Departments Join Forces to Create Specialized Vocal Performance Course

A unique interdisciplinary course was offered to speech-language pathology students and vocal pedagogues during January intersession. Students of communicative sciences disorders (CSD) and vocal performance gained a deeper understanding of the voice by working with singers seeking vocal remediation.  Interdiscipinary Habilitation of Speaking Voice and Vocal Performance offered clinical demonstrations, hands-on vocal training, and a […]

MCC’s Liel Leibovitz Talks Seriously About Video Games

On Tuesday, April 17, Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication will host “Re: Play 2012,” a one-day conference dedicated to the ever-evolving medium of video games and electronic play. Liel Leibovitz, Steinhardt professor, video game scholar, and conference director discusses how gamers, clergymen, academics, and executives intersect in the world of virtual play, and his […]

Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy Symposium Addresses Racial and Economic Diversity

The Steinhardt Institute for Higher Education Policy hosted a symposium to address economic and racial diversity in American higher education on March 30, 2012. The panelists were scholars who contributed to the recently published, Diversity in American Higher Education: Toward a More Comprehensive Approach edited by Lisa M. Stulberg, associate professor of educational sociology, and Sharon Lawner Weinberg, […]

Marion Nestle On Why Calories Matter and Her Latest Book

Steinhardt’s own and one of the nation’s most renowned nutritionists, Marion Nestle, opens up about her latest book, Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics. Next Tuesday April 10, Nestle will be speaking at Fales Library’s “Critical Topics in Food Series,” focusing on the calorie: what it is, what it means, and why we count […]

Questions for New York Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott on the Middle Schools Initiative

Last September, Dennis Walcott, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, announced his New York City middle school initiative at NYU.  On Tuesday, April 3rd, Walcott returns to the university to offer the keynote address at the NYU Steinhardt’s Research Alliance for New York City Schools event,  Informing New York City’s Middle School […]

Questions for Cynthia McCallister on Learning Cultures Curriculum

Cynthia McCallister, an associate professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning, has created a collaborative curriculum called Learning Cultures Curriculum, designed to nurture children’s individual learning styles.  It is currently being implemented in more than ten schools in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens. What is the Learning Cultures Curriculum? Learning Cultures is a comprehensive […]

Drama Therapy Student Awarded German Chancellor Fellowship

Elizabeth McAdam, a master’s student in Steinhardt’s drama therapy program, is the recipient of the Alexander Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship for Perspective Leaders. The fellowship, which covers the cost of living in Germany will enable McAdam to build on her masters thesis research which explored the ways in which developmental transformations and role theory, two […]