David Kirkland Is Awarded NYU’s Distinguished Teaching Medal

David E. Kirkland, an associate professor of English and urban education, is the recipient of NYU’s 2017-2018 Distinguished Teaching Award.  The award is given annual to faculty members who have made a significant contribution to the intellectual life of NYU through their teaching. “David Kirkland is truly a teacher’s teacher.  His dynamic educational expertise helps his […]

A Best School of Education:  U.S. News & World Report Ranks NYU Steinhardt #6 

2018 Best Grad Schools U.S. News Education

The NYU Steinhart School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has been ranked #6 in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools of education. “This is significant progress in a short period of time and is reflective of the impressive work of our faculty, students, and staff, especially in the growth […]

Steinhardt Alumni Profile: Nasrin Jafari (BA ’17) Returns to NYU with a Cross Sector Education Reform Conference

Last year, Nasrin Jafari (BA ’17) stood on the stage of Radio City Music Hall at Steinhardt’s Baccalaureate Ceremony and delivered a commencement address to her fellow graduates.  This year, she is behind the scenes organizing Frontier 2018, a K-12 education conference designed to leverage the expertise of New York City’s education community to lead […]

Seven Grammy Nominations for Steinhardt Faculty and Alumni

Three faculty members – Alan Ferber and Chris Potter (’06) from Steinhardt’s Jazz Studies program, and Warren Zanes from the Songwriting program — and three Steinhardt alumni – Christopher McClenney (’17), Darcy Proper (’90), and Nancy Whang (’00) – earned seven Grammy nominations collectively. Chris Potter was nominated for Best Improvised Jazz Solo (for “Ilimba”) and Best Jazz Instrumental Album for The Dreamer Is the […]

Art Educator Judith Schwartz Reflects on Her Wildly Imaginative and Dazzling Career and a Mosaic Dog Bench

Judith Schwartz, professor of art and art education, began her career at NYU Steinhardt in 1970, and for almost five decades, has offered her students hands-on experiences in media that is informed by history, aesthetics, contemporary practice, and critical theory.  Among her recent honors are an Educator of the Year award from the Renwick Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and […]

Live from Los Angeles, Steinhardt Alumna Wins Emmy for ‘Saturday Night Live’

Sunday night was a good night for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” — including one of the show’s producers, Erin Doyle (BS ’07), a graduate of NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. Doyle and her colleagues won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series for “Saturday Night Live.” Congrats to all on an extraordinary night! #SNL #Emmys […]

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 […]

Steinhardt Community Members Receive Emmy Nominations for Saturday Night Live and Feud: Bette and Joan

Two members of the Steinhardt community received multiple nominations for Emmy Awards for their work producing and scoring hit television shows. Erin Doyle (BS ’07), who graduated from NYU Steinhardt with a degree in communication studies, is nominated for two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series as a producer for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” as […]