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Nora Segura-Barpal ('20) Makes Music More Accessible and Inclusive

The Music Inclusion Coalition that Segura-Barpal co-founded strives to make the study of music more accessible and inclusive as students move from high school to the collegiate level.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Women in Music

Three stars of the music world, Rosanne Cash, Renée Fleming, and Jillian Hervey, were interviewed by Vanessa Williams in a dynamic Zoom conversation.
Areas of Study: The Arts

PAA Student Sarah Overton Offers a New Way to Rediscover Our Dreams and Ourselves

In a multimedia storytelling format, "The Missing Year Project" catalogues the experience of people of color as they answer the question: What do you do with the person you never became?
Areas of Study: The Arts

Pandemic Era Sparks Both Anxiety and Activism for Asian Americans

Targeted by discrimination and violence during COVID-19, many grapple with questions of identity and belonging.
Areas of Study: Health

“COVID-19 and Inequality” Series Focuses on Health, Climate, and the Future of Cities—Feb. 25 Through April 22

This lecture series will explore the social problems the pandemic accelerated and made more visible.

Innovative Programs Address Inequality in Young Children’s Development

Research on the Smart Beginnings project, a first-of-its-kind comprehensive approach to the promotion of school readiness in low-income families, shows promise in addressing equity issues.

Screen Scoring Alumni Scores at Sundance Film Festival

The music of Ariel Marx and Gavin Brivik was featured in two films that premiered at this year's festival.
Areas of Study: The Arts

NYU Steinhardt Professor Creates New Lab Researching Sustainable Entrepreneurship within the Classical Music Field

A grant from the National Endowment for the Arts will establish a new research lab focused on entrepreneurship and innovation in classical music training programs.

New Study Informs Research on Child Development and Learning in Conflict-Affected Areas

The effect of conflict and trauma on a child’s development and education is the subject of a paper by Global TIES for Children.

Researchers Propose Dual-Generation Programming to Support Adolescent Mothers and Mothers-to-be in Contexts of Conflict and Displacement

A team of researchers have designed a framework to guide the design of policies to address the specific needs of adolescent mothers and their children living in conflict-induced displacement.

NYU Steinhardt & Black Theatre United Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Discussion on the Making of New Record: Stand For Change—Feb. 24

Black Theatre United, a coalition co-founded by NYU Steinhardt Dean Scholar-in-Residence Vanessa Williams, will be discussing their new theme song, Stand for Change.
Areas of Study: The Arts

CRE STEAM Scorecard Release

NYU Metro Center is excited to announce the launch of the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining STEAM Curriculum Scorecard!
Areas of Study: Education

NSF/Amazon Grant Supports Research at NYU to Help Cities Detect and Reduce Biases in Algorithmically Supported Decision-making

Faculty member Ravi Shroff is among a team of researchers at NYU developing new tools aimed at producing equitable public policy impacts on such areas as city housing inspections, policing, and courts.
Areas of Study: Education

String Studies and Composition Alums Featured in The Washington Post

Yaz Lancaster and Angélica Negrón are featured in the article “21 for ’21: Composers and performers who sound like tomorrow.”

Mehmet Dede Wins globalFEST Impact Award

Faculty member Mehmet Dede received the Impact Award at the globalFEST Awards Ceremony.

Essays on Computational Cultures from India

Fourth-year Media, Culture, and Communication doctoral student Sandeep Mertia has published the edited volume "Lives of Data: Essays on Computational Cultures from India."

New Steinhardt/Langone Research Published on Art Therapy and Parkinson's Disease

This groundbreaking, innovative study is the first paper exploring the effects of art therapy on Parkinson's Disease in a medical peer-reviewed journal utilizing clinical, behavioral, eye tracking, and brain connectivity outcomes.

Conversations with Alumni

The NYU Performing Arts Administration graduate program invited six outstanding alumni to meet with the current students virtually.

NYU Provost Fleming and Associate Professor Tara McAllister on the Challenges of the /r/ Sound

Like the National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, NYU’s provost had her own childhood difficulties with the “r” sound. She spoke with Dr. McAllister about ongoing work on this topic and the development of exciting, accessible technology for visualizing and analyzing speech patterns.
Areas of Study: Health

NYU Metro Center Faculty Affiliate Ranked Most Influential Policy Scholar

NYU Metro Center’s Joshua Aronson named one of the nation’s most influential education scholars in the Nation for his work in investigating stereotype threat and how social and psychological influence academic achievement.