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Julia Wolfe's Fire in my mouth

The tragic events of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, which killed 146 garment workers, most of them young, female immigrants, is the subject of Music Composition Artistic Director Julia Wolfe’s newest work, Fire in my mouth.

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

Making the List: NYU Steinhardt Faculty Members Are Among the Most Influential Policy Academics in the U.S.

Steinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2019 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ratings published by Frederick M. Hess, American Enterprise Institute director of education policy.
Areas of Study: Education

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

Ed Theatre Alum Receives Prestigious Jonathan Larson Grant

Educational Theatre alumna Emily Kaczmarek works as a playwright, bookwriter, screenwriter, performer, and teacher.
Areas of Study: The Arts

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

Voices of the Healing Arts: Three Therapists

At NYU Steinhardt, programs in art, music, and drama therapy teach students how to integrate psychotherapy and the arts into their practices and engage the creative power of art for clinical assessment and treatment. Here are the voices of three therapists in our community.
Areas of Study: Health

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.

Flutist Victoria Santospago Wins Position with Navy Fleet Bands

A student of Robert Dick, Victoria is currently matriculating in the Artist Diploma program, having completed the MM degree in flute performance.

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

What We Are Learning: The Science of Human Connection

The Science of Human Connection meets twice a week and teaches students how the natural and social sciences tell a five-part story about who we are as human beings, and what gets in the way of our humanity.
Areas of Study: Health

Researchers Identify New Tool to Help Transgender Women Find Their Voices

For transgender women, developing a voice that matches how they choose to present their gender identities can be a challenge. CSD alum Deanna Kawitzky and Associate Professor Tara McAllister identified a new avenue for conducting voice modification therapy for transgender women.
Areas of Study: Health