Leslie Brown of Administration and Finance Wins NYU’s Distinguished Administrator Award

Leslie Brown, Steinhardt’s executive director of financial planning and operations, has been awarded NYU’s 2010 Distinguished Administrator Award. The annual award recognizes a select group of NYU administrators whose performance helps NYU meet it s strategic initiatives and contributes to the attainment of the University’s goals. The award carries a $5,000 honorarium. In announcing the […]

Graduating Student Profile: Adelheid B. Strelick (MA Dance Education, 2010)

Students often credit New York City’s endless creative possibilities with attracting them to NYU. For Adelheid B. Strelick, those possibilities were thrown into relief when she found herself sharing an elevator with composer Philip Glass at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in Manhattan, where she manages front-of-house operations. Strelick—who graduates with a masters in dance education […]

Steinhardt Graduation: Joseph Palamar Wins Outstanding Dissertation Award

Joseph Palamar, a doctoral candidate in Steinhardt’s program in public health has been awarded the 2010 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Palamar’s dissertation, The Role of Perceived Stigma, Stigmatization and Religiosity in Explaining Lifetime use of Illicit Drugs in Emerging Adults, investigated the stigma associated with drug use in an empirical manner. In his research Palamar found […]

Steinhardt Graduation: 2010 Student Speakers

Christianne Bassoul, a bachelor’s candidate in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, was this year’s student speaker for Steinhardt’s Baccalaureate Ceremony. Jen Aloisi, a master’s candidate in the Department of Applied Psychology, was the student Speaker at the Valedictory Celebration. Brian Collins, a doctoral candidate of the Department of Teaching and Learning, spoke at […]

Deborah Damast of Steinhardt’s Dance Education Program Wins Outstanding Educator Award

Deborah Damast, an adjunct instructor in Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, has been awarded the National Dance Education Organization’s Outstanding Dance Educator (Postsecondary) Award. The award recognizes Damast’s ongoing commitment to advancing the field of dance education, as well as her contribution to dance education in New York City. Damast serves as […]

Healthcare Leader, Sculptor, and College Honored at Steinhardt’s Graduation Ceremonies

Sharing the stage with graduating NYU students this year were healthcare leader Ivan Sabel (BS ’67), sculptor Joel Shapiro (MA ’69), and college president Carole Berotte Joseph (PhD’92). Each received Steinhardt’s Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award. Sabel, who was honored at the Baccalaureate Ceremony, is the founder and president of Capital Orthopedics, which was acquired by […]

Marion Nestle Honored by Living Liberally; Celebrates New Book Release

Marion Nestle was awarded Living Liberally’s Robert Putnam Social Capital Award for “fearlessly championing the grassroots good food movement” and for “promoting the radical notion that a more sustainable national diet can help build a more sustainable world.”  The award was presented at the organization’s annual fundraiser in May. Nestle, Paulette Goddard professor in Steinhardt’s Department […]

Edward Seidman Honored with APA Award for Community Research and Action

Edward Seidman, a professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, has been awarded the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 2009 Seymour Sarason Award for Community Research and Action award. The award, established by the APA’s Society of Community Research & Action, honors those following in the tradition of Seymour Sarason who made creative contributions to the […]

Undergraduate Applied Psychology Students Present Original Research at Department Conference

Students in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology took part in the department’s undergraduate research conference in April. Maurice Anderson and Katherine Kirkinis were among students who presented research they had undertaken with faculty mentors. Kirkinis studied the role that family played in socializing its members to behave altruistically and found that in urban African American […]