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Volume XIV, No. 3 ♦ 1/2009
TC Faculty members envision jump-starting a field in post-Khmer Cambodia
TC team delivers speech and language therapy via the Internet to a school for the deaf in Bolivia
A new recruitment initiative broadens the College's efforts to ensure a diverse student body
Monisha Bajaj has developed the Encyclopedia of Peace Education on the College's Web site that charts the history and new directions of a still-evolving field
At TC's Fourth Annual Symposium on Educational Equity, a star-studded cast of researchers, educators and policymakers argued for nothing less than a full-scale attempt to combat poverty and its attendant ills. Michael A. Rebell, Executive Director of TC's Campaign for Educational Equity, which organized and hosted the symposium, argued that access for children and families to what he calls "comprehensive educational equity" -- in essence, a full range of services -- should be viewed as a moral, statutory and constitutional right.
Published: 11/25/2008 3:49:00 PM
TC Press book tells of Levin, Comer and other visionaries
Applying lessons from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath to build a stronger sense of community within the College
In a reading at TC, a former U.S. Ambassador recounts his 1976 escape from the Khmer Rouge
In videotaped interviews, four TC department chairs weigh in online on the work of their faculty, adding to knowledge in their field and their own research
TC has long been known as a locus for provocative and insightful films that probe societal fault lines. But this fall the College has been particularly active on the cinema front, sponsoring or hosting films that examine everything from hip hop in Morocco to the lives of prominent African Americans.
The latest news from the campus
Morton Deutsch, TC's legendary Professor Emeritus, co-edited a classic in the field, The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice. Now, thanks to a TC doctoral student and her mentor, negotiators in the Middle East will have the handbook in Arabic to guide them in their efforts.
Published: 12/8/2008 1:50:00 PM