How do you make universal Pre-K more equitable for students while addressing individual needs? New research from TC's National Center for Children and Families breaks down actionable solutions for the New York City Department of Education. https://bit.ly/2GDIFcL A TC study makes recommendations for New York City’s Pre-K for All
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Hey MSMers -- Guess who? (hint: Emmeline) #timetraveltuesday 🚀
AlumnaeAthena Center Umbreen Bhatti '00NEW YORK, April 24, 2019 – Barnard College today announced its appointment of alumna Umbreen Bhatti as the Constance Hess Williams ’66 Director of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies, effective immediately. Bhatti graduated cum laude from Barnard in 2000 with a degree in political science and earned her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2005. Bhatti returns to the College with a wealth of experience in media, law, and non-profit management. Working closely with students, faculty, and staff, Bhatti will build upon the Center’s current success and momentum while defining the strategies and goals necessary to foster and expand signature events and innovative programs that advance women leadership. “I am delighted to welcome Umbreen back to Barnard and look forward to her continuing the Athena Center’s important work,” said President Sian Leah Beilock. “Umbreen’s experience as an innovator, educator and advocate, and her personal connection with Barnard, make [...]
AlumnaeColumbia Three Barnard alumnae — Brenda Aiken ’77 ’81PS, Maryam Banikarim ’89 ’93SIPA ’93BUS, and Jolyne Caruso-FitzGerald ’81 — are among the 10 alumni to be honored with a 2019 Columbia Alumni Medal at the University Commencement on May 22, 2019. The medal is the highest honor given by the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA), in recognition of 10 or more years of distinguished service to the University. Brenda Aiken, MD, ’77 ’81PS Brenda Aiken’s long history of commitment to community began during the activism of the civil rights movement. As the first in her family to graduate from high school and attend college, the South Carolina native began her residency in internal medicine at Harlem Hospital Center, after finishing medical school. An alumna of the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Aiken attends classes and weekend alumni events, hosts alumni gatherings during the American College of Physicians national meetings, chairs the Campaign for Diversity, participates in [...]
The New Yorker agrees—MSM Opera Theater: Emmeline is a must-see production! Join us this Thursday–Sunday (APR 25–28), and use the code MSM50 for a 50% discount on tickets by visiting msmnyc.edu/emmeline 🎟 Tobias Picker’s 1996 opera, “Emmeline,” tells the story of a poor mill girl who gives up her baby for adoption and then almost marries him twenty years later. If it were composed in the prevailing style of contemporary opera, it would probably take the form of an atonal dystopian nightmare tha...
This week — Curious about Afrofuturisim? We’re discussing the cultural phenomenon at TC’s 10th Annual Diversity in Research and Practice Conference, hosted with the TC Black Student Network on Saturday, April 27. Learn more & register — https://bit.ly/2Xun3p1 “Afrofuturism: Redefining and Reimagining Futures” takes center-stage at this year’s symposium on April 27.
Thankful for our world, today and every day. Happy Earth Day from our own neighborhood oasis, Riverside Park 🌳 🌎 🌳 We’re discussing environmental issues and sustainability today on campus during our Earth Day festivities starting at 4 p.m. All are welcome. https://bit.ly/2VOIZuk
"Last fall, we asked our writers and editors, and some of our favorite artists, to select the five minutes or so they’d play for friends to make them fall in love with classical music." via The New York Times :) We asked a few of our favorite artists to tell us about music that matters to them. Listen to their choices.
Manny is fueling up at Kuro Kuma Espresso & Coffee before taking on a new week at Manhattan School of Music! ☕️ What are your favorite neighborhood spots around MSM's campus?
Music is good for you. via SpreadMusicNow Learning an instrument increases resilience to any age-related decline in hearing.
"Soundtrack to Spring" from The New Yorker 🎼
When the weekend is just as close as your next treat 🐶 Happy National Pet Day from TC and one of our…
When the weekend is just as close as your next treat 🐶 Happy National Pet Day from TC and one of our favorite TC dogs, Mythos! #CUatTC #NationalPetDay
“The door of America...could just slam in your face if you had the wrong religion, the wrong immigration status, the wrong skin color.” For TC alum Sayu Bhojwani, helping first and second generation Americans reach elected office is the next part of the American Dream. She shares her story as the daughter of Indian immigrants, and will discuss her activism this Saturday at #TCAcFest. https://bit.ly/2IoEeUwSayu Bhojwani is helping hundreds of first- and second-generation Americans seek elective office
#TCAcFest 2019 is tomorrow! This year's homecoming theme, Creating Pathways for All to Flourish, originated in President Thomas Bailey's inaugural address, and tomorrow will mark his first Academic Festival as President of TC. He is eager to welcome #TCAlumni, faculty, students, and friends to this special event. If you have not already signed up, walk-in registration is welcome tomorrow in Zankel Hall starting at 9:30 a.m. https://connect.tc.columbia.edu/academic-festival-2019/schedule
STEAM, college access, new health research methods & more — #TCAcFest is bringing our community together today to discuss how our alums, faculty & students are building pathways for the world. Can’t make it to campus? Be here in spirit. Today only, gifts to the TC Fund are not subjected to usual credit card fees — so your gift can go farther. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2X1mO4w