‘Educated: A Memoir’ by Tara Westover is this year’s required reading for all NYU students. Chosen by the university for NYU Reads, the memoir will also be discussed in Steinhardt’s New Student Seminar, a course where students explore their role in the university community.
A Search Past Silence: The Literacy of Young Black Men David Kirkland, associate professor of english and urban education, shares six stories to illustrate “educators’ need to understand the social worlds and complex literacy practices of African American males in order to pay the increasing educational debt we owe all youth and break the school-to-prison […]
Gay Liberation, a sculpture created by George Segal (BA ’49), was considered radical in its day. Today it stands as a moving commemoration of the Stonewall Riots which gave rise to the modern gay right’s movement.
For high school students exposed to trauma, finding community is an important part of working through pain. At “The Future of Healing: Engaging Students’ Expressions,” teenagers exposed to gun violence and acts of terrorism, spent a day taking part in art, music, and drama therapy workshops.
Victoria Stein Feltman (MS ’10) and Natalya Murakhver (MA ’07), founders of Apple to Zucchini (and everything green in between) answer questions about their healthy and simple food philosophy.
Dogon Nshimiyimana started his education in a makeshift classroom under the trees in the Gihembe Refugee Camp. He graduated from NYU with a master’s degree in international education.
Jocelyn Testa (BS ’18), Childhood Education/Childhood Special Education) “Take a deep breath and be patient – things are very different after college, so look around, enjoy the change, appreciate little moments, and be sure to say thank you to everyone who helped you along the way.” Mimi Bergman (DPT ’17, Physical Therapy) “Approach every opportunity […]
In 1969, Norma Tarrow (PhD ’69) missed her doctoral hooding ceremony. Fifty years later, she is attending the School’s doctoral ceremony to commemorate the degree that changed her life.
The School kicks off the 2019 graduation season with three special ceremonies honoring its 2,427 graduates. Musician Rubén Blades, entrepreneur, Di-Ann Eisner, and artist-philanthropist, Susan A. Unterberg, will receive the Dorothy Height Medal.
The power of digital imagine activism was one of the research projects undertaken by a Media, Culture, and Communications MA candidate at Weber Shandwick, a global public relations agency.