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Herdís Stefánsdóttir Stands Out at the World Soundtrack Awards

Screen Scoring alumna Herdís Stefánsdóttir (MM `16) has been nominated for the 2023 Discovery of the Year Award at the World Soundtrack Awards! The Discovery of the Year Award winner is voted by the Advisory and Executive board of the World Soundtrack Awards, and showcases up-and-coming talent in the world of film music.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Marcelo Zarvos Scores “The Equalizer 3”

"The Equalizer 3" premiered on September 1st 2023, and has continued to dominate the box office since its release. The film starring Denzel Washington, was scored by adjunct faculty member Marcelo Zarvos who was assisted by alumni Greg Polzak (MM `11), Simon Li (MM `22), and Jackie Andresen (BM `23).
Areas of Study: The Arts

John Kaefer Scores New Netflix Game Series “Netflix Stories: Love is Blind”

Screen Scoring adjunct faculty member John Kaefer recently worked with streaming giant Netflix and interactive game designer Formosa on the upcoming interactive game series, Netflix Stories. Kaefer scored Netflix Stories: Love is Blind, based on the popular series, Love is Blind (which begins its fifth season on September 22nd 2023).
Areas of Study: The Arts

Sadoff, Ferrara and Geluso Serve Expert Testimony in Sam Smith Case

Three Steinhardt faculty served as forensic musicologists on behalf of pop icon Sam Smith and his 2019 hit “Dancing With a Stranger.” The “Motion for Summary Judgement” against Jordan Vincent and his 2015 song of the same name.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Screen Scoring Alum Score 2023 Student Academy Award Winning Documentaries

NYU Screen Scoring congratulates Jude Shih (MM `23) and Mengxue Tan (MM `23) who collaborated on one of the Student Academy Award winning documentaries of 2023. Shih and Tan scored "Duet" directed by NYU Journalism alum Lyuwei Chen.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Howie Singer and Bill Rosenblatt Pen New Book - Key Changes

Key Changes tells a new story about the history of the music business and the ten technological advances that disrupted it over the last century. Each of the technological innovations covered in this book not only disrupted the music business, but also fundamentally altered the industry’s character. And while the technologies themselves have evolved in unique and varied ways over the decades, the changes within the business follow a clear pattern.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Dr. Kathryn Hill Named Research Director

The Research Alliance is excited to announce that Dr. Kathryn Hill has been promoted to Research Director.

Covid Pandemic May Have Changed the Gut Bacteria of Infants, Research Finds

Findings by Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology Natalie H. Brito have implications for physical and mental health at life’s early stages.
Areas of Study: Health

Dominique Jackson Named 2023-2024 Scholar-in-Residence

Dominique Jackson — Tobagonian-and-Trinidadian-American actress, author, model, reality television personality, and LGBTQ+ community advocate — is NYU Steinhardt's 2023-2024 Scholar-in-Residence.

Welcome to Steinhardt’s New Faculty

NYU Steinhardt's newest faculty members include educators, scholars, musicians, activists, writers, and more.

Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Candidate among 2023 Recipients of Saffran Student Scholar Award

Farha Najah Hussain has received a Saffran Student Scholar Award for the 17th Annual Eleanor M. Saffran Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience and Rehabilitation of Communication Disorders, to be hosted by Temple University on September 28-30, 2023.
Areas of Study: Health

Miriam Roskin Berger Makes Forbes 50 Over 50 List

The Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions congratulates former Director of Dance Education Miriam Roskin Berger for being included on the Forbes 50 Over 50 list.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Supporting New York City’s Early Childhood Educators in a Global Pandemic: Challenges, Innovations, and Implications for Professional Learning

Researchers from NYU Steinhardt partnered with the NYC Public Schools’ Division of Early Childhood Education (DECE) to examine professional learning (PL) experiences of New York City (NYC) early childhood educators during the COVID-19 pandemic (2020-2021).

Alumni Spotlight: Betsy Riley (BS ’09)

Media, Culture, and Communication alum Betsy Riley (BS ’09), alongside NYU Gallatin alum Elizabeth Myer (BA ’09), created a next generation breastfeeding experience for today’s parents.
Areas of Study: Health

Arts Activities Promote Health: An Interview with Dr. Nisha Sajnani

The University Hospitals of Geneva magazine interviewed Nisha Sajnani, Associate Professor and Director of the Program in Drama Therapy and co-director of the Jameel Arts & Health Lab at NYU Steinhardt established in collaboration with the WHO, about the health benefits of the arts.
Areas of Study: The Arts

PAA Faculty, Students, and Alumni Shine at AAAE Annual Conference

The Performing Arts Administration program was well represented at the Association of Arts Administration Educators’ (AAAE) annual conference on June 1-4, 2023.
Areas of Study: The Arts

NYU PAA's Minji Kim Completes Executive Coaching Certificate

Kim looks forward to incorporating her coaching skills into her academic advising and anticipates a positive impact on PAA students.
Areas of Study: The Arts

A Special Edition of NYU Metro Center’s Voices in Urban Education (VUE) Focuses on Queer and Trans Youth Resistance Within Oppressive Systems

VUE, NYU Metro Center’s open-access journal, examines queer and trans resistance to epistemic, political, and social control within educational systems, as well as what strategies may be necessary to subvert the structures that exclude and censure them.

Analysis Shows Rise and Fall of Angry, Fearful Tweets with Passage and Implementation of Philadelphia Beverage Tax

Researchers found posts about the tax shifted from anger to acceptance, reflecting factors including media coverage and lawsuits.

Erin Godfrey Advances Theory and Practice on Critical Consciousness in Two Recently Released Co-Edited Books

Dr. Erin Godfrey released two books in the Contemporary Social Issues Series with Dr. Luke J. Rapa of Clemson University on critical consciousness.