Catherine Milne Named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named Catherine Milne of Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning an AAAS Fellow. Milne, an associate professor for science education, has been recognized “for distinguished contributions to research in chemistry education, and in history and philosophy of science, and for co-editing the journal Cultural Studies […]

Now Showing at 80 WSE Gallery: The Art and Archives of Photographer Bob Mizer

‘DEVOTION:  Excavating Bob Mizer’ is on display at Steinhardt’s 80 Washington Square East Gallery from November 23 through February 15. The first solo presentation of the work of photographer and filmmaker Bob Mizer, the exhibition was organized by Billy Miller, Jonathan Berger, and Dennis Bell of the Bob Mizer Foundation.  The show features photographs that […]

State Child Restraint Laws Leave Many Unprotected, Research by Public Health Faculty Finds

Child restraint laws across many states have gaps that leave unprotected passengers highly vulnerable to vehicle-crash injuries, a study by researchers at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has found. The findings, which appeared recently in the journal Social Science and Medicine, show that many child restraint laws lag behind existing research […]

Sumie Okazaki of Department of Applied Psychology, Named William T. Grant Fellow

Sumie Okazaki, a professor in the Department of Applied Psychology, has been named a distinguished fellow of the William T. Grant Foundation.  The fellowship program offers researchers an opportunity “to immerse themselves in the worlds of policy and practice” by providing support for a research project. Okazaki will receive $152,000 to study how two different […]

Inside NYU Steinhardt: Visiting Professor Carlos Chirinos on the Power of Radio to Transform Lives

“Radio is a sound salvation,” wrote singer-songwriter Elivis Costello.  Carlos Chirinos, a visiting instructor of music business, studies the ways that music and media industries are contributing to the economic and social development in Africa and Latin America.  We spoke to him about the power that radio has to affect social change. Your background is […]

The Role Foundations Play in Higher Education Reform Is Topic of Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy Forum

The Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy at New York University hosted a public forum titled, “Private Dollars for Public Purposes: Are Foundations Setting the Agenda for Higher Education Reform?” in October.  Three panelists considered whether the dominance of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation is sidelining disparate voices on important policy […]