Lifting As You Climb: An Interview with Jemar Bather (MS ’18), Applied Statistics

Jemar Bather is a first-year biostatistics doctoral student and a HIV/AIDS Training Grant Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  After earning a master’s degree from NYU Steinhardt’s Program in Applied Statistics for Social Science Research, he served as a research assistant in the Department of Biostatistics at the NYU College of Global Public Health, where […]

What We Are Learning:  The Science of Human Connection

In The Science of Human Connection, students learn how the natural and social sciences tell the story of who we are as human beings and what gets in the way of our humanity.  “Write about a moment when you felt close to a friend,” is the assignment in The Science of Human Connection. Each week, […]

An MLK Scholar Returns as an Assistant Professor: An Interview with Keisha Lindsay (BS ’04)

Keisha T. Lindsay (BS ’04) is an assistant professor and a Provost’s Faculty Fellow in Steinhardt’s Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders.  She has worked as a practicing speech-language pathologist in the United States and in the English-speaking Caribbean region, and researches language development in children from the English-speaking Caribbean region who are raised in multilingual households.  […]

“Coffee is Crucial”: An Interview with Jordan Cohen (BS ’11), Director of Communications at The New York Times

Jordan Cohen (BS ’11) serves as a director of communications at The New York Times where he helps oversee external communications, media appearances, and speaking engagements for Times reporters, editors and business executives.  He also collaborates with teams across The New York Times Company to increase the global reach and engagement of Times journalism by implementing […]

UK Opera Director, Garth Bardsley, Joins NYU Steinhardt’s Vocal Performance Faculty 

English opera director, Garth Bardsley, has been appointed as a visiting associate professor in NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions’ Program for Vocal Performance.  In this newly created role, Bardsley will complement and strengthen artistic practice within the opera studies track. An award-winning director from the United Kingdom, Bardsley has a unique interdisciplinary […]

Two New Books on Teacher Preparation Spotlight the Outside Forces that Shape Education

A book launch for Teaching Teachers and The New Democratic Professional in Education, was the occasion for a robust conversation on the trends that have shaped teacher preparation and the challenges faced by those who work in public education sector. Held in the Pless Hall Lounge on September 24th, the talk brought students, faculty, and community members together […]

Taking Inspiration from a Student’s Life and Art

Gerald Pryor‘s recent exhibition, Body Prints:  In Remembrance of Michael Rolando Richards, takes its inspiration from the art of alumnus Michael Richards (MA ’91). Richards, who died in the Twin Towers, received his master’s degree from NYU Steinhardt’s studio art program, and was the subject of many exhibitions before his untimely death. Pryor’s work follows in […]

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 […]

Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction Is Summer Reading for the Class of 2022

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert is this year’s required reading for undergraduates entering the Steinhardt School this fall.  The book will be discussed in the New Student Seminar, a course that acquaints students with their new academic community and offers them a way to explore their role using the themes raised in the reading as a […]

Behind the Scenes at the Met’s Costume Institute: A Portrait of Nine NYU Alumnae

Photographs by Simons Finnerty “This is the one I’m gonna steal—or save if there’s a fire,” Jessica Glasscock jokes of the French silk dress pulled from the massive collection of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She’s one of the nine alumnae working behind the scenes at the institute whom we asked to […]