Victoria Stein Feltman (MS ’10) and Natalya Murakhver (MA ’07), founders of Apple to Zucchini (and everything green in between) answer questions about their healthy and simple food philosophy.
Fabio Parasecoli, a professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, has been awarded a Fulbright Award to study food heritage in Spain. He will be working on a research project led by UNESCO Chair Director, Dr. F. Xavier Medina at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.
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 […]
Pilar Mendez (BS ’15) is a second year law student at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She earned her undergraduate degree at NYU Steinhardt in public health, and then an MPH in health policy at George Washington University in 2017. In Washington she worked at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of […]
For the past ten years, Andy Chu (MS ‘10) a graduate of Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, has worked as a registered dietitian at NYU Langone Health in the critical care center and bone marrow transplant unit. In addition to providing world-class patient care, he writes and speaks on various nutrition topics. We spoke to […]
Research shows a clear link between nutrition and oral health. Food plays a key role in tooth decay and gum disease, as well as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, which also have important implications for oral health. Dentists have frequent contact with patients. In fact, people see dentists more often than any other health professional, […]
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 Aging Incubator has announced the winning team for the 1st Annual Innovators in Aging Award. The Innovators in Aging Award, launched in September 2017, invited NYU students to submit ideas for tools or resources that would significantly enhance the lives of older adults. The Aging Incubator received 27 submissions from NYU undergraduate and […]
“Interdisciplinary Case-Based Management of Dysphagia,” offered during NYU’s J-Term, was an opportunity for communicative sciences and disorders graduate students to team up with their peers in nutrition and dietetics to explore how to feed and care for people with difficulty swallowing—a problem that in the United States affects about 22% of adults over 50. Each small group […]
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 […]