We are pleased to announce the recipient of the third annual Jim Hinojosa Alumni Award, Dr. Gary Bedell (MS '86 and PhD '98). The award recognizes outstanding NYU OT alumni making significant contributions to the profession.
New research from Professor Susan Neuman finds that laundromats can serve as an important environment for early literacy development. The research was part of a program led by Laundry Literacy Coalition.
Jennifer Cheung, a Bronx Science sophomore, dreaded coming home from school. As she turned her key in the lock, she would take a deep breath to steel herself for what lay ahead. More often than not, her younger brother would be at the kitchen table staring out the window unable to focus on his homework.
Will Roland (BMUS ’11) is a Brooklyn-based actor who has appeared on Billions, Red Oaks, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the film, One Penny. On Broadway, Will originated the role of Jared Kleinman in Dear Evan Hansen, for which he won a Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for favorite funny performance and a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
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.
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.
Be More Chill, the story of an unpopular kid in suburban New Jersey, began its life as a young adult novel. It has now made its way to Broadway, and alum Joe Iconis has been nominated for a 2019 Tony Award for Best Original Score.
New research by Associate Professor Susannah Levi 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.
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.
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.
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.