Teachers College, Columbia University News: Volume 38, No. 1 http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news News at Teachers College, Columbia University en-us Copyright 2014 Teachers College, Columbia University webmaster@tc.columbia.eduacquaro@exchange.tc.columbia.edu https://www.tc.columbia.edu/images/tclogo.gif Teachers College, Columbia University http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news President's Letter: Building TC's Future http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9497 Presidents Letter: Building TCs Future A Gala Evening for TC... http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9544 A Gala Evening for TC... A Scholarship for the Ages http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9543 A Scholarship for the Ages A Grant to Prepare STEM Teachers http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9542 A Grant to Prepare Stem Teachers Faculty News http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9541 Faculty News New Lecture Series Honors Edmund Gordon http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9540 At TCs inaugural Edmund Gordon Lecture last fall, noted African- American historian Charles M. Payne sought to puncture the stereotype of the wounded Negro. TC's Board the Next Generation http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9539 Sub-heading: Teachers College is known for having a savvy, committed Board of Trustees. That tradition continues with four new members. Meet Our New Trustees Emeriti http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9538 Sub-heading: Together they possess 70 years experience on TCs board "You Can't Teach that Kind of Magic" http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9537 Remembering science educator Jhumki Basu (Ph.D. 06) By Christopher Emdin Even the Classrooms Are Smart http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9536 TCs high-tech campus makeover aims to realize Deweys century-old vision of teaching The Lab of the Future http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9535 In a new space for brain research, a world of expertise May We Recommend the Vegetables? http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9533 A new TC center funded by Laurie M. Tisch guides government policy on food A New Spin On English http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9532 A new philosophy of teaching holds that what young people read may matter less than how they read it A School Where Dreams Come True http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9530 Teachers College Community School is showing its students whats possible - and the nation, too Replicating A Good Idea http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9527 University-public school partnerships remain rare, but the concept drew a strong showing of educators to TC in early April to learn more. A Gala Debut for REACH http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9529 TCs 125th Anniversary Gala celebration was the official coming-out party for REACH (Raising Educational Achievement Coalition of Harlem) Diversity Hits the Books http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9526 Course content at TC is changing in response to female and LGBTQ students who ask, -Wheres the stuff about me? Seeding Global Change QandA: John Allegrante http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9525 TCs new Associate Vice President for International Affairs Helping China Educate its Minorities http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9524 Helping China Educate its Minorities On The Ground, Seemingly Everywhere http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9523 Over the past 125 years, Teachers College has worked worldwide - from Azerbaijan to Zambia. As two longtime team members describe, TCs Office of International Affairs, launched in 2008, has created a broader institutional presence. Brazil Rising http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9522 TC broadens its involvement with the worlds fifth-largest nation Playing The Strong Hand http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9521 Andy Gordon created a therapy for children with cerebral palsy that draws on their strengths. Now hes showing how it works in the brain. The Learning Analyst: Ryan Baker http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9517 The Learning Analyst: Ryan Baker Harsher Mothering in Tough Times http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9516 Harsher Mothering in Tough Times He's a Latter-day de Tocqueville http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9515 Hes a Latter-day de Tocqueville Early Risers http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9512 Starting with this issue of TC Today, we introduce recent graduates who are shaping their fields. First up are some young alumni working in higher education. Campaign Update http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9511 As the Campaign for Teachers College gets under way, TC Today reports on progress toward our funding goals and stories of the campaigns powerful impact on TCs people, programs and campus. Giving with Impact http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9510 Campaign Priority No 1-- Scholarships and Fellowships Her Choice to Change the World http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9509 Like her illustrious ancestor, Amanda Washington is trying to fix more than the classroom for poor students of color At Academic Festival, a Chancellor Who Listens, Speaks http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9508 At Academic Festival, a Chancellor Who Listens, Speaks Class Notes http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9507 Class Notes Alumni Association President's Message http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9506 Alumni Association Presidents Message TC mourns Trustee James Benkard http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9505 He Chaired Committees with the Approach of a Brilliant Litigator In Memoriam http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9504 In Memoriam Alumni Focus: Doing What Mothers Do http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9503 Phyllis L. Kossoff sought help for a daughter with cystic fibrosis, and afflicted families nationwide gained a powerful advocate Alumni Focus: Top-Drawer Entrepreneur http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9502 Lida Orzeck was a psychology researcher who started a values-driven lingerie business. Go figure Alumni Focus: The Art Of Overcoming http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9501 Music inspired pianist and music educator Frances Walker-Slocum to persevere in the face of racial prejudice Alumni Focus: Helping A School Find Its Voice http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9500 Former English teacher Rashid Davis has won Presidential plaudits for his guidance of a unique technology school Alumni Focus: What He Could Do For His Country http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9499 A member of the Kennedy inner circle, Stan Salett recalls fighting for civil rights, school reform and an end to poverty The Last Word: A Place to Be the First http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9498 The Last Word: A Place to Be the First