NYU Steinhardt
MARCH 2017
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Research Shows Music Therapy Aids Stroke Rehabilitation

Music RehabilitationA music-making intervention proves to be a useful tool for reducing impairment in the upper body and promoting social engagement and well-being for those who have suffered a stroke. The intervention was designed by clinicians and researchers at the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU Steinhardt and the Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Langone.

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Study Finds Too Much TV Related to Drop in School Readiness

TelevisionWatching television for more than a few hours a day is linked to lower school readiness skills in kindergartners. The finding, from a study by researchers at NYU Steinhardt and Université Sainte-Anne in Canada, reinforces the need for limits on screen time, a recommendation proposed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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An Evening with Legendary Composer and Alumnus Alan Menken

Alan MenkenAward-winning composer, songwriter, and NYU Steinhardt alumnus Alan Menken (ARTS '72, HON '00) was interviewed by Phil Galdson at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions at NYU. Menken is a 2008 inductee of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, whose film and theatre credits include Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act, and Newsies.

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Teens with PTSD Have Difficulty Recognizing Facial Expressions

Facial ExpressionsA study led by Shabnam Javdani of the Department of Applied Psychology finds adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms are more likely to misidentify sad and angry faces. The researchers note that helping youth to recognize and read facial expressions may prove to be an important therapeutic intervention.

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Steinhardt In the News

US NewsU.S. News and World Report
NYU Steinhardt is ranked #13 in U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools in Education.

New YorkNew York Magazine
A new way to think about autism and niche interests (Kristie Patten Koenig, Occupational Therapy)

What computer science education looks like in the nation's largest school district (Adriana Villavicencio, Research Alliance for New York City Schools)

GlobeThe Globe and the Mall
Tracking down the root of our self-tracking obsession (Natasha Dow Schüll. Media, Culture, Communication)

ArtThe Art Newspaper
Whitney Biennial expands definition of American art (Lyle Ashton Harris, Art and Art Professions)

CSan Francisco Chronicle
Anthracite Fields explores the terrain of coal mining (Julia Wolfe, Music and Performing Arts Professions)

NThe Nation
What might Mario Savio have said about the Milo protest at Berkeley? (Robert Cohen, Teaching and Learning)

Inside NYU Steinhardt

Teboho MojaImmigrants are a vital part of the NYU community. Steinhardt's faculty members and dean celebrate diversity in this photo essay.

Joe SalvatoreGender Bias and the Presidential Debates - An Interview with Joe Salvatore, clinical associate professor of educational theatre