Nutrition Student Receives Grant to Study If Variation in Diet Yields Less Body Fat

Maya Vadiveloo, a graduate student in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, has been awarded an American Heart Association (AHA) FDA Summer 2011 Predoctoral Fellowship. The $44,000 AHA award is for a project titled, Associations Between Dietary Variety and Body Adiposity Using a Novel Scoring Method. Under the supervision of Niyati Parekh, […]

New Books by Media, Culture, and Communication Faculty Explore Youth Media and Visual Culture

Youth media projects and visual culture are the subject of two new books by faculty members in Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. International Perspectives on Youth Media: Cultures of Production and Education (Peter Lang), edited by Joellen Fisherkeller, an associate professor,documents and analyzes transnational research on youth media production and distribution projects, illuminating the variety […]

Education Week Rankings Find Steinhardt Faculty Members Wield Influence in Educational Reform Debate

Faculty members at NYU Steinhardt are recognized for influencing public debates educational reform in Education Week’s recently released Rick Hess Straight Up (RHSU) Edu-Scholar Presence rankings. Diane Ravitch, Richard Arum, Pedro Noguera are ranked among the top ten scholars who impact the national debate on schooling. Also making the RHSU list are: Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, Jonathan […]

Live from New York: SNL Band Featuring Steinhardt Alumni

Saturday Night Live band members Ron Blake (M.M. ’10), Jared Scharff (BS ’01), and Tuffus Zimbabwe (M.M. ’09) are the subject of a profile in NYU Alumni Connect magazine. The band is “one of the most talented ensembles on television today,’ writes Kristine Jannuzzi, who adds that the musicians create “the energy and momentum that […]

Making the List: Steinhardt Celebrates Its Most Influential Students

The Washington Square News has released its annual list of “The Most Influential Students” and four exceptional Steinhardt students are among fifteen chosen this year. Congratulations to: Chelsea Garbell , a junior majoring in Media, Culture, and Communication, with a minor in Public Health and Policy. Chelsea is president of Bridges, a Muslim-Jewish Interfaith Dialogue […]

Steinhardt’s Visual Culture Costume Studies Program to Present an Exhibition on Contemporary Fashion

NYU Steinhardt’s Visual Culture: Costume Studies graduate program in the Department of Art and Art Professions will present an exhibition of contemporary fashion designs entitled Imprint (NYC): The Evolution of Motifs in Fashion opening January 12. The exhibition will explore the critical history, potent symbolism, and iconic contemporary use of popular motifs in fashion. It […]

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