Selcuk Şirin Receives 2018 Klaus J. Jacobs Prize for Project Hope, an Online Videogame Platform for Refugee Children

Selcuk Şirin, professor of applied psychology at NYU Steinhardt, has been awarded the Jacobs Foundation’s 2018 Klaus J. Jacobs Best Practice Prize for Project Hope, an online platform that allows children to play videogames anywhere in the world with an internet connection. Şirin, one of ten researchers to be honored by the foundation, will receive […]

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 The Dark Side of Data Research:  An Interview with Laura Norén 

Laura Norén writes about the social impact of technology.  She has taught Steinhardt’s undergraduate and graduate students Data Science for Social Impact (with Steinhardt Professor Jennifer Hill), Ethics for Data Science, and New Media Research Studio.  Norén is director of research at Obsidian Security in Newport Beach, California and a contributing editor of the Data Science Community Newsletter.  She earned […]

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 Steinhardt in the News: Ann Philbin (MA ‘82) Brings LA’s Hammer Museum to Prominence

In April, NYU Steinhardt welcomed 65 alumni and friends for an exclusive reception at the Hammer Museum at UCLA.  Hosted by Steinhardt Dean Dominic Brewer and museum director Ann Philbin (MA ’82), the event included a tour of the Hammer’s exhibits and collections spanning classic to contemporary art, and installations featuring innovative thinkers and cutting-edge artists. […]

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 ALT Faculty Members Share LEARN Projects at 2018 Learning Analytics Summer Institute

Alyssa Wise, associate professor of learning sciences, spoke about LEARN, NYU’s university-wide Learning Analytics Research Network, at the 2018 Learning Analytics Summer Institute on June 11th at Columbia University.  The event was co-hosted by NYU and Teacher’s College Columbia University. In her powerpoint presentation, New Frontiers in Learning Analytics, Wise described the goals of the LEARN network, which helps […]

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 Steinhardt Alumna, Heni Koenigsberg (’74), Wins Tony Award for The Band’s Visit

Heni Koenigsberg (BS 74), a Broadway producer and graduate of Steinhardt’s educational theatre program, has won a Tony Award for The Band’s Visit, which was awarded Best Musical.  This is the fifth Tony Award, and a five-year winning streak, for Koenigsberg, who won last year in the Best Revival of a Musical category for Hello, […]

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 At Langone’s Health Tech Symposium 2018, NYU Steinhardt Presents Research and Creative Projects

Members of the NYU Steinhardt community presented research at NYU Langone’s Health Tech Symposium 2018 on June 8th. The one-day professional conference brought together NYU faculty, clinicians, students, researchers, and developers for lightening talks, panels, and poster sessions aimed at finding technological solutions that enhance patient care. In a poster session, Iris Fishman, director of Steinhardt’s […]

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