Steinhardt Researchers Discover that in Fight Against Obesity, Location and Gender Matter

A recent study in the American Journal of Epidemiology by Steinhardt alumna Jennifer Black (PhD ’08), an assistant professor at the University British Colombia, and James Macinko, associate professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, assessed obesity trends in New York City’s neighborhoods since 2003. The study reveals that in New […]

New Exhibition at 80 WSE Galleries Explores Denim in Cultural Imagination

What began as fabric for work clothes has become, over the past few decades, a material for fashion, both ready-to-wear and couture variations. DENIM, a new art exhibition at 80 WSE Galleries curated by David Rimanelli, visiting assistant professor of art history at NYU Steinhardt, explores the multiple connotations of this most versatile and enduring […]

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Fabienne Doucet Discusses Haiti Earthquake and Challenges to Haiti’s Education System

Assistant professor of education Fabienne Doucet recently sat down with us to discuss the devastating earthquake in Haiti, her native home. Migrating to the U.S. when she was ten, Doucet still has many close family members in Port-au-Prince, all of whom—fortunately—survived the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12. With an education system that […]

Robert Teranishi and Dana Burde Receive Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award

Steinhardt Associate Professor Robert Teranishi and Assistant Professor Dana Burde have been awarded NYU’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to faculty members who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. Dana Burde of Steinhardt’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Professions has […]

Steinhardt and SCPS Launch Online Courses in Quality Assurance in Higher Education

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development in partnership with NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS), has launched a new sequence of online courses in Quality Assurance in Higher Education. The program is offered through Steinhardt’s Program in Higher Education and is delivered in an asynchronous format, enabling students to study […]

Science Educator Jhumki Basu (1977-2008) To Be Honored at Science Ed Innovators Conference

The legacy of Sreyashi Jhumki Basu, former associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at NYU’s Steinhardt School, will be celebrated at the first annual Sci Ed Innovators Conference n Sunday January 24, 2010, Basu died on December 16, 2008 at 31 following a brave struggle with breast cancer. … The Sci Ed Innovators Symposium will bring together educational, government, the corporate sector and the science education community to explore how the visionary ideas of Jhumki Basu, science educator and social activist, has transformed science teaching and learning in urban schools.