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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.

Research on Participatory Budgeting Highlights Community Priorities in Public Spending

New research finds that spending priorities shift when community members play a direct role in city budgeting decisions.

String Studies Virtual Recitals

Watch two hour-long virtual concerts by String Studies students.
Areas of Study: The Arts

NYU Steinhardt Researchers Receive $8.1 Million From the Institute of Education Sciences

Grants from the Institute of Education Sciences will build and support a pipeline for underrepresented groups to become education scholars.


A list of environmental organizations in the New York Metropolitan Area, New York State, National and International arenas.

PhD Student Receives Prestigious Newcombe Fellowship

Harris Kornstein is a 2020 recipient of a fellowship awarded by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Professor Linda Shelton Discusses the Future of Performance Venues

Large scale performing arts presenters and representatives discuss what the future will bring in the age of COVID-19.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Studying Stigma: A Conversation with Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Ericka Merriwether on Chronic Pain, Obesity, and Discrimination

We sat down with Dr. Merriwether to discuss part of her research that examines relationships between chronic pain and race- and weight-based discrimination.

NYU Metro Center Congratulates 2020 Liberty Partnership Program Graduates

Graduation season is always a bittersweet time for the Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP). While we are overjoyed that students have graduated, we are saddened that we will no longer see them on a frequent basis. Highlighted is a group of students from Landmark HS who have participated in LPP since their freshman year.

#NYUSteinhardtBound: Meet Incoming Graduate Student Kyra Williams

Learn more about what inspired Kyra to pursue a master's in Digital Media Design for Learning, her passion for education reform, and the nonprofit she founded to help amplify the voices of Black women and girls.

Standing with Our International Students

We are appalled by the new rules issued this week by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement limiting our international students’ ability to study in the United States. We condemn these rules in the strongest possible terms; they are antithetical to our values.

Hirokazu Yoshikawa Offers U.S. Education Policy Recommendations as Part of Biden-Sanders Task Force

The recommendations covered areas ranging from child care and universal preschool to college access and debt relief.
Areas of Study: Education

NYU Metro Center represented on Teach the People podcast

NYU Metro Center Executive Director Dr. David E. Kirkland featured as a guest on "Teach the People" podcast on an episode where he discussed culturally responsive-sustaining education and the need to pause, reflect upon, and rethink education during COVID-19.

NYU Metro Center Represented on Juneteenth

NYU Metro Center Executive Director Dr. David E. Kirkland featured as a guest speaker on Doctor Radio's About Our Kids episode in honor of their #Juneteenth2020 (June 19th) conversation.