Marion Nestle Agrees with Government: Eat Healthy and Eat Less

Steinhardt Professor Marion Nestle was quoted in a New York Times article on the latest nutrition guidelines released by the federal government. New guidelines urge Americans to eat less salt and saturated fats, eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and consume less food in general. “They are blunter here than they’ve ever been before, […]

“Give Bigotry No Sanction,” Public Symposium in Religious Freedom, Mon., Jan 31 at 7 p.m.

NYU Steinhardt is partnering with the international education nonprofit organization Facing History and Ourselves to sponsor a symposium on religious freedom and democracy featuring NYU President John Sexton, Harvard Law School Dean and Facing History Board of Scholars Chair Martha Minow, Special Representative to Muslim Communities for the U.S. Department of State Farah Pandith, and […]

Plight of Haitian Women and Children is Subject of Doucet’s MLK Day Lecture

Fabienne Doucet, an assistant professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning, delivered the Walter’s Art Museum’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day lecture on January 16th. Doucet’s speech, “Haiti—A Year Beyond: Women and Children Last: Stagnation, Bureaucracy and Indifference In Post-Disaster Haiti,’ presented a dire picture of life for women and children, many who are […]

Jacqueline Mattis, Applied Psychology Chair, Awarded NYU’s MLK Faculty Award

Jacqueline Mattis, professor and chair of Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, has been awarded NYU’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to five faculty members at NYU who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. Mattis, who teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the counseling […]

NYU Steinhardt Remembers Charles B. Hayes, Professor Who Studied Equity in Schooling

Charles B. Hayes, Steinhardt professor emeritus and former professor of educational administration, died on January 10, 2011. He was 87 years old. During a 25-year career at NYU, Hayes chaired more than 100 doctoral dissertations, distinguishing himself as a devoted teacher and mentor. He also played a critical role in developing Steinhardt’s program in educational […]

Kathy Heins Joins Steinhardt School as Director of Development

Kathy Heins has been appointed director of development.Heins, who currently serves as director of development and public affairs at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), will join Steinhardt in February. At IFA, Heins has been responsible for fundraising, alumni affairs, public relations, and strategic planning for the institute’s capital campaign. IFA, located with NYU’s Faculty […]

What’s a Tiffin? Krishnendu Ray of Food Studies, Explains

“It’s a vertical version of a horizontal meal,” explains Krishnendu Ray in a recent article about how Indian food delivered in tiffin containers are revolutionizing the office lunch in Canada. … A food studies scholar with interests in the social, historical and cultural contexts of food, he is the author of The Migrant’s Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households (Temple University, 2004).