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New Faculty Profile: Dr. Marsha Baxter  ☆

International. Intercultural. Interdisciplinary. It’s impossible to describe Dr. Marsha Baxter’s career without repeatedly invoking those three words. She has just become a full-time faculty member at Teachers College, but she does much more than just teach classes and write scholarly articles. Baxter is producer, director, and editor of a new documentary called “For the Love …

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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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New Faculty Sharon Chang  ☆

To Sharon Chang, a new faculty member in the Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program at Teachers College, identity has always been a deep personal and academic interest to her. Born and raised in Taiwan, Chang has an interesting history when it comes to her acquisition of her Mandarin, which has significantly influenced her identity. “You have to …

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Graduate Spotlight: Janice Marciano Nimetz, History and Education  ☆

Janice Marciano Nimetz graduated this May with her PhD in History and Education. Nimetz has taught piano at the Emma Willard School for several years and plans to continue teaching there. Nimetz, who has also studied Musicology, hopes to find more places of intersection for her two passions: music and history.

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Graduate Spotlight: Michael Tillman, Teaching of Social Studies  ☆

Michael Tillman graduated with his Master’s degree in Teaching of Social Studies and “loved every last minute of it.”

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Graduate Spotlight: Daniel Mann, Applied Linguistics  ☆

Daniel Mann graduated this May with his Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics. Looking back at his time at TC, one of the biggest take-aways for him is the ability to relate to a variety of people on different levels.

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Graduate Spotlight: Guillermo Marini, Philosophy and Education  ☆

Guillermo Marini, a PhD graduate in the Philosophy and Education program, has been busy teaching Multidisciplinary Analysis of Education and Philosophy and Education in Chile at the School of Education of the Universidad Catolica de Chile, where he plans to continue working post-graduation.

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Research Spotlight: History and Education’s Cassandra E. Virgin  ☆

This past fall, Cassandra Virgin traded in her finance career at Goldman Sachs for a spot in the History and Education Master’s program.

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Conversations from the Classroom: Revisiting Marisa Militello’s student teaching experience 

In the fall, we looked at TESOL student Marisa Militello’s experience as a student teacher in an elementary ESL classroom. Now in her final semester at TC, Ms. Militello has been student teaching at the secondary level.

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Student Spotlight on Research: Suzi Bigliani  ☆

Suzi Bigliani is currently completing her Masters in Arts Administration at Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to attending Teachers College she worked in business and client development at Christie’s Auction House.

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Spotlight On Art and Art Education Instructor and Ed.D.CT Candidate Hong Wan Tham  ☆

Hong Wan Tham received his BFA from the University of North Texas and his MFA from Pratt Institute. He is a working artist and teaches sculpture for the Art and Art Education program at TC.

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Spotlight on English and Education Ph.D. Student Eve Eure  ☆

Eve is a Teaching Assistant for the College Teaching of English course and a first year Ph.D. student. She received her undergraduate degree from Smith College where she was a Portuguese and Brazilian Studies major and has degrees from the University of Chicago in Latin American Studies and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in Fiction.

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Unlocking the Mysteries of a Photographic Archive  ☆

Dr. Steven Dubin’s interest in South Africa began in 2000 when he visited the country on the way to delivering a paper at a conference in Namibia and discovered that everything he was studying in America was happening in South Africa as well, with incredible urgency. On his latest annual research trip to South Africa, …

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Research Spotlight: Philosophy and Education Alumna Shaireen Rasheed  ☆

Professor Shaireen Rasheed of C. W. Post Long Island University’s Ph.D. work at TC focused on creating a curriculum of existentialist action in the classroom. A spiritual child of Maxine Green, Rasheed was delighted to have the master respond to her work when she presented at the Philosophy and Education program’s colloquium.

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Spotlight on TESOL/AL Student Yoonah Seong  ☆

Yoonah is a third year TESOL/AL Ed.D student. She received her bachelor’s degree in Korea in English Literature and her Master’s in Applied Linguistics from the University of Hawaii. She is a testing coordinator at TC’s Community English Program and an English teacher at New York University.

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Thinking Through Drawing Symposium: Practice Into Knowledge  ☆

In a weekend that brought together leaders in such diverse fields as medicine, architecture, textile design and cognitive science and gave them a commonality, the Art and Art Education Department’s recent Thinking Through Drawing Symposium was a ground-breaking event and the first of its kind in the nation.  “This has been a long time coming,” …

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Spotlight on Music and Education Student: Rosa Lee 

Master’s in Education in Music student, Rosa Lee, uses both her spiritual practice and educational experiences to inform her performance practice. You can hear her inspired performance at her Master’s Piano Recital on Friday, December 16th at 7:30 in Milbank Chapel.

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Arts Administration Internship Program: Building on a Dynamic Reputation  ☆

The Arts Administration (ARAD) internship program has developed an outstanding reputation for providing talented interns to New York City cultural institutions. In turn, organizations offer ARAD students internship experiences that are both educational and beneficial for their future careers.

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Spotlight on Jessica Moore: Arts Administration Master’s Student  ☆

Jessica is a second year Arts Administration Master’s student. She did her undergraduate studies at Emory University in Atlanta where she majored in Dance and Journalism and minored in Music. She has worked for the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts and recently interned at IMG Artists. She is a pianist, a freelance dance critic, and …

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Spotlight on Arts Administration Student Kate Place  ☆

Kate is a second year Arts Administration student. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatrical Directing from Boston University. She worked on the 2008 and 2009 Tribeca Film Festivals, and is currently the Internship Coordinator for the Arts Administration program and the Company Manager at Barrow Street Theater. She has directed a numerous …

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