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TC Alumna EY Zipris Brings Passion for New York City History to A&H in the City 

Studying English literature at Yeshiva University’s Stern College, EY Zipris originally planned on getting a PhD in the subject and becoming a professor.  However, after taking some time off from school, and beginning to work in Jewish Education, she eventually landed at Teachers College where she completed her EdM in Art Education with a concentration in …

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Doctoral Student Adam Tramantano Launches New Digital Journal 

Adam Tramantano, a doctoral student in English Education, a part-time instructor in Arts and Humanities, and a full-time teacher at The Bronx High School of Science, and has recently launched an open-access, peer-reviewed Journal of Improvisation in Professional Practice.

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TESOL/AL Roundtable’s Fall 2014 Research Forum, a Relaxed and Lively Event  ☆

This November marked the first research forum of the year for the student-led TESOL and AL Roundtable group. Roundtable Co-chairs, Mariana Cruz and Stacy Hall, organized the function during the fall semester. “It’s a good chance for peers to present research in a relaxed setting,” Ms. Cruz said. She explained that it not only supports …

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Racial Literacy Roundtable: Educating Greatness 

It’s no secret that schools today are populated by students who carry their own unique stories and struggles to the classroom. What we may lack, however, is the space to talk about it. Six years ago, Assistant Professor of English Education Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Ph.D., and her Masters students realized they were not satisfied with …

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New Faculty: Christopher Babits  ☆

According to Assistant Professor of Social Studies, Sandra Schmidt, Christopher Babits, the new instructor and student teaching coordinator of the Social Studies program has a knack for seeing the big picture. "He really sees big ideas," said Schmidt, who hired Babits as a graduate assistant back in 2011. "His ability to see the big ideas …

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The TC Jazz Collective 

The Music and Music Education program at Teachers College plays host to a variety of individuals who are not only passionate about the arts and music education but are also, themselves, excellent musicians. As an educational space for talented musicians who have common interests and goals, Teachers College is in many ways a perfect environment …

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‘Spearheading Debate: Culture Wars & Uneasy Truces’, with Steven Dubin  ☆

"As South Africa's democracy matures, this book analyses the following questions: how does the state mediate between traditional tribal authority and constitutional law in matters such as initiation customs or the rights of women, children and gay people? "

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Around Teachers College with Zechariah Chiang  ☆

Around Teachers College with Zechariah Chiang

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The Development of Orchestrated Collisions: A Summer at Signature Theatre Company  ☆

By Erin Moore M.A. Candidate, Arts Administration At most theatres, it would be unusual and thrilling to see the playwright of a particular production lounging in the lobby most afternoons. It would be even more unusual to see two playwrights, both with current productions being mounted, happening upon each other in the lobby. This would …

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New Faculty: Dr. Richard Jochum 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Lydia Kim.

We're excited to welcome Dr. Richard Jochum to the Art Education Program as the new Associate Professor of Art Education! Dr. Jochum, who earned his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Vienna in Austria and his MFA in Sculpture and Media Art from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, brings with him an …

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New Faculty: Dr. Richard Jochum 

We're excited to welcome Dr. Richard Jochum to the Art Education Program as the new Associate Professor of Art Education! Dr. Jochum, who earned his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Vienna in Austria and his MFA in Sculpture and Media Art from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, brings with him an …

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New Faculty: Dr. Inez Heath  ☆

We’d like to warmly welcome Dr. Inez A. Heath who is joining our TESOL/AL program as a lecturer.  Dr. Heath, who is originally from Gainesville, Florida earned her PhD in Multilingual, Multicultural Education from Florida State University, with a secondary concentration in International Development Education. Dr. Heath has a passion for indigenous cultures and South …

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New Faculty: Dr. Arieh Sherris 

Returning from Saudi Arabia, Ghana, and Mt. Kilimanjaro this year, Dr. Ari Sherris is a welcome addition to the TESOL/AL program. With a Ph.D in Second Language Learning from George Mason University, Dr. Sherris has lived and worked in a variety of places and fields, most of which related to education and education reform. Most recently in Saudi Arabia, he co-founded …

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Art Cart Gets Legs 

Betty Blayton, an artist in the Columbia University program Art Cart: Saving the Legacy, describes her artistic process, as “painting something that is a future knowing.” When Professor Joan Jeffri dreamed up her idea to create a course at Teachers College that paired aging professional artists with teams of graduate student fellows to document and …

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CLASS: Education for Global Security: Poverty, Violence and Culture 

Education for Global Security:  Poverty, Violence and Culture ITSF 4611 – Spring 2011 CRN 51927 Thursdays, 7:20-9:00pm Instructor:  Louis Cristillo  <lfc12@columbia.edu> The goal of the course is to examine and question some of our basic understandings about security and violence, paying particular attention to issues of global security that have emerged in the …

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How To: Begin Using Pressible 

Pressible is a new Teachers College initiative out of the EdLab, designed to give students and programs a forum for sharing content. Through Pressible you can have your own site, or simply join and contribute to existing sites. This post will guide you through the steps necessary to join and begin using Pressible and the …

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