ALT Faculty Members Share LEARN Projects at 2018 Learning Analytics Summer Institute

Alyssa Wise, associate professor of learning sciences, spoke about LEARN, NYU’s university-wide Learning Analytics Research Network, at the 2018 Learning Analytics Summer Institute on June 11th at Columbia University.  The event was co-hosted by NYU and Teacher’s College Columbia University. In her powerpoint presentation, New Frontiers in Learning Analytics, Wise described the goals of the LEARN network, which helps […]

Liang Zhang Awarded Spencer Grant for Post-Secondary Education Research

Liang Zhang, a professor of higher education in the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology, has been awarded a $49,960 grant from the Spencer’s Foundation Small Research Grants program. Zhang’s grant will support a study titled, “Unpacking the Heterogeneous Impact of the Post-9/11 GI Bill on College Participation among Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities.”  The study examines […]

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Imani J’lessa Wallace Wins Steinhardt’s MLK Oratorical Contest with Spoken Word Poem

Imani J. Wallace, a master’s candidate in higher education and student affairs, won Steinhardt’s 2018 MLK Oratorical Contest with a spoken word poem which explored what it means to feel that the quality of Black life is devalued in the age of Donald Trump’s presidency. Wallace began her speech by describing how the Black Lives Matter movement was […]

Stella M. Flores and R. Luke DuBois Honored with NYU’s Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award

Stella M. Flores and R. Luke DuBois have been awarded NYU’s 2018 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. Flores is Steinhardt’s associate dean for faculty development and diversity.  An associate professor of higher education, […]

Diversity is the Conversation for NYU Steinhardt Students and Deans

Stella Flores and Charlton McIlwain had lunch with Steinhardt’s Weber Shandwick scholars last week.  The meeting was a chance to share insights about professional and educational opportunity.  Lauren Hom (pictured below, far right) is among four students chosen for the NYU at Weber Shandwick Masters in Residence, a program designed to increase the number of diverse professionals […]

Steinhardt’s Education Policy Academics Rank Among Most Influential in the Nation

Steinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2018 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ratings, published by Frederick M. Hess, American Enterprise Institute director of education policy. The rankings list 200 scholars whose ideas move from academic journals into the public discourse; university-based scholars who are doing the […]

NYU Steinhardt Awarded More Than $4 Million from NSF for STEM Education Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded NYU Steinhardt three grants totaling more than $4 million for research working to improve computer science and computational thinking in elementary and middle schools. Two of the grants are part of the NSF’s STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) program, which seeks to address the urgent need to prepare […]

Steinhardt Study Finds More Veterans Have Enrolled in College with Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, which covers educational costs for veterans beyond tuition, has boosted college enrollment rates among veterans by 3 percentage points compared with the earlier G.I. Bill, finds a new study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. However, the increase in enrollment was much larger immediately after the bill’s […]

Digital Game Intervention Improves Mental Health and Educational Outcomes of Syrian Refugee Children

Digital games can effectively teach refugee children much-needed skills – including a new language, cognitive skills, and coding – while also improving their mental health, finds research by New York University, the City University of New York, and Turkey’s Bahcesehir University. The study of Syrian refugee children, presented by researchers on June 6 at BAU […]