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Jameel Arts & Health Lab to Measure the Impact of the Arts on Health

With emphasis on equity, the Lab aims to radically improve global health through arts-related research and advocacy to drive policy implementation across 193 UN member states.
Areas of Study: Health The Arts

What Does an ‘R’ Sound Look Like?

A new speech therapy app helps kids facing persistent pronunciation challenges get "unstuck."
Areas of Study: Health

Five Faculty Receive Steinhardt’s Teaching Excellence Award

The Award honors outstanding teaching effectiveness both in and out of the classroom.
Areas of Study: Education

Robert Honstein Awarded Prestigious Andrew Imbrie Award

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has awarded composer Robert Honstein (Program Director of Concert Composition) the prestigious Andrew Imbrie Award for his compositions. The award recognizes mid-career composers of great merit.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Music Business Alumnus Xavier Jernigan is the Voice of Spotify's DJ Feature

Spotify launched a new way to curate and listen to music – and it has an NYU Steinhardt voice. Xavier Jernigan (MA '04), Director and Head of Cultural Partnerships at Spotify, is also the voice of the recently launched DJ feature.
Areas of Study: The Arts

ASD Nest Support Project at NYU Metro Center Assists with the Expansion of ASD Nest-inspired inclusion classes in Denmark

Scandinavian Educators travel to the U.S. to obtain urgent training from ASD Nest Support Project to expand secondary school options back home in Denmark.

NYU Metro Center and NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning host Black Lives Matter at School: Week of Action-Curriculum and Resource Fair

NYU Metro Center and NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning celebrate art, literature, youth voice, and professional learning amongst educators at Black Lives Matter at School: Week of Action-Curriculum and Resource Fair.

NYU Metro Center’s 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference: Past, Present, and Future Announces its Initial Conference Workshop Agendas

Check out the Interactive, informative, and equity-focused workshops announced for NYU Metro Center’s 2023 Prioritizing Equity Conference taking place June 2nd. Register now.

Alumni Spotlight: Jade Kearney (MA ’20)

For Learning Technology and Experience Design alum Jade Kearney (MA ’20), design is a vital tool in the quest for diversity.
Areas of Study: Education

MLK Contest Features Student Orations, Alum Keynote

Participants from across NYU delivered spoken word performances on the theme “Our Collective Liberation.”

Two NYU Steinhardt Professors Receive MLK Faculty Award

The award recognizes outstanding faculty who exemplify the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s scholarship, life, and justice work.

The 2023 NYC School Survey is Live

The 2023 New York City School Survey is open until March 31, 2023. Learn about the Research Alliance's work on the Survey.

This Black History Month, I Am Extra Thankful for Black Teachers

Amidst lawmakers passing legislation to limit discussions of race, and restrictions being instituted on how schools can teach race-related concepts, Dr. Hui-Ling Malone shares her appreciation for both Black History Month and Black Teachers.

Virtual Reality Boxing Effective in Reducing Stress, Improving Cognitive Function in Adolescents

An NYU Steinhardt researcher studied the impact BOXVR on the Oculus Rift had on teens’ stress and anxiety levels, cognitive function, and enjoyment of exercise.
Areas of Study: Health

Generous Gift from Okhee Lee Supports STEM Education with Equity and Justice

Lee’s donation will fund a scholarship and an annual symposium for the field.
Areas of Study: Education

NYU Metro Center’s Voices in Urban Education (VUE) issues A Call for Artists for New Publication Exploring the Resilience of Queer, Trans, and other 2SLGBTQIA+ Communities

NYU Metro Center’s Voices In Urban Education (VUE) is thrilled to announce the call for artists for an upcoming edition of the open-access journal, focusing on the strength and resistance of Queer, Trans, and other 2SLGBTQIA+ adults, youth, and allies.

NYU Jazz Cast Series Features: Author Michael Wolff

The latest interview in The NYU Jazz Cast Series, produced by Dr. Dave Schroeder Music Professor of Jazz Studies, features author and jazz pianist Michael Wolff.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Five Ways Kids' Cards Make for a Very Gendered Valentine's Day

Over 30 years ago, an NYU Steinhardt professor’s research showed how children’s valentines perpetuate binary gender stereotypes. Decades later, not much has changed.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

New Research by Stephanie Cook on Place-based Negative Racial Sentiment and its Impact on the Mental Well-being of Young Sexual Minority Men

In this paper, the research team investigates how the cultural milieu that influences place, institutions, and policies, can be examined through the lived experience of individuals using geo-spacial devices and social media data.

"An Investment in the Future": 23 Steinway Pianos Arrive at the Paulson Center

The grand pianos, along with more than 70 new Yamaha uprights, elevate Steinhardt's music and performing arts programs.
Areas of Study: The Arts