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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 Communication 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

Intrepid Museum Teams with NYU Ability Project on Interactive Mobile Guide to Maximize Visitor Experience Amid COVID-19 Safety Protocols

The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) mobile guide was developed to address challenges related to accessibility and new safety precautions.

EJ-ROC partnered with Chalkbeat to survey NYC students on their priorities for schooling during COVID-19.

The report explores student responses from a survey of New York City K-12 students about the reopening of schools for Fall 2020.

Charlton McIlwain Named a 'Black Hero of the Internet'

The Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University celebrated Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Charlton McIlwain's many contributions to the field of race and media.

Metro Center and EJ-ROC created guidance on culturally responsive remote learning and parent engagement

NYU Steinhardt's Metro Center and EJ-ROC created guidance on culturally responsive remote learning and parent engagement. Read more on Metro's Culturally Responsive Education (CRE) Hub.

Helping Young People Follow Their Dreams: An Interview with Music Educator Melissa Morris (MA '00)

Melissa Morris (MA '00), award-winning music educator in the New York City public schools, discusses what music can teach us about diversity and what the pandemic has taught her about teaching.

Dr. Tsu-Hsin Howe Named New Chair of Department of Occupational Therapy

NYU OT is proud to announce Dr. Howe’s new role and expresses gratitude to Dr. Kristie Patten for her seven years of dedicated stewardship as our previous chair.

PhD Student is Lead Cultural Consultant and Lead Writer for Age of Empire Video Game

Media, Culture, and Communication doctoral student Tony Brave was the lead cultural consultant for the Indigenous people portrayed in Age of Empire III.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

On Equity and Early Intervention: An Interview with New Faculty Member Jonet Artis

Jonet Artis, assistant professor and Dean’s Faculty Fellow in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, is a speech-language pathologist whose research interests include early intervention for children diagnosed with autism.

Supporting Emerging Teachers: An Interview with New Faculty Member Nada Ahmed

Nada Ahmed, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning and co-director of the NYU Teacher Residency program, discusses how NYU Steinhardt supports emerging teachers. 

CollideOscope Repertory Theatre Company Brings Racial Justice and Healing to the Stage

NYU Steinhardt's CollideOscope Repertory Theatre Company's mission is to advance racial justice and healing through performance.

From Pianist to Physical Therapist: Meet Acclaimed Musician and New DPT Student Arthur Migliazza

An award-winning pianist, Arthur is now pursuing his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). Learn more about the intersection of his passion for music and movement.

Keep Saying Her Name: We Still Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor

Today, we continue to support our communities and join the struggle for broad accountability, to hold those liable who enact violence against and harbor disdain for vulnerable people, especially Black womxn.