Barbara Hesser and Music Therapy Faculty, Students, and Alumnae Take Part in Global Music Event

Barbara Hesser, director of Steinhart’s program in music therapy, and faculty members Cathy Benedict and Peter Jampel, as well as graduate students from the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions took part in the International Council for Caring Communities (ICCC) event, ‘Music as a Natural Resource: Solutions for Social and Economic Issues’ in support […]

Pianist Marilyn Nonken’s November Concert Celebrates Chilean Independence

Pianist Marilyn Nonken of Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions will perform Frederic Rzewski’s epic masterpiece The People UnitedWill Never Be Defeated! on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at (le) Poisson Rouge. Nonken will present her interpretation of the contemporary classic, which is based on Sergio Ortega’s protest anthem El Pueblo Unido Jamas Cera […]

Steinhardt Hosts Delegation of Teachers from East China Normal University

Steinhardt  Dean Mary Brabeck and Erich Dietrich, assistant dean for academic and global programs, hosted a delegation of faculty from East China Normal University in October. The representatives from China’s teaching college observed classes in communicative sciences and disorders, media, culture, and communication, physical therapy and occupational therapy, as well as applied psychology and teaching […]

New Book by Marcelo Suarez-Orozco Looks at Ross School Model of Education

In Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era (NYU Press, 2010) Steinhardt professor Marcelo Suårez-Orozco and international education doctoral student Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, present essays from scholars, teachers, administrators, and students on best practices in K-12 education in the era of global interdependence. NYU President […]

Faculty Awards, Notable Achievements: Lawrence Wu; C. Cybele Raver

Lawrence Wu, a professor of sociology at FAS and deputy director of Steinhardt’s Institute for Human Development and Social Change, has been awarded a $688,896 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Grant. Wu, a scholar of non-marital fertility, has received funding from NICHD, NSF, the William T. Grant Foundation, and […]

At New Student Convocation, A Celebration and Discussion of Philosophy

Freshmen and transfer students came together NYU’s Kimmel Hall in October to discuss and celebrate The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton. The book, required reading for Steinhardt’s New Student Seminar, traces the journeys and challenges that six philosophers faced in their lifetimes. The program began with a conversation between Steinhardt Dean Mary Brabeck […]

Speech Language Pathologist Harriet Klein on the Misarticulation of ‘R’ Sounds

Harriet Klein is a professor and director of the doctoral program in Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders. She teaches articulation disorders (graduate and undergraduate), language disorders in children, and principles of intervention. Among her honors are professional achievement awards from the New York State Speech Language-Hearing Association and the New York City Speech, […]

On Writing and Cheating (At Video Games): An Interview with Liel Liebovitz, Visiting Assistant Professor

Liel Leibovitz, a visiting assistant professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture and Communications, is a communications scholar and journalist who researches video game and interactive media. He is the author of four books of non-fiction—most recently The Chosen Peoples: America, Israel, and the Ordeals of Divine Election (Simon and Schuster, 2010), co-written with Todd […]

New Report Finds Number of K-12 Kids Facing Foreclosure in NYC on the Rise

While researchers have noted the deleterious effects of foreclosure on surrounding properties and neighborhoods, little is known about the effects of foreclosure on children. A new report, Kids and Foreclosure: New York City, released today by researchers at NYU Steinhardt’s Institute for Education and Social Policy (IESP) and NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and […]