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Dr. Sajnani Collaborates on New WHO Policy on Health Benefits of the Arts with Displaced Persons

This new policy document provides evidence that art based activities and arts therapies can meaningfully improve one’s self confidence, opportunities to grieve losses, a renewed sense of belonging, and offer hope.

A Passion for Cooking and Food Studies: A Conversation with Scott Alves Barton (PhD '16)

Scott Alves Barton (PhD '16) spent a career working as a chef, then turned his attention to food studies.

NYU Steinhardt Alumna Debuts Solo Exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art

This summer, NYU Steinhardt alumna Beatrice Glow (BFA, 2008) presents her first exhibition in a major US museum at The Baltimore Museum of Art. Her show, Once the Smoke Clears, runs through October 2nd, 2022.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Rehabilitating Your Brain with the Touch of an App

Gerald Voebel, associate professor of Occupational Therapy, discusses the role apps can play in the rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain injuries.
Areas of Study: Health

In Solidarity Conversations: A YPAR Approach to Research-Practice Partnerships

Incoming Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology and the Institute of Human Development and Social Change (IHDSC) Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Lauren C. Mims, partnered with the National Crittenton and the National Collaborative of Young Women’s Initiatives (National YWI) to produce an incredible report on their In Solidarity Conversations.

NYU Receives $1M Grant from the Mellon Foundation for Prison Art Initiative

Support of Steinhardt Professor Nicole Fleetwood's Marking Time initiative will amplify the art of the incarcerated.

Performing Arts and Visual Arts Administration Study Abroad 2022

This summer, students in the Performing Arts and Visual Arts Administration graduate programs traveled to Berlin and Paris as a part of the Issues and Practices in Arts Administration: The European Context course.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Dates announced for the Fall 2022 Facilitative Leadership Seminar

Metro Learning Communities has released the dates for their fall 2022 Facilitative Leadership Seminar.
Areas of Study: Education

NYU Professor and Students Help Create a New Grammy® Special Merit Award for Best Song for Social Change

The Recording Academy announced the creation of a special merit award for Best Song for Social Change. The award was proposed by Music Business Professor Carlos Chirinos. Students cataloged 400 songs dealing with social change.
Areas of Study: Education Media Studies The Arts

"Behind Blue Sky" Receives Praise and Awards

Documentary co-produced by Professors Maria Hodermarska and Nisha Sajnani exploring the psychosomatic impact of 9/11 in the lives of people of color in NYC won Best Documentary (Feel the Reel International Film Festival) and Best Black Lives Matter film (Amsterdam International Film Festival).
Areas of Study: The Arts

Prioritizing Equity in our Schools as the World “Returns to Normal”

NYU Metro Center hosts a discussion on the importance of Equity and Culturally Responsive & Sustaining Practices in School Settings
Areas of Study: Education

New Study Shows Racial, Gender Discrepancies in Special Education Services

A new study shows that racism and sexism shape the decisions that teachers make when trying to find the best way to support their students.

Steinhardt Announces New Dean’s Alumni Advisory Board

Twelve founding members represent breadth of disciplines and experience.

Department of Teaching and Learning’s Kongji Qin Published in Urban Education

Data shows that so-called “Tiger parenting” is often parents’ attempt to circumvent racism against Chinese students.

Fabienne Doucet named by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as one of its “Great Immigrants” of 2022

The award highlights immigrants who have been leaders in their fields and advocates in their local communities.
Areas of Study: Education

Drama Therapy Student Crystal Lucas-Perry Stars as John Adams in 1776

Following a dynamite opening at the American Repertory Theater, Crystal Lucas-Perry will play John Adams in the musical 1776. This cast features a female, trans, and non-binary cast in a fierce reimagining of history.

Celebrating Student Research at All Levels

The Tenth Annual Research and Scholarship Showcase gives platform to Steinhardt’s up-and-coming researchers.

Steinhardt Student Finalist in NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge

Jonathon Lentine MS ’22 made it to the final round with his virtual reality simulator for drivers with autism spectrum disorder.

Leila Adu-Gilmore Awarded the Charles Ives Fellowship

Leila Adu-Gilmore, NYU Assistant Professor of Music Technology, has been awarded the 2022 Charles Ives Fellowship.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Study Comparing Urban and Migrant Parents in Shanghai Finds That Migrant Parents Have More Effective Parenting Practices

A study led by Associate Professor Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng suggests that that migrant parenting practices have a greater impact on children’s academic performance.