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Steinhardt Faculty Selected for NYU Aging Incubator Fellows Program

Faculty will support the development of interdisciplinary research and educational initiatives to improve the health and well-being of the oldest segment of our human population.

Cool Course Dispatch: Food and Design

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Professor of Food Studies Fabio Parasecoli's course entitled Food in the Arts: Design, where students consider how design influences the food system.

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.

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.”

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.

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.