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Student Spotlight: Grad Go Local Student Leader

Read on to learn about the experiences of one student leader who is participating in the Go Local program at NYU Shanghai in fall 2020.

Dean’s Global Honors Seminars Maintain Global Focus

Read on to learn how Steinhardt adapted its Dean's Global Honors Seminars in response to ongoing COVID mobility restrictions.

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.

Graduate Global Courses Continue to Introduce Students to International Perspectives Despite Mobility Restrictions

Learn how Steinhardt is adapting its graduate study abroad programs in response to COVID-19.

Metro Center Wins W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant for Racial Equity Work Among Parent Leadership Organizations

Metro Center awarded $500,000 from the Kellogg Foundation to form a Racial Equity Peer Learning and Inquiry Community with four parent leadership organizations.

Meet New Graduate Nutrition Student Génesis Nayeth Codoni De Juan

Read on to learn what inspired Génesis to become a registered dietitian nutritionist and her desire to use health and nutrition education to address disparities that impact marginalized groups.

Lyle Ashton Harris is featured on CNN

A trove of old Ektachrome slides shows artists, friends and lovers in the 1980s and '90s
Areas of Study: The Arts

Steinhardt Vice Dean Wins Highest Honor in Occupational Therapy

Dr. Kristie Patten is being recognized with the American Occupational Therapy Association’s prestigious Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship Award for her critical work in “Strength-Based and Client-Directed Occupational Therapy Practice.”

Making a Difference Award Honors Elise Cappella and Leah Lattimore (CAS ’04; STEINHARDT ’10, ’22)

Through research, community support, advocacy and engagement, two members of the NYU Steinhardt community are breaking down barriers of misunderstanding and intolerance.

Research Alliance Alumni Author New Article on Teacher Collaboration

Former Research Alliance Deputy Director Adriana Villavicencio and former Research Associate Sarah Klevan, together with Montclair State University’s Reva Jaffe-Walter, authored a new paper, “You can’t close your door here:” Leveraging teacher collaboration to improve outcomes for immigrant English Learners, in the January 2021 issue of Teaching and Teacher Education. In their paper, they examine teacher collaboration and its role in improving outcomes for English Learners (ELs). Through a comparison of two schools, their paper highlights that:

Francine Sheffield ('12) in Pursuit of Sustainable Cooperative Business Model for the Arts

Sheffield joins a global partnership to form a hybrid arts collective to experiment with a new business model that replaces the transactional presenter-artist model with a dialogue model.
Areas of Study: The Arts

The Healing Arts: An Interview with Soma Vajpayee, Career Changer and Art Therapy Student

Soma Vajpayee, a former banker and executive coach, describes the journey that brought her from the business industry to NYU Steinhardt's art therapy program.

Manuel Laufer receives grant from Canada Council for the Arts

The Piano Studies Artist Faculty member and his duo partner received $25,000 to commission and record new works.
Areas of Study: The Arts

NYU Metro Center wins Bill & Melinda Gates Grant for CRSE research

We are very pleased to be awarded a new study grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to be used to study the interconnected relationships of culturally responsive-sustaining education (CRSE), racial identity formation, and student academic success.

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.”

The Language of Climate Change Denial: Questions for Education Professors Raul Lejano and Shondel Nero

In their new, co-authored book, two NYU Steinhardt professors analyze the narrative of climate denial by deconstructing its linguistic properties and persuasive power.
Areas of Study: Education

Three Takeaways from Working in the Entertainment Industry: An Interview with Lena Kleinfeld (BS '15)

Lena Kleinfeld (BA '15), a graduate of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communications shares insights gleaned from working in the communications industry.

"I am Hip Hop!" An Interview with Dance Educator Kim Elliott

Alum Kim Elliott speaks about her life and work.
Areas of Study: The Arts

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.

String Studies Adds Four Faculty Members

Violinists Joshua Henderson and Melissa White, violist Amadi Azikiwe, and harpist Brandee Younger have joined the faculty.
Areas of Study: The Arts