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Today In History: Remembering Mary Adelaide Nutting 

"THE death on October 3 of Mary Adelaide Nutting, professor emeritus and former director of Nursing Education in Teachers College, marks the passing of another of the great pioneers who helped to build the foundations of Teachers College and whose influence spread far beyond this institution and their own times. In The Founding of Teachers …

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Today in History: Founders Day at Teachers College 

Writes Dean¬†William F. Russell, in "The Re-education of the Americans" (Teachers College Record,¬†Volume 46 Number 2, 1944, p. 75-92), "The dedication ceremonies were difficult to attend. One either had to take the steam cars on the elevated to 110th Street and Central Park, the cable and horse cars on Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue, …

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Academic Commons 

Academic Commons is Columbia University's digital repository. On the Academic Commons website you will find the following description, 'Academic Commons is Columbia University's digital repository where faculty, students, and staff of Columbia and its affiliate institutions can deposit the results of their scholarly work and research. Content in Academic Commons is freely available to the …

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Butler Nostalgia in the New York Times 

Perhaps you saw this article published last month in The New York Times, but in case you didn't, Ben Ratliff wrote a lovely piece about the serenity (or antiquity) of pursuing books at Columbia's Butler Library. Posed as a sort of love letter to the Butler stacks, Ratliff' writes of "renegotiating" his "relationship with space …

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