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NYU Metro Center is Proud to Partner with the UN for Annual Conference

The Mindful Education Lab will be working with the United Nations to produce an annual conference called Education for An Unknowable Future

NYU Metro Center Team Members Win Prestigious Fellowships

The Monroe Stein Award and Adrian Levy Award were awarded to two members of NYU Metro Center’s Mindful Education Lab, Michelle Duverge and Katie Acomora, respectively, for their dedication to bettering the lives of children.

NYU Metro Center Faculty Affiliate Publishes Book about Racial Equity in the Digital Age

In their book, Advancing Racial Literacies in Teacher Education, NYU Metro Center faculty affiliate Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz and co-author Detra Price-Dennis provide theoretical and practical entry points into a conversation about race in the digital age.

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.

String Studies Alum Featured in The Washington Post's “21 for ’21"

Yaz Lancaster (BM '18, MM '20) is cited for writing "a stunner of a quartet" and more.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Performing Arts Administration Graduate Program Appoints Two New Adjunct Faculty Members

"Both Ms. Munro and Ms. Beasley are talented teachers who possess strong academic and professional backgrounds," says Program Director Dr. Richard Maloney.

Ensuring Greener Operations for Global Communication

Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Nicole Starosielski is part of a research team that will offer the first carbon footprint assessment of subsea cables—a global network that currently carries 99% of transoceanic Internet traffic.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Fashion In/Action: Dressing for Global Unrest — Feb. 6-Mar. 8

A new exhibit on display at the Broadway Windows explores how fashion has been both transformed by the Covid-19 pandemic and activated in the service of racial justice during a time of division and physical separation across the country.

Lisa Gitelman Explains Why Trump's Twitter Archive is a Pressing Concern for Media Historians

In an op-ed for CNN, Media, Culture, and Communication professor Lisa Gitelman shows how the Trump twitter ban highlights a larger question of preserving context and content in digital communication.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Cool Course Dispatch: Food and Design

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Professor of Food Studies Fabio Parasecoli's course entitled Food in the Arts: Design, where students consider how design influences the food system.

Dr. Cheri Fancsali Contributes to NAS Report on Authentic Computing Experiences

She served on the NAS Committee on the Role of Authentic STEM Learning Experiences in Developing Interest and Competencies for Computing, which developed the report.

Woodwind and Brass Fall Chamber Music Concert

Watch student chamber music ensembles performing music by Mozart, Debussy, Carter, Ginastera, Beethoven, and many others.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Three NYU Steinhardt Professors Ranked as Most Influential Policy Scholars in the Nation

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Joshua Aronson, and Stella Flores are among the most influential policy academics in the country according to the 2021 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence rankings.

An Eye-Catching Approach to Supporting Child Language Development

Researchers at Steinhardt's Language Experience and Acquisition Research at NYU (LEARN) Lab collaborated with a local illustrator to create a series of whimsical videos providing research-based advice for caregivers.
Areas of Study: Health

Not Throwin' Away His Shot: An Interview with "Hamilton" Music Director Ian Weinberger

An interview with Jazz Studies grad student Ian Weinberger, music director for "Hamilton."
Areas of Study: The Arts

$215K to Support Anti-racism and Educational Justice Awarded to NYU Metro Center

The Hewlett Foundation awarded the NYU Metro Center’s Education Justice Research and Organizing Collaborative (EJ-ROC) a grant of $175K grant to provide educational equity data, policy and research support, and strategic assistance to education justice organizing groups and coalitions.
Areas of Study: Health

Reflecting on 2020 at the Research Alliance

This has been a year like no other for schools and communities in New York City and across the country. Amid the most devastating pandemic in recent history, our nation also struggled to heal wounds from a painful and oppressive legacy of racism. At the Research Alliance for New York City Schools, as in many organizations, these events motivated us to reflect more deeply on our mission, our capacities, and our role in advancing a more just society.

Grammy Nominations for String Faculty and Alumni

Nominees include double bassist Gregg August's "Dialogues on Race" for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Congratulations to our Department's Grammy Nominees

Several members of the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions were among the nominees at the 63rd Grammy Awards.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Celebrating New Partnerships

NYU Metro Center's School Transformation subunits–Center for Strategic (CSS) and Innovations in Equity and Systemic Change (IESC)–have continued to build their relationships with several districts within and beyond New York State.