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“At NYU we are constantly talking about change on campus, but as students, we seldom have the opportunity to lend a direct hand in making a difference,” says Barbara Leung, a senior who studies media, culture, and communications, and French. “The 1831 campaign offers us the opportunity to help incoming students. It shows them that […]

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Steinhardt Kicks Off NCAC Partnership to Help Low-Income High School Students Complete Degrees

NYU Steinhardt celebrated the launch of its National College Advising Corps (NCAC) on November 29th at NYU’s Torch Club. The event brought together donors, faculty members, students, and representatives from New York City schools that will benefit from the partnership which places full-time college advisers in underserved high schools. Directed by Alisha Ali, an associate […]

Steinhardt Researchers Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Assess Impact of Head Start Programs

Researchers at NYU Steinhardt have received a $1.2 million grant from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to assess Head Start programs. The study will be led by Pamela Morris, a professor in NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology and part of the university’s Institute for Human Development and Social Change. The project’s co-principal […]

Niyati Parekh Receives $720,000 Grant to Study Role of Insulin in Obesity-Related Cancers

Niyati Parekh, an assistant professor at Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, has received a $720,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society to study the role of insulin in obesity-related cancers. The number of obese individuals has increased dramatically—now, approximately 30 percent of Americans are obese, according to the Centers […]

Steinhardt in the News 11/11/11: Nestle, Zimmerman, Metropolitan Center for Urban Education

Steinhardt faculty figured prominently in the conversation on athletics in education, food advocacy, and the use of hip hop in the classroom during the week of November 11, 2011. 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false   Marion Nestle was named the 2nd most powerful foodie by Michael Pollan in Forbes. […]

At Steinhardt’s Educational Policy Breakfast, A Twitter Feed Reveals Complexity of Measuring Teacher Effectiveness

NYU Steinhardt’s kicked off its three-part policy series on teacher quality and effectiveness with a forum about the challenge of defining what it means to be an effective teacher and how to identify quality teaching. Dennis Walcott, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, and Hamp Lankford, professor of educational administration and policy […]

Steinhardt Joins National College Advising Corps; NYU Grads to Help Low-Income Students Complete Degrees

NYU Steinhardt has joined the National College Advising Corps, which aims to increase the number of low-income, first-generation-college, underrepresented students who enter and complete higher education. The National College Advising Corps (NCAC), based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, partners with a consortium of colleges and universities to hire, train, and placed […]

“New Evangelicals” Have No Candidate, Finds New Book by Faculty Member Marcia Pally

An unexpected bloc of evangelical voters has emerged heading into the 2012 election season, Marcia Pally, an adjunct professor, concludes in her new book, The New Evangelicals: Expanding the Vision of the Common Good (Eerdmans, Nov. 2011). These “new evangelicals” have moved away from religious conservatives and become focused on what historically were the traditional […]