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 […]

Steinhardt is Part of NYU’s New Media and Games Network (MAGNET)

New York University is launching the Media and Games Network (MAGNET), a facility in Brooklyn’s MetroTech Center that will bring together NYU and Polytechnic Institute of NYU faculty whose teaching and research bridge technology and culture.The facility, adjacent to the campus for NYU-Poly and NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), is expected to […]

NYU Steinhardt Hosts Steven Van Zandt’s Rock & Roll Foundation; Celebrates Launch of Media-Rich Music Curriculum

At a press conference held on April 24th at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation announced its new partnership with The GRAMMY Museum, and debuted Rock and Roll: An American Story (RRAAS), an interdisciplinary middle and high school curriculum that explores Rock and Roll from […]

Chelsea Garbell Named Student Speaker at NYU’s All-University Commencement

At NYU’s 181st Commencement Ceremony in Yankee Stadium, Chelsea Garbell will give remarks on behalf of all NYU graduates. Garbell, who graduates with a BS degree from Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and a minor in public health policy and Hebrew and Judaic studies, is president emeritus and founder of Bridges:  Muslim-Jewish Interfaith […]