Faculty First Look:  An NYU Steinhardt Higher Education Success Initiative

By mentoring a select group of fellows from underrepresented groups, Steinhardt’s Faculty First Look program is building a recruitment pipeline of diverse applicants for the academic job market. “First generation faculty of color and those from underserved backgrounds have taken on the great challenge of entering the academy with enormous skill sets in their fields, […]

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 […]

Two Steinhardt Alumnae Nominated for 2018 Emmy Awards

NYU Steinhardt congratulates Erin Doyle and Ali Feindstein, two alumnae nominated for 2018 Emmy Awards for their work on television shows. Erin Doyle (BS ’07), who graduated from with a degree in communication studies, was nominated for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series as a producer for NBC’s Creating Saturday Night Live. Ali Feinstein, (BS ’11), a […]

The Dark Side of Data Research:  An Interview with Laura Norén 

Laura Norén writes about the social impact of technology.  She has taught Steinhardt’s undergraduate and graduate students Data Science for Social Impact (with Steinhardt Professor Jennifer Hill), Ethics for Data Science, and New Media Research Studio.  Norén is director of research at Obsidian Security in Newport Beach, California and a contributing editor of the Data Science Community Newsletter.  She earned […]

Steinhardt in the News: Ann Philbin (MA ‘82) Brings LA’s Hammer Museum to Prominence

In April, NYU Steinhardt welcomed 65 alumni and friends for an exclusive reception at the Hammer Museum at UCLA.  Hosted by Steinhardt Dean Dominic Brewer and museum director Ann Philbin (MA ’82), the event included a tour of the Hammer’s exhibits and collections spanning classic to contemporary art, and installations featuring innovative thinkers and cutting-edge artists. […]

Steinhardt Alumna, Heni Koenigsberg (’74), Wins Tony Award for The Band’s Visit

Heni Koenigsberg (BS 74), a Broadway producer and graduate of Steinhardt’s educational theatre program, has won a Tony Award for The Band’s Visit, which was awarded Best Musical.  This is the fifth Tony Award, and a five-year winning streak, for Koenigsberg, who won last year in the Best Revival of a Musical category for Hello, […]