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Volume VII, No. 7 ♦ 4/2002

  • The Scholarship Luncheon: Honoring the Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

    Providing more and more scholarships is a priority for Teachers College.
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • Panel Discusses Strategies for Saving NYC Schools

    A panel of six Teachers College faculty members and advocates for public education discussed the future of New York City's public schools at the Columbia Club on March 14. The event, titled, "Can Urban Education Be Saved?" was organized by the Metro New York City Alumni Club, a chapter of the TC Alumni Association.
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • New Teacher Institute Looks at the Art of Conflict Resolution

    Katharine Unger, Founder and Director of Teachers College New Teacher Institute (TCNTI), welcomed over 120 teachers, program facilitators, conflict resolution experts, and distinguished guests from Stamford, Philadelphia, Bushwick (Brooklyn), and Harlem, at the 3rd Annual TCNTI Conference Day, The Art of Conflict Resolution: Building Positive Learning Communities. "
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • Reach the World

    Heather Halstead founded Reach the World-a program in which a 43-foot Nautor Ketch sailboat, Makulu II, brings a crew of educators around the world to work on projects for a network of elementary and middle school classrooms.
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • Rob Horowitz: Arts Education Promotes Intellectual Development

    Rob Horowitz, a TC alum and adjunct Associate Professor of Music Education, describes his profession as doing "research and evaluations of arts partnerships-of what students learn from the arts-and basic research on how the arts affect development and schools."
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • Peace Education in Israel

    Nava Schonenschein visited TC's Peace Education Program in March to discuss conflict management workshops that reach out to Jewish and Palestinian youth and adults, run by the School for Peace at Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam in Israel.
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • Georgian Delegation Visits TC

    A delegation from the Republic of Georgia visited TC recently to learn more about teacher standards and certification and continuing education requirements to maintain teacher certification. They met with Tom Jennings, Associate Dean for Teacher Education and Registrar
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • This Old Chapel: Update on Milbank Chapel Restoration

    Behind those temporary yellow walls at the entrance of Milbank Memorial Chapel, history is being restored as well as created.
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • Community Breakfast

    Janice Robinson, Special Counsel to the President, raffled TC prizes at the latest community breakfast sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Community.
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • CoCE Briefs

    The Center on Chinese Education (CoCE) has recently enhanced its online offerings.
    Published: 4/1/2002

  • In Brief (7:7)

    brief updates on diane dobry and marianne tramelli
    Published: 4/1/2002