Steinhardt’s McAllister Byun Says Make Sound Visual to Help Treat “R” Speech Errors in Children

If you’ve heard rabbit sound like wabbit, and your name is Robert, not Wobeht, it’s possible that you’re on the receiving end of one of the most challenging and treatment-resistant speech sound disorders,  misarticulation of /r/.  Research by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders has shown that approximately 10 percent of preschool and […]

On Brown Anniversary, Steinhardt Hosts Civil Rights Activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Writer Calvin Trillin

On May 17th, the 59th anniversary of the Brown decision, the Department of Teaching and Learning hosted Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Calvin Trillin for a conversation on civil rights. Hunter-Gault and the late Hamilton Holmes – with the support of an all-star legal team– desegregated the University of Georgia in 1961.  An award-winning journalist, she is the […]

Graduation Season Begins at NYU Steinhardt with Doctoral Convocation

This week the Steinhardt School launches graduation season with its annual Doctoral Convocation at NYU’s Skirball Center for Performing Arts.  More than 100 students will receive advanced degrees for dissertations that span topics ranging from Kari Hensley’s ‘The Politics of Nostalgic in Postindustrial Brooklyn’ to Mellie Torres’ ‘Perceptions of Masculinity, Racial, Ethnic and Academic Identity […]

Award-Winning Film by Doctoral Student Tasha Darbes Explores the Experience of Undocumented Students

Tasha Darbes, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Teaching and Learning, is the winner of the American Educational Research Association’s Best Amateur Film competition. Admissions: Student Stories from Undocumented America, created with with Chloe Smolarski, is a character driven, feature-length creative nonfiction film exploring the stories of four undocumented students at American universities. “Taking […]

Applied Psychology Students Present Original Research at Professional Conferences

Academic achievement, gender socialization, and children’s early understanding of emotions were some of the research topics tackled by Department of Applied Psychology students in their final projects.  Sijia Wang, Amy Seunghee Baeg, and Emerald Shee presented original research undertaken at Steinhardt’s Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education at three separate professional conferences this spring. “These […]

Faculty Member Ron Sadoff Writes the Score to End Gun Violence

Ron Sadoff, director of Steinhardt’s program in film scoring, wrote the soundtrack for a new public service ad demanding an end to gun violence. The ad asks viewers to send members of congress a clear message that “now is the time to pass common sense legislation to end gun violence and save lives.” The ad also […]