Steinhardt Researchers Awarded $1 Million to Study Educational Videos

The Institute of Education Sciences, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education, has awarded the Steinhardt School more than $1 million to study educational videos that aim to help young children with vocabulary development. Research shows that children’s vocabulary knowledge is directly related to their reading achievement and literacy skills. In fact, the […]

Peace Corps and NYU Partner on New Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

The Peace Corps and New York University announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program that will provide graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers. This partnership marks the largest Fellows program between the Peace Corps and a university, with seven NYU schools and centers, including the Steinhardt School, accepting returned […]

Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 Think Tank Comes to NYU to Discuss Disability-Inclusive Diversity in Media

Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0 – a think tank dedicated to achieving disability-inclusive diversity in media, entertainment, and digital platforms – will gather at New York University on Monday, July 13 from 1 to 7 p.m., in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The summit aims to develop strategies for […]

Education and Mortality Study Finds Association Between High School and College Education and Life Expectancy

A new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver, New York University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill estimates the number of deaths that can be linked to differences in education, and finds that variation in the risk of death across education levels has widened considerably. The findings, published July 8 […]

Voting Begins on AT&T and NYU’s Connect Ability Technology Competition

AT&T/New York University Connect Ability Challenge Draws 63 Submissions from Developers in 15 Countries Public Voting opens today for the “Popular Choice” winner of the Connect Ability Challenge, a technology competition sponsored by AT&T and New York University’s ABILITY Lab. In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities act, the Connect Ability Tech […]

Led by Matthew Mayhew, Longitudinal Survey Will Look at Students’ Attitudes on Faith and Diversity

Incoming freshmen at more than 130 colleges and universities will take surveys this year about a vital but often overlooked aspect of campus life: how students with different worldviews and religious backgrounds live, learn, and work together. It’s the first phase in a long-term study that will follow 100,000 students for four years, tracking changes […]

Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy Honors Steinhardt Professor Marilyn Moffat

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has established the Marilyn Moffat Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy to support a faculty member dedicated to advancing physical therapy through research, teaching, and practice. Established with a gift of $2 million, the endowed chair honors Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at NYU Steinhardt […]

Occupational Therapy Department Study Finds Writing Workshop Gives Seniors a Sense of Purpose

A unique program combining a life review writing workshop with conversations between seniors and college students enhances the sense of meaning in life for older adults living independently, finds a new study by the Steinhardt School. The study is published in the July/August issue of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. Americans are living longer […]

A Path to Leadership: An Interview with Kristie Patten Koenig

Kristie Patten Koenig, chair of Steinhardt’s Department of Occupational Therapy, is the principal investigator of NYU’s GIFTED Program and ASD Nest programs.  She teaches professional and post professional courses in the area of pediatric intervention, school based practice and sensory processing and regulation. You had a whirlwind week with Ghanaian teachers at NYU in June.  Can […]