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The Place Where Video Games, Gender, and Sexuality Meet: An Interview with New Faculty Member Whitney Pow

Whitney Pow is a media studies scholar whose research focuses on queer and trans histories of video games, software, and computational media. We spoke to them about their scholarship and art.

Studying Queer and Transgender Lives: An Interview with New Faculty Member Cassius Adair

Cassius Adair, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, is an independent audio producer, writer, and researcher. We asked him about his scholarship on queer and transgender lives.

NYU Metro Center Represented

This month, our Executive Director, Dr. David E. Kirkland represented NYU Metro Center as a speaker at a number of conferences, events and presentations.

New Cookbook from Nutrition and Art Therapy Students Encourages Families to Get Creative in the Kitchen

"Creative Kitchen," a joint project created by Art Therapy and Nutrition and Dietetics students, combines healthy, low-cost recipes with arts-based activities to bring families together during this time of crisis.

Music Composition Alum Angélica Negrón Featured in BBC Roundtable

She joined a panel of Hollywood luminaries discussing their starts in music and "the difficulty of creating something simple."
Areas of Study: The Arts

VUE Art Submission Call

We invite interested students to submit their art to be considered for our latest Voices in Urban Education issue!

EduColor Partnership

NYU Metro Center is proud to announce our new partnership with EduColor.

NYU Metro Center In The Press

This month, our NYU Metro Center family has been featured in several press and media publications.

Evaluating Corporate Commitment to Social Justice

In the midst of a global pandemic and against the backdrop of heightened focus on police violence and the inequities experienced by the black community, MCC's 4 Weber Shandwick Scholars were assigned a timely project by the DC office.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Lynn Harrell at NYU Steinhardt

Watch the renowned cellist's final public appearance, a heartfelt and inspirational discussion moderated by NYU Steinhardt Artist Faculty member Carol Ou.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Songwriting Alum Connects with Billy Joel

AJ Smith released a song called "Billy Joel," and it got the Piano Man's attention.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Zooming around Italy: Graduate Students Explore the Essence of the Mediterranean Diet

While not physically in Italy, students taking “International Study in Food, Culture, and Nutrition” spent three weeks exploring Italian food and nutrition from historical, political, agricultural, culinary, and cultural perspectives through interactive sessions.

Communicative Sciences and Disorders Faculty Dr. Maria Grigos Selected as 2020 ASHA Fellow

This fellowship—which is retained for life—is one of the highest honors bestowed by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Student Choreographers Adapt Work to Film

After the cancellation of the 2020 Masters' Dance concert, students used their creativity and problem solving skills to adapt their work to film.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Studying the VR/AR Industry

A new course on the business of VR is coming to MCC Fall 2020. We spoke to the professor, Samantha Wolfe.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

NYU Metro Center In The Press

This month, our NYU Metro Center family was featured in several press and media publications.

NYU Metro Center Represented

This month, our Executive Director, Dr. David E. Kirkland represented NYU Metro Center as a speaker at a number of conferences, events and presentations.

NYU Metro Center's Executive Director cited as Expert Witness for Educational Equity Case

Our Executive Director, Dr. David E. Kirkland was cited as an expert witness in the Smith et al v. Regents of the University of California et al case. This lawsuit takes a look at the elimination of standardized testing in the admissions process.

Leila Adu-Gilmore Composition Reaches Billboard’s Traditional Classical Chart

"For Edna" is featured on a new album of multimedia works for solo cello that elevate stories of feminine empowerment.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Anti-Racist Initiative at NYU Metro Center

As Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and Asian descendant people challenge white people to act, many white people are seeking opportunities to expose supremacist ideologies and practice anti-racism. To support these efforts, NYU’s Metro Center introduces an Anti-Racist and Critical Whiteness Initiative.