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Steinhardt’s Community Gets Together to Discuss Education Reform in New York City

Steinhardt’s Community Gets Together to Discuss Education Reform in New York City

By Carol Oliveira, contributing writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features

Frontier 2018, a K-12 education conference organized by Steinhardt’s alumni brings experts, teachers and students to discuss education reform in NYC

General Education As a Juice Cleanse

General Education As a Juice Cleanse

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Education, Opinion, University Life

The potential benefits of NYU adopting a three-year bachelor's program outweigh the costs.

Syllabi Feature Cookie-Cutter Diversity

Syllabi Feature Cookie-Cutter Diversity

By Diya Radhakrishna

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

NYU Liberal Studies curriculum disproportionately focusses on Western society.

The Rhodes to Success: Two NYUAD Students Awarded Scholarship

The Rhodes to Success: Two NYUAD Students Awarded Scholarship

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Two NYU Abu Dhabi students have been named as Rhodes Scholars. These students, both U.A.E. citizens, will join 30 other students from across the country in this year's awards.

Surprise, Surprise Conservatives: College Is Still Worth It

Surprise, Surprise Conservatives: College Is Still Worth It

By WSN Editorial Board

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Without intellect and rationality, practical skills are not enough to secure a position in the job market.

NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement

NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement

By Natasha Roy, Assistant Managing Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

A new report shows that NYU hosts more international students than any other institution. NYU also ranked first in the amount of students sent to study abroad.

NYU PEP Deserves Expansion

NYU PEP Deserves Expansion

By WSN Editorial Staff

October 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU PEP is an excellent example of the NYU administration living up to the values they preach

NYU’s Prison Education Program Graduates Five in Inaugural Class

NYU’s Prison Education Program Graduates Five in Inaugural Class

By Sayer Devlin, News Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Five students were among the first graduates of NYU's Prison Education Program. Each student received an associate's degree in Liberal Studies.

Petey Greene: Education as Rehabilitation

Petey Greene: Education as Rehabilitation

By Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Director

October 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

NYU students who take part in the Petey Greene program provide much needed tutoring to students in correctional facilities.

Second Language Proficiency Must Be Required

Second Language Proficiency Must Be Required

By Jan Alex, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In order for American students to remain cultured in an increasingly interconnected world, the U.S. needs to take pro-active measures to increase the foreign language literacy of students. If we do not act fast, we will simply be left behind.

National Science Foundation Grants NYU Steinhardt $4 Million in Grants

National Science Foundation Grants NYU Steinhardt $4 Million in Grants

By Alexandra Solovyeva, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under News, University News

NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development receive NSF grants for STEM research and educational development.

DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

DeVos’ Speech Needs Clarification

By WSN Editorial Board

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a troubling shift in policy, that will make the rights of the accused and the accusers supposedly more balanced. However, her speech gave no specific details or guidance, raising many concerns.

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