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Volume IX, No. 2 ♦ 9/2003

  • The President's Grant for Student Research in Diversity Honorable Mention Recipients

    Recently, the Committee for Community and Diversity (CCD) announced the 2003 recipients of The President's Grant for Student Research in Diversity, which provides support for outstanding student research projects related to diversity including culture, language, gender, sexual orientation, race-ethnicity, and disabilities.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • Thinking Outside of the Box: 100 Years of Educational Psychology at TC

    It was thinking outside of the box that led Edward Lee Thorndike to focus his life's work on learning.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • Lawrence-Lightfoot Looks at Parent-Teacher Relationships

    Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, the Emily Hargroves Fisher Professor of Education at Harvard University and author, came to talk to the TC Community about her book, The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other, in an event sponsored by The Education Leadership Program in the Department of Organization and Leadership in September. Lawrence-Lightfoot was introduced by Maxine Greene, the William F. Russell Professor of Education (Emeritus) at Teachers College.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • Professor Derald Wing Sue Looks at Racism in America

    While it may be painful and embarrassing to admit, we all have long-standing and instinctive attitudes, stereotypes and prejudices towards other ethnic and racial groups. Derald Wing Sue, Professor of Psychology and Education has written Overcoming Our Racism: The Journey to Liberation (Jossey-Bass) to help people of all races or ethnicities to take an honest look at themselves and make some changes.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words: Arts Education in New York City Schools

    A picture is said to be worth a thousand words, but not in most New York City Public Schools.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • Changing Times Demand New Focus on Mission and Strategy

    Teachers College is strong, but new challenges now threaten U.S. education. A united community, plus clear ideals and strategies, will help TC remain a force for educational excellence.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • TC in Korea

    The Peace Education Center of Teachers College, in collaboration with the UNESCO-affiliated Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU), organized the 2003 International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) in Seoul, Korea. From August 4 through 10 APCEIU hosted the institute that was attended by more than 100 participants from 22 countries.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • Capital Campaign Celebration: A $151.6 Million Success

    After gathering for the groundbreaking of the new Gottesman Libraries, the College Community moved en masse, as if it were a movable feast, to the cafeteria, where it held a joyous celebratory end to the most successful Capital Campaign in the College’s history.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • Rueckert to Become Board of Trustees Co-chair

    William Dodge Rueckert, a member of the Teachers College Board of Trustees since 1997, will become Co-chair of the Trustees at the October 23rd Board meeting, replacing Antonia Grumbach. He will share his duties as Co-chair with Trustee Jack Hyland, who took over for Pat Cloherty in October of 2002.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • The Gottesman Libraries: The Library for the Future

    Standing in front of hundreds of members of the TC Community—some dressed in hardhats, others gathered around balloon-decorated poles—Joseph Brosnan, Vice President for Development and External Affairs, captured the essence of the “groundbreaking” of the Gottesman Libraries.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • TC Remembers 9/11 Two Years Later

    TC hasn’t forgotten the tragic events that happened on September 11,, 2001. The TC community commemorated the anniversary with two moments of silence, a community journal and space for reflection.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • TC Welcomes New Faculty

    In the last issue, Inside TC introduced several new faculty members. In this issue we will cover 10 more new professors.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • TC’s Community Breakfast Brings Everyone Together

    At the Community Breakfast, students, faculty and staff members enjoyed the breakfast buffet and learned more about each other.
    Published: 9/30/2003

  • Getting Oriented at TC

    On September 2, 2003, new TC students flooded the campus and attended sessions throughout the day to help them become familiar with the College and its surroundings.
    Published: 9/30/2003