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The Center for Policy, Research, and Evaluation at NYU Metro Center Continues work on WK Kellogg Foundation Grant, Hosting Conversation on Parent-Led Racial Equity Movements

Why do parent leaders engage in racial equity work? Researchers from the Center for Policy, Evaluation, Research, and Evaluation engage parent leadership organizations to share its impact on their families, schools, and community.

Researchers Launch Database with New Classification System for Minority-Serving Institutions in US

The MSI Data Project seeks to counter inaccurate and inconsistent MSI data used by federal agencies and researchers.
Areas of Study: Education

Community Spotlight: Women's History Month

Women from across NYU Steinhardt share their advice, their hopes, and what Women’s History Month means to them.

“Dysphagia Iron Chef” Competition Unites Students in New York City

Collaborative Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and Nutrition and Food Studies (NUTR) course brings on-campus and online students together for Iron Chef-style final project.
Areas of Study: Health

Turning Policy into Practice: NYU Metro Center Collaborates with NYC DOE’s Office of Equity and Access to Incorporate CRSE into Professional Practice for Fall 2023

NYU Metro Center partners with NYC Schools Office of Equity and Access to grow CRSE mindset and practices for school and district teams for Fall 2023

NYU Metro Center’s New Edition of Voices in Urban Education (VUE) Challenges Us to Resist the “Colonized” Academy and Instead Center the Experiences of Historically Marginalized Communities

VUE, NYU Metro Center’s open-access journal, interrogates the need for a “post-pandemic” pedagogy that is culturally centered around the perspectives of the disenfranchised, and new understandings of community care and educational justice.

Vocal Performance Students Take Top Honors in NATS Competition

A number of NYU students competed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Eastern Region Student Auditions in Saratoga Springs in mid March. Everyone made it to the semi finals with a large number ranking top position in their category.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Treatment-to-Prison Pipeline: The Role of Residential Treatment Centers in Exacerbating Race and Gender Inequities, New Paper by Dr. Shabnam Javdani

In their study, the authors examine the role and function of RTCs in creating or exacerbating race and gender inequities under the guise of mental health. They examine patterns that implicate the logic that treatment intentions justify children’s confinement and expose evidence linking RTCs with a potential treatment-to-prison pipeline.

NYU Justice and Belonging Hub’s Launch Event Brings Together Interdisciplinary Faculty to Advance Equity in Development, Education, and Society

On Thursday, March 9th, faculty and scholars across NYU Steinhardt came together to celebrate the launch of the Justice and Belonging in Development and Education Hub.

Minoritized and Economically Disadvantaged Students are Less Likely to be Exposed to High-quality Teachers, New Study by Luis Rodriguez

There is continued concern over the inequitable distribution of highly experienced and effective teachers among historically marginalized student populations. The authors use longitudinal data from Tennessee to assess whether students of racially/ethnically minoritized and economically disadvantaged backgrounds have unequal exposure to teachers based on alternate definitions of teaching quality.

“The Story of NFTs” Explores the Democratizing Power of NFTs

Co-authors Amy Whitaker, associate professor of visual arts administration, and Nora Burnett Abrams unveiled their new book at an event at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts.

Helping Veterans Heal

Associate Professor Alisha Ali uses research-based evaluation to understand and improve the efficacy of a NYC-based trauma treatment program for veterans to re-conceptualize their world through Shakespeare’s verse.
Areas of Study: Health The Arts

Promoting Integration and Equity in Schools

Matt Gonzales, director of EJ-ROC, seeks to improve educational justice through research and community action.
Areas of Study: Education

New Equity Resource Text Penned By NYU Metro Center Staff and Alum Garners Rave Reviews and Praise from Educators & Social Justice Advocates

New book authored by NYU Metro Center Staff and Alum receives admirable review from Teachers College Record & educators across the country.

Performing Arts Administration Panel Discusses Steps for Internship Success

Student interns and hiring managers engaged with Performing Arts Administration students to share insight into how to maximize steps for securing an internship.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Ana Flavia Subs on Wicked

Dr. Ana Zuim served as keyboard two sub for the tour of Wicked, adding this production to a long list of blockbuster musicals she has worked on during her career.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Steinhardt Piano Students Perform Monthly for Seniors

Early in 2022, the Steinhardt program in Piano Studies partnered with Sunrise East 56, an assisted living community on the upper east side, to bring live performances to seniors. Initiated by NYU Silver School alumna Alyssa Friedman, the program is a favorite among the residents.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Understanding Settings for Early Childhood Socialization: New Research Brief by Global TIES for Children's Play to Learn Team

NYU Global TIES for Children (NYU-TIES), an international research center embedded within NYU's IHDSC, has launched their sixth research brief, Understanding Settings for Early Childhood Socialization: Evidence from the Rohingya Camps, from their Play to Learn (PtL) program.

Francis Washington discusses the importance of culturally affirming practices in Music Therapy

Francis Washington (MA ’23) discusses his approach to Music Therapy. He shares how his own experiences and personal identity shape his work and what he plans to do post graduation.
Areas of Study: The Arts

Charlton McIlwain Discusses the Consequences of AI Technology, Social Systemic and Structural Change Needed First

Dr. Charlton McIlwain recently joined the Zócalo Public Square and Future Tense for an important panel discussion, “How Has Computer Code Shaped Humanity?”