Four Steinhardt Students Win Fulbright Grants

Four Steinhardt Students are among twenty-one New York University students and recent alumni who have been selected as Fulbright Scholars for 2018-19. Under this U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs program, recipients teach or conduct research abroad during the upcoming academic year. This year’s NYU Steinhardt Fulbright awardees are: Undergraduate Recipients […]

The NYU Urban Farm Lab is Back: Q&A with Melissa Metrick

Melissa Metrick (MA ‘14) spends her days in New York City gardening. (Yes, you read that right — gardening.) As the instructor for Steinhardt’s Introduction to Urban Agriculture class, which draws students from across NYU, Metrick operates the newly reinstated NYU Urban Farm Lab located on Houston Street. The space serves as both a teaching […]

NYU Class Collaborates with Cooper Hewitt to Increase Accessibility

Art, accessibility, and technology converged this spring in the Cooper Hewitt Co-Lab, an interdisciplinary course through the NYU Ability Project focused on reimagining the collection of the Smithsonian’s design museum for museumgoers with disabilities. Luke DuBois, co-director of the Ability Project and associate professor of Integrated Digital Media at Tandon, learned from Caroline Baumann, director […]

Merging Health and Technology: Q&A with Claire Kearney-Volpe

Claire Kearney-Volpe has the honor of being the first doctoral student in NYU Steinhardt’s new rehabilitation sciences program, an interdisciplinary degree encompassing Steinhardt’s health and therapeutic professions. But she’s no stranger to NYU – Kearney-Volpe earned her master’s from NYU Tisch’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) in 2015, where she focused on health promotion and participatory […]

Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Unlikely to Encourage Healthy Eating, Finds NYU Study

In a new study published in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, NYU researchers have shown why fast-food menu calorie counts don’t help consumers make healthy choices. The researchers found that only a small fraction of fast-food eaters – as little as 8 percent – are likely to make healthy choices as a result […]

Books From Our Faculty: The Ethnic Restaurateur by Krishnendu Ray

The Ethnic Restaurateur By Krishnendu Ray Bloomsbury, 2016 Academic discussions of ethnic foods have tended to focus on the attitudes of consumers, rather than the creators and producers. In his new book, Krishnendu Ray, chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at NYU Steinhardt, reverses this trend by exploring the culinary world from […]