Home About Us Media Kit Subscriptions Links Forum
CURRENT ISSUE

Nov/Dec 2017Download PDF

FAMOUS INTERVIEWS

Directories:

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

HELP WANTED

Tutors

Workshops

Events

Sections:

Books

Camps & Sports

Careers

Children’s Corner

Collected Features

Colleges

Cover Stories

Distance Learning

Editorials

Famous Interviews

Homeschooling

Medical Update

Metro Beat

Movies & Theater

Museums

Music, Art & Dance

Special Education

Spotlight On Schools

Teachers of the Month

Technology

Archives:

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

1995-2000



 

COLLEGES & GRAD SCHOOLS : COLLEGES : 2005-2011

 

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2011

TEACHERS COLLEGE
Dr. Gordon Gee Discusses Transforming Higher Education
By Sybil Maimin
It was an exuberant homecoming as Dr. Gordon Gee, president of The Ohio State University, came back to his alma mater, Teachers College, Columbia University, Ed.D. 1972, to give a talk titled “Transforming Higher Education.”...READ MORE

HUNTER COLLEGE
Leadership Conference Tackles Women’s Roles in Science
By Judith Aquino
CUNY students streamed into the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College last week to listen to distinguished scientists discuss the challenges they face as women at the 6th annual Women’s Leadership Conference....READ MORE

The Dean's Column
The Irrepressible Number 1
By Dean Al Posamentier
There are often unusual phenomena in mathematics that pique one's interest....READ MORE

Barnard College Spends An Eveningwith Heroes, Mortals and Myths
By Judith Aquino
What defines a hero or heroine? Why do we need them?...READ MORE

Baruch College Promotes Student Exchanges among U.S., Canadian and Mexican Universities
The School of Public Affairs at Baruch College recently announced its receipt of a grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) that will enable student and faculty exchanges among the School of Public Affairs and seven partnering institutions in Canada, Mexico and the U.S....READ MORE

FINANCIAL AID
Funding for Graduate School
By John S. Myers
Attending graduate school is an expensive endeavor...READ MORE

JUNE 2009

Professor Larry Singer:
The Force Behind USC’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program (PPP): Career-Changers Welcome!

By Emily Sherwood, Ph.D.
While many students spend their college years pursuing a life-long ambition to become a doctor, taking the required science and math courses in linear progression and applying to medical school as seniors, it was only after Heather had graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles with a degree in French that she realized she wanted to be a surgeon....READ MORE

Kudos to 39 Years As Dean
By Dr. Pola Rosen
How many people can a teacher influence? To answer that mathematical question, you had to attend the recent retirement dinner honoring Dean Alfred Posamentier, mathematician, author and mentor to scores of students across time and the span of oceans....READ MORE

Teachers College Profile:
Professor Pearl Kane, Klingenstein Center, Independent School Leadership
By Joan Baum, Ph.D.
Though she holds a number of prestigious titles—Klingenstein Family Chair Professor of Education in the Department of Organization and Leadership at Teachers College Columbia University, Director of the Klingenstein Center for Independent School Leadership, and Advisor for Master’s degree programs focusing on school leadership—not to mention being the recipient last November of honors at the European Council of International Schools, in Nice, and the National Association of Principals of Girls Outstanding Achievement Award, in February, Pearl Rock Kane hardly mentions her own accomplishments and speaks in a soft spoken manner about the significance of leadership for the country’s schools....READ MORE

Touro College: New Adult Education Program to Address Lack of Residential Real Estate Training
Dr. Bernard Lander, president and founder of Touro College, together with Dr. Michael Williams, dean of Touro’s Graduate School of Business, have announced a unique adult education program in residential real estate to be launched this June....READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2008

Graduate School: The Application Process in a Nutshell
By Judith Aquino
There are good news and bad news for those applying to graduate school....MORE

Dean Jerrold Ross, St. John’s U Hosts Korean Teachers
The School of Education hosted a professional development program for 37 teachers and 3 supervisors from Gyeonggi Province, the Republic of Korea (South)....MORE

Judith Shapiro, Pres. Of Barnard College To Join Common Cents As Board Chair
Common Cents is pleased to announce that Judith Shapiro, President of Barnard College, has accepted the position of chair of the Board of Trustees of Common Cents, effective immediately....MORE

NYU & Baruch Professors Present “Stereotype Threat” For Women in Math Courses
In a field study in the latest issue of the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, women at the high end of math ability outperform their male counterparts on tests when the test is described as free of gender differences....MORE

Dean Anthony Polemeni, Touro Graduate School of Ed Honored as “Educator of the Year”
The Columbia University Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, the Professional Association in Education honored Anthony Polemeni, Ph.D., with the prestigious “Educator of the Year” Award at its annual Winter Awards Banquet at Columbia’s Faculty House....MORE

NOVEMBER 2005

Dr. Jerome Bruner Speaks at Columbia Teachers College: “Educating a Sense of the Possible”
By Emily Sherwood, Ph.D.
When Dr. Jerome S. Bruner took the podium on a recent evening at Columbia University’s Lerner Hall, a palpable tingle permeated the packed auditorium. READ MORE

Teachers College Symposium Exposes Social Costs of Inadequate Education
*By Michelle DeSarbo
At Teachers College’s recent symposium, “The Social Costs of Inadequate Education,” a panel of education experts convened to discuss the results of a 1972 study on the subject. READ MORE
*By Liza Young
One of the soundest investments for the financial and moral future of society is proper management of education. Significant educational gaps remain between whites and low income minority groups, spawning the creation of the Campaign for Educational Equity. READ MORE

OCTOBER 2005

Bank Street to Endow New Scholarship for African-American Students
By Sybil Maimin
It was a love fest! Alums, faculty, and friends of Bank Street College of Education gathered at the June Kelly Gallery in Soho recently to honor Priscilla Elizabeth Pemberton (1918-2004) and inaugurate a new organization in her name that will help Bank Street students and alumni of color. READ MORE

In diana U Gets $53 Million For Genomic Research
Indiana University President Adam W. Herbert announced that the Lilly Endowment Inc. is giving IU Bloomington $53 million to broaden and intensify its life sciences research, retain its distinguished scientists, attract new world class scientists... READ MORE

City College Helps Students Prepare for Careers in NASA
By Liza Young
Working for the National Aeronatics and Space Administration (NASA) need not be a dream deferred; it can in fact be a dream come true. READ MORE

Study Reveals Americans Support Expanding Community College System to Serve More Students
By Ivette Zamora
Community colleges are highly valued and integral in American society, a new national survey of more than 1,000 adults has revealed.
READ MORE

Bank Street College To Receive Three-Year Federal Grant For Heds-Up Project
Bank Street College of Education has been named the recipient of a 3-year grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education totaling $987,658. READ MORE

Go to College? Get a Job? What to Do After High School
A national survey of young adults age 18 to 25 from the nonprofit, nonpartisan opinion research organization Public Agenda finds that the vast majority of today’s young adults, be they African American, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American or white, strongly believe in the value of higher education. READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2005

Talking with Inspirational Teacher Andrew Gardner
By Liza Young
At the age of 29, Andrew Gardner has already been a first grade teacher for seven years. With passion and dedication to the field, Gardner has developed a teaching style that is creative and innovative, fostering an enjoyment of learning for his six-year-old students.
READ MORE

Bank Street’s Infancy Institute Helps the Smallest Among Us
By Julie Ronneburger
The Graduate School of Bank Street College of Education presented its eighteenth annual Infancy Institute in June 2005. The three day event, titled “Infants, Toddlers, Families: Supporting Their Growth,” involved thirty-seven nationally renowned professors and experts in fields such as psychiatry, occupational therapy, music therapy, and nutrition.
READ MORE

New Hudson River Ecology Course Piloted by 14 Universities
Barnard College is Leader
By Emily Sherwood, Ph.D.
Although many New Yorkers’ only hands-on experience with the Hudson River has been on a Circle Line cruise, all that will change for a lucky group of college students if some visionary educators realize their dream. READ MORE

New Dean of Hunter College School of Education Expands Intellectual Options
By Joan Baum, Ph.D.
Though it’s been 25 years since Dr. David Steiner was last in Manhattan, when he worked for a short time in finance on Wall Street, this Oxford-educated student of the humanities, who completed his graduate study at Harvard in political philosophy, still remembers his first and brief sojourn in the city as a twelve year old at P.S. 41...
READ MORE

AUGUST 2005

Fighting Cancer in a University Lab:
Dan Jordy at SUNY Binghamton
By Sybil Maimin
A college undergraduate getting an opportunity to work in a lab with scientists developing a device to detect and monitor cancer is exciting stuff. The stakes are even higher and the experience more meaningful when the student has himself been a victim of the disease.
READ MORE

College of New Rochelle Offers Certificate in Palliative Care
The College of New Rochelle (CNR) School of Nursing recently announced that it will offer a Post-Master’s Certificate in Palliative Care beginning in January, 2006. READ MORE

JUNE 2005

Mayor Bloomberg’s Proposed CUNY Capital Budget
By Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor, CUNY
We celebrate further progress in CUNY’s renewal with the announcement by Mayor Bloomberg of the largest community college capital construction program in the history of the University.
READ MORE

“How a Cowgirl got to the Supreme Court”
By Nazneen Malik
Although Justice O’Connor is the first woman to be appointed to the United States Supreme Court in our country’s then 205 year history and became the first woman majority leader in the Arizona State Senate, her road to success was littered with many obstacles. READ MORE

Reflections on Visiting the Extermination Camps: 2005
By Howard Maier
We heard detailed survivor testimony about their horrific experiences, we saw crematoriums, gas chambers and many graves. On the other hand we were exhilarated by being among thousands of youth carrying Israeli flags and singing songs in Hebrew. READ MORE

The Triumph of Truth & Justice: CCNY Sponsors Talk by Dr. Deborah Lipstadt
By Joan Baum, Ph.D.
Dr. Deborah Lipstadt spoke to an overflow crowd of City College administrators, faculty and alums last month at The Sky Club at the Met Life Building about why she felt compelled to write a book on her trial: History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving (Ecco / HarperCollins) READ MORE

Marymount College’s Mortimer Levitt Essay Writing Contest
By Liza Young
Mortimer Levitt is 98 and still inspiring thousands. Not only does Mr. Levitt provide philanthropic support to educational institutions, he inspires students and educators alike with his wit and his passion for living. READ MORE

MAY 2005

The City College of New York Hosts Einsteins
in the City Conference

By Nazneen Malik

Students at the undergraduate, masters, and PhD levels had the opportunity to present their research during poster sessions and received positive feedback from Nobel Laureates, Dr. Herbert Hauptman, and Dr. Jerome Karle, who also acted as judges in the poster competition. READ MORE

College President’s Series
Queens College: President James L. Muyskens
By Joan Baum, Ph.D
The articulate, reflective and measured-toned president is anything but complacent, however, as he carefully considers Queens’s strengths as a 70-year-old liberal arts college and his vision for the next few years. READ MORE

APRIL 2005

Dr. Bonnie Kaiser, Rockefeller U. Scientist Responds to Pres. Summers
By Liza Young
Harvard President Summers recent comments regarding women and science have hit a nerve or two, but his words have also generated intelligent and probing discussion. READ MORE

Teachers College Students Serve as Reading Tutors
to 4 Harlem Schools

TC Reading Buddies Provide One-On-One Attention While Earning Course Credits
Forty students from Teacher’s  College, known as the TC Reading Buddies, are providing one-on-one reading tutoring to struggling pupils at four Central Harlem elementary schools. READ MORE

College of New Rochelle Sponsors Lecture “Peacemaking In Time Of War”
At 7:30 pm on Tuesday April 12, the Westchester Consortium for International Studies will host a lecture by noted author and speaker, Colman McCarthy, for its “Presidential Lecture 2005” at the Student Center at 7:30 pm. READ MORE

CCNY Physicist Myriam Sarachik Receives Prestigious Women in Science Award
Dr. Myriam Sarachik, Distinguished Professor of Physics at The City College of New York (CCNY), has been named the 2005 L'ORÉAL-UNESCO for Women in Science North American Laureate. READ MORE

College of Staten Island: Rediscovering Discovery
By Joan Baum, Ph.D.
“When most people go fishing, they fish in the wrong places,” says Dr. Leonard Ciaccio, Co-Director of the Discovery Institute at the College of Staten Island (CSI) and Special Assistant to the President of CSI for Schools, with a knowing smile. READ MORE

The College of New Rochelle marks
National Student Athlete Day

with BBQ and Children's Book Drive for
YMCA of New Rochelle
The College of New Rochelle (CNR) recognized the achievements of 38 outstanding student athletes enrolled in the School of Arts & Sciences
READ MORE

MARCH 2005

Sarah Lawrence College Hosts Conference
On Crises in Education

Confronting the Crises in Education will focus on critical issues rocking the early childhood and elementary education communities, including the pressures to introduce academics in preschool, the achievement gap between middle-class and disadvantaged students, and the rise of standardization, high stakes testing and school choice. READ MORE

College President’s Series:
President Jeremy Travis, 
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
By Joan Baum, Ph.D.
Jeremy Travis, in office barely six months as John Jay College of Criminal Justice’s fourth president, talks with the consummate ease and reflective intelligence of a long-time member of the CUNY administration. READ MORE

UWF, A Public University With A
Small School Attitude

Going to college is all about exploring who you are and who you want to become. Today’s students want to earn a degree in a field of study that truly excites them, but just as importantly, they want to discover their life’s passion in a place where they feel comfortable.
READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2005

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein Brings Change to CUNY
By Sybil Maimin
The City University of New York (CUNY) is on a roll! With its largest enrollment since 1975 and a revitalized reputation,
its 20 colleges and professional schools continue to attract some of the brightest New Yorkers, particularly immigrants, first generation Americans, and the less affluent. READ MORE

Talking with Nina Jaffe
at Bank Street College of Education

By Kristen Z. Stavisky

I recently sat down with Graduate School faculty member Nina Jaffe to talk about her latest project, a collaboration with HarperCollins Festival Readers and DC Comics on a series of books, including four readers for ages four through seven, and two chapter books for ages ten and up. READ MORE

JANUARY 2005

Interview with Barnard Professor Caryl Phillips
By Nazneen Malik
Recently, sixteen Barnard students returned from a ten-day trip to Ghana as part of a senior seminar course entitled Literature of the Middle Passage, the brainchild of award-winning author and Barnard English Professor, Caryl Phillips. READ MORE

President Lois B.Defleur, SUNY Binghamton
Speaks On International Ed

By Lois B. DeFleur
For many years, the United States has been a beacon for international education. In 2003, nearly 600,000 students from around the globe attended colleges and universities in the U.S. However, this traffic has largely been one-way, as that year, only 174,000 American students traveled abroad for study—a number that equals less than one half of one percent of American college students.
READ MORE

College President’s Series
President Regina S. Peruggi, Kingsborough
Community College

By Joan Baum, Ph.d.

For Regina S. Peruggi, Kings-borough Community College’s new president, and the first woman to hold the position in the college’s 40-year history, the opportunity to come back to CUNY. READ MORE

Interview with Barnard Professor Caryl Phillips
By Nazneen Malik
Recently, sixteen Barnard students returned from a ten-day trip to Ghana as part of a senior seminar course entitled Literature of the Middle Passage, the brainchild of award-winning author and Barnard English Professor, Caryl Phillips. READ MORE

President Lois B.Defleur, SUNY Binghamton
Speaks On International Ed

By Lois B. DeFleur
For many years, the United States has been a beacon for international education. In 2003, nearly 600,000 students from around the globe attended colleges and universities in the U.S. However, this traffic has largely been one-way, as that year, only 174,000 American students traveled abroad for study—a number that equals less than one half of one percent of American college students.
READ MORE

College President’s Series
President Regina S. Peruggi, Kingsborough
Community College

By Joan Baum, Ph.d.

For Regina S. Peruggi, Kings-borough Community College’s new president, and the first woman to hold the position in the college’s 40-year history, the opportunity to come back to CUNY. READ MORE
ADVERTISERS

Con Ed

McGraw-Hill

Grace Outreach

CSA

The New York Times in Education

Lindamood-Bell

Landmark College

Mccarton Center

United Federation of Teachers

OpenBook

 

 

Education Update, Inc.
All material is copyrighted and may not be printed without express consent of the publisher. © 2015.