In The Media
Pace School of Performing Arts, located in lower Manhattan, is a proud partner in the development of new works for stage and screen. Director and choreographer Denis Jones will be working with students at Pace School of Performing Arts on the development of a new show titled, BANKSY. Just as the artist Banksy is anonymous, so is the author of this newly workshopped production. Created as a play with music and set in present-day London, BANKSY is a modern reimagining of the life of the world’s most famous street artist, and her efforts to fight the British government’s intention to enact policies harmful to women.
The day after switching to daylight saving time, suicide rates were found to rise by 6% by Eric Osborne-Christenson, an assistant professor of economics and associate chair of the Economics Department at Pace University, as published in the journal Health Economics. While it’s still up for debate on which time will be used, research suggests that a change needs to be made.
"People are considerably more resilient than is commonly assumed, so I did not anticipate substantial mental health effects," said Anthony Mancini (opens in new tab), a clinical psychologist at Pace University who was not involved in the current study but who published similar findings in the journal Psychological Medicine (opens in new tab) in 2021. Lockdowns may have cut both ways on mental health, Mancini added. Although they ripped people from their daily routines and increased isolation, they also cut down on stressful day-to-day hassles like commuting.
MS in Publishing alumna Dena Mekawi ’15, a 40 Under 40 awardee from the Arab America Foundation, uses her business consultancy to elevate underrepresented communities in media and advertising.
Hayley Piazza, a sophomore Health Science major at Pace University was interviewed about her work to support student voters at Pace. Hayley has been working with CCAR since her first semester. Hayley discusses her passion for getting STEM students civically engaged. She also discusses her and her peer's reactions to climate change, the lack of gun control laws, and safe access to reproductive services.
Internet users shared the most confusing and hair-pulling examples of kids doing things they really shouldn’t have. We also reached out to Brenna Hassinger-Das, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Pace University-NYC to learn a bit more about children’s creativity. So scroll down and upvote the stories that made you feel happy it wasn’t your kid and comment if you have any tales of your own.
“If they look at the nypd, what they are going to look at are the arrest statistics, the number of complaints, such as civilian complaints, internal affairs complaints, excessive force that was applied officers within the department,” Darrin Porcher. Pace University Professor and former NYPD Leutenant Darrin Porcher says it's still unclear if the justice department will include the NYPD in its new review of specialized police units.
"These instances are simply the latest chapters in the recurrent global novel of white men publicly exhibiting racist behaviors and being positively rewarded," says Melvin Williams, associate professor of communication and media studies at Pace University.
Highly motivated economics student Hanyu Li, alongside Dyson Professor Mary Kaltenberg, are investigating a little-studied topic: how does a person’s general appetite for risk impact fertility decisions?
Pace University’s Dyson Professor Michelle M. Pulaski Behling was featured in WalletHub's recent article about Oscars By The Numbers.