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 […]

Steinhardt Celebrates Its First Counseling@NYU Online Graduates

Among this week’s 1,200 master’s degree recipients were Alex Chavez and Marisa Mathews, graduates of Counseling@NYU, Steinhardt’s online master’s program in Counseling and Guidance.  The program prepares students to work directly with children, adolescents, and adults individually and in groups, and is comprised of remote online learning, in-person field practicum and internships, and immersive visits […]

Four Steinhardt Students Win Fulbright Grants

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 […]

Can Art Save Lives? Questions for Nisha Sajnani on How Drama Therapy Heals

Nisha Sajnani, PhD, RDT-BCT, is an associate professor at NYU Steinhardt and the director of the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions’ Drama Therapy Program. She serves as the research director of the As Performance: Theatre and Health Lab and editor of the Drama Therapy Review.  We interviewed her about the healing power of […]

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 

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 […]

Performing for the Troops: Steinhardt Student Spotlight

Mackenzie Testa (BM ’20), a sophomore in NYU Steinhardt’s Music Business Program, joined Capital Movement Inc. and Armed Forces Entertainment to perform her original works – “I Only Want You” and “Love Has Taken Over” – for army troops during a Southwest Asia tour to military bases in Kuwait, Bahrain, and Djibouti. We spoke with […]