Fighting Hate with Love: A Q&A with Niobe Way

Niobe Way, professor of applied psychology, studies the intersections of culture, context, and human development. In 2013, Way, Carol Gilligan, and Pedro Noguera founded the Project for the Advancement of our Common Humanity (PACH), a think-and-do tank at NYU that draws from the science of human connection to reveal what lies are the root of our […]

Steinhardt Launches Music and Social Change Lab

NYU Steinhardt has launched Music and Social Change Lab, a new, multi-disciplinary social enterprise incubator designed to drive social innovation through music. Established by associate professor of music business Carlos Chirinos, the new Lab aims to bring together multiple departments and schools around NYU to explore multi-disciplinary approaches to the world’s most pressing issues. The […]

Sascha Radetsky to Direct Steinhardt MA Program in Ballet Pedagogy

Sascha Radetsky, a former Soloist at American Ballet Theatre (ABT), has been named the ABT partner  director of the ABT/NYU Steinhardt Master’s Degree Program in Ballet Pedagogy. Radetsky’s appointment, effective immediately, was announced by ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. A specialized area of study as part of the NYU Steinhardt Master of Arts Program in […]

Occupational Therapy Study Finds Four Factors Predict Outcomes for Children with Low Birth Weight

Four factors – medical complications at birth, maternal education, early motor assessments, and early cognitive assessments – help predict later cognitive function and motor performance for children born early and at a very low birth weight, finds a new study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Research has shown that children […]

Health Students Combine Forces for a Special Iron Chef Competition

Speech pathology and nutrition student took part in Steinhardt’s fifth annual Dysphagia Iron Chef Competition on January 21st. The event was the final class of “Interdisciplinary Case-Based Management in Dysphagia,” and brought together students from the varied disciplines of communicative sciences and disorders and nutrition and food studies to learn how to manage patients with […]

“Your Brain on Video Games” with Jan Plass – Feb. 9

NYU Steinhardt will host “Making Waves: Your Brain on Video Games,” a conversation on the promising yet controversial use of video games as tools for learning and to enhance brain functions. Featuring Jan Plass, an expert in game-based learning, the event will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. at NYU’s Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life (238 Thompson […]

Water Dispensers a Low-Cost Tool in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity, Finds IESP Study

Making water more available in New York City public schools through self-serve water dispensers in cafeterias resulted in small — but statistically significant — declines in students’ weight, according to new findings. The study, published today in the online issue of JAMA Pediatrics, was conducted by researchers at NYU’s Institute for Education and Social Policy, NYU […]

Exhibit At 80 WSE Gallery Explores Fashion and the Plus-Size* Woman

Beyond Measure: Fashion and the Plus-Size* Woman, a new exhibition that deconstructs the concept of “plus-size” over the course of fashion history, will open January 13 at the 80WSE Gallery at NYU. Organized by graduate students in the Costume Studies Program at NYU’s Steinhardt School, the exhibition explores the shifting discourse surrounding the plus-size woman […]