Baccalaureate speaker, Khirad Siddiqui, is a graduating senior in the Department of Applied Psychology. She has served as a juvenile justice advocate, a position that sparked the topic of her honors thesis.
Ambar Gomez and Katherine Lizardo, classmates in Steinhardt’s Counseling@NYU program, travelled to Ghana in March for Global Perspectives in Higher Education, an immersive education program which offers students an in-depth case study of the country’s higher education system.
Steinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2019 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 most […]
During a career spanning nearly five decades, Patricia Carey built a community of inclusion and belonging at NYU. It’s a crisp November day, a touch of winter is in the air, and Patricia Carey, Steinhardt’s associate dean for student affairs, is meeting with the Administrators of Color Network at NYU’s Kimmel Center. It’s a standing […]
In The Science of Human Connection, students learn how the natural and social sciences tell the story of who we are as human beings and what gets in the way of our humanity. “Write about a moment when you felt close to a friend,” is the assignment in The Science of Human Connection. Each week, […]
Jennifer Cheung, a Bronx Science sophomore, dreaded coming home from school. As she turned her key in the lock, she would take a deep breath to steel herself for what lay ahead. More often than not, her younger brother would be at the kitchen table staring out the window unable to focus on his homework. […]
In the late 1960s, Stanford researchers ran a series of studies on delayed gratification, offering children a choice between a small reward immediately or a better reward if they waited fifteen minutes for the researcher to leave the testing room and return. In follow-up studies, the famous Stanford Marshmallow Experiment found that children who were […]
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 […]
Selcuk Şirin, professor of applied psychology at NYU Steinhardt, has been awarded the Jacobs Foundation’s 2018 Klaus J. Jacobs Best Practice Prize for Project Hope, an online platform that allows children to play videogames anywhere in the world with an internet connection. Şirin, one of ten researchers to be honored by the foundation, will receive […]
Among this week’s 1,200 master’s degree recipients were Alex Chavez and Marisa Mathews, graduates of Counseling@NYU, Steinhardt’s online master’s program in Counseling and Guidance. The program prepares students to work directly with children, adolescents, and adults individually and in groups, and is comprised of remote online learning, in-person field practicum and internships, and immersive visits […]