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 […]

Diana Silver Appointed Director of Undergraduate Global Public Health Programs for NYU’s Global Institute of Public Health

Diana Silver, assistant professor of public health in the Department of Food Studies, Nutrition, and Public Health, has been appointed director of undergraduate global public health programs for NYU’s Global Institute of Public Health (GIPH). In her role as director, Silver will provide oversight of the GIPH’s undergraduate global public health curriculum and academic development, […]

Research Alliance for New York City Schools Commissioned to Evaluate Success of iMentor Program

  Can mentors help students graduate high school and prepare for college? That is the question the Research Alliance for New York City Schools, housed within NYU Steinhardt, hopes to answer through a six-year, $1 million study of iMentor’s college-readiness program, a school-based mentoring program that pairs high school students from low-income communities with college-educated mentors. iMentor […]

NYU Steinhardt Wins Frank B. Murray Award for Innovation and Excellence in Self-Assessment of School’s Teacher Education Program

The NYU Steinhardt School for Culture, Education, and Human Development is the 2013 recipient of the Frank B. Murray Award for Innovation and Excellence in Program Self-Study. Bestowed by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), the award recognizes a program’s evidence of quality that makes it worthy of accreditation. The Murray Award is awarded to an educator […]