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Organizing Family and Community: Collective Parent Action and Intergenerational Learning

This project, funded by the Spencer Foundation, explores how children learn and thrive when their parents and family members belong to parent leadership and organizing groups.
Areas of Study: Education

Award-Winning Author Nicole R. Fleetwood to Join the Steinhardt School

Nicole R. Fleetwood, author of "Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration," will join NYU Steinhardt's Department of Media, Culture, and Communication as the inaugural James Weldon Johnson Professor.

Current and Future Steinhardt Leaders Contemplate Post-Pandemic Education

The virtual event, co-sponsored by four Steinhardt research centers and programs, examined ways US schools can turn uncertainty into opportunity.

"Staging the Musical Identities of Asian America"

Piano Studies student Michelle Li conducted an independent study exploring Asian American identity and its relation to music and music-making. Watch her perform "Tree Without Wind" by Huang Ruo.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Alum Tania León Wins Music Pulitzer For "Stride"

"Stride" was inspired by Susan B. Anthony and the pioneering feminists of her time.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa and Andrew Nalani Contribute to Special Journal on Social Science and Inequality

Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa (NYU Steinhardt) and doctoral candidate Andrew Nalani contributed to a Socius Journal special collection focusing on the role of social science in responding to inequality.

Piano Studies Alum Founds Concert Series

Francesca Khalifa has launched EXTENSITY, presenting innovative programming by emerging and established artists working across a range of disciplines.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Jeffrey Swann to Perform at Bargemusic

His four recitals in Brooklyn will feature the sonatas of Beethoven.
Areas of Study: The Arts

New Video on Building Capacity for Equitable CS Instruction

Research Alliance teams presented new findings from our independent evaluation of NYC’s Computer Science for All initiative at the 2021 SIGCSE Technical Symposium. Video presentation is now available.

Music Therapy Alum Pepe Benavides Creates Self-Care Project

Benavides is using his background to help others in the medical field deal with the fatigue and stress of caring for Covid patients.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Harnessing the Power of Theatre in Teaching: An Interview with Alum Roxane Reynolds

Students participated in a restaging of one of the 2020 American presidential election debates through the Verbatim Performance Lab.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Celebrating the end of the NYU at Weber Shandwick Masters in Residence program

A partnership between Steinhardt's MCC department and Weber Shandwick, the program hosted 12 scholars over the course of four years, where each student pursued a two-year graduate degree.

PAA Celebrates the Class of 2021

The PAA program recognizes 20 new graduates for their resilience, persistence, and excellence at a program-level graduation ceremony.

Helping Asian Americans Cook the Foods They Crave Most

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute highlighted Rooted Fare, a startup co-founded by Food Studies alum Ashley Xie that partners and profit-shares with immigrant chefs to make Asian sauces for homemade dishes.

Dr. Cheri Fancsali Moderates National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Webinar

This Wednesday, June 9th at 3pm, Dr. Cheri Fancsali is moderating the Webinar on Engaging Policymakers in Cultivating Interest and Competencies in Computing, hosted by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Building Community around Culturally-Responsive Speech-Language Pathology

"The speech-language-hearing profession needs a different future that more accurately represents the multiply-braided identities of the people we serve."
Areas of Study: Health

The Sexual Politics of Border Control

Media, Culture, and Communication doctoral student Michelle Pfeifer co-edits special issue published in the Journal for Ethnic and Racial Studies

New Book Highlights Key Lessons from NYC’s Expanded Success Initiative

Adriana Villavicencio’s new book, Am I My Brother’s Keeper?, offers powerful insights into the challenges of implementing large-scale educational change. Drawing on the Research Alliance’s four-year study of the Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), which aimed to improve the educational outcomes of 15,000 Black and Latinx males in NYC public high schools, the book examines what worked, what didn’t, and what we can learn from the experience.

Laine Nooney explores “How the Personal Computer Broke the Human Body” for VICE Motherboard

Assistant Professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, Laine Nooney explains the history of computer-related pain.

Professors Paula Chakravartty and Ajantha Subramanian explain why caste inequality matters in America

Professors from NYU Steinhardt MCC and Gallatin and Harvard Anthropology Department collaborate in New York Times article “Why Is Caste Inequality Still Legal in America?”