Steinhardt Launches Undergraduate B.S. Program in Public Health

Next year NYU Steinhardt will launch an undergraduate program (B.S.) in public health, one of the first of its kind in the country. The program will prepare students for careers in local and state health departments, health care organizations, and human service agencies. Students will study statistics, epidemiology, public health nutrition, and global issues. The […]

Jewish Foundation Scholarship Alumnae Reunite at Steinhardt

Past and current recipients of grants from the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women (JFEW) came together for the first annual JFEW reunion at the Steinhardt School in June. The New York City-based foundation is dedicated to enabling women with financial need, regardless of their religious affiliation, to meet their education and career goals […]

A Postmodern Moment for Steinhardt’s Fulbright Scholars

Jonathan Nosan, an actor and contortionist, broke through the boundary between audience and speaker at a seminar on postmodernism, lecturing on French acrobatic performer Jules Léotard (1842­1870), while standing on his hands. The seminar was part of a summer curriculum for eighteen Fulbright scholars, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Its purpose is to […]

Lobenfeld Family Brings Gift of Reading to Steinhardt Students

This fall, undergraduate students entering the Steinhardt School will receive a copy of the book, Triangle by Katherine Weber. The book is a generous gift from Trish and Eric Lobenfeld. Triangle, required reading for all new students, is a historical fiction about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which occurred inside the Asch Building, now NYU’s […]

Future Music Therapists of the World Unite to Start Classes

Global interest in the Nordoff-Robbins approach to music therapy is on display as students from the United States, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Chile gather around a piano as they begin their education at Steinhardt’s Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy. The Nordoff-Robbins Center is renown for its community service programs in music therapy for […]

Steinhardt Annual Fund Achieves Goal: $1 Million+

With generous gifts from the Dean’s Council, alumni, parents, and friends, the Steinhardt School raised $1,059,466 for its Annual Fund during the 2008-09 academic year. This marks the first time that the Steinhardt Annual Fund has broken the $1 million mark, placing Steinhardt in an elite group of NYU schools that includes Arts & Science, […]

Zimmerman Discusses the “Unlovable” Men of the 1950s on NPR

Jonathan Zimmerman, professor of education and history at New York University, recently published a column in the Christian Science Monitor that reflected on the image of 1950s fatherhood that TV shows like “Mad Men” foster: that of the emotionally distant father. After reading a trove of love letters written to his mother by various suitors […]

Marion Nestle Appears on The Colbert Report

Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard professor of nutrition, food studies, and public health, recently appeared on The Colbert Report to discuss the current “sugar crisis” facing the country. As Nestle explains it, it’s a “manufactured crisis because the food companies want to have cheap sugar from other countries.” Watch below! The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs […]