NYU Steinhardt
JUNE 2016
NYU Steinhardt

African American Parents Focus on Equality When Teaching Preschoolers About Race

Mother and ChildAfrican American parents and caregivers most often use messages of egalitarianism – emphasizing equal rights, opportunities, and shared humanity across lines of ethnicity and race – when talking with their young preschool-aged children about race, finds a study led by NYU Steinhardt.

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Is Smaller Better When It Comes to School Learning Environments?

School HallwaySmall high schools don’t necessarily provide better learning environments than large schools, finds a new study from the Institute for Education and Social Policy published online in Economics of Education Review.

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Study Finds Shifting Gaps in Educational Attainment Among Students of Different Incomes

StudentA new NYU Steinhardt study published in the journal AERA Open looks at income-based gaps in educational attainment. While the difference in high school graduation rates between high- and low-income students shrunk, inequality may have shifted to higher education, with gaps growing in college attendance and completion.

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Graduation 2016: A Week of Celebration and Ceremony

CommencementLast month, 2,076 graduates joined the ranks of Steinhardt's 76,000 alumni at special ceremonies held at Washington Square, the Beacon Theatre, and Yankee Stadium. Read the speeches and browse our event photo galleries.

Baccalaureate Ceremony
Valedictory Celebration
Doctoral Convocation

In the News

WSJWall Street Journal: Tech Helps Disabled Students Soar at Jersey City School (Kristie Patten Koenig, Occupational Therapy)

NYTNew York Times: Coloring Your Way Through Grief (Marygrace Berberian, Art and Art Professions)

APAssociated Press: Report: Genetically altered food safe but not curing hunger (Marion Nestle, Nutrition and Food Studies)

SAScientific American: An Internet Cable Will Soon Cross the Arctic Circle (Nicole Starosielski, Media, Culture and Communication)

WPWashington Post: What makes Spotify, Tidal, and Apple Music think original programming will win over subscribers? (Larry Miller, Music and Music Professions)

NYU Stories

Hashtag ActivismHashtags in the ‘Real’ World: How #BlackLivesMatter Changed Activism
Charlton McIlwain
Media, Culture and Communication

125As our 125th anniversary draws to a close, we commemorate our celebration with a page of #SteinhardtStories from our alumni and friends.