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Documenting the World, One Dance at a Time: An Interview with Mickela Mallozzi (BA ’05)

Mickela Mallozzi is the four-time Emmy® Award-winning Host and executive producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a travel series highlighting the diversity of dance which airs on PBS stations nationwide and on Amazon Prime globally. A professional dancer and trained musician, Mickela decided to start a journey around the world, taking her camera with her to follow dance in the lives of everyday people wherever she went.
Areas of Study: The Arts

New Study Finds that 1 in 8 NYC Elementary Students Experience Homelessness Before 5th Grade

NYU Steinhardt's Research Alliance for New York City Schools followed the 81,699 NYC students who began kindergarten in fall 2012 and found that over 12 percent of them experienced homelessness before 5th grade.
Areas of Study: Education

What We're Learning: Human Anatomy Lecture and Cadaver Lab

Human Anatomy, a lecture and lab course, teaches graduate occupational therapy students about the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems through direct contact with a human cadaver.
Areas of Study: Health

Making an Impact through Public Relations: An Interview with Shalon Roth (BS '05)

Since her graduation in 2005, Shalon Roth has worked on the front lines of public relations and communications agencies.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Some Children Find It Harder to Understand What Strangers Are Saying

New research finds that children with poorer language skills are at a disadvantage when given tasks or being spoken to by strangers because they cannot, as easily as their peers, understand speech from people they do not know.
Areas of Study: Health

Face Transplant Surgery Can Improve Speech in Victims of Severe Face Trauma: A New Case Study

A new case study by NYU Steinhardt's Maria I. Grigos finds that face transplant surgery can improve speech in victims of severe face trauma.
Areas of Study: Health

Rubén Blades, Scholar-in-Residence, Addresses Music and Social Change

Rubén Blades, three-time Emmy-nominated actor, activist, lawyer, and politician from Panama, is the School’s first scholar-in-residence.
Areas of Study: The Arts

A Prize for Bright Signals: A History of Color Television

Bright Signals: A History of Color Television by Professor Susan Murray won the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ 2019 Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Award-Winning Book Offers Cultural History of Color TV

In her book Bright Signals: A History of Color Television (Duke University Press), MCC Associate Professor Susan Murray positions the story of color television within a broader cultural history of twentieth-century aesthetics. In tracing the development and commercial introduction of the technology, she considers the way the idea of color was debated, theorized, and monetized.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

A Love of Crushed Pigment and Hard Work: Eric Dever (MA ’88) on His Artistic Process

Eric Dever (MA ’88) is a painter who graduated from NYU Steinhardt’s studio art program.

His paintings are part of notable public collections at the Parrish Art Museum, Grey Art Gallery-New York University Art Collection, Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York, and Centre d’Art et de Culture, Saint Just de Bellengard, France.
Areas of Study: The Arts

The Social Justice Storyteller: An Interview with Teacher Meghan Crosby (MA ’18)

A graduate of Steinhardt’s educational theatre program, Meghan Crosby brings the art of social justice storytelling to school children in New York City.

NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency Continues to Expand Partnerships with NYC Charter School Summit

Leadership representatives from 10 New York City charter school organizations gathered last month to learn more about partnering with NYU Steinhardt as part of its innovative model for teacher prep, the Teacher Residency master of arts in teaching (MAT) program.
Areas of Study: Education

What We Are Learning: Causal Inference; Statistical Methods for Program Evaluation and Policy Research

Professor Jennifer Hill's course, Causal Inference, focuses on answering questions that take the form of ‘Did A cause B?” Those questions could range from figuring out whether a drug can cure cancer to understanding whether a Facebook post can change your political beliefs.

Lifting As You Climb: An Interview with Jemar Bather (MS ’18), Applied Statistics

Jemar Bather is a biostatistics doctoral student and a HIV/AIDS Training Grant Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. After earning a master’s degree from NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Applied Statistics for Social Science Research, he served as a research assistant in the Department of Biostatistics at the NYU College of Global Public Health, where he built statistical models to address health disparities in breast cancer, obesity, health literacy, and patient decision-making.
Areas of Study: Education

NYU Steinhardt Hosts A Conversation with Richard Carranza, NYC Schools Chancellor

Richard Carranza, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (DOE), was the guest speaker at NYU Steinhardt’s Leadership Lens Series on October 17th. In a conversation with Lisette Nieves, the chancellor answered questions that ranged from information about the songs on his playlist (“mostly Mariachi”), to what he likes to see in a classroom (“curiosity and inspiration, rather than law and order“).
Areas of Study: Education

Helping Kids Learn and Lead: An Interview with Kaya Henderson; Former Chancellor, DC Schools

NYU Steinhardt kicked off its Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series, with ‘What Will It Take?’, a talk by Kaya Henderson. Best known for the her role as former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. public schools, Henderson has worked for three decades in schools, school districts, and international communities.
Areas of Study: Education

Message from Dr. Stella M. Flores, Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity

I am pleased to showcase the diversity, knowledge base, and educational programming by and for Steinhardt faculty and staff on issues related to creating an institutional climate that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and professional development. As Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity, I hope you will find our combined faculty, school and scholarly community efforts of interest and useful to creating more inclusive climates in your own contexts.

Questions for Letisha Smith (MS '17), Award-winning Statistician

A graduate of NYU Steinhardt's program in applied statistics for social science research, Letisha Smith put her education to work at the Institute for Innovations in Medical Education at NYU Langone Hospital.

NYU Steinhardt Launches New 24-Month Technology Enhanced EdD in Leadership and Innovation

The challenges facing organizations and communities are increasingly complex, requiring solutions that are not confined to one discipline, sector, or industry. Successful leaders look for inspiration in a variety of areas and across sectors to make needed changes.
Areas of Study: Education

"Fall Fest" Kickball Tournament and Community Fundraiser

Each fall, NYU Steinhardt OT students, faculty, and staff gather for a day of fun to raise money for the American Occupational Therapy Foundation's St. Catherine Challenge.
Areas of Study: Health