Steinhardt Alumna, Heni Koenigsberg (’74), Wins Tony Award for The Band’s Visit

Heni Koenigsberg (BS 74), a Broadway producer and graduate of Steinhardt’s educational theatre program, has won a Tony Award for The Band’s Visit, which was awarded Best Musical.  This is the fifth Tony Award, and a five-year winning streak, for Koenigsberg, who won last year in the Best Revival of a Musical category for Hello, […]

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, A Voice for Generation Z, to Receive Honorary Doctorate Presented by Professor Niobe Way at NYU’s 186th Commencement

On Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will receive an honorary doctorate at NYU’s 186th All-University Commencement at Yankee Stadium.  The award will be presented by Steinhardt Professor Niobe Way, who nominated Trudeau because he shares the core values of the NYU community. “Justin Trudeau speaks to a generation taking the fight for human decency, love, and respect […]

Assistant Professor Natalie Brito Named Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science

The Association for Psychological Science (APS) has named Natalie Brito, assistant professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, an APS Rising Star.  The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career whose innovative work has advanced the field and signals potential for continued contribution.  Brito investigates how social […]

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 […]

Steinhardt Doctoral Students Awarded NAE-Spencer Fellowship for Research on Urban and International Education

Alexandra Freidus and Sarah Kabay, doctoral students at NYU Steinhardt, are the recipients of the National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation fellowships.  The $27,500 award supports scholars whose dissertations bring a fresh perspective on education. Freidus’ dissertation focuses on schools in New York City; Kabay’s topic is universal education in Uganda. Alexandra Freidus’ dissertation is Race, Class, […]

Whitney Biennial Tour Showcases Artwork of Lyle Ashton Harris and Tommy Hartung

Friends of NYU Steinhardt toured the 2017 Whitney Biennial at a special event hosted by Lyle Ashton Harris and Tommy Hartung, faculty members in the Department of Art and Arts Professions whose work was chosen for the prestigious annual exhibition. Ashton Harris, associate professor of art and art education presented Once (Now) Again, a site-specific multimedia installation […]

Julia Wolfe Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Celebrated composer and Steinhardt faculty member Julia Wolfe is one of 14 new members inducted this week to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The American Academy of Arts and Letters is an honor society of the country’s 250 leading architects, artists, composers, and writers. Each year it elects new members, administers over 70 […]

Jazz Studies’ John Scofield Takes Home Two Grammy Awards

Jazz guitarist John Scofield, instructor in NYU Steinhardt’s Jazz Studies program, won two 2017 Grammy Awards for Best Instrumental Jazz Album for Country For Old Men and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry,” off of the same album. Scofield won his first Grammy Award last year, also the award for […]

Four Grammy Award Nominations for NYU Steinhardt Faculty

Three faculty members from the Jazz Studies program in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at NYU’s Steinhardt School received a total of four 2017 Grammy Award nominations, announced today by the Recording Academy. John Scofield received two nominations, one for Best Instrumental Jazz Album for his album Country For Old Men and […]