Making the List: NYU Steinhardt Faculty Members Are Among the Most Influential Policy Academics in the U.S.

Steinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2019 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ratings published by Frederick M. Hess, American Enterprise Institute director of education policy. The rankings list 200 scholars whose ideas move from academic journals into the public discourse; university-based scholars who are doing the most […]

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 […]

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 […]

Imani J’lessa Wallace Wins Steinhardt’s MLK Oratorical Contest with Spoken Word Poem

Imani J. Wallace, a master’s candidate in higher education and student affairs, won Steinhardt’s 2018 MLK Oratorical Contest with a spoken word poem which explored what it means to feel that the quality of Black life is devalued in the age of Donald Trump’s presidency. Wallace began her speech by describing how the Black Lives Matter movement was […]

Can Meditation Help Our Schools? An Interview with Psychologist Joshua Aronson

Joshua Aronson is the director of the Center for Achievement, Research and Evaluation, which is housed in Steinhardt’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools. Aronson creates scalable interventions that schools can use to improve the performance and learning of their students. We spoke to him about the power that meditation […]

NYU Steinhardt and U.S. Postal Service Celebrate Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Height

NYU Steinhardt Alumna Dorothy Height (BA ’33, MA ’35, HON ’75) was honored with a special FOREVER stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service in honor of Black History Month. A leader of the African-American and women’s rights movements, Height worked alongside prominent civil rights activists and shared the stage with Martin Luther King, Jr. at […]

Creating a Virtual Library from VHS Tapes and DVDs: An Interview with Francesca Socolick, Steinhardt’s Senior Academic Technologist

Francesca Socolick, a senior academic technologist at NYU Steinhardt, works with faculty to update and refresh their technology.  Recently she helped the Department of Applied Psychology replicate their library of VHS and DVD media online. We interviewed Francesca to learn more the state of technological innovation in academia and how a virtual library can be created to enhance […]

Exhibit At 80 WSE Gallery Explores Fashion and the Plus-Size* Woman

Beyond Measure: Fashion and the Plus-Size* Woman, a new exhibition that deconstructs the concept of “plus-size” over the course of fashion history, will open January 13 at the 80WSE Gallery at NYU. Organized by graduate students in the Costume Studies Program at NYU’s Steinhardt School, the exhibition explores the shifting discourse surrounding the plus-size woman […]

Technology Grant Helps Faculty Enhance Pedagogy and Practice

Steinhardt’s Course Innovation Grants were offered last summer to faculty members wishing to enhance their existing courses.  Ilana Levinson, manager of Academic Technology Services, and an academic technology team worked with faculty during NYU’s summer session to revise thirteen courses in the following areas:  course content delivery; collaborative and student-centered learning environments; and evaluation and assessment. Catherine Moore […]