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'Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?'-- Clarence Odbody to George Bailey, It's A Wonderful LifeIn the holiday spirit, w...
The House Judiciary Committee is meeting again this morning consider articles of President Donald Trump's impeachment. After fourteen hours of debate yesterday, Chair Jerry Nadler ended the hearing. If approved, the articles will be sent to the House of Representatives next week -- potentially making history... but will Trump be the third president to be impeached?In our nation’ s history only two presidents have ever b...
Teachers College alumna and jazz-rhythm-blues trumpeter and vocalist Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II was born December 9th, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan. The son of a musically-inclined Methodist minister, Donald Byrd would become a highly accomplished musician, professor, and cultural researcher -- known throughout the world as an authority on Afro-American music. He attended Cass Technical High School, ...
Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative Interfaces - one of the largest legacy library software companies in the world. Founded in 1978 in Berkeley, California, Innovative has developed many Integrated Library System (ILS) products including Sierra, Polaris, and Millennium. In use in academic, public, law, and medical libraries, the reach and influence of Innovative's software in the library automation industry cannot be understated.“I am excited ...
In 1992 the United Nations declared December 3rd as International Day of Disabled Persons -- an annual day of observation "to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons wit...
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I just read this story on the TC Homepage about President Bailey's first State of the College.It includes plans for the future of the 4th and 5th floors of Russell Hall.You can watch the entire video
Teachers College, Columbia University is a pioneer in the history of nursing education, being the first academic setting to educate nurses. In 1898 Mary Adelaide Nutting approached Dean James Earl Russell about the possibility of extending education to graduate nurses, and one year later he admitted six graduate nurses. The one-year curriculum extended to two, and in 1907 Nutting became the first ever nurse to assume professorship. Many greats in the ...
When my newly wed husband stands up to deliver a few remarks at the reception, more than a chuckle ensues from the small party of luncheon guests, already happy with a little champagne. He likens the best man's speech to the Gettysburg Address, for indeed it is brief, but impactful in marrying Scottish wit to boyhood tales of his younger brother's life in Glasgow. Thankfully it is not four score and seven (i.e. 87) years a...
Gottesman Libraries subscribes to TeachingBooks, a database of children's and young adult literature and resources that...
It is easy to savor history just by wandering the old, beautiful halls of Teachers College, where you might see a bust of John Dewey (Zankel Hall), Grubby Faience tiles (Grace Dodge Hall), stencils by Tiffany and stained glass by Clayton and Bell of London (Milbank Chapel), among many other works of art.Our campus invites you at every step to connect named buildings to the greatest leaders in education, psychology, and the applied health ...