Latest Stories in December
Panelists Debate “Universal Basic Income vs. a Jobs Guarantee," Dec. 19 @ NYU Wagner
Dec 10, 2018
Would giving money to Americans better meet the needs of individuals and their families—needs that the labor market too often fails to provide? Two experts take this progressive plan on with CNN moderator.
New Study Finds Bias against Women & Girls When Intellectual Ability is Sought
Dec 10, 2018
A new study finds bias against both women and girls for jobs or activities requiring intellectual ability. The research underscores the pervasiveness of gender bias, held even among females, in both adults and young children.
NYCEDC and NYU Steinhardt Partner to Bring Nutrition Education to the Lower East Side
Dec 6, 2018
A new program between the New York City Economic Development Corporation and NYU Steinhardt outlines dynamic food education and cooking workshops to be held in the new Essex Market demonstration kitchen.
Global TIES for Children to Expand Research on Refugee Child Development As Part of $100 Million LEGO Foundation Grant
Dec 5, 2018
This new funding from the LEGO Foundation will benefit some of the world’s most vulnerable children and their caregivers, and call attention to the critical importance of learning through play to set them on a path of healthy growth and development.
Low-Income, Rural Kids at Higher Risk for Second- or Third-Hand Smoke Exposure
Dec 4, 2018
New research, by NYU Steinhardt Professor of Cognitive Psychology Clancy Blair and his colleagues, finds that infants and toddlers in low-income, rural areas may be at higher risk for second- and third-hand smoke than previously reported.