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Alumna Shaireen Rasheed Explores Sexuality, Islam and the War on Terror in Current Work 

By Tim Ignaffo Shaireen Rasheed is a Professor at LIU-Post and has been a visiting scholar for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. Shaireen Rasheed is a Professor at LIU-Post and has been a visiting scholar for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Center …

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A&H Alumnus Nick Sousanis on TC, Alternative Scholarship, and Serious Educational Comics 

Comics artist and educator Nick Sousanis is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Comics Studies at the University of Calgary. He received his doctorate in education in 2014, and he wrote and drew his dissertation entirely in comic book form. Titled "Unflattening," it argues for the importance of visual thinking in teaching and learning, and it …

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PLATO to Host Inaugural Institute at Teachers College, June 28-29 

PLATO (Philosophical Learning and Teaching) was launched in 2010 by the Committee for Pre-College Instruction of Philosophy (CPIP) of the American Philosophical Association (APA) with the founding goal of creating and connecting the growing network of practitioners and scholars who are engaged in pre-college instruction of Philosophy. This June 28-29 will mark PLATO’s first Institute, …

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Arts and Humanities Students: “Most Likely to Succeed at Changing the World”  ☆

“When I really want to kvell about Teachers College, I talk about our students,” says Susan Fuhrman in President’s Letter of the Spring 2011 issue of TC Today.  Her comments kick off a special issue dedicated to student profiles, which once read, easily prove Fuhrman’s assertion that TC students are special both for their desire …

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The Philosophy Outreach Program: One Year Later, Many Steps Ahead 

It has been a year since The Gazette last checked in with the Philosophy Outreach Program, a trailblazing project designed to engage high school students in philosophical discourse. Much has transpired in the past twelve months; Fueled by a second Squire Foundation grant, support from the Office of the Provost, the Department of Arts …

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Helping Students Explore the Big Questions of Life and Self: the Philosophy Outreach Program 

The Philosophy Outreach Program is an after-school project designed to engage high school students in philosophical discourse. A collaboration between the Philosophy and Education Program at TC and the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University, the Program involves eight neighboring high schools and forty high school students. The Outreach Program’s teachers visit the schools in …

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