Transforming the Nation’s Workforce for Children Is Focus of Report by Steinhardt Researchers

Children are already learning at birth, and they develop at a rapid pace. Their early years provide a critical foundation for lifelong progress, and the adults who care for and educate young children bear a great responsibility for their health, development, and learning. The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council were commissioned to explore […]

Metro Center Conference Focuses on Support for At-Risk Children, April 6-7

NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools (Metro Center) will host From Risk to Resilience: Building Support Systems for Children and Schools, a two-day conference for educators and community leaders to discuss strategies for supporting vulnerable children. The event will be held at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, […]

Study Led By Nutrition Faculty Member Helps Define Registered Dietitian Nutritionists’ Clinical Responsibility

A nationwide survey of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) is helping to formalize a career path for RDNs seeking more responsibility and autonomy as clinicians, according to a paper published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The results of the survey describe, for the first time, what advanced practice RDNs do that […]

NYU Steinhardt Hosts Panel on Undocumented College Students, April 2nd

The Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy will host a panel discussion, Undocumented College Students: In the Shadows of the Ivory Tower. The event will cover findings of America’s first survey of undocumented college students, published earlier this year by researchers at UCLA. The panel discussion will be held at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, […]

Conference on “Our Crisis of Connection” to Explore Our Common Humanity — March 28

The Project for the Advancement of Our Common Humanity (PACH) will host “A Day of Reflection on the Roots of Our Crisis of Connection and Strategies for Change.” The conference will bring together leading scholars, artists, scientists, activists, policymakers, and teenagers to discuss the science and practice that underscore our common humanity. The event will […]

Research Alliance Study Simulates Changes to Admissions Criteria for NYC’s Specialized High Schools

New York City’s eighth graders are anxiously waiting to find out which high school they’ll be attending in the fall. Six percent of students will end up at one of the city’s eight specialized high schools, known for their elite academics—and controversy around their lack of diversity. Female and, most starkly, Black and Latino students […]

Beatsville, Musical about Greenwich Village in 1959, Will Have a Workshop at Steinhardt, Mar. 26 – 29

Beatsville, a bebop-inflected musical about the beatnik generation, will be presented by NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, March 26-29. The show features music & lyrics by Wendy Leigh Wilf and book by Glenn Slater. John Simpkins directs. Beatsville takes place in Greenwich Village, 1959—playground of […]

Program in Vocal Performance to Present Cendrillon, Opera Story of Cinderella, April 2 – 5

NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Vocal Performance will present Cendrillon, Jules Massenet’s opera of the story of Cinderella, April 2–5, 2015. The libretto is by Herbert Cain, based on Charles Perrault’s 17th-century version of the fairy tale. Dallett Norris is the stage director and Christopher Zemliauskas is the music director. The wicked stepmother, evil stepsisters, fairy godmother, […]

NYU Launches Prison Education Program Backed by Ford Foundation Grant

New York University has launched an initiative to bring college education to incarcerated individuals at the Wallkill Correctional Facility, a medium-security prison in New York State’s Ulster County. Backed by a $500,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, NYU’s Prison Education Program (PEP) offers credit-bearing, university courses that will enable students to earn an Associate of […]