Steinhardt Video Series Showcases Jazz Living Legends

Wayne Shorter, Paul McCandless, and John Scofield are just a few of the towering figures in the world of jazz music who discuss their individual experiences of success, struggle, musicianship and collaboration as part of a first-of-its-kind interview series created by NYU Jazz Studies Director David Schroeder. The first five interviews in the NYU Steinhardt […]

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Early Childhood Education Expert, Testifies at White House Summit

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Steinhardt’s Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education, took part in the White House Summit on Early Education on December 10th.  The hearing was chaired by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and hosted by President Obama. Yoshikawa was part of a panel titled, “Public Investment Leadership to Expand Early Education,” […]

Study by Erin Godfrey Finds Open and Honest Classroom Discussion Can Foster Critical Consciousness

Critical consciousness – the ability to critically read social conditions, feel empowered to make change in one’s community, and actually participate in these change efforts – is an important part of youth’s civic development. It is also a source of strength for disadvantaged youth that contributes to their well-being. Steinhardt’s Erin Godfrey, assistant professor of […]

How to Bake a Pumpkin Pie: A Teachable Moment with Alumna Leanne Brown and NYU President John Sexton

Just in time for Thanksgiving, NYU food studies alumna Leanne Brown (MA ’14) returns to Steinhardt’s teaching kitchen to bake a classic pumpkin pie—with a little help from President John Sexton. For more on Brown, her cookbooks, and her campaign to make simple, delicious recipes accessible to all, visit www.leannebrown.com. And to recreate her dish for […]