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Bringing Social Justice to Direct Practice
As part of this NYU Silver School of Social Work academic conference, six outstanding MSW students will give presentations on how to “walk the talk” and incorporate social justice and diversity into direct practice.
Asian American student working
Despite having the strongest academic support from parents, teachers, and friends, second-generation Asian American adolescents benefit much less from these supports than others, finds a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
Tony Marx
NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development will welcome Tony Marx, president of The New York Public Library, for a keynote address and conversation on how public libraries can play a pivotal role as centers of educational opportunity in communities across New York City and around the country.
Kids watching TV
Watching television for more than a couple of hours a day is linked to lower school readiness skills in kindergartners, particularly among children from low-income families, finds a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and Université Sainte-Anne.
Scott Taitel
At the center of the cutting-edge initiatives is the new Social Innovation & Investment Initiative (SIII) academic specialization, situated at the intersection of impact investing and public service.
“Victims of Franquismo: A Reparation that Never Comes”
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) will host “Victims of Franquismo: A Reparation that Never Comes,” running from March 7 through May 2.
A restaging of the presidential debates with an actress playing Trump and an actor playing Clinton yielded surprising results.
photo: two women lokoing at a laptop, one wears a headset
Highlights from findings by NYU researchers over the past month.
People sitting reading
NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the Center for Communication will host “Media Literacy: Be Your Own Critic” on Monday, March 6, 2017 from 6:30 to 8 pm.
David Stasavage's co-authored "Taxing the Rich"
Democratic government has historically had little impact on wealth inequality, NYU’s David Stasavage and Stanford’s Kenneth Scheve conclude in a new analysis.
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