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A Giant Violin Floats Down Venice’s Grand Canal

On Saturday morning in Venice, a gigantic violin carrying a string quartet playing Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons made its way down the city’s Grand Canal. It’s a sign of the city restarting, say the organizers.🎶

This 39-foot-long instrument, built by local artisans and carrying musicians performing a live concert, sets a course for the future.
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Educational “Escape Rooms” Challenge Students in STEM Learning

“Students when they grow up don’t remember math books filled with equations. They remember the meaningful & fun projects.” For educator Lars Beck Johannsen, a fellow in FabLearn, led by TC’s Paulo Blikstein, engaging kids with hands-on STEM is essential. For FabLearn Fellow Lars Beck Johannsen, teaching the next generation of problem solvers means embracing innovative>>>

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Moving Forward: FabLearn Fellow Ridhi Aggarwal Brings Maker-Space Learning, and Hope, to Indian Village

“We’ve shown that girls in maker spaces can do the same things as boys.” In Ram Dwari, India, STEAM learning isn’t just a classroom activity; for FabLearn Fellow Ridhi Aggarwal, it’s an opportunity for students to aspire beyond the expected. A STEAM-inspired program co-launched by FabLearn Fellow Ridhi Aggarawal has brightened the future of children in an>>>

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Congratulations to MSM Board of Trustee and award-winning jazz musician and composer, Terence Blanchard (HonDMA ’19) who’s opera…

Congratulations to MSM Board of Trustee and award-winning jazz musician and composer, Terence Blanchard (HonDMA ’19) who’s opera “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” will open the Metropolitan Opera’s 2021 season this Monday, September 27th. This is a historic event for the MET Opera as the first time it will perform an opera by a Black composer. Learn more about “Fire>>>

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Reflections on “Becoming Othello: A Black Girl’s Journey” with Debra Ann Byrd

Debra Ann Byrd’s one-woman show, Becoming Othello: A Black Girl’s Journey, weaves together lyrical language and soulful sounds to tell Byrd’s life story. In this lecture, she will reflect on how she created the show and the factors that shaped it.
Byrd, a Bundles Scholar, uses her one-woman show as a living memoir, weaving together her words and Shakespeare’s.

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Congratulations to #Union student, Rev. Dr. Holly Bonner, for being honored by t…

Congratulations to #Union student, Rev. Dr. Holly Bonner, for being honored by the New York State Optometric Association (NYSOA) with their 2021 Public Service Award. She is being recognized for her dedication to community outreach work and her ministerial efforts in making all houses of worship accessible for the blind/visually impaired. Dr.Bonner is a legally blind wife, mother, and social>>>

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Debra Ann Byrd’s one-woman show, Becoming Othello: A Black Girl’s Journey, weave…

Debra Ann Byrd’s one-woman show, Becoming Othello: A Black Girl’s Journey, weaves together lyrical language and soulful sounds to create a living memoir, exploring her life as a fifth generation resident of Harlem, including a tumultuous but joyful childhood and her path to becoming a classically trained Shakespearean actor. In this conversation, she will reflect on how the show came>>>

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Coming Soon: Just One Thing

We are pleased to share a new five-part video series from TC’s Digital Futures Institute. In “Just One Thing”, five Teachers College faculty each reflect on one thing that we’ve learned since March 2020, to make sure we don’t forget. Each episode brings a vital and timely topic to our attention. Together, they show the range of exploration and inquiry happening at TC, and the multidimensionality>>>

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Alumni Relations and Student Senate are now accepting submissions for the Academic Festival 2021 Student Research Poster Session. The value of one credit hour will be awarded to the winning poster. Learn more about eligibility and proposal criteria:
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Mind-Wandering Between Memory and Creativity Seminar

How does letting your mind wander contribute to creativity? In this seminar, experts will use the latest brain imaging research, psychoanalysis, neuroscience, and psychology to explore the relationships between mind-wandering, memory, and creativity.
This seminar will bring together the latest brain research and insights to discuss the relationships between mind-wandering, memory, and creativity.

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How does letting your mind wander contribute to creativity? In this seminar, exp…

How does letting your mind wander contribute to creativity? In this seminar, experts will use the latest brain imaging research, psychoanalysis, neuroscience, and psychology to explore the complex relationships between mind-wandering, memory, and creativity, and the potential role(s) for mind-wandering in the brain, and for our psyche.
Register at neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub

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What does it look like to study STEM at Barnard? For students taking Intro to Or…

What does it look like to study STEM at Barnard? For students taking Intro to Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Lab, it‘s spending an afternoon researching bee diversity on the Milstein Center terrace green roofs. For one week, intro bio lab students are surveying different plots dispersed along the green roof’s vegetation, counting the total number of bee species that pollinate flowers>>>

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Join us for another Just Conversation on Friday, October 1st at 2:30 pm EST, as …

Join us for another Just Conversation on Friday, October 1st at 2:30 pm EST, as Dean Kelly Brown Douglas speaks with Richard Rothstein, Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute. . Just Conversations during the fall semester will dive deeper into the essays and themes discussed in our fall community read, The 1619 Project from the New York Times. Dean Douglas and Dr. Rothstein will>>>

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Passion with Purpose in Higher Education

First-year master’s student Mana Uppili is committed to student experiences and success — in both her pursuit of a career in college counseling and her work at TC’s Office of Graduate Student Life & Development. #TCStrongerThanEver

First-year student Mana Uppili embraces campus life while pursuing aspirations for college counseling

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Watch a free, live broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera’s Opening Night from Marc…

Watch a free, live broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera’s Opening Night from Marcus Garvey Park’s Park’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater on 9/27! The historic company premiere of Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones, starring Will Liverman and conducted by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will also be streamed in Times Square. Seating at the Marcus Garvey Park will be>>>

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Join us on Monday, September 27th at 3:30 pm EST, for another Just Conversation …

Join us on Monday, September 27th at 3:30 pm EST, for another Just Conversation with Dean Kelly Brown Douglas as she speaks with Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the @Smithsonian. . Just Conversations during the fall semester will dive deeper into the essays and themes discussed in our fall community read, The 1619 Project from the New York Times. In this conversation, Dean Douglas will explore>>>

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The Metropolitan Opera’s Opening Night at Marcus Garvey Park

Watch a free, live broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera’s Opening Night from Marcus Garvey Park’s Park’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater on 9/27! The historic company premiere of Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones, starring Will Liverman and conducted by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, will also be streamed in Times Square. Seating at the Marcus>>>

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