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 […]

How Steinhardt Leaders Are Using Education To Promote Global Peace

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The refugee crisis, terrorism, and political violence. These are just a few of the pressing issues undergraduate students explored in Steinhardt’s new Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) minor during the Fall semester. To help undergraduate PACS students analyze global conflict and peace-building efforts, faculty recruited three International Education graduate students – Ashley Bertolini (MA ’17), […]

Zachary Klim Receives Award for Emerging Leadership in International Education

Zachary Klim is the recipient of The Association of International Education Administrators’ (AIEA) Harold Josephson Awards for Professional Promise in International Education.  The award was presented at the 2018 AIEA Annual Conference in February in Washington, DC. Klim serves as executive director of global affairs and experiential learning at NYU Steinhardt, and is a doctoral student […]

Imani J’lessa Wallace Wins Steinhardt’s MLK Oratorical Contest with Spoken Word Poem

Imani J. Wallace, a master’s candidate in higher education and student affairs, won Steinhardt’s 2018 MLK Oratorical Contest with a spoken word poem which explored what it means to feel that the quality of Black life is devalued in the age of Donald Trump’s presidency. Wallace began her speech by describing how the Black Lives Matter movement was […]

Stella M. Flores and R. Luke DuBois Honored with NYU’s Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award

Stella M. Flores and R. Luke DuBois have been awarded NYU’s 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to faculty members who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. Flores is Steinhardt’s associate dean for faculty development and diversity.  An associate professor of higher education, […]

Inside NYU Steinhardt: A J-Term Course for Nutrition and Communicative Sciences and Disorders Students

“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 […]

Diversity is the Conversation for NYU Steinhardt Students and Deans

Stella Flores and Charlton McIlwain had lunch with Steinhardt’s Weber Shandwick scholars last week.  The meeting was a chance to share insights about professional and educational opportunity.  Lauren Hom (pictured below, far right) is among four students chosen for the NYU at Weber Shandwick Masters in Residence, a program designed to increase the number of diverse professionals […]

Diversifying the Media Industry with Weber Shandwick: A Student’s Experience in Steinhardt’s New Masters in Residence Program

NYU Steinhardt has joined leading global communications firm Weber Shandwick to launch its NYU at Weber Shandwick Masters in Residence, a program designed to increase the number of diverse professionals in the media industry. Through this program, four students pursuing master’s degrees from Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication work at Weber Shandwick to […]