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NYU Metro Center’s 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference: Past, Present, & Future Issues Call for Proposals

NYU Metro Center invites you to submit proposals for the 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference (PEC), which will be held Friday, June 2nd, in New York City

Join the VUE Editorial Team

We are launching a search for a lead editorial team for Voices in Urban Education (VUE), including an Editor-in-Chief and one or two Deputy Editor(s). Open to education scholars at two- or four-year institutions.

VUE Doctoral Student Editorial Fellowship

Voices in Urban Education (VUE), NYU Metro Center’s open-access journal is launching an editorial fellowship for doctoral students to be mentored and advised in the process of academic publishing.

Youths Drive Change in NYU Steinhardt’s Teacher Residency

NYU Steinhardt’s Teacher Residency program places teachers in high-needs communities, where they can support their students in making a difference.
Areas of Study: Education

NYU Steinhardt Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Huda Hassan will join the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, and Ruby Yu will work with the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions.
Areas of Study: Media Studies The Arts

Citizen Science: A New Study on Understanding the Language of Science through a Participatory Experiment by Sudha Arunachalam

Dr. Sudha Arunachalam’s recent study on ‘citizen science’, an approach to research that involves the public in scientific research and measurement, has been accepted for publication in March’s volume of Language: Teaching Linguistics.

Four Media Studies Alumni Receive 2023 NEH Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities announced its selections this week, and four alumni from the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication are among the recipients.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Recent Award Announcements at IHDSC

We invite you to join us in celebrating the recent awards received by members of our community. We are thrilled to provide support to these talented and impactful research teams that share our commitment to unraveling inequality and expanding opportunity.

Director of Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy Alan Turry, Discusses Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy and Improvisation as a Landscape of Hope

This compelling interview between narratologist Dr. Reji Mathew, and Dr. Alan Turry, the Director of the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy, touches upon many subjects, but one major theme emerges: the tremendous potential impact that engaging in music has on our lives.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Statement in Memory of Norman Fruchter, Longtime Public School Advocate and NYU Metro Center Senior Consultant

NYU Metro Center mourns the death of our beloved friend and colleague Norm Fruchter. Norm was an intellectual and visionary writer, researcher, and public education activist. Our deepest condolences go out to his surviving family members, loved ones, and the countless community members influenced by his brilliance.

Disrupting the School-Prison Nexus in New York

Steinhardt researchers partner with NYU Law students to support children experiencing exclusionary discipline.
Areas of Study: Education

Steinhardt Alum Striving for Equity in International Education

Erika Hardaway ’15 (MA, International Education) is an abolitionist educator and consultant with a background in K-12 education, DEI programming, and more.
Areas of Study: Education

Adam Tendler Awarded Yvar Mikhashoff Prize

Artist Faculty Member granted prestigious prize in recognition of extraordinary contributions to contemporary music.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Who Waged the Very First "War on Christmas"?

Visiting Associate Professor of Food Studies Charles Ludington explains that arguments over how to observe the holiday are as old as the Reformation, with traditions shaped by Pagan ritual, Martin Luther, popular authors, and more.

The Long Road to Escape

In Summer 2022, three scholars from Afghanistan arrived in New York City after nearly a year of efforts throughout NYU to bring them and their families to safety.
Areas of Study: Education

New Book Written by NYU Metro Center Staffers and Alum, Dismantling Disproportionality: A Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Systems Approach, Named as High-Quality Equity Resource

New book written by NYU Metro Center staffers and alum named as high-quality equity resource for offering framework to center underserved communities in racial equity work.

Path Program Named in NYC DOE Chancellor's Plan to Improve Special Education Programs

DOE School’s Chancellor David Banks has pledged to make a $205 million dollar investment to expand several programs for students with disabilities, including autism, intensive sensory needs, and emotional disabilities. One of the valued programs that will be expanded is the “Path” program.

The Research Alliance Year in Review 2022

2022 has been a busy, challenging, exciting year for the Research Alliance for New York City Schools. Here are a few highlights from our year.

Grad Student Monet Takeda Shares Her Journey to Performing Arts Administration

Graduate student Monet Takeda never saw herself in Performing Arts Administration until she realized all the potential and exciting opportunities awaiting her.
Areas of Study: The Arts

The ASD Nest Support Project at NYU Metro Center Commends the NYC Schools Chancellor’s Pledge to Expand Use of the ASD Nest Model in NYC Classrooms

The ASD Nest Support Project at NYU Metro Center embraces the DOE’s commitment to inclusive settings for Autistic learners and the further expansion of ASD Nest Model