6 Books on Educational Equity to Read This Summer

A Search Past Silence: The Literacy of Young Black Men David Kirkland, associate professor of english and urban education, shares six stories to illustrate “educators’ need to understand the social worlds and complex literacy practices of African American males in order to pay the increasing educational debt we owe all youth and break the school-to-prison […]

The Class of 2019 Kicks Off NYU’s Graduation Season

The School kicks off the 2019 graduation season with three special ceremonies honoring its 2,427 graduates. Musician Rubén Blades, entrepreneur, Di-Ann Eisner, and artist-philanthropist, Susan A. Unterberg, will receive the Dorothy Height Medal.

What Students Are Learning: How the Computer Became Personal

Laine Nooney, assistant professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (MCC) and Tega Brain, assistant industry professor in the Tandon School of Engineering, are teaching History of Computing: How the Computer Became Personal to undergraduate students.

Hirokazu Yoshikawa Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education in the Department of Applied Psychology, has been elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Yoshikawa is a community and developmental psychologist who studies the effects of public policies and programs related to immigration, early childhood, poverty reduction, and sexuality on children’s development.

Alexander Galloway Named 2019 Guggenheim Fellow

Alexander Galloway, professor of media, culture, and communication, has been awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship. The Guggenheim Foundation awards fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or creative ability in the arts.

Teaching and Learning Professor Okhee Lee Receives KAERA Distinguished Researcher Award

Okhee Lee, professor of childhood education, has been awarded the inaugural Korean-American Educational Researchers Association (KAERA) Distinguished Researcher Award. The award recognizes a scholar whose professional contributions have had a widespread positive impact on educational research. Lee’s award recognizes her unique contribution in addressing science education for English language learners. She has published articles, book chapters, […]