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These TC Health Grads Aim to Ignite Change Beyond the Classroom

Explore how just a few of TC’s extraordinary 2023 health graduates are making an impact in healthcare, research and beyond

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These TC Psychology Grads Want to Change the World

A snapshot of just some of the remarkable psychology grads in the TC Class of 2023

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Inside the Community Mental Health Support at TC’s Dean Hope Center

Neighbors find resources while psychology students gain hands-on experience in patient care

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Telehealth Isn’t Perfect Yet. These TC Faculty Are Working On It.

Advancing online therapy and support for patients with swallowing disorders are among needed improvements in the ongoing battle for better telehealth

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The Science of Success

Critical takeaways from TC’s 2023 Annual Tisch Lecture, delivered by Visiting Professor Andrew J. Elliot

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How Gender and Racial Inequity Impact Food Security

Alumna Jennifer Cadenhead, Executive Director of the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, imparts her expertise on food security and underserved communities

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Exploring Diversity Dynamics Through Research and Community

TC’s Caryn Block discusses her collaborative research on how women and Asian individuals contend with stereotypes in the workplace

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To Stop Gun Violence, We Need Evidence-Informed Solutions. This New Research Society Will Help.

As the first president of the Research Society for the Prevention of Firearm-Related Harms, TC’s Sonali Rajan will lead efforts to advance interdisciplinary work and strengthen the critical field

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Inflation Threatens Equity. Here’s How.

We chatted with just some Teachers College experts on how inflation may affect education, food access and mental health.

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How Diversity & Inclusion Play a Role in Reproductive Rights

Planned Parenthood exec and TC alumna April Avilés discusses the intersection of race and sex in women’s health — and how she found herself at the center of a key battleground

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The Uvalde Shooting Was Almost Six Months Ago. Here’s What You Need to Know About Gun Violence.

The horrifying school shooting that killed 19 elementary school students and two teachers yielded one of the most energized calls for gun reform in our nation’s history. And evidence-based research can inform where we go from here.

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Black Children Were Disproportionately Affected by Gun Violence During Pandemic, New Study Shows

The new findings from TC’s Sonali Rajan and colleagues quantify gun violence as “a source of racial inequity starting in childhood”

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Human Rights Focused Alumni You Should Know

In honor of World Humanitarian Day, meet just some of the TC alumni who are furthering equity and social justice for underserved communities around the globe through intersectional work spanning education, health and psychology

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To the UN Climate Meeting and Beyond

Adventuring to the recent United Nations’ meeting in Bali, TC doctoral student Joshua DeVincenzo combines his expertise in curriculum design to help address climate change


“Overturn of Roe v. Wade Could Add to Child Poverty”

In Chalkbeat, TC’s Sarah Cohodes weighs in on the likely economic and educational fallout for women and children in states poised to reduce or eliminate abortion access

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Gun Violence a ‘Solvable Problem,’ But Not a Quick Fix

In an interview with New York 1, TC gun violence expert Sonali Rajan discusses the research behind policy proposals

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Victorious in Graduation and a Cancer Treatment

In triumph, 2022 grad Irene Dimatulac (M.A. ’22) shares her story of perseverance and compassion

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The Spirituality Mind Body Institute’s ‘Awakened Campus Summit’ Details Benefits of Spirituality in Healing Mental Health Crisis Among College Students

Lisa Miller, clinical psychologist and founder of SMBI, hosted the event, which included U.S.military leaders as keynote speakers on the benefits of spirituality in a call to action

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The Success of Blue’s Clues Runs Straight Through TC Alumna Angela Santomero

Creator of the hit children’s television show rooted in her studies of developmental psychology, Santomero discusses building a phenomenon as the program celebrates its 25th year

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Study: Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Linked to Cyberbullying, Exploitation

Findings by TC’s George Bonanno, post-doc researcher Ann Christin-Haag and colleagues offer insight that could help survivors

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Historic Funding: NIH Grant Opens Door for TC and Mailman Study on Gun Violence at the Intersection of Public Health and Education

A $2 million grant from the National Institute of Health will fund a gun violence study co-led by TC’s Sonali Rajan

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Calling for Excessive Sugar Warnings

In an op-ed, Lesley Kroupa from TC’s Tisch Food Center joins NYC Council Member Mark Levine in support of a new public health bill

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Art Can Help Save New York

In an op-ed for the New York Daily News, dance education legend Jody Gottfried Arnhold (M.A. ’73) joins other prominent leaders in a call for action

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Uncovering the Mysteries of Cerebral Palsy

In new research, TC’s Andrew Gordon and colleagues offer a clearer pathway for more effective treatment to address an elusive challenge within Cerebral Palsy cases

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