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Student Matters (read all posts)

Student Matters

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

  • Action Zone Training – Fri. February 10, 2017 10-11:30am

    Sign up for Action Zone: Bystander Intervention Leadership Training today! NYU Steinhardt’s Office of Counseling & Student Services is working in partnership with NYU’s Health Promotion Office to offer Action Zone! on Fri. February 10, 2017 10-11:30am in Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge. Breakfast will be served. Action Zone! NYU is a bystander intervention [...]

    Published: Friday, January 20th 2017 10:21 PM
  • 2017 Orientation Leader Information Session

    Calling all NYU Steinhardt undergraduates students looking for a great leadership opportunity for this summer and next fall! Applications are now available for the Steinhardt Orientation Leader position. Find out more about what the position & application process entail by visiting our website. Visit the Steinhardt Orientation Leader Website Join us in person for an INFORMATION SESSION, [...]

    Published: Friday, January 20th 2017 09:47 PM

Steinhardt At a Glance (read all posts)

Steinhardt At a Glance

News from the NYU Steinhardt Community

  • Behind the Scenes of Inventing Downtown: An Interview with Curator Melissa Rachleff

    008_InventingDowntownInventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965 at Grey Art Gallery tells the story of how artist-run galleries irreversibly shaped American art.  The exhibition brings together paintings, sculptures, installations, drawings, photographs, ephemera, and film, to reveal an art world that existed between the apex of Abstract Expressionism and the rise of Pop Art and Minimalism. [...]

    Published: Friday, January 20th 2017 05:16 PM
  • Free Latin Music Series at Lincoln Center, Curated by Carlos Chirinos, Continues with Rubén Blades

    BladesLatin music star Rubén Blades comes to Lincoln Center on Tuesday, January 24 at 7:30 pm for a lively conversation with Carlos Chirinos, associate professor of music business at NYU Steinhardt. The event, which is free and open to the public, is the latest in ¡VAYA! 63, a series of Latin music events co-curated by [...]

    Published: Wednesday, January 18th 2017 07:23 PM

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.

  • Weekend reading: Caring about Hunger

    George Kent.  Caring about Hunger.  Irene Publishing, 2016 Kent is a former professor of political science at the University of Hawai’i who in his retirement is teaching at the University of Sydney in Australia and Saybrook University in California.  His book is about the causes of hunger and how to overcome them.   He’s been […]

    Published: Friday, January 20th 2017 09:08 AM
  • Some progress in healthier school meals

    I am late in getting to this report on school meals from the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations, which came out in early December.  Their jointly sponsored Kids Safe and Healthful Foods Project took a good hard look at how schools were faring under the Obama administration’s rules for healthier lunches, […]

    Published: Thursday, January 19th 2017 09:37 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

  • Summer Fun at NYU

    Paul Carrol Binkley, Nashville-based composer and music director, is pleased to rejoin Laurie Brooks and Jeff Church on the team.  Paul wrote the score for Laurie’s play Selkie: Between Land and Sea which premiered at The Coterie produced by Jeff, directed by Scot Copeland.  Scot and Paul collaborated on their original musical Jack’s Tale, dramaturged by Laurie, which recently [...]

    Published: Friday, January 13th 2017 05:42 PM
  • Coming Soon: Two Weeks with the Queen

    Published: Friday, January 6th 2017 06:11 PM

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Blog (read all posts)

  • Student Spotlight: Q&A with CSD Senior Mehak Noorani

    Undergraduate students in the NYU Steinhardt Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders come from a wide range of backgrounds and have varied interests. We talked with Mehak Noorani, a current senior in the CSD program who came to NYU to study something else, but was drawn to the many opportunities a degree in CSD could [...]

    Published: Tuesday, January 10th 2017 06:54 PM
  • Graduate Student Katrin Gabriel Accepted into ASHA Leadership Program

    The CSD department is proud to congratulate graduate student Katrin Gabriel, who was recently selected to be a participant in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Minority Student Leadership Program at the ASHA Convention in Philadelphia, PA. Katrin will have the opportunity to take part in a set of leadership-focused educational programs and activities at the [...]

    Published: Monday, November 21st 2016 09:50 PM

Music Technology News (read all posts)

Music Technology News

News and Updates from the Music Technology Program

  • Gear Spotlight: LEAP Motion Controller & GECO

    LEAP Motion is an American company determined to create a more fluid interaction between users and their computers. Launched in 2012, the company has launched a few iterations of their ultracompact sensors, and we’ve got a few of them here in the Music Tech program! The LEAP Motion sensor has two cameras and three infrared [...]

    Published: Tuesday, December 27th 2016 09:11 PM
  • Steinhardt in College Magazine’s Top 10 Schools for Music Technology

    After winding down another semester and a great year in the program, we’re elated to have been included in College Magazine’s top 10 schools for music technology! It’s great to see the incredible internship work of our currents students and the accolades of our alumni being recognized in the top five schools on this list. [...]

    Published: Monday, December 26th 2016 01:00 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 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.

  • 9/11 and Musical Artivism

    September 11, 2016. Fifteen years ago today, a great tragedy swept the nation and rippled around the world. We take this occasion to pause and wonder: Can/should music educators, music students, and community musicians put their creativities to work—in small or larger ways—to commemorate this anniversary, inspire hope for a better world, and/or celebrate the […]

    The post 9/11 and Musical Artivism appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Sunday, September 11th 2016 04:03 PM
  • Artistic Citizenship

    We’re excited to announce our new publication, Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis (edited by David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, and Wayne Bowman). New York: Oxford University Press. Check out the website and blog: www.artistic-citizenship.com

    The post Artistic Citizenship appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Sunday, September 11th 2016 12:06 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.

  • Assessment Methods: A Look at Formal and Informal Techniques

    How we assess what students have learned is one of the most hotly debated topics in education today. High-stakes testing determines whether students get into the college of their choice and helps school districts judge the effectiveness of their teaching staff. But all this focus on testing raises concerns that the urge to test is...

    Published: Thursday, September 8th 2016 06:00 AM
  • 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 a technology-enhanced 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

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

David Kirkland - A Will to Love

Aesthetic musings on politics, education, and moral justice.

  • IN THE END, LOVE WILL WIN, BUT WE WILL NEED AN EDUCATION FIRST

    On November 17, 1999, a Michigan jury found, then-13 year-old Nathaniel Abraham guilty of second-degree murder for a killing committed when Abraham was 11. At the time, the young African-American boy was believed to be the youngest American ever charged and convicted of murder as an adult. Abraham’s story reflects the heightening, yet longstanding, public […]

    Published: Sunday, July 24th 2016 11:40 AM
  • Solutions

    Dear Comrade: I wanted to write you because I hear your heart. It beats at me with an urgency that refuses to wait. But don’t lose hope. We can’t lose hope. If we lose hope, we lose. Period. And if we lose, what reason is there for us to be here? Besides, that’s what they […]

    Published: Monday, July 11th 2016 04:49 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

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: Oliver Newton

    Where are you from? Loveland, CO What is your background in music? I started playing piano at age 6, and have since picked up a variety of other instruments.  In high school, I was in band, orchestra, jazz band, and also played in the pit orchestra for the school musicals.  After high school, I joined [...]

    Published: Monday, May 16th 2016 07:32 PM
  • Senior Spotlight: Ariel Hong

    Where are you from? Born and raised in New York City, moved to Jersey, made it back here. What is your background in music? Jammin’ in the womb, forever till the tomb. I played piano and violin for about 9 years through middle and high school, and attended shows since I was 5, ranging from [...]

    Published: Wednesday, May 11th 2016 01:54 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 08:53 AM
  • 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 09:16 AM

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 09:46 AM
  • 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 03:01 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