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Volume VIII, No. 3 ♦ 11/2002

  • Jonathan Kozol Presents Marx Lecture

    Writer and educator Jonathan Kozol fought New York City traffic on a rainy October day to address a packed Horace Mann Auditorium as the Virginia and Leonard Marx Lecturer for 2002.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • One Year After 9/11: The Challenges to Teaching Diversity, Culture, and Media Literacy

    These were among the issues identified and discussed at the October 26th Teachers Forum, "The World One Year After 9/11," held at Columbia's School for International and Public Affairs (SIPA) in partnership with Teachers College.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • Brooks-Gunn Honored with 2002 McKeen Cattell Fellow Award

    The American Psychological Society (APS) awarded the 2002 James McKeen Catell Fellow Award, which recognizes APS Members for their outstanding contributions to the area of applied psychological research, to Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, the Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child and Parent Development and Education at Teachers College.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • TC BookTalk: Deborah Meier

    On September 24th, Meier spoke at the TC BookTalk to a packed audience in the Milbank Memorial Chapel. She spoke about her new book, In Schools We Trust: Creating Communities of Learning in an Era of Testing and Standardization.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • Charles O. Prince Joins Trustees

    Charles O. Prince, III, the Chief Operating Officer of Citigroup and Corporate Secretary, joined the Teachers College Trustees this past spring.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • Seminar on Chinese Education

    Professor Weiming Tu, of Harvard University, spoke on "Culture, Education and Modernization in China" at a seminar presented on October 31 by the Center on Chinese Education, under the direction of Professor Mun Tsang.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • Professor Warner Burke Discusses Organization Change

    Professor Warner Burke spoke about his book, Organization Change: Theory and Practice, which looks at the foundations for the current understanding of the types of change that organizations experience.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • TC Professor in Shanghai Ghetto Documentary

    Sigmund Tobias, Distinguished Research Scientist at the Institute for Urban and Minority Education and Visiting Professor of Cognitive Studies in Education at TC, is one of the five former refugees who participated in the documentary film, Shanghai Ghetto, which ran from October 25th to 27th.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • Expanding the Imagination

    "Expanding the Imagination: The Classroom, the Community, the Audience," a project coordinated by Assistant Professors Michele Genor (Curriculum and Teaching) and Ruth Bereson (Arts and Humanities), featured a dialogue between Professor Emeritus Maxine Greene and Professor Graeme Sullivan of Arts Education.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • Deaf Awareness Week at TC

    Teachers College held its first Deaf Awareness Week the week of October 22nd and featured three days of events that highlighted the language, community and culture of deaf people.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • The Fourth Annual Pumpkin Playground

    Children between the ages of 2 and 5 and their parents or caregivers came to enjoy the Pumpkin Playground for Young Music Makers on October 29th.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • New TC Residence Hall

    On October 15, about 40 people from the Teachers College and Morningside Heights community came to hear about the new residence hall that TC is building on 121st and 122nd Streets between Broadway and Amsterdam.
    Published: 10/15/2002

  • Computer Lab Renovations

    Work on the microcomputer lab began this semester and will be completed by late December, said Vincent Del Bagno, Director of Capital Projects.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • Faculty Web Sites

    The Office of the Web in External Affairs is proud to announce a new Web based tool for faculty to build an online presence at TC.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • Knitting the Community Together

    The Committee on Community and Diversity sponsored a knitting lesson for the TC community.
    Published: 11/1/2002

  • In Brief

    Published: 11/1/2002