Steinhardt Celebrates Its 125th Year with a Special Concert by Eduardus Halim, Renowned Pianist

Eduardus Halim, renowned pianist and inaugural holder of the Sascha Gorodnitzki Faculty Chair in Piano Studies in the Steinhardt School’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, will appear in a special performance on a “Horowitz Steinway” as part of a two-day event celebrating of the 125th anniversary of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, […]

Helping Girls in NYC’s Juvenile Justice System: An Interview with Shabnam Javdani

Adolescent girls are the fastest growing segment of the juvenile justice population, but according to the U.S. Department of Justice, there’s a lack of effective interventions to help them. Steinhardt’s Shabnam Javdani, assistant professor of applied psychology, was awarded more than $645,000 by the National Institute of Justice to evaluate an intervention called ROSES – […]

Public Health Study Finds 15 Percent of Cigarettes Sold in NYC Have Illegal Tax Stamps

Licensed tobacco retailers throughout New York City are selling a substantial number of cigarette packs carrying either counterfeit or out-of-state tax stamps, finds an investigation by NYU public health researchers. These illegal cigarette sales are more pervasive in independent stores, as opposed to chain stores, according to the study published in the BMJ journal Tobacco […]

Steinhardt Study Uses 311 Complaints to Track When and Where Neighborhood Conflict Emerges

Each year, 311 – New York City’s main hub for government information and non-emergency services  – receives millions of requests and complaints, including New Yorkers’ gripes about their neighbors. In a new study using 311 complaint data, researchers tracked when and where New Yorkers complain about their neighbors making noise, blocking driveways, or drinking in […]

Media Scholar, Natasha Dow Schüll, Joins Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

Cultural anthropologist Natasha Dow Schüll has joined Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication as an associate professor. Schüll’s first book, Addiction By Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas (Princeton University Press 2012), explored the relationship between technology, design, and addiction, drawing on research among compulsive gamblers and slot machine designers. Alexis Madrigal, senior tech editor […]