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From Apple to Zucchini: An Interview with Victoria Stein Feltman (MS ’10) and Natalya Murakhver (MA ’07)

Read a Q&A with two Nutrition and Food Studies alums who created their own healthy food consultancy based on lessons learned during their time in the department.
Areas of Study: Health

The Class of 2023 is Reading 'Educated' by Tara Westover

'Educated: A Memoir' by Tara Westover is this year's required reading for all NYU students. Chosen by the university for NYU Reads, the memoir will also be discussed in Steinhardt's New Student Seminar, a course where students explore their role in the university community.

International Conference on Nourishment, Culture, Meaning

NYU Steinhardt Department of Nutrition and Food Studies Professor Amy Bentley and University of Turin Visiting Research Scholar Simona Stano discuss the new conference they are directing called Food for Thought: Nourishment, Culture, Meaning.

Class Notes: Spring 2019

Read the latest class notes submitted by your fellow NYU Steinhardt OT alumni.
Areas of Study: Health

Radha Hegde Recognized for Advancement of Feminist Scholarship

Professor Radha Hegde received the 2019 Teresa Award for the Advancement of Feminist Scholarship at the International Communication Association conference in Washington, DC.

What We Know (And Don’t Know) about Stuttering: An Interview with Eric S. Jackson

We sat down with Eric S. Jackson to discuss his latest research on stuttering — including two recently published papers on the subject and a new grant.
Areas of Study: Health

PT Faculty Recognized for Research and Teaching Excellence

We're thrilled to congratulate two of our faculty members, Assistant Professor Ericka Merriwether and Clinical Assistant Professor Kevin Weaver, on their recent awards from the school.
Areas of Study: Health

Fifty Years Later, a Former Doctoral Student Gets Her Hood

Back in 1969, a time when typing a dissertation was more traumatic than writing one, Norma Tarrow (PhD ’69) missed her hooding ceremony.
Areas of Study: Education

At Weber Shandwick, NYU Students Celebrate Capstone Projects

The PR Agency, Weber Shandwick, celebrated four Media, Culture, and Communication graduates at its New York City global office.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Professors Lawrence Ferrara and Paul Geluso Serve as Musicologists in Copyright Case

On behalf of the defendants Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, testimony by forensic musicologist Lawrence Ferrara, in tandem with that of acoustic musicologist Professor Paul Geluso, paved the way to a "motion for summary judgement" being granted by US District Court Judge Martin Feldman in New Orleans.

NYU Percussion Ensemble and Thomas Kozumplik Release "Child of the Earth"

Percussion Studies program director Jonathan Haas, the NYU Percussion Ensemble, and composer/percussionist Thomas Kozumplik have collaborated on the album Child of the Earth, released on the Music Starts from Silence label.

Student Spotlight: Future SLP Supports Son’s Paralympic Dreams

Jayna moved across the country to help her son turn his Paralympic table tennis dreams into reality — all while working toward her master’s in speech-language pathology.
Areas of Study: Health

Faces of Food Safety: Joseph Ndungu (MA ’12)

Department alum Joseph Ndungu was selected from approximately 10,000 US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service employees to be honored with a feature in the agency’s monthly newsletter.

Areas of Study: Health

Global Perspectives: OT Students Study Rehab in Israel

This year, Associate Professors Yael Goverover and Gerry Voelbel traveled to Israel with students to participate in a course entitled “Disability in a Global Context.”
Areas of Study: Health

“Coffee is Crucial”: An Interview with Jordan Cohen (BS ’11), The New York Times

Jordan Cohen (BS ’11) serves as Senior Director of communications at The New York Times.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Stocking-shaming in the 19th Century: An Interview with MA Candidate, Kate Sekules

Kate Sekules is a degree candidate in the MA in Costume Studies program. Her research interests are vernacular clothing, the dress of the poor, and uncovering the untold history of mending. She is currently writing a book about visible mending and the future of fashion, to be published by Penguin in fall 2020.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Fabio Parasecoli of Nutrition and Food Studies Receives Fulbright Award

Fabio Parasecoli, a professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, has been awarded a Fulbright Award to study food heritage in Spain. He will be working on a research project led by UNESCO Chair Director, Dr. F. Xavier Medina at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.

"Green Door" Soundtrack Brings Together Alumni

The soundtrack team behind a new Taiwanese mini-series called Green Door is mostly made up of alumni of the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions. The six-episode show hit Netflix in America and 190 other countries in March after premiering in Taiwan where the music received good reviews.

Food Studies Students Win Green Grant to Tackle Plastic Waste

Master's students Sarah Dietz and Yvonne Cuaresma won a $2,500 Green Grant to launch a personal waste mitigation challenge aimed at improving the NYU community’s environmental literacy and sustainability efforts.

In and of the World: Counseling@NYU Students Find Community Online and at NYU Accra

Ambar Gomez and Katherine Lizardo became friends through their online Counseling@NYU program. The two enriched their studies with a trip to NYU Accra to study Global Perspectives in Higher Education.
Areas of Study: Education Health