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Cool Course Dispatch: Pop/Rock Ensemble

The fast-paced performance elective encourages thoughtful conversation around the historical context and stylistic hallmarks of various popular music genres.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Steinhardt Artist-In-Residence Taj Mahal Leads Talks and Performance

Award-winning songwriter, singer, film composer, and multi-instrumentalist Taj Mahal continued his role as the NYU Steinhardt 2022-23 Americana Artist-in-Residence with a three-day visit to NYU Steinhardt for a series of master classes and musical exploration.
Areas of Study: The Arts

A History of (and a Strike Against) White Sight

From Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication Nicholas Mirzoeff, a leading scholar of visual culture, comes a monograph about the white gaze and the tactics for dismantling it.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Carlie Bonilla Choreographs Dance in Honor of Her Mother and Grandmother

Dance Education Master’s student Carlie Bonilla, is choreographing a piece titled Kekoa for the upcoming Master’s Dance Concert (April 21 - 22). She discussed the inspiration her mother and grandmother provided, women warriors and the amazing students who are bringing her work to life.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Alum Translates Fencing Career to Specialized Psychology

USA Fencing Hall of Famer moves from competitive athlete to sports and performance psychologist.

March 21st Feast and Famine Lecture with Lily Kelting

Nutrition and Food Studies, March 21st Feast and Famine Lecture with Lily Kelting. Lily Kelting, a professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at FLAME University in Pune, India, spoke about the resurgence of interest in a group of grains called millets in India and abroad.

Celebrating National Poetry Month with MCC Grad Sarah Bridgins (BS ’06)

In honor of National Poetry Month, Sarah Bridgins shares insight on poems on practice.

“Diet for a Small Planet” Event Highlights Sustainability, Calls for Action

The Department of Nutrition and Food Studies hosted author Frances Moore Lappé, whose pioneering work explores the environmental impact of meat production, as part of the University-wide 2040 Now sustainability initiative.
Areas of Study: Health

Jazz Cast Series: Nicolas Prost and Sebastien Paindestre

In his latest podcast, Dr. Dave Schroeder, Music Professor of Jazz Studies and host of the NYU Jazz Series, interviewed classical saxophonist Nicolas Prost and pianist Sebastien Paindestre.
Areas of Study: The Arts

The Department of Art and Art Professions: BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2023

As the capstone project for our four-year BFA program, the thesis exhibitions constitute a significant marker for each participating student’s evolving practice and process over the years.
Areas of Study: The Arts

The Center for Policy, Research, and Evaluation at NYU Metro Center Continues work on WK Kellogg Foundation Grant, Hosting Conversation on Parent-Led Racial Equity Movements

Why do parent leaders engage in racial equity work? Researchers from the Center for Policy, Evaluation, Research, and Evaluation engage parent leadership organizations to share its impact on their families, schools, and community.

Researchers Launch Database with New Classification System for Minority-Serving Institutions in US

The MSI Data Project seeks to counter inaccurate and inconsistent MSI data used by federal agencies and researchers.
Areas of Study: Education

Community Spotlight: Women's History Month

Women from across NYU Steinhardt share their advice, their hopes, and what Women’s History Month means to them.

“Dysphagia Iron Chef” Competition Unites Students in New York City

Collaborative Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and Nutrition and Food Studies (NUTR) course brings on-campus and online students together for Iron Chef-style final project.
Areas of Study: Health

Turning Policy into Practice: NYU Metro Center Collaborates with NYC DOE’s Office of Equity and Access to Incorporate CRSE into Professional Practice for Fall 2023

NYU Metro Center partners with NYC Schools Office of Equity and Access to grow CRSE mindset and practices for school and district teams for Fall 2023

NYU Metro Center’s New Edition of Voices in Urban Education (VUE) Challenges Us to Resist the “Colonized” Academy and Instead Center the Experiences of Historically Marginalized Communities

VUE, NYU Metro Center’s open-access journal, interrogates the need for a “post-pandemic” pedagogy that is culturally centered around the perspectives of the disenfranchised, and new understandings of community care and educational justice.

Vocal Performance Students Take Top Honors in NATS Competition

A number of NYU students competed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Eastern Region Student Auditions in Saratoga Springs in mid March. Everyone made it to the semi finals with a large number ranking top position in their category.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Treatment-to-Prison Pipeline: The Role of Residential Treatment Centers in Exacerbating Race and Gender Inequities, New Paper by Dr. Shabnam Javdani

In their study, the authors examine the role and function of RTCs in creating or exacerbating race and gender inequities under the guise of mental health. They examine patterns that implicate the logic that treatment intentions justify children’s confinement and expose evidence linking RTCs with a potential treatment-to-prison pipeline.

NYU Justice and Belonging Hub’s Launch Event Brings Together Interdisciplinary Faculty to Advance Equity in Development, Education, and Society

On Thursday, March 9th, faculty and scholars across NYU Steinhardt came together to celebrate the launch of the Justice and Belonging in Development and Education Hub.

Minoritized and Economically Disadvantaged Students are Less Likely to be Exposed to High-quality Teachers, New Study by Luis Rodriguez

There is continued concern over the inequitable distribution of highly experienced and effective teachers among historically marginalized student populations. The authors use longitudinal data from Tennessee to assess whether students of racially/ethnically minoritized and economically disadvantaged backgrounds have unequal exposure to teachers based on alternate definitions of teaching quality.