Steinhardt Celebrates Its First Counseling@NYU Online Graduates

Among this week’s 1,200 master’s degree recipients were Alex Chevez and Marisa Mathews, graduates of Counseling@NYU, Steinhardt’s online master’s program in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness.  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, […]

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 […]

Natalie Brito of Applied Psychology Launches Mobile App to Promote Bilingualism in Hispanic Children

Natalie Brito, an assistant professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, has launched Háblame Bebé, a free educational mobile application for iOS and Android operating systems which provides Spanish-speaking parents with the tools to engage with their infants and toddlers in both English and Spanish – with the goal of developing early bilingual learners and reducing […]

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 […]

Hirokazu Yoshikawa Named 2018 Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, the Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU Steinhardt, has been named the 2018 James S. Coleman Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS).  He is among five scholars inducted into the Academy in 2018. Established in 1889, AAPSS advances science and public policy by bringing […]

Global TIES for Children Will Lead Research on Refugee Child Development Through $100 Million Grant

Grover with children

Global TIES for Children, Steinhardt’s international research center dedicated to improving the lives of youth in the most vulnerable regions across the globe, will lead research on young children’s development in humanitarian settings through a unique partnership with Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Sesame Workshop and IRC received a $100 million grant […]

Using Media to Promote Social Change In Conflict-Affected Countries: An Interview with Rezarta Bilali

Rezarta Bilali, assistant professor of psychology and social intervention, studies the social psychological underpinnings of intergroup conflict and violence in international settings.  Her research has been supported by the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the American Psychological Foundation, the International Peace Research Association, Psychology Beyond Borders, and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. She […]

Afterschool Program Environments Linked to Academic Confidence and Skills

Afterschool programs with positive, responsive, and organized environments can have academic benefits for students, finds a new NYU Steinhardt study. Young people growing up in urban, low-income communities spend significant time in publicly funded afterschool programs. Unlike schools, which grow increasingly segregated and involve more individual instruction as children grow older, afterschool programs are spaces […]

NYU Steinhardt Receives Spencer Foundation Grant to Address Societal Divisions in NYC Middle Schools

The Spencer Foundation has awarded a team of scholars at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development a grant for more than $940,000 to implement and evaluate The Listening Project. The Listening Project is designed to address increasing societal divisions through semi-structured interview training with teachers and students in six middle schools […]