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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.

  • Farm bill #5: EWG, NASC, and other resources

    I.  The Environmental Working Group It just released its farm subsidy database for 2015 and 2016. The new information reflects the demands of the 2014 farm bill. The findings: $32.2 billion is the total cost of federal crop insurance, disaster, and conservation programs. $14.5 billion of this went mainly to growers of corn, soybeans, wheat, […]

    Published: Friday, November 24th 2017 02:45 PM
  • Farm bill #4: Happy Thanksgiving

    Published: Thursday, November 23rd 2017 02:02 PM

Diane Ravitch - DianeRavitch.net (read all posts)

Diane Ravitch - DianeRavitch.net

A site to discuss better education for all.

  • Happy Thanksgiving to My Virtual and Real Friends

    I wish you a day of peace and plenty, surrounded by friends and family. If for whatever reason that is not possible, if you are alone, I wish you peace and time to reflect. I am thankful for you. I am thankful for the chance to communicate with you regularly. I am thankful for family […]

    Published: Thursday, November 23rd 2017 03:00 PM
  • Thanksgiving: Giving to the Richest Amongst Us

    Today is Thanksgiving Day, and some will sit down to bounteous meals while others will line up at soup kitchens or go hungry. That’s America 2017. It is a day for giving and a day for thanks. One way to Give is to volunteer at a soup kitchen at a local church. You will be […]

    Published: Thursday, November 23rd 2017 02:00 PM

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Blog (read all posts)

  • CSD Faculty and Students win 2017 ASHA Convention Awards

    We are proud to announce that Dr. Sonja Molfenter, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, received the Early Career Contributions in Research Award at the 2017 ASHA convention held this year in Los Angeles. About the Award The Award for Early Career Contributions in Research is designed to acknowledge significant scientific accomplishments […]

    Published: Thursday, November 23rd 2017 02:39 AM
  • CSD Undergraduate Students Take Capitol Hill!

    In October seniors in Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders Samantha Louis, Nicole Candiotti, and Gretchen Go participated in ASHA’s Student Day on the Hill in Washington D.C.  There, they advocated for the speech and hearing sciences in regards to many different issues including the Medicare therapy cap, financial aid for graduate students, and […]

    Published: Wednesday, November 8th 2017 06:42 PM

Student Matters (read all posts)

Student Matters

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

  • 2018 Steinhardt Graduation Ceremonies

    Published: Monday, November 20th 2017 07:19 PM
  • Justice Zone – December 1st, 2017, 12-3pm

    Justice Zone – Friday, Dec 1st, 12-3pm, Pless 1 – (RSVP)  Justice Zone (formerly Diversity Zone) is a foundational training intended for NYU students, faculty, and staff that functions to facilitate understanding of frequently used concepts such as diversity, equity, and social justice through the lens of race and racism. It takes a deep look into the Cycle of Oppression and the role […]

    Published: Monday, November 20th 2017 07:11 PM

Steinhardt At a Glance (read all posts)

Steinhardt At a Glance

News from the NYU Steinhardt Community

  • Juan Cristobal Losada Wins Latin Grammy Award

    Juan Cristobal Losada, a producer-in-residence in NYU Steinhardt’s Music Business Program, is the recipient of a 2017 Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Album for his work on To Beny Moré With Love by Jon Secada, featuring the Charlie Sepúlveda Big Band. The 18th annual Latin Grammy Awards were announced at a ceremony held at the MGM […]

    Published: Saturday, November 18th 2017 03:02 AM
  • NYU Steinhardt Presents Three-Day Festival Celebrating Philip Glass – Nov. 17-19

    The NYU Orchestras and Contemporary Music Ensemble present a weekend of free concerts to honor contemporary composer Philip Glass, who celebrated his 80th birthday this year. The concerts will take place at NYU Skirball from November 17-19, 2017. Glass – who the Chicago Tribune calls “perhaps the best-known, most successful, most widely imitated composer of […]

    Published: Tuesday, November 14th 2017 05:19 PM

Music Technology News (read all posts)

Music Technology News

News and Updates from the Music Technology Program

  • Music Tech Undergrads take “Red Bull Hack the Hits”

    Over the past weekend, 3 of our undergraduate students Emma Camell (‘18), Christy Welch (‘19), and Jaye Sosa (‘19)  were selected along with 12 other finalists to participate in Red Bull’s 48 hour hackathon, “ Red Bull Hack the Hits”. Finalists were split into 5 teams and flown out to San Francisco, to create mind-blowing […]

    Published: Friday, November 17th 2017 09:44 PM
  • Tonight! Morton Subotnick Performs at NYU Skirball

    Tonight at NYU’s Skirball auditorium, Morton Subotnick, will offer a rare performance celebrating the 50th anniversary of his iconic Silver Apples of the Moon. A long time associate of the Music Technology department, Subotnick has been described as the ‘founding father’ of electronic music, and Silver Apples, his first full length album, has even recently been selected […]

    Published: Friday, November 3rd 2017 05:31 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.

  • Music for Every Child: Diversity and Social Consciousness in Music Education

    Excited to join the Rhode Island Music Education Association at their Conference: Music for Every Child: Diversity and Social Consciousness in Music Education. There, we’ll be speaking on: Advancing Social Justice through Music Education. Common sense notions of “social justice” imply the uncovering of injustices, imbalances, and untruths in order to support and promote a more equitable […]

    The post Music for Every Child: Diversity and Social Consciousness in Music Education appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Friday, November 17th 2017 07:09 PM
  • A Reply to Randall Allsup

    In his recent book, Remixing the Classroom, Professor Randall Allsup offers a postmodern concept of school music education. Unfortunately, his book contains many falsehoods about the praxial philosophy of music education. In our reply to Allsup, we analyze and refute his distortions of the praxial philosophy in Music Matters (2015). Published in Action, Criticism, and Theory […]

    The post A Reply to Randall Allsup appeared first on Music Matters.

    Published: Saturday, September 23rd 2017 01:03 PM

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

  • New Podcast: There’s No Place Like Art

    The podcast offers opportunities to feature how ordinary people are doing extraordinary things in The Arts to make our world a richer, deeper, better place to live.  In these divisive times, I ask audiences to tune in and listen to how The Arts transforms people’s lives and remind us how vitally important a role The Arts play […]

    Published: Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 04:33 PM
  • The Man Behind the Curtain

    Dr. John Newman will perform his solo play The Man Behind the Curtain on Saturday, September 23 @ 2p at the United Solo Festival on 42nd street at Theatre Row in NYC. The main character in the play is L. Frank Baum, best known as the author of The Wizard of Oz and 13 other Oz books. The play […]

    Published: Wednesday, September 6th 2017 07:26 PM

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

David Kirkland - A Will to Love

Aesthetic musings on politics, education, and moral justice.

  • What Charlottesville Means To Me

    Despite my firm convictions, I have always been a man who tries to face facts, and to accept the reality of life as new experience and new knowledge unfolds. I have always kept an open mind, a flexibility that must go hand in hand with every form of the intelligent search for truth. –Malcolm X […]

    Published: Wednesday, August 23rd 2017 01:08 AM
  • A Crusade for Billions? How a Betsy DeVos Department of Education Could Lead to a Massive Transfer of Public Funds into the Private Sector

    On Monday, January 30, 2017, hundreds of patient protectors braved the bitter New York City cold to stand firmly in defiance against the impending appointment of billionaire school-choice crusader Betsy DeVos, 58, for Secretary of Education. The brazen assembly, short on time yet not lacking hope, was among one of many gatherings crisscrossing the nation. […]

    Published: Friday, February 10th 2017 01:16 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

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 Spotlights: Tara Muoio

    Where are you from? I’m from Breezy Point, NY which is a little beach neighborhood in Queens (one of NYC’s five boroughs). What is your background in music? I grew up singing in my church choir, taking piano lessons, and listening to music around the house, but I didn’t really get into it on my […]

    Published: Saturday, May 6th 2017 12:00 AM
  • Senior Spotlights: Grace Pozniak

    Where are you from? I am from Cohasset, Massachusetts. What is your background in music? In high school, I started going to a whole bunch of shows in Boston. Most of them were Warped Tour-esce bands, and I got involved with a really tight knit Boston community that formed around this music. I also starting […]

    Published: Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 03:23 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 10:00 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 02:30 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

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 04:53 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 05:16 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 07:46 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: Monday, December 24th 2012 01:01 AM

Fabienne Doucet - (Re)Constructing Home and School (read all posts)

Fabienne Doucet - (Re)Constructing Home and School

Fabienne Doucet's blog related to her work on the relationship between home and school.

  • A Counternarrative

    Imagine if at the beginning of every school year, teachers greeted parents with some variation of the following. In a plastic baggie, place a cotton ball, a tissue, and a tea bag, along with the following poem: Dearest Kindergarten Parents, Here is a little “gift” for you as you leave your precious one with me […]

    Published: Thursday, November 6th 2014 09:16 PM
  • Example 2: What Teachers Really Want to Tell Parents

    In this article, teacher and school founder Ron Clark sets a combative tone for telling parents what their teachers really wish they could tell them if they could, beginning with, “For starters, we are educators, not nannies.” Clark goes on to list more complaints, supported with examples, of parents not trusting teachers and not taking them […]

    Published: Thursday, November 6th 2014 09:06 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 04:50 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 01:54 PM
  • 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 06:09 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 05:33 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 09:41 PM