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Winter 2024 Faculty Round-Up Remembering Our Hechinger Report Colleague Fazil Khan $1.5 Million Granted to Data Equity Project f…

Faculty news in this round-up were submitted to TC Generation for inclusion and selected from news submitted to the Provost’s Office for Faculty News & Notes. Have news to share? Submit updates for the TC Newsroom’s quarterly faculty digest here. Paulo Blikstein was honored with the “Article of the Year” award from the European […]

Remembering Our Hechinger Report Colleague Fazil Khan $1.5 Million Granted to Data Equity Project from TC’s Alex Bowers Gita Ste…

This story was originally published on Feb. 26, 2024, by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education and based at Teachers College, Columbia University. Fazil Khan got in just under the wire when he applied for a data reporter job at The Hechinger Report in the […]

Chancellor Schwartz’s Visit to Israel

Read Chancellor Schwartz’s account of her two-week trip. I’ve just returned from an emotionally stirring and memorable two-week trip to Israel. In addition to visiting family and friends and experiencing at close range the emotionally and tangibly laden reality of their lives post October 7, I met with JTS Rabbinical School students who are studying […]

The Surprising Benefits of Unconsciously Remembering Things

For memories to stick, it may sometimes be better not to consciously recollect them. That’s the counterintuitive finding of a new study led by researchers including Psychology Professor Lila Davachi and former Columbia postdoctoral researcher Amir Tal. The study was published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study’s […]

Will History Repeat Itself With the 2024 Presidential Election?

Can you provide some examples from the book of how the Tea Party laid the groundwork for Trump, MAGA, and the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol? While secular libertarians who demanded tax cuts and lower government spending dominated the initial phase of the Tea Party, the religious, culture-war wing soon became dominant. This […]

Ensuring Our Future: Rev. Madison Shockley II’s Support for Union Theological Seminary – Union Theological Seminary

Supporting UTS means supporting a massive effort to “make the world a more healing, hopeful, and justice-oriented place.” Rev. Madison Shockley II is an esteemed member of the UTS community. As both an alumnus and a board member, he has contributed significantly to the vitality and longevity of the seminary.  Rev. Shockley’s story with UTS […]