Inside Books: The Undersea Network by Nicole Starosielski

The Undersea Network By Nicole Starosielski Duke University Press, 2015 Despite our efforts to go “wireless,” we live in a world that is more wired than ever. Submarine cable systems — not satellites — are responsible for carrying 99 percent of all transoceanic digital communications, including phone calls, texts, emails, websites, and digital images and […]

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 […]