What We Are Learning:  Field Trips in Food; Immigrant New York

In Field Trips in Food:  Immigrant New York, students tour and taste the city’s ethnic culture and cuisine. We meet outside Nathan’s Famous on Surf Avenue in Brooklyn.  It’s a crisp October Day, and, in Jennifer Berg’s Field Trips in Food:  Immigrant New York, we are taking an ethnographic and historical walking tour of Coney Island […]

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 […]

What We Are Learning:  The Science of Human Connection

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, […]

UK Opera Director, Garth Bardsley, Joins NYU Steinhardt’s Vocal Performance Faculty 

English opera director, Garth Bardsley, has been appointed as a visiting associate professor in NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions’ Program for Vocal Performance.  In this newly created role, Bardsley will complement and strengthen artistic practice within the opera studies track. An award-winning director from the United Kingdom, Bardsley has a unique interdisciplinary […]

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. […]

Two New Books on Teacher Preparation Spotlight the Outside Forces that Shape Education

A book launch for Teaching Teachers and The New Democratic Professional in Education, was the occasion for a robust conversation on the trends that have shaped teacher preparation and the challenges faced by those who work in public education sector. Held in the Pless Hall Lounge on September 24th, the talk brought students, faculty, and community members together […]

Taking Inspiration from a Student’s Life and Art

Gerald Pryor‘s recent exhibition, Body Prints:  In Remembrance of Michael Rolando Richards, takes its inspiration from the art of alumnus Michael Richards (MA ’91). Richards, who died in the Twin Towers, received his master’s degree from NYU Steinhardt’s studio art program, and was the subject of many exhibitions before his untimely death. Pryor’s work follows in […]

On Mentorship and the Road:  An Interview with Judy Tint, Musician and Lawyer

Judy Tint, clinical assistant professor of music business, has more than twenty five years of experience as an attorney, consultant, and producer in the entertainment industry.  A graduate of Columbia Law School, she serves as a Governor of the Recording Academy’s New York Chapter and travels regularly to Capitol Hill to advocate for artists’ rights. […]

American Heart Association: Literacy Can Impact Health

A literacy problem can make it difficult to understand the nature of a chronic condition, keep up with doctor’s appointments, or read a medicine bottle.  Studies suggest that literacy may be linked to heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Susan B. Neuman, professor of childhood and literacy education, tells the American Heart Association that the most […]