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Telehealth Teamwork: Educational Theatre Students Act as Patients for Aspiring Health Practitioners Across Steinhardt

With the pandemic restricting in-person fieldwork and internship placements, Steinhardt programs came together to help each other's students gain the experiential skills needed to prepare to enter their respective fields.

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Equity Not Charity: Food Studies Alum Leah Kirts on Organizing Community Food Relief

As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, Leah joined a mutual aid group in Queens and began organizing mobile food pantries that have since grown to serve 150–200 people weekly. “It’s really simple: anyone who shows up can get food.”

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Paulette Goddard Professor Emerita Marion Nestle Discusses New Book on Food Politics: "Let's Ask Marion"

In honor of the release of "Let’s Ask Marion: What You Need to Know about the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health," Dr. Nestle participated in a Q&A exploring the social, political, and economic issues impacting our nation’s food systems and culture.

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New Cookbook from Nutrition and Art Therapy Students Encourages Families to Get Creative in the Kitchen

"Creative Kitchen," a joint project created by Art Therapy and Nutrition and Dietetics students, combines healthy, low-cost recipes with arts-based activities to bring families together during this time of crisis.

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Zooming around Italy: Graduate Students Explore the Essence of the Mediterranean Diet

While not physically in Italy, students taking “International Study in Food, Culture, and Nutrition” spent three weeks exploring Italian food and nutrition from historical, political, agricultural, culinary, and cultural perspectives through interactive sessions.

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Growing Around the Globe: Alum Dharath “Tot” Hoonchamlong on Urban Farming in New York City and Thailand

Meet Tot (MA '19), the Environmental Manager of a Bo.lan – a sustainability-focused, Michelin-starred restaurant in Bangkok with an edible garden that reminds him of time spent on the NYU Urban Farm Lab as a graduate student.

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NYU Steinhardt Community Members Respond to COVID-19

Thank you to the brave alumni, students, and staff who are dedicating themselves to others during this unprecedented time.

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CSD and Nutrition Students Team Up for Iron Chef Competition

What do mashed potatoes, black bean soup, and coconut flan have in common? Not only are they foods easy for individuals with dysphagia, a swallowing disorder, to consume, but they are also dishes recently prepared by master’s students from the NYU Steinhardt Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders and Department of Nutrition and Food Studies taking “Interdisciplinary Case-Based Management in Dysphagia.”

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Upcoming Events

Cyber Soul Food: Lowcountry Cooking in the Big City

Join the Steinhardt Black Society and Food Studies student chef Hue Williams for a virtual cooking demonstration and conversation celebrating Black cuisine.

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