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  • Translating for Peace in the Middle East

    Translating for Peace in the Middle East

    Morton Deutsch, TC's legendary Professor Emeritus, co-edited a classic in the field, The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice. Now, thanks to a TC doctoral student and her mentor, negotiators in the Middle East will have the handbook in Arabic to guide them in their efforts.
    Published: 12/8/2008 1:50:00 PM

  • TC, Dominican Republic Set to Develop Partnership

    TC, Dominican Republic Set to Develop Partnership

    President Susan Fuhrman has signed a letter of intent to work with the Caribbean country in its efforts to revamp its educational system.
    Published: 12/8/2008

  • "Conversations Across Cultures" Series Focuses on South Asian Art

    "Conversations Across Cultures" Series Focuses on South Asian Art

    Just how does one understand a painting by a Pakistani artist that is titled, "What is So Pakistani About this Painting"? Such preoccupations with identity were typical of the artists, musicians and educators who gathered at TC on Halloween weekend for South Asian Imaginaries, a two-day, for-credit symposium on contemporary art in Pakistan, India and other countries in the region that increasingly are commanding attention on the world's artistic stage.
    Published: 12/1/2008

  • Chinese Principals Visit TC, New York City Public Schools

    Chinese Principals Visit TC, New York City Public Schools

    Jin Qiu Zhang, headmaster at Dayu Branch Middle School in Beijing, learned about the American educational system during a visit to Teachers College. Zhang was one of 15 Chinese principals who visited New York City public schools headed by administrators in TC's Cahn Fellows Program for Distinguished New York City Principals.
    Published: 12/1/2008

  • TC Partners with Private Women

    TC Partners with Private Women's College in Saudi Arabia

    Teachers College has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Dar Al Hekma College, a private women's college in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The agreement was formally signed by TC President Susan Fuhrman and Dar Al Hekma Dean Suhair Al-Qurashi at a ceremony at Teachers College in late November.
    Published: 11/21/2008

  • An Icelandic Connection: Teachers College and Reykjavik University

    An Icelandic Connection: Teachers College and Reykjavik University

    In June, Teachers College signed a memorandum of understanding with Iceland's Reykjavik University that will encourage and support a wide range of academic exchanges between the two institutions over the next three years.
    Published: 8/4/2008

  • Developing Young Leaders in India

    Developing Young Leaders in India

    Teachers College has received a $750,000 grant from The Global Education and Leadership Foundation (tGELF) to help develop and assess a leadership curriculum for junior high and high school students at a group of schools in India. tGELF is an Initiative of the The Nand and Jeet Khemka Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the SUN Group, an energy corporation based in India and Russia.
    Published: 4/28/2008

  • TC and CIES: Showcasing Some of Our Internationally-Minded Faculty

    TC and CIES: Showcasing Some of Our Internationally-Minded Faculty

    Teachers College, host of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Comparative International, boasts many faculty members who do internationally focused research.
    Published: 3/14/2008

  • Talking Equity, From Azerbaijan to Zambia

    Talking Equity, From Azerbaijan to Zambia

    The 52nd annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, which will take place at Teachers College beginning this Monday, March 17th, will tackle issues of gender, ethnicity, economics, disability, urbanization, privatization and peace education, to name a few. The underlying theme: educational equity worldwide. Information for journalists inside.
    Published: 3/12/2008

  • A Field Returns to Its Roots

    A Field Returns to Its Roots

    The annual gathering of comparative international education will take over campus during spring break. The meeting is expected to draw upwards of 1,500 scholars and students from around the world, and it will feature some 300 panel sessions and 1,200 papers.
    Published: 2/13/2008

  • Blog from the North Atlantic:  Allegrante in Iceland

    Blog from the North Atlantic: Allegrante in Iceland

    TC's John Allegrante is on sabbatical in Iceland as a Fulbright Scholar, as a researcher on health and academic achievement among adolescents, and as acting dean of Reykjavik University's School of Health and Education. Here he blogs about it all.
    Published: 12/6/2007

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