We’re getting closer to opening our doors for Fall 2021! Zankel Hall missed you. 💙 If you’ll be walking through these doors for the fall semester, we wanted to share a friendly reminder that all individuals who plan to access campus on or after August 1 must submit proof of vaccination no later than 10 days in advance of the date which they plan to access campus. 👉 Find details on how to submit your information: https://www.tc.columbia.edu/preparedness/
RT @SHI_America: New #identitycrisispod: A Quintessentially American Jewish Institution – Chancellor Shuly Rubin Schwartz @JTSVoice joins @yehudakurtzer to chat about the challenges of leading in a polarized era and the value history as context for profound learning. – https://mailchi.mp/shi.org.il/identitycrisis-podcast-288332
Dr. Rachel Rosenthal explores Talmudic stories on how to balance work and family to better understand how the rabbis saw their obligations to Torah, to themselves, and to their families. https://www.jtsa.edu/work-life-balance-in-ancient-times-why-the-rabbis-left-their-homes-to-study-torah
Learn more about MSM Artist Scholar Jarvis Green, founding artistic director of JAG Productions, in this moving short film produced by Deloitte .
JAG Productions is a Black theater company with a mission to tell stories that challenge hierarchies of race, gender, class and sexuality. Jarvis’ story is one of diversity, inclusion, and giving marginalized communities a voice through storytelling.
Jarvis Green is the founding artistic director of JAG Productions, a Black theater company with a mission to tell stories that challenge hierarchies of race,…
“Consumers want and deserve transparency from restaurants when it comes to making decisions about their health,” write NYC Council Member Mark Levine and Leslie Kroupa of TC’s Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy in an op-ed about a new bill aiming to add sugar warnings in NYC chain restaurants.
President Gandre recently announced plans for two newly designed campus spaces: The Linda Bell Mercuro and Tobia G. Mercuro Student Union along with the centerpiece of the Union, The Baisley Powell Elebash Fund Student Lounge.
We’re cheering on Columbia Olympians like USA Fencing champ Nicole Ross during the #TokyoOlympics, and in honor of the sportsmanship and dedication of athletes around the globe, we share Ross’ inspiring words from our Convocation earlier this year. Learn more about our #LionsOlympians: https://bit.ly/3iyMGB2
Students and colleagues who are part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are cherished and essential members of our community, and we stand firm and united in our commitment to them and their families, and to the program as well. Please read President Thomas Bailey’s full message regarding our fierce disagreement with last Friday’s federal judge ruling:
A new study led by TC’s Sonya Douglass Horsford is the first of its kind to offer evidence to quantify the devastating repercussions of Covid-19 and police killings on the education of Black children in schools across the country, and makes policy recommendations. #TCFaculty
In a study led by Sonya Douglass Horsford, the Black Education Research Collective breaks new ground in understanding how the trauma of 2020 has affected Black students and suggests policy changes to advance racial equity
WATCH! MSM Percussion Ensemble performs John Cage’s Second Construction 🥁
“Cage’s three ‘constructions’ are at the foundation of percussion chamber music. This playful work is a sonic adventure with a tenacious groove by the original gangster of American experimentalism,” says percussion faculty member Jude Traxler.
Before TC’s fiscal year closes in August, we encourage you to stand with our global community in supporting our students and faculty who continue to lay the groundwork in advancing innovative research, scholarship and practice across the disciplines. Whether you make a one-time gift at tc.edu/give or join our monthly donor community at tc.edu/monthlygiving, your contribution will make a strong impact on everything that happens on campus. Thank you for your support!
Teachers College, Columbia University, is the first and largest graduate school of education in […]
We’re getting closer to opening our doors for Fall 2021! Zankel Hall missed you. 💙 If you’ll be walking through these doors for the fall semester ➡️ a friendly reminder that all individuals who plan to access campus on or after August 1 must submit proof of vaccination no later than 10 days in advance of the date which they plan to access campus. 👉 Visit our link-in-bio for details on how to submit your information. #TCTogetherAgain by teacherscollege
Watch “The Catastrophist: A Theatre Talkback,” a conversation with the team behind the acclaimed virtual drama “The Catastrophist,” a stirring meditation on scientific discovery, Judaism, family, life, and loss. Watch now: https://www.jtsa.edu/the-catastrophist-a-theatre-talkback
With the Tokyo Olympics officially starting today, we are looking back on one of our beloved College traditions: the Barnard Greek Games. Beginning in 1903, class years faced off in athletic, music, and dance competitions. Some of the signature events included the chariot race and the torch race.
When you tune into this year’s Olympic games, make sure to cheer on Barnard alumna Alexis Sablone ’08 (@suminaynay) who will be competing on the first-ever USA Skateboarding National Team. 👏
What are the impacts of our global food systems on people and the planet? What can we learn from Indigenous communities and traditional food practices? How can a respect for faith and values make food systems more healthy, sustainable, and equitable?
To help answer these questions, the Faith + Food Coalition will host “Faith + Food: Planting Seeds for Change” on July 27, 2021 at 8 a.m. Central European Summer Time (2 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time in the US). The forum is open to all without […]
This week on the Queer Calling Podcast, Keshia Pendigrast interviews Reverend Pat Bumgardner, who’s been involved with MCCNY—part of Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC), which has a presence in 20 countries—for more than 35 years.
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The @JewishEd and @JOFAorg present: The Gender Equity in Day Schools Network in partnership with The William Davidson School and the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education & Administration. Learn more about this important initiative: https://educator.jewishedproject.org/…/gender-equity…
Take ESL Integrated Skills online with TC’s Community Language Program this fall. This class allows you to improve your overall English by working on skills including listening, speaking, reading, writing grammar and pronunciation. Levels are from Beginner to Advanced. To view the schedule, course description and registration information, please visit: tc.columbia.edu/communitylanguage/clp-courses/
“Conversations about race are not easy. But addressing this topic — especially with young children who are still shaping their perceptions of the world — is incredibly important.” Find strategies for integrating culturally inclusive learning into curriculum from TC’s Center for the Professional Education of Teachers.
After implementing four previous versions of the Jewish Court of All Time (JCAT), a 10-week online simulation for Jewish middle school students, the organizers knew it was time to put race and racism on the pedagogic table. According to William Davidson School faculty member Dr. Meredith Katz, JCAT’s project director, “we really wanted to ask, how do students in Jewish day schools engage in conversation with those who are different from them, particularly around racial identity?” Read more about this special program in Gleanings: #linkinbio by […]
Join us on Thursday, July 29 at 2:30 pm EST, for another “Just Conversations” with Dean Kelly Brown Douglas. The chat will feature, Dr. Sherry Molock, a Senior Research Fellow at The Steve Fund.
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