Why Steinhardt Students ♥ Cadaver Class

Cadaver! The word sends shivers down the spine of nearly every health and pre-med student. ‘Cadaver class’ can be the most dreaded part of the curriculum. But at NYU Steinhardt, human anatomy lab is one of the most sought-after courses for undergraduate and masters degree students requiring anatomy as a prerequisite for a degree. “It’s […]

Inside Books: Robert Teranishi on Asian American Students in Higher Education

AAPIs are excluded from the equity discourse in higher education because of a perception that they are all high-achieving students – a model minority – and do not warrant attention by educators, institutional leaders, and policymakers. This is problematic because it leads to a conclusion that AAPIs are a homogenous group, which disregards the extent to which they are actually a compilation of many sub-groups that vary by ethnicity, social class, language backgrounds, and immigration histories.

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 […]