At NYU Steinhardt, High School Students Experience University Life

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. […]

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 […]

Steinhardt Celebrates Its First Counseling@NYU Online Graduates

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 […]

Four Steinhardt Students Win Fulbright Grants

Four Steinhardt Students are among twenty-one New York University students and recent alumni who have been selected as Fulbright Scholars for 2018-19. Under this U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs program, recipients teach or conduct research abroad during the upcoming academic year. This year’s NYU Steinhardt Fulbright awardees are: Undergraduate Recipients […]

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, A Voice for Generation Z, to Receive Honorary Doctorate Presented by Professor Niobe Way at NYU’s 186th Commencement

On Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will receive an honorary doctorate at NYU’s 186th All-University Commencement at Yankee Stadium.  The award will be presented by Steinhardt Professor Niobe Way, who nominated Trudeau because he shares the core values of the NYU community. “Justin Trudeau speaks to a generation taking the fight for human decency, love, and respect […]

Integrative Care Increases Access to Mental Health Services for African Americans

Compared to white Americans, African Americans are disproportionately affected by mental illnesses. New York University professor Norissa Williams found one healthcare model which can help change that and increase access and utilization of mental health services by African Americans. In our current climate, an integrative care framework is the best approach to providing African Americans […]