NYU Steinhardt Hosts A Conversation with Richard Carranza, NYC Schools Chancellor

Richard Carranza, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (DOE), was the guest speaker at NYU Steinhardt’s Leadership Lens Series on October 17th.  In a conversation with Lisette Nieves, the chancellor answered questions that ranged from information about the songs on his playlist (“mostly Mariachi”), to what he likes to see in a […]

NYU Steinhardt Launches New 24-Month Technology Enhanced EdD in Leadership and Innovation

The challenges facing organizations and communities are increasingly complex, requiring solutions that are not confined to one discipline, sector, or industry. Successful leaders look for inspiration in a variety of areas and across sectors to make needed changes. In response to this, NYU Steinhardt launched a new online EdD in Leadership and Innovation with the […]

Two New Books on Teacher Preparation Spotlight the Outside Forces that Shape Education

A book launch for Teaching Teachers and The New Democratic Professional in Education, was the occasion for a robust conversation on the trends that have shaped teacher preparation and the challenges faced by those who work in public education sector. Held in the Pless Hall Lounge on September 24th, the talk brought students, faculty, and community members together […]

Faculty First Look:  An NYU Steinhardt Higher Education Success Initiative

By mentoring a select group of fellows from underrepresented groups, Steinhardt’s Faculty First Look program is building a recruitment pipeline of diverse applicants for the academic job market. “First generation faculty of color and those from underserved backgrounds have taken on the great challenge of entering the academy with enormous skill sets in their fields, […]

Student Delegation Attends Global Leadership Summit in South Africa

A delegation of four NYU undergraduate students explored the meaning of social justice and inclusion in higher education through cross-cultural dialog at the Global Leadership Summit in Bloemfontein, South Africa, in July.  Vivienne Felix, associate director of experiential learning at NYU Steinhardt, led the delegation, which met with student from Africa, Asia, the European Union, and […]

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 […]

At Steinhardt’s Faculty First Look, Diversity Scholars Prepare for the Academy

This week, NYU Steinhardt welcomed thirty-two Faculty First Look scholars to Washington Square for two days of workshops on preparing for the job market. Faculty First Look is a year-long program designed to mentor talented scholars of color and others underrepresented in the academy who are completing doctoral work. “First generation faculty of color and […]

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 […]

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, […]