June 3rd - NYU Metro Center Executive Director Dr. David E. Kirkland featured as a keynote speaker at University of Pittsburgh Institute for Learning's leaders online forum conference titled Getting Better at Getting Better.
NYU Metro Center Executive Director Dr. David E. Kirkland featured as a guest on "Teach the People" podcast on an episode where he discussed culturally responsive-sustaining education and the need to pause, reflect upon, and rethink education during COVID-19.
The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University, an international research institute for scholars and artists of ballet and its related arts and sciences, announced the 12 fellows for the 2020-2021 academic year.
NYU Metro Center's Deputy Executive Director Richard Gray featured at National Sawdust+, at an evening of music, spoken word and conversations linked to the writings of James Baldwin and Ta-Nehisi Coates.
On June 5th, 2020, the NYU Metro Center's Excel Academy celebrated their 2019-2020 Cohort from their yearly college-access program. It’s been an amazing journey taking our recipients through an intensive learning process and we are confident that their hard work, commitment and persistence will position them for greater work in their academics and communities.
NYU Metro Center's Deputy Executive Director Richard Gray featured on the final day of the Broadway Advocacy Coalition's three day forum, created for the Broadway community to heal, listen, and hold itself accountable to its history of white supremacy.
The last session of NYU Metro Center's CPA/199 WF spring session was focused on Celebrating the 2020 GRADUATES with their families, program staff, volunteers alumni and representatives from program funding sources.
Joanna Geller, Assistant Director of Research, and Wendy Perez, Senior Research Associate presented on June 23 to an audience of 170 parents, teachers, administrators, and parent outreach workers at the IEL Rise Up for Equity Virtual Summit.
Research led by Joseph R. Cimpian, an associate professor of economics and education, suggests that interventions to improve gender equity need to become more nuanced with respect to student achievement.
As academia took a much-needed break from “business as usual” during #ShutDownAcademia, I found myself revisiting the “OG” Black female scholars who pushed and persisted in academic spaces to humanize how Black people live.
Meet Tot (MA '19), the Environmental Manager of a Bo.lan – a sustainability-focused, Michelin-starred restaurant in Bangkok with an edible garden that reminds him of time spent on the NYU Urban Farm Lab as a graduate student.
During this moment of nation-wide opposition to police killings of Black men and women, we should consider ending two longstanding NYC public school security policies–the NYPD’s control of the city’s School Security Agents, and the imposition of metal detectors in selected city schools.