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MCC Student Helps Lead Violets to NCAA Championship Win

Guard Honor Culpepper (’24 MCC) and the team landed a 51-41 victory against Smith College on March 16, 2024.

NYU's Wayne Shorter Jazz Ensemble performs in WBGO Studios

WBGO continues to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month by showcasing the talents of the next generation of jazz musicians. Recently, students from NYU's Steinhardt's Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, along with the longtime Director of Jazz Studies at NYU, Dave Pietro, came to visit and record a performance at WBGO Studios.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Shadi Harouni Awarded 2024 Guggenheim Fellowship

Professor Harouni is amoung 188 individuals from 84 academic institutions who have been awarded the prestigious fellowships.
Areas of Study: The Arts

NYU Steinhardt Hosts Queens College President, Frank H. Wu

The NYU Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy hosted the event, “Asian Americans in the Ivory Tower.”

Congratulations to OT Recipient of the NYU Africa House Thoyer Fellowship

Join us in congratulating Occupational Therapy PhD student Joana Nana Serwaa Akrofi, the recipient of the NYU Africa House Thoyer Fellowship.

Cool Course: Students Visit UK to Study Arts Policy and Practice

A Steinhardt course comparing the creative sectors in the US and the UK takes advantage of NYU’s London hub to give students hands-on experience in arts administration.

Cincinnati Symphony Invites Julia Wolfe to be Inaugural Festival Director

The Cincinnati Symphony has invited Julia Wolfe to be the inaugural Festival Director of the 2024 May Festival. Concerts will feature the world premiere of Wolfe's All that breathes.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Soprano Harolyn Blackwell Shares her Love for the Stage and Teaching

World famous soprano Harolyn Blackwell has performed with everyone from Aretha Franklin to Luciano Pavarotti. She's sung for four presidents and one pope. For the last seven years she has also been a voice teacher at NYU Steinhardt. She spoke a bit about her career and the four P's.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Vocal Performance Students Score Top Honors at NATS Auditions

We congratulate the NYU Vocal Performance students who competed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Eastern Region Student Auditions held in Philadelphia March 15-17, 2024. All NYU students made it to the semifinal round with a large number of students earning top honors in their divisions during the finals.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Sarah Lyon Wins Eighth Annual Jim Hinojosa Distinguished Alumni Award

Sarah Lyon is being recognized for making significant contributions to the Occupational Therapy profession.

NYU PAA Kicks Off "Backstage Pass" Series at Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation

The NYU Steinhardt Program in Performing Arts Administration spent time at the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, exploring different career paths in the arts by engaging in one-on-one conversations with alumni and staff.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Larry Miller Nominated for Music Business Educator of the Year Award

Congratulations to Larry Miller, Director of the Program in Music Business, on his nomination for Music Business Educator of the Year Award from the Music Business Association.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Composition About Climate Change Given New Life

NYU Steinhardt Jazz composer, arranger and pianist Rich Shemaria talks about his work One World Suite, a piece he spent the last six months arranging for symphony orchestra. Along with the Jazz faculty band Combo Nuvo, he plans to take One World Suite on the road this summer and perform in Vienna.
Areas of Study: The Arts

AOTA Inspire 2024 Presentations by the Occupational Therapy Department at NYU

Faculty, students and alumni from the Department of Occupational Therapy at NYU will present at the AOTA Inspire 2024 Annual Conference and Expo.

Black High School Students Less Likely to Enroll in AP Math Courses Than White Students with Similar Academic Preparedness, Study Finds

Steinhardt researchers found that although 24% of white students in New York City high schools enroll in at least one AP mathematics course by the end of high school, only 13% of Black students do so.
Areas of Study: Education

A Multi Disciplinary Approach to Researching Deafness

Approaching the question from the social sciences, humanities, and life sciences, a team of researchers aim to move beyond siloed explanations of deafness.

Second Leadership through Global Change Summit Held in Abu Dhabi

Uniting cross-sectoral leaders from across the world to ensure that educational institutions are preparing leaders for a changing global landscape.

Social-Emotional Growth Linked to Higher Math and English Scores

Positive changes in growth mindset and self-management predicted better attendance and higher test scores comparable to additional days in the classroom.

Research Finds a College Degree Remains a Sound Investment Despite Rising Tuition

Rates of return vary significantly across college majors and demographics.

Performing Arts Administration Panel Shares Steps for Internship Success

Student interns and hiring managers engaged with Performing Arts Administration students to share their insights into how to secure an internship.
Areas of Study: The Arts