Institute of Human Development and Social Change Receives $6.4 Million to Study Stress in Middle Childhood

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health has awarded New York University a $6.4 million, five-year grant to study stress, self-regulation, and mental health in middle childhood. The funding will allow researchers to continue to follow a sample of 1,292 children and their families. The […]

NYU Steinhardt Receives $2 Million to Expand Community College Transfer Opportunity Program

The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation has awarded New York University a $2 million, three-year grant to significantly expand the Community College Transfer Opportunity Program (CCTOP). CCTOP is a scholarship and advising program for students transferring from local partner community colleges to NYU. “Two-year colleges play a pivotal role in preparing students to navigate the challenges […]

At Autism Symposium, Steinhardt and NYU Polytechnic Faculty Share Research Findings

Faculty members from Steinhardt and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering discussed how applied research can help enrich the lives of children and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at “Beyond the Spectrum:  Equipping Students and Adults in their Daily Lives.”  The event was the second installation of NYU’s three-part symposium, “Autism Spectrum Disorder Research […]

Teaching Youth During Turbulent Times – May 16th Conference

NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools (Metro Center) will host “Race, Rights and Responsibility: What Educators Can Do to Help Their Students Think Critically About Protest, Law Enforcement, and Civil Liberty.” The interactive conference for teachers and education professionals will take place at NYU’s Global Center for Academic and […]

Metro Center Conference Focuses on Equity in School Discipline Practices – May 22nd

The Technical Assistance Center on Disproportionality (TAC-D), housed within NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools (Metro Center), will host its 2015 Summer Institute, “Creating Safe and Caring Schools: Improving School Discipline through Equitable and Responsive Practices.” The conference will take place at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal […]

NYU Symphony to Play Philip Glass, Valgeir Sigurðsson, at Symphony Space, May 8th

The NYU Symphony, the premier orchestral ensemble at NYU Steinhardt, will present a concert featuring Philip Glass’s Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Orchestra, Valgeir Sigurðsson’s Dreamland, and works by the 2015 NYU Steinhardt Composition Competition Winners Brian Haller and Brian Paul. The concert will be conducted by Andrew Cyr and will take place at the Peter […]

Institute for Education and Social Policy Finds Small High School Reform Boosts Districtwide Outcomes

Creating small high schools improves outcomes for students in the overall school district – both in new small schools and existing larger schools – according to a study of New York City schools by researchers at New York University, Syracuse University, and Arizona State University. The findings, published in the April issue of Educational Researcher, help […]