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Volume XVI, No. 3 ♦ 11/2010

  • TC at Work: Wavely Cannady

    TC at Work: Wavely Cannady

    The Heart of TC has been powering the College for 45 years
    Published: 11/24/2010

  • Calendar

    Calendar

    Information on events, conferences, workshops, book talks, exhibitions and other goings-on at Teachers College, Columbia University
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Entrepreneurial Spotlight: Overcoming the Opportunity Gap

    Entrepreneurial Spotlight: Overcoming the Opportunity Gap

    Ramon Gonzalez has created a successful middle school in one of New York City's most challenging areas. Next up: a public boarding high school
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • 2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

    2010-11: The Year of Research at TC

    President Fuhrman outlines the 2010--11 school year as TC's "Year of Research"
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • What Are the Goals?

    What Are the Goals?

    As part of President Fuhrman's goal to create a consistent performance review process, TC is implementing yearly reviews of all full-time professional staff.
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • The Kresge Foundation Supports TC

    The Kresge Foundation Supports TC's Community College Research Center

    TC's CCRC been awarded a three-year, $850,000 grant in support of the project, "Structuring the Student Experience for Success"
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Gender Neutral Restrooms

    Gender Neutral Restrooms

    This fall, the College introduced three gender neutral restrooms. They are located on the 5th floor of Grace Dodge Hall, the ground floor of Macy Hall and the first floor of Thompson Hall. The latter restroom is also handicap accessible.
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Torres-Irizarry, Friedman and  Fortis Receive TC

    Torres-Irizarry, Friedman and Fortis Receive TC's Brantley Award

    The annual Brantley Award honors TC community members who go beyond the expectations of their positions to promote a sense of community and a culture of civility at the College.
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Mr. Rock Goes to China

    Mr. Rock Goes to China

    TC's Director of Enrollment Services reflects on a higher ed delegation's recent visit to Beijing and Shanghai
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Social, Organized and Psyched

    Social, Organized and Psyched

    A program at the center of its field convenes alumni from some of the world's major corporations and non-profits
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Spotlighting New Faculty

    Spotlighting New Faculty

    TC's new faculty members Georgia Malandraki and Hansun Zhang Waring share their perspectives on their research and teaching
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Acquiring the World

    Acquiring the World's Most Common Language

    TC hosts the world's first conference on how non-native speakers learn Chinese
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Of Democracy and Jazz

    Of Democracy and Jazz

    A musician and a former Supreme Court justice "Let Freedom Swing" -- a new study guide and Web site for teachers combines the traditional study of American democracy with a focus on the democratic character of jazz.
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Party in the Park

    Party in the Park

    Thousands of families converged on Central Park to engage in the serious academic exercise known as "play" at "The Ultimate Block Party"--an event cosponsored by TC.
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • A tree grows in Brooklyn... and so do kale, apples & worms

    A tree grows in Brooklyn... and so do kale, apples & worms

    TC partners with the Edible Schoolyard NYC to create garden- and classroom- based food curricula. In October, P.S. 216 launched its Edible Garden, a quarter-acre lot recently transformed from asphalt to work- and plant-friendly soil.
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • The Diaspora on Film

    The Diaspora on Film

    The 18th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival, which will take place from November 26th through December 14th, will screen these films at Teachers College.
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Eat, Play, Live

    Eat, Play, Live

    An updated curriculum on healthy choices
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Better Together

    Better Together

    Brilliant minds coming together to transform lives
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Plaudits for an Online Degree Program

    Plaudits for an Online Degree Program

    TC's online master's degree program in Computing and Education has been rated the nation's best online graduate education degree by GetEducated.com
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Student Profile: Colin Schumacher

    Student Profile: Colin Schumacher

    The Rain Taker has transformed Russell Courtyard into a filter that eliminates pollutants from storm runoff
    Published: 11/17/2010

  • Eating Well--and Talking About It

    Eating Well--and Talking About It

    TC honored members of its John Dewey Circle in September with a reception the Lobby Atrium of the offices of Tishman Speyer Properties at Rockefeller Plaza.
    Published: 11/17/2010