NYU Steinhardt Launches International Research Center Dedicated to Improving Children’s Lives in Vulnerable Regions

NYU Steinhardt has announced the creation of Global TIES for Children: Transforming Intervention Effectiveness and Scale, an international research center that designs, evaluates, and advises on programs and policies to improve the lives of children and youth in the most vulnerable regions across the globe. “Promoting children’s development is key to ensuring global economic prosperity, […]

Summer Reading: An Interview with Jonathan Zimmerman

Jonathan Zimmerman, professor of education and history, is the director of Steinhardt’s History of Education Program.  His most recent book is Too Hot to Handle: A Global History of Sex Education (Princeton, 2015). What are you reading? I’m reading a book by Leon Burr Richardson called A Study of the Liberal Arts College, written in 1924. It’s for […]

Study by Doctoral Student Drew Allen Evaluates Remedial Pathways for Community College Students

Academic programs that provide alternatives to traditional remedial education help students succeed at community colleges, but different programs result in a range of outcomes for various sub-populations of students. Drew Allen, an NYU Steinhardt doctoral student and director of the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Program Support at the City University of New York (CUNY), […]

College as the Great Intervention: An Interview with Matthew Mayhew

Matthew Mayhew is an associate professor of higher education in Steinhardt’s Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology.  His research explores the impact of college on student outcomes.  His current project is IDEALS, a longitudinal study that looks at the role of spirituality in students’ lives. You study how college influences students.  What about this question […]

Stella Flores, Higher Education Scholar, to Join NYU Steinhardt

Stella M. Flores has been appointed Associate Professor of Higher Education at NYU Steinhardt. Flores, who is currently an associate professor of public policy and higher education at Vanderbilt University, will also hold the position of Director of Access and Equity within the Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy. “Stella Flores is a leading scholar in […]

Research Alliance Report on Expanded Success Initiative Finds Schools Are Engaging Students

A new report on New York City’s Expanded Success Initiative (ESI), which is designed to boost college and career readiness among Black and Latino male students, finds that the schools involved are changing the way they operate and offering students opportunities they would not otherwise have. “There is strong evidence that these schools are doing […]