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Volume VII, No. 2 ♦ 10/2001

  • Marian Wright Edelman Delivers Annual Marx Lecture

    Children in the United States are hungry. Some are homeless. Some are being abused. There are 12 million of them that need our help-even more now than they did before, said Marian Wright Edelman, TC's seventh Virginia and Leonard Marx lecturer.
    Published: 1/1/2002

  • Chinese Scholars Come to TC Through Center on Chinese Education

    The Center on Chinese Education is hosting its second round of Visiting Scholars from China this year. Four scholars have arrived to conduct a variety of professional activities from carrying out collaborative research to presenting lectures, conducting workshops, and attending academic conferences.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • Peter Comeau Remembered

    Published: 10/1/2001

  • President Levine and Interim Dean Vinz Discuss the State of the College-Before and After September 11

    Milbank Chapel was filled to capacity on October 4 with community members gathered to hear the State of the College Address presented by President Arthur Levine and Interim Dean Ruth Vinz.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • TC Responds to Tragedy

    On Thursday, September 13th, the silence of New York City in the wake of the most deadly terrorist attack in history was deafening. Cellular phones weren't ringing. The streets were almost empty. Everyone was quiet. Everyone except the TC Community. Three hundred students, faculty and staff gathered in the Cafeteria to share breakfast, sadness and, above all, hope.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • Thirty-one Years Later: The Tragedy and a Teacher

    As a former teacher, I didn't realize how profound an effect I had on my students' lives until after the attacks on the World Trade Center in September.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • Larry Cuban Explores Good Schools in the Sachs Lectures

    Larry Cuban, Professor Emeritus of Education at Stanford University, who teaches methods of teaching social studies, the history of school reform, and instruction and leadership, is the 2001 Sachs Lecturer.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • TC Researchers Receive $1 Million to Study Self-control in Smoking

    Interdisciplinary collaboration at Teachers College has been rewarded with a research grant from the National Institutes of Health. Kathleen O'Connell, The Isabel Maitland Stewart Chair of Nursing Education, was awarded a three-year renewal of more than $1 million from the National Institutes of Health for her project, PERSIST (Project Examining the Role of Self-Control in Smoking Temptation).
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • Dr. Irving S. Hamer, Jr. Joins TC Faculty

    Former New York City Board of Education member Irving Hamer, Jr., joined the TC faculty as Professor of Practice in Education in the Department of Organization and Leadership.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • Middle States Periodic Review Calls TC a Rich and Varied Teaching-Learning Environment

    In the cover letter to President Levine from Donald Warren, Professor of Education at Indiana University, the "First Reviewer" of the Middle States Periodic Review Report (PRR), wrote, "You and your colleagues are doing good work, as usual."
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • New Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs:

    Drawn to TC by his love of learning and higher education, Paul Kran joined the staff as Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs this fall.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • Administration Acts on Student Petition

    Frustrated by the lack of student community at TC? Perhaps you were one of the students who handed out flyers a year ago, visited the petition Web site or even stopped by the Macy Computer Lab to join the other Teachers College students who supported a group of students committed to making changes at TC.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • The Fall 2001 TC Job Fair

    The Fall 2001 Job Fair is for TC students seeking part-time jobs at Teachers College, and TC supervisors seeking student employees.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • VPFA Barbecue

    Fish stickers, mugs, waterguns and a few water balloons were part of the end of the summer party for faculty and staff members at the Vice President for Finance and Administration Annual Barbeque in Russell Courtyard.
    Published: 10/1/2001

  • Faculty Briefs (7:2)

    Briefs on faculty achievements.
    Published: 10/1/2001