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Volume VI, No. 7 ♦ 3/2001

  • Dave Brubeck: Teacher

    Dave Brubeck held a master class and concert at TC with two of his sons, Danny on trombone and bass and Chris on drums. Also performing with the trio were St. Joseph's Choir from Babylon, the Senior Gospel Chorus from Eleanor Roosevelt Intermediate School 143M in Washington Heights, and instrumentalists and chamber singers from Syosset High School. At the performance, Brubeck was awarded the TC Medal for Distinguished Service.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • Mary Alice White, Leading Psychologist in Computers and Learning, Dies at 80

    Mary Alice White, who was Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education, Director of the Laboratory for the Psychological Study of Telecommunication, and one of the nation's leading psychologists to investigate the ways in which technology-including computers and television-change the way children learn, died in December 2000.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • New Report from the IEE Shows School-to-Work Initiatives Impact Student Performance

    There is a new consensus of research that indicates School-to-Work (STW) activities, such as job shadowing, which involve business/education partnerships, do make a difference for students-this according to a report just published by the Institute on Education and the Economy (IEE) at TC.
    Published: 6/1/2001

  • ‘The Career Less Traveled’: Dr. Michael Moon

    Dr. Michael Moon who received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from TC in 1999. Moon is an Internet marketing analyst who designs Web site "personalities," using both words and pictures.
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • A New Outlook for TC

    A window replacement project at TC is the final phase in the sealing of the "skin" of some of the buildings. The project will help to end the water leaks and provide better temperature stability during inclement weather. About 1,000 new windows will be installed.
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • Burton Delivers Lowenfeld Lecture at NAEA Convention — Burton, Abeles, and Horowitz Receive the Barkan Memorial Award

    Judith M. Burton, Professor of Art Education, is the first person to receive both the Lowenfeld Award and Manuel Barkan Memorial Award from the National Art Education Association (NAEA) during the same year.
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude Donate $8,000 in Artwork

    Posters signed by the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude were exhibited at Macy Gallery, from March 5 to March 23.
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • Doctoral Student in Higher Education Selected as AAHE’s K. Patricia Cross Future Leader

    It's more than coming home again. It's even better than that for Claudette Reid. The doctoral candidate in the Program in Higher Education, who was formerly the Director of Student Aid at TC from 1993-96, is the 2001 recipient of the American Association for Higher Education's (AAHE) prestigious K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award.
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • Down But Not Out

    Inside TC writer Diane Dobry's broken wrist may have slowed her down but it didn't stop her. Here is a first person story of how OASID assisted her.
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • Graduate Research Fellow Wins Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship

    Phyllis Gyamfi, doctoral candidate in Developmental Psychology and a Research Fellow at the Center for Young Children and Families, was awarded the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship, which funds dissertation work. Gyamfi was one of 15 recipients to received the prestigious award.
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • Remembering Carrol Grady

    Carrol Grady, Supervisor of the Duplicating Center, who has worked at TC since 1963, passed away suddenly on March 6, 2001
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • Second Grammy in a Row

    James Rolling, Department Associate in Curriculum and Teaching, is a member of The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. His choir won a Grammy Award in the category of Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album.
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • The Helen Keller International Art Show at Milbank Library

    The Helen Keller International Art Show, an exhibition of artwork created by children with blindness, is on display at TC's Milbank Memorial Library.
    Published: 3/1/2001

  • Winter Roundtable: Gender and Social Class Issues

    This year's Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education, under the direction of Robert T. Carter, Professor of Psychology and Education at TC, looked at the issue of "Dealing with Gender and Social Class in Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education."
    Published: 3/1/2001