NYU Steinhardt
 
NOVEMBER 2017
At a Glance

Teachers Report Weaker Relationships with Children of Immigrants and Students of Color

EducationA study by Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng published in the American Journal of Education, finds students of color and immigrant youth have discriminatory experiences with school staff. The study also highlights the important role that a strong teacher-student relationships can have in fostering student academic achievement.

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Steinhardt’s Edtech Accelerator is Hosting Innovative Startup Companies

ED Tech AcceleratorA three-month, mentor-led immersive held on NYU’s campus is dedicated to attracting and developing an army of edtech entrepreneurs to solve the world’s most urgent problems in education. Steinhardt's Edtech Accelerator also seeks to turn New York City into a global hub for education innovation.

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New App Helps New York City Students Navigate High School Admissions

High School Admissions AppThe high school admissions process depends heavily on students’ access to information,” says Sean P. Corcoran, associate professor of economics and education policy. Corcoran is a member of a team that developed the NYC High School Application Guide, an app that will serve as the cornerstone of the largest randomized control trial of information support for school choice.

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Study Finds Volunteers Can Help Meet Growing Treatment Needs

Volunteers helpWith behavioral parent training an accepted intervention for children with ADHD, and limited therapists available to provide the training, a study by Associate Professor Anil Chacko shows the effectiveness of using volunteers as training therapists. The study appeared in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology,

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Steinhardt Alumna Wins Emmy for Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night LiveErin Doyle (BS ’07), a graduate of NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series for Saturday Night Live.

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In the News

PostWashington Post
By Age 3, Inequality is clear: Rich kids attend school. Poor kids stay with a grandparent (Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Applied Psychology)


PlaybillPlaybill
Steven Flaherty Visits NYU Rehearsals for New York Premier of Loving Repeating (Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions)


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Ghee is Not a Miracle Food, No Matter What the Yogis Say (Krishnendu Ray, Nutrition and Food Studies)


ChalkbeatChalkbeat
New York City wants to know: How effective is its training for pre-K teachers? (Pamela Morris, Applied Psychology)

 


WiredWired
Tech Companies Have the Tools to Confront White Supremacy (Charlton McIlwain, Media, Culture, and Communication)


Outreach and Accessibility

Mara MillsMara Mills (Media, Culture, and Communication) on NYU’s Incubator for Disability Research, and Activism.

Cooper HewittNYU Steinhardt Collaborates with Cooper Hewitt to Increase Accessibility through Art and Technology.