Fabienne Doucet Discusses Haiti Earthquake and Challenges to Haiti’s Education System

Assistant professor of education Fabienne Doucet recently sat down with us to discuss the devastating earthquake in Haiti, her native home. Migrating to the U.S. when she was ten, Doucet still has many close family members in Port-au-Prince, all of whom—fortunately—survived the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12. With an education system that […]

Robert Teranishi and Dana Burde Receive Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award

Steinhardt Associate Professor Robert Teranishi and Assistant Professor Dana Burde have been awarded NYU’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to faculty members who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. Dana Burde of Steinhardt’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Professions has […]

Steinhardt and SCPS Launch Online Courses in Quality Assurance in Higher Education

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development in partnership with NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS), has launched a new sequence of online courses in Quality Assurance in Higher Education. The program is offered through Steinhardt’s Program in Higher Education and is delivered in an asynchronous format, enabling students to study […]

Science Educator Jhumki Basu (1977-2008) To Be Honored at Science Ed Innovators Conference

The legacy of Sreyashi Jhumki Basu, former associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at NYU’s Steinhardt School, will be celebrated at the first annual Sci Ed Innovators Conference n Sunday January 24, 2010, Basu died on December 16, 2008 at 31 following a brave struggle with breast cancer. … The Sci Ed Innovators Symposium will bring together educational, government, the corporate sector and the science education community to explore how the visionary ideas of Jhumki Basu, science educator and social activist, has transformed science teaching and learning in urban schools.

Students Explore Roots of American Violence in New Collaborative Project

This spring students at the Secondary Academy, a UFT charter school in East New York, will explore the roots of American violence through an interdiciplinary program called (Out)Laws & Justice (OL&J). A collaboration between Steinhardt’s program in educational theatre, NYU Partnership Schools, the United Federation of Teachers Teacher Center, and the non-profit organization, OL&J, the […]

Felted Art by Naomi Tarantal, Steinhardt Staff Member, on Display

Naomi Tarantal, an administrative secretary in Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions is among 18 artists whose work is featured in ‘Collective,’ a multimedia art exhibit  sponsored by the Union of Clerical, Administration & Technical Staff (UCATS) and NYU. Tarantal is a textile artist who works in the ancient medium of felting, combining wool, silk, […]

Holly West of Higher Education Program Receives Leadership Award

Holly F. West, a doctoral candidate in the Steinhardt School’s Program in Higher and Post Secondary Education, is the recipientof the 2010 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). The award recognizes studentswho demonstrate a commitment to helping develop academic and civic responsibility in their communities and […]