‘Educated: A Memoir’ by Tara Westover is this year’s required reading for all NYU students. Chosen by the university for NYU Reads, the memoir will also be discussed in Steinhardt’s New Student Seminar, a course where students explore their role in the university community.
The School kicks off the 2019 graduation season with three special ceremonies honoring its 2,427 graduates. Musician Rubén Blades, entrepreneur, Di-Ann Eisner, and artist-philanthropist, Susan A. Unterberg, will receive the Dorothy Height Medal.
The Sounds of New York City (SONYC)—a first-of-its-kind research project addressing urban noise pollution—has launched a citizen science initiative to help artificial intelligence (AI) technology understand exactly which sounds are contributing to unhealthy levels of noise in New York City. Citizen scientists are members of the public who collaborate with researchers by collecting and analyzing […]
NYU Steinhardt congratulations our alumni who received 2019 Grammy awards and nominations. We will be rooting for them during the 61st Annual Grammy Award telecast on February 10th, 2019. Kudos go to: Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering Engineer, Colors Best Alternative Music Album Alex Epton (STEINHARDT ’02), Recording Engineer, American Utopia Emily Lazar (STEINHARDT ’96), Mastering […]
Compared to white Americans, African Americans are disproportionately affected by mental illnesses. New York University professor Norissa Williams found one healthcare model which can help change that and increase access and utilization of mental health services by African Americans. In our current climate, an integrative care framework is the best approach to providing African Americans […]
“I see ASD Nest as an investment in our children,” said Carmen Farina, Chancellor, NYC Department of Education in her powerful opening remarks at NestCon: The Conference for Autism and Inclusive Education, held January 18-19, 2018 at NYU. The atmosphere in the room was one of hope, positivity, and support as educators, school administrators, parents, […]
Janet Njelesani, assistant professor of occupational therapy, researches how social, cultural, and institutional practices impact the education of children and youth with disabilities. Her work is influenced by her experience as an occupational therapist and disability inclusion technical advisor to international governments and United Nations agencies. Njelesani received Steinhardt’s Global Research Incubator Award in 2017 […]
The Washington Square News, the official daily student newspaper of NYU, has released its annual Influential Students feature, and Grace Moon is among eleven NYU students who made the list. The students chosen “work tirelessly to strengthen the diverse communities that surround them.” Moon, a junior in Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, was chosen for […]
Audrey A. Trainor, associate professor of special education in Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning, studies equity and diversity in special education. Her current research includes a secondary analysis of the second National Longitudinal Transition (NLTS2) funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, and qualitative interview studies with parents of children with disabilities. We spoke […]
Haley Pierce, a master’s candidate at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts (IFA), was drawn to the work of artists Anna Marchisello and Phoebe Louise Randall, both seniors in Steinhardt’s studio art BFA program. Marchisello’s and Randall’s work gave Pierce the opportunity to juxtapose two different styles and personalities, while also finding common threads like the […]