At NYU Steinhardt, Music Finds An Ally in Congressman Jerrold Nadler

In this divisive political season, one thing is clear:  no one is against music.  This was the message that Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler of the House Judiciary Committee brought to NYU Steinhardt at a special meeting for members of The Recording Academy and students of NYU Steinhardt’s Music Business Program. Held in the historic Provincetown Playhouse on […]

NYU Steinhardt Honors Desmond Child (BS ’76), Anitta Fox (BA ’42, MA ’47), and Mildred Garcia (MA ’77) at 2018 Graduation Ceremonies

On Thursday, May 10th, NYU Steinhardt kicked off NYU’s graduation season with its an annual Doctoral Convocation, an academic procession of doctoral candidates through the streets of Washington Square.  A celebration for baccalaureate and master’s students will take place on Tuesday, May 15th at Radio City Music Hall. At each of the three ceremonies, the School’s […]

NYU Steinhardt Hosts First Ever Autism Inclusion Conference

“I see ASD Nest as an investment in our children,” said Carmen Farina, Chancellor, NYC Department of Education in her powerful opening remarks at NestCon: The Conference for Autism and Inclusive Education, held January 18-19, 2018 at NYU. The atmosphere in the room was one of hope, positivity, and support as educators, school administrators, parents, […]

Steinhardt Music Business Graduate Students Win Competition to Design a Social Impact Campaign for Common and Pandora

Jason Joven, Josh Viner, Ada Bensadon Halioua, and Whitney Dublin, second year master’s candidates in Steinhardt’s music business program, won the Pandora Challenge:  Music and Social Impact Program, held at NYU on October 18, 2017. The goal the competition was to design a national social impact campaign for Oscar and Grammy-award winning hip-hop artist, actor, poet, […]

NYU Steinhardt Presents Three-Day Festival Celebrating Philip Glass – Nov. 17-19

The NYU Orchestras and Contemporary Music Ensemble present a weekend of free concerts to honor contemporary composer Philip Glass, who celebrated his 80th birthday this year. The concerts will take place at NYU Skirball from November 17-19, 2017. Glass – who the Chicago Tribune calls “perhaps the best-known, most successful, most widely imitated composer of […]

80WSE Explores Nicaragua’s Artistic Utopia: Solentiname

In 1965, a spiritual, political, and artistic movement emerged on an archipelago in the south of Nicaragua: Solentiname. This community was established by leading poet and priest committed to social change, Ernesto Cardenal, and is the focus of a new exhibition opening December 1 at NYU Steinhardt’s 80WSE Gallery. ‘The Dream of Solentiname’ will look […]

Witches, Goblins, and Sorcerers: NYU Orchestra Presents First-Ever Halloween Concert

NYUO¹, one of the premier orchestras of New York University, will perform its first-ever Halloween program in a free concert at the Frederick Loewe Theatre on Friday, October 27 at 8 pm. The program will be conducted by Adam Glaser as part of Glaser’s first season as the NYU Orchestras’ principal conductor. Professor Jonathan Hall […]

On World Mental Health Day, Nisha Sajnani and Her Students Advocate for Drama Therapy at the United Nations

“Theatre helps us to see the world through another’s eyes,” says, Nisha Sajnani, director of Steinhardt’s program in drama therapy. “Trans-disciplinary and action-oriented practices like drama therapy offer us ways of promoting empathy by challenging stigma and teaching us to navigate conflict and imagine change.” Sajnani brought this message to the United Nations NGO Committee on […]

‘Hear Them Roar:’ Questions for Nan Smithner on Women’s Rights and Environmental Theatre

Hear Them Roar:  The Fight for Women’s Rights is an environmental theatre production directed by Nan Smithner, clinical associate professor of educational theatre.  The play begins in Steinhardt’s Black Box Theatre, then takes the audience into the streets of Washington Square to experience the women’s rightsmovement firsthand.  We spoke to Smither about the evolution of […]