Carolyn Dimitri to Study the Economics of Urban Farming with $453,000 USDA Grant

Carolyn Dimitri, associate professor of food studies, has been thinking about sustainable food systems for more than twenty years.  A food economist, Dimitri studies the impact that the marketing, distribution, and production of foods have on our ecosystem, health, and the businesses involved in our food system. “I was inspired to look into food systems […]

MCC’s Aaron Cohen Takes Us “Inside the Internet Garage”

NYU Steinhardt’s new interview series, “Inside the Internet Garage,” launches April 24 and features personal reflections on the first 20 years of internet history from some of the internet’s leading personalities. Adjunct professor and INC@NYU founder, Aaron Cohen, talks more about the upcoming series: First and foremost, what is INC@NYU? INC @NYU stands for the […]

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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 […]