NYU Steinhardt Hosts A Conversation with Richard Carranza, NYC Schools Chancellor

Richard Carranza, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (DOE), was the guest speaker at NYU Steinhardt’s Leadership Lens Series on October 17th.  In a conversation with Lisette Nieves, the chancellor answered questions that ranged from information about the songs on his playlist (“mostly Mariachi”), to what he likes to see in a […]

At NYU Steinhardt, High School Students Experience University Life

Jennifer Cheung, a Bronx Science sophomore, dreaded coming home from school.  As she turned her key in the lock, she would take a deep breath to steel herself for what lay ahead.  More often than not, her younger brother would be at the kitchen table staring out the window unable to focus on his homework. […]

Prime Minister of Aruba Visits NYU Steinhardt

Mrs. Evelyn Wever-Croes, Prime Minister of Aruba, was at NYU’s Washington Square campus on September 26th to discuss the success of the NYU Steinhardt and Instituto Pedagogico Arubano’s urban environmental education initiative. NYU Steinhardt has been hosting groups of pre-service teachers since 2011, offering them a month-long immersion program at NYU as part of their college “perspectiva mundial” […]

American Heart Association: Literacy Can Impact Health

A literacy problem can make it difficult to understand the nature of a chronic condition, keep up with doctor’s appointments, or read a medicine bottle.  Studies suggest that literacy may be linked to heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Susan B. Neuman, professor of childhood and literacy education, tells the American Heart Association that the most […]

Study Finds Access to Books and Support from Adults Enhances Children’s Learning

Reading aloud to children has been touted by experts as a key to developing skills early in life that translate into later academic success. In fact, a 2014 position statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics called for parents to read aloud to their infants starting from birth. At the heart of these recommendations is […]

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 […]

At Steinhardt’s Faculty First Look, Diversity Scholars Prepare for the Academy

This week, NYU Steinhardt welcomed thirty-two Faculty First Look scholars to Washington Square for two days of workshops on preparing for the job market. Faculty First Look is a year-long program designed to mentor talented scholars of color and others underrepresented in the academy who are completing doctoral work. “First generation faculty of color and […]