Steinhardt Students Make a Difference This Summer

Ece Yuceland (BS ’20), Media, Culture, and Communication Ece is serving as a summer marketing intern at Beam Impact, an app that allows users to donate part of their everyday purchases to support social issues that matter to them. Through field events, press pitches, app store optimization, and influencer marketing, she is working to spread […]

Summer Internships in New York City: Student Spotlights

Meet three Steinhardt graduate students spending their summer gaining hands-on experience in their respective fields.  Jaejin Kim (MS in Applied Statistics) Jaejin is interning at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government, which focuses on analyzing and supporting efforts to make institutions inclusive, effective, accountable, and […]

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.

Making an Impact through Public Relations: An Interview with Shalon Roth (BS ’05)

Shalon Roth (BS ’05) graduated from NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication with honors.  Since her graduation, she has worked on the front lines of public relations and communications agencies serving start-ups to multinational publicly traded companies.  Shalon is the founder of PR-it, a global community of communications experts delivering 24/7 on-demand work for […]

A Prize for Bright Signals: A History of Color Television

Bright Signals: A History of Color Television(Duke University Press, 2018) by Susan Murray, associate professor of media, culture, and communication, has received the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ 2019 Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award. Bright Signals tells the story of color television within a broader cultural history of twentieth-century aesthetics. In tracing the development […]

Taking “Diversity and Inclusion” to the Next Level: An Interview with Leslie Stevens, MCC Weber Shandwick Scholar

Leslie Stevens is a recipient of an MCC Media Diversity Scholarship at Weber Shandwick, a global communications and engagement agency. Her interests lie at the intersection of social media, culture, race, identity, and power. As an undergraduate, she published her first academic research paper in the ​Howard Journal of Communication ​in 2017, examining Black Twitter as a […]

“Coffee is Crucial”: An Interview with Jordan Cohen (BS ’11), Director of Communications at The New York Times

Jordan Cohen (BS ’11) serves as a director of communications at The New York Times where he helps oversee external communications, media appearances, and speaking engagements for Times reporters, editors and business executives.  He also collaborates with teams across The New York Times Company to increase the global reach and engagement of Times journalism by implementing […]

Can We Make This Alumni Profile Go Viral?…And Other Questions for Valerie Streit (MA ’06)

Valerie Streit (MA ’06), leads partner and product operations at Google where she assures high-quality, diverse news content in Search, Google News, YouTube and Assistant.  Previously at YouTube, she cultivated platform growth strategies and audience insights with a focus on the news vertical.  She has also led publisher outreach to help drive adoption to the Accelerated […]

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 […]