New Study Reveals Perceived Gender Bias is Dominant Factor in College Major Choice for Women

College-bound women are not less likely to enter specific fields because more math or science is required, but rather because of the gender discrimination they are likely to encounter in those fields, finds a new nationally representative longitudinal study published in the American Educational Research Journal. Women are often underrepresented in many science, technology, engineering, […]

Diversifying the Media Industry with Weber Shandwick: A Student’s Experience in Steinhardt’s New Masters in Residence Program

NYU Steinhardt has joined leading global communications firm Weber Shandwick to launch its NYU at Weber Shandwick Masters in Residence, a program designed to increase the number of diverse professionals in the media industry. Through this program, four students pursuing master’s degrees from Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication work at Weber Shandwick to […]

Weber Shandwick and NYU Steinhardt Launch Masters in Residence Program

Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global communications and engagement firms, announced the launch of NYU at Weber Shandwick: Masters in Residence, a first-of-its-kind program for master’s students created in partnership with NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. The program is focused on increasing the number of technology-engaged, globally-savvy, diverse, future professionals […]

How Do Children Learn Science? Questions for Okhee Lee, Professor of Childhood Education

Okhee Lee is a professor of childhood education in NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning.  She leads a collaborative research project between NYU and Stanford University to develop instructional materials aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) that promotes science learning and language learning of elementary students including English learners (ELs). She is […]

Hirokazu Yoshikawa Named 2018 Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, the Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU Steinhardt, has been named the 2018 James S. Coleman Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS).  He is among five scholars inducted into the Academy in 2018. Established in 1889, AAPSS advances science and public policy by bringing […]

Steinhardt’s Education Policy Academics Rank Among Most Influential in the Nation

Steinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2018 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ratings, published by Frederick M. Hess, American Enterprise Institute director of education policy. The rankings list 200 scholars whose ideas move from academic journals into the public discourse; university-based scholars who are doing the […]

On View at 80WSE Gallery: The Eye of the Beholder: Decade-Defining Lids, Lashes, & Brows, January 13th – February 2nd, 2018

NYU Steinhardt’s Costume Studies MA Program will present an exhibition of historical and contemporary beauty products entitled The Eye of the Beholder: Decade-Defining Lids, Lashes, & Brows, on view at 80WSE Gallery from January 13 through February 2, 2018.  Exhibition Overview This exhibition surveys the American products, advertisements, and icons that have contributed to cosmetic […]

Assistant Professor Natalie Brito Named Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science

The Association for Psychological Science (APS) has named Natalie Brito, assistant professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, an APS Rising Star.  The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career whose innovative work has advanced the field and signals potential for continued contribution.  Brito investigates how social […]

Global TIES for Children Will Lead Research on Refugee Child Development Through $100 Million Grant

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Global TIES for Children, Steinhardt’s international research center dedicated to improving the lives of youth in the most vulnerable regions across the globe, will lead research on young children’s development in humanitarian settings through a unique partnership with Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Sesame Workshop and IRC received a $100 million grant […]