Recovery Through Performance: A New Play Developed and Performed By People Recovering From Eating Disorders

NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Drama Therapy and Molloy College present Recovery Through Performance, a theatrical production for people in their first year of recovery from an eating disorder. Four performances take place April 6 through 9 at the Provincetown Playhouse. Treating an eating disorder often includes a series of steps, starting with intensive forms of […]

Study by Stella Flores Finds More Than Half of the Racial College Completion Gap Explained by Pre-College Factors

In an analysis of Texas students, more than 60 percent of the racial gap in college completion rates can be attributed to factors that occur before college – factors that are beyond the control of many colleges and universities, finds a new study led by NYU Steinhardt. “Our findings demonstrate that these disparities can often […]

Uptown Meets Downtown in Curatorial Collaborative

Haley Pierce, a master’s candidate at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), was drawn to the work of artists Anna Marchisello and Phoebe Louise Randall, both seniors in Steinhardt’s studio art BFA program. Marchisello’s and Randall’s work gave Pierce the opportunity to juxtapose two different styles and personalities, while also finding common threads like the […]

Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU Steinhardt and Angel Band Project to Bring Music Therapy to Survivors of Sexual Violence

A new collaboration between the Angel Band Project, a St. Louis-based nonprofit, and the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU Steinhardt will provide free music therapy to survivors of sexual violence in the New York City area. Funded by a grant from the Angel Band Project to NYU Steinhardt, small groups of women, referred […]

Asian American Students Have Strong Academic Support – But Is It Too Much?

Despite having the strongest academic support from parents, teachers, and friends, second-generation Asian American adolescents benefit much less from these supports than others, finds a study by NYU Steinhardt. The findings, published in the Asian American Journal of Psychology, suggest that support may be experienced as pressure and that stereotyping Asian Americans as high achievers […]

New Musical — “A Soviet Singin’ in the Rain” — Comes to Provincetown Playhouse March 23-26

NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance will present the musical Life of the Party from March 23–26, 2017. The show features book, lyrics, and music by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O’Keefe, the music and lyrics team behind the award-winning Broadway musical Legally Blonde. Jessica Bashline directs. Set in the Soviet Union in 1953 and based […]

Israeli and U.S. Higher Education Leaders Convene at NYU Steinhardt

Israeli and U.S. higher education leaders met last week at New York University for a three-day meeting to foster a community of purpose among Israeli research universities and colleges. The attendees included eight Israeli university and college presidents, NYU President Andrew Hamilton, and NYU trustee Michael Steinhardt.  The event was led by Ann Marcus, director […]

Can Meditation Help Our Schools? An Interview with Psychologist Joshua Aronson

Joshua Aronson is the director of the Center for Achievement, Research and Evaluation, which is housed in Steinhardt’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools. Aronson creates scalable interventions that schools can use to improve the performance and learning of their students. We spoke to him about the power that meditation […]