80WSE Gallery’s Second Annual Invitational Exhibit, “80WSE Presents,” Opens Nov. 27; Runs Through Dec. 22

NYU Steinhardt’s 80WSE is pleased to announce the opening of the gallery’s second annual invitational exhibition “80WSE Presents.”  Curated by 80WSE staff members, the exhibit highlights some of the favorite artists of the 80WSE staff. Featured artists include: Kathe Burkhart Burkhart is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and decade-long NYU faculty member. Working since the early 1980s, […]

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Elise Cappella Receives Spencer Foundation Grant for Study on Middle School Transition and Academic Achievement

Elise Cappella, an assistant professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, has been awarded a Spencer Foundation grant for a project titled, “Impact of School Transitions on Youth Adjustment: Developmental Trajectories and School Processes in a National Sample.” Edward Seidman, professor of psychology, and Jennifer Hill and Marc Scott, associate professors, are co-investigators of the […]

Steinhardt’s Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Center Receives Research Grant for Collaboration with NYU Rusk

NYU Steinhardt’s Nordoff Robbins Center for Music Therapy has received the American Music Therapy Association’s Arthur Flagler Fultz Award.  The $15,000 research award is in support of the center’s ongoing research study on post-stroke recovery with NYU Rusk Institute of Rehabilition Medicine’s Motor Recovery Lab. According to statistics, approximately 795,000 cases of stroke occur annually […]

Research Alliance Shows $80 Million Data System Offers Limited Help with Day-to-Day Teaching

A study released by the Research Alliance for New York City Schools finds that The City’s Achievement Reporting and Innovation System (ARIS), an $80-million data system built to make schools more data-driven and to focus attention on the achievement outcomes for which they are being held accountable, is being used largely as a school-wide planning tool and much less […]

MCC’s Latest “Inside the Internet Garage” Series Welcomes Father of “Web 2.0,” Tim O’Reilly, on Oct. 25

The fourth installment of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication’s “Inside the Internet Garage” will kick-off with famous computer publisher, digital intellectual, and originator of the phrase “Web 2.0,” Tim O’Reilly. “Inside the Internet Garage” traces the history of Internet media and explores society’s networked future with some of the industry’s most accomplished contributors. “Tim […]

In the New York Times: Joshua Aronson on Stereotype Threat

Joshua Aronson, an associate professor of the Department of Applied Psychology, was the subject of ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You,’ a New York Times opinion article written by Annie Murphy Paul.  A leader in investigating the effects of social forces on academic achievement, Aronson dentified a phenomenon known as “stereotype threat,” with psychologist Claude Steele. Murphy […]