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.

Documenting the World, One Dance at a Time: An Interview with Mickela Mallozzi (BA ’05)

Mickela Mallozzi is the four-time Emmy® Award-winning Host and executive producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a travel series highlighting the diversity of dance which airs on PBS stations nationwide and on Amazon Prime globally.  A professional dancer and trained musician, Mickela decided to start a journey around the world, taking her camera with her […]

NYU Steinhardt Faculty Honored with Prestigious Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award

Steinhardt faculty members, Carol Anne Spreen, Jasmine Ma, Teboho Moja, and David Kirkland, have been awarded NYU’s prestigious Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to faculty members at NYU who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. David Kirkland David E. Kirkland, a recipient of […]

Rubén Blades, Scholar-in-Residence, Addresses Music and Social Change

Rubén Blades, three-time Emmy-nominated actor, activist, lawyer, and politician from Panama, is the School’s first scholar-in-residence. During his yearlong scholar-in-residence appointment, 17-time Grammy Award-winning musician Rubén Blades, has been meeting with the NYU community and exploring collaborations for fostering diversity and advancing social change through music.  A cultural icon who is credited with one of the […]

Building a Beloved Community: A Profile of Associate Dean Patricia Carey (PhD ’82)

During a career spanning nearly five decades, Patricia Carey built a community of inclusion and belonging at NYU. It’s a crisp November day, a touch of winter is in the air, and Patricia Carey, Steinhardt’s associate dean for student affairs, is meeting with the Administrators of Color Network at NYU’s Kimmel Center. It’s a standing […]

Prime Minister of Aruba Visits NYU Steinhardt

Mrs. Evelyn Wever-Croes, Prime Minister of Aruba, was at NYU’s Washington Square campus on September 26th to discuss the success of the NYU Steinhardt and Instituto Pedagogico Arubano’s urban environmental education initiative. NYU Steinhardt has been hosting groups of pre-service teachers since 2011, offering them a month-long immersion program at NYU as part of their college “perspectiva mundial” […]

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 […]