reforms, their ideological appeal seems widespread. Perhaps we can learn from a country in which these neoliberal policies were imposed before they became prominent in the U.S.

    Published: Wednesday, January 14th 2015 02:51 PM
  • How Should Educators Respond to the Gun Lobby?

    Talk of elementary schools as "soft targets" and making them "harder targets" or having more "boots on the ground" is everywhere in the media. Saner voices are promoting a restorative justice approach to school safety that aims at the school culture and seeks through mediation to build relationships.

    Published: Sunday, December 23rd 2012 08:01 PM

Charlton McIlwain - CharltonMcIlwain.com (read all posts)

Charlton McIlwain - CharltonMcIlwain.com

Charlton McIlwain discusses the politics of race, media and other topics

  • Criminal Blackness

    Last week I was invited to speak at an excellent conference produced by the Academy Program, Jewish Museum of Berlin. The conference focused on global issues of media, minorities and migration. My talk focused on representations of blacks in crime in news media reporting from 1990 to the present. Additionally, I looked at the way […]

    Published: Saturday, December 6th 2014 11:48 AM
  • Obama, Nigger & Racism in the U.S.

    A few folks have asked this week what I thought about Obama using the word, nigger, during his interview with Marc Maron on WTF.  I offered some comments I offered to a newspaper outlet that ultimately didn’t make it into their story. I thought I’d share my comments here. QUESTION: Wondering if you could weigh in how […]

    Published: Friday, June 26th 2015 12:04 AM

Perry N. Halkitis - The Huffington Post (read all posts)

Perry N. Halkitis - The Huffington Post

Perry Halkitis examines the intersection between the HIV, drug abuse, and mental health.

  • The Disease That Defined My Generation

    For those of us who came or were coming of age during the late 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, our experiences were shaped by this epidemic that was devastating our country and taking countless lives.

    Published: Thursday, September 25th 2014 03:06 PM
  • Does Treatment As Prevention Care for the HIV-positive?

    I would like to think that those advocating treatment as prevention ultimately have the health of HIV-positive individuals in mind first and foremost. But my immersion into the UK system this last month has led me to wonder about the motivation that underlies this approach.

    Published: Tuesday, January 21st 2014 03:59 PM

Fork, Pen & Plow - Food Studies Graduate Programs at NYU Steinhardt (read all posts)

Fork, Pen & Plow - Food Studies Graduate Programs at NYU Steinhardt

A blog from the students, scholars and food writers of the Food Studies Graduate Programs at NYU Steinhardt

  • Feed Us Your Content

    If you’re like us, you think food is at the heart of some incredible stories. At Fork, Pen & Plow, we want to publish the best, the most compelling, the most penetrating accounts of these stories, no matter who’s telling them. Whether you are an economist or a beekeeper, we want to hear from you. [...]

    Published: Wednesday, June 11th 2014 12:50 PM

Gabriella Coleman - Interprete (read all posts)

Gabriella Coleman - Interprete

Gabriella Coleman researches the role of new media technologies in sustaining new forms of collaboration and patient activism.

  • Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking

    Although the book has been out for a number of months, available for purchase and download, Coding Freedom finally has a dedicated home on the Interwebz. Based on my graduate research in anthropology and my dissertation, the book takes an up front and close look at various personal, affective, ethical and political dimensions of free [...]

    Published: Thursday, February 21st 2013 08:54 AM
  • Edward Tufte was a phreak

    It has been so very long since I have left a trace here. I guess moving to two new countries (Canada and Quebec), starting a new job, working on Anonymous, and finishing my first book was a bit much. I miss this space, not so much because what I write here is any good. But [...]

    Published: Wednesday, February 6th 2013 01:09 PM

Nick Mirzoeff - For the Right to Look. New approaches to visuality (read all posts)

Nick Mirzoeff - For the Right to Look. New approaches to visuality

Can convergent digital technologies offer qualitative as well as quantitative means for such a convergence?

  • Occupy Climate Change!

    Occupy climate change! Why? Because the transformations that Occupy seeks in social and economic life are the same as those needed to sustain conditions suitable for human and non-human life on our planet. So the phrase “occupy climate change” is correctly understood to mean “the political economy of sustaining the biosphere and the cultural imaginary.” [...]

    Published: Wednesday, December 21st 2011 12:33 PM
  • The Force of Law #OWS

    For the past few days, Occupy locations have reverberated to the sound of the force of law. I mean this literally. I was awakened at 3.30am on November 15 by the sound of what I think were helicopters above lower Manhattan. The combination of police barricades and the closure of the subways meant that no [...]

    Published: Wednesday, November 16th 2011 04:41 PM