Technology Grant Helps Faculty Enhance Pedagogy and Practice

Steinhardt’s Course Innovation Grants were offered last summer to faculty members wishing to enhance their existing courses.  Ilana Levinson, manager of Academic Technology Services, and an academic technology team worked with faculty during NYU’s summer session to revise thirteen courses in the following areas:  course content delivery; collaborative and student-centered learning environments; and evaluation and assessment. Catherine Moore […]

Voting Begins on AT&T and NYU’s Connect Ability Technology Competition

AT&T/New York University Connect Ability Challenge Draws 63 Submissions from Developers in 15 Countries Public Voting opens today for the “Popular Choice” winner of the Connect Ability Challenge, a technology competition sponsored by AT&T and New York University’s ABILITY Lab. In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities act, the Connect Ability Tech […]

Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy Honors Steinhardt Professor Marilyn Moffat

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development has established the Marilyn Moffat Endowed Chair in Physical Therapy to support a faculty member dedicated to advancing physical therapy through research, teaching, and practice. Established with a gift of $2 million, the endowed chair honors Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at NYU Steinhardt […]

Technology is the Focus of Steinhardt’s 2015 Freshman Reading

The Circle by Dave Eggers has been chosen as required reading for all students entering the Steinhardt School this fall. The book will be discussed in the New Student Seminar, a course that offers students a way to explore their role in the community using the reading as a guide. Set in the not-too-distant future, The Circle […]

On Racism and Diversity in Higher Education: An Interview With Faculty Member Michael Sean Funk

Michael Sean Funk, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology, studies the relationship between racism and higher education.  He has served as the associate director of the Academic Achievement Program at NYU and as an adjunct associate professor at Smith College Graduate School of Social Work. Your research has explored the experiences of black […]

Freedom Summer: Robert Cohen on the Lasting Legacy of the 1964 Push to Register Black Voters

In 1964, less than 7% of eligible African-Americans in Mississippi were registered to vote. Under the leadership of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a mixed race group of more than 800 young volunteers recruited from college campuses around the country traveled to Mississippi that summer to register black voters there. Risking violence and arrest, […]

It’s Story Hour at the Constantine Georgiou Children’s Library

Parents and caregivers, take note:  NYU’s Constantine Georgiou Library and Resource Center for Children and Literature, named in honor of an accomplished children’s book author, collector, and longtime scholar at NYU, opened in May 2013, and now offers free public programs for toddlers and infants featuring picture books from the center’s extensive collection. In a […]

Paul Simon, Linda and Arthur Carter To Be Honored at Steinhardt Gala, May 7th

The NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development will honor Paul Simon and philanthropists Linda and Arthur Carter at its benefit gala on Wednesday, May 7. The evening’s events will feature a special performance by Paul Simon at the Beacon Theater, followed by a dinner reception at Per Se Restaurant. All funds raised […]

Dean Confidential: Mary Brabeck on Singing, Eating, and Guilty Pleasures

(An interview with Steinhardt Dean Mary Brabeck from the website, NYU Stories.)  If not for your current career, what might have been your dream job? Well, an opera singer, but for that I would have had to been born with a voice! What book are you reading now? What’s next on your list? I am currently reading My […]