Voices of the Healing Arts: Three Therapists

At NYU Steinhardt, programs in art, music, and drama therapy teach students how to integrate psychotherapy and the arts into their practices and engage the creative power of art for clinical assessment and treatment. Here are the voices of three therapists in our community. How Does Drama Therapy Heal? Nisha Sajnani, Director of Steinhardt’s Drama […]

Documenting the World, One Dance at a Time: An Interview with Mickela Mallozzi (BA ’05)

Mickela Mallozzi is the four-time Emmy® Award-winning Host and executive producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a travel series highlighting the diversity of dance which airs on PBS stations nationwide and on Amazon Prime globally.  A professional dancer and trained musician, Mickela decided to start a journey around the world, taking her camera with her […]

What We Are Learning: Human Anatomy (Lecture and Cadaver Lab)

Human Anatomy, a lecture and lab course, teaches graduate occupational therapy students about the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems through direct contact with a human cadaver. It’s a hands-on learning experience, a “rite of passage for students,” says Offiong Aqua, MD, who holds a joint appointment as a clinical associate professor in Steinhardt’s departments of Occupational […]

NYU Steinhardt Faculty Honored with Prestigious Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award

Steinhardt faculty members, Carol Anne Spreen, Jasmine Ma, Teboho Moja, and David Kirkland, have been awarded NYU’s prestigious Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to faculty members at NYU who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. David Kirkland David E. Kirkland, a recipient of […]

Helping Kids Learn and Lead: An Interview with Kaya Henderson; Former Chancellor, DC Schools

NYU Steinhardt kicked off its Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on February 7th, with ‘What Will It Take?’, a talk by Kaya Henderson. Best known for the her role as former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. public schools, Henderson has worked for three decades in schools, school districts, and international communities. Her tenure at the DC schools from 2010 – […]

Five Members of NYU Steinhardt Community Win Grammy Awards

Five members of the NYU Steinhardt community were among the honorees when the Recording Academy announced its winners at the 61st Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Grammy Awards are selected annually to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency, and overall excellence in the recording industry. Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering Engineer, Colors […]

Making an Impact through Public Relations: An Interview with Shalon Roth (BS ’05)

Shalon Roth (BS ’05) graduated from NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication with honors.  Since her graduation, she has worked on the front lines of public relations and communications agencies serving start-ups to multinational publicly traded companies.  Shalon is the founder of PR-it, a global community of communications experts delivering 24/7 on-demand work for […]