Archive: September 2012

Up Front: September 2012

If you could change anything, what would it be? See what these readers had to say.

Letters: September 2012

Some readers have their say. Find out how you can, too.

Creating a National Model for High School STEM Education

Proposed changes to New Jersey’s science education standards could soon make technology and 
engineering required subject matter for high school students. The problem, says Chris Anderson ’02, adjunct professor of technological studies, is that schools have no access to model curricula for that content, and many administrators are unprepared to assess student and teacher performance […]

TCNJ seeks “All-Steinway School” Status

The College plans to replace the majority of its current piano inventory with Steinway & Son models, in the process joining a select group of colleges, universities, and conservatories worldwide known as All-Steinway Schools.

Center for Autism at TCNJ opens on campus

TCNJ’s new center provides innovative services and continuing education programs for teachers, counselors, and family members of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Looking Back: September 2012

If you were one of the brave souls who scaled the Water Tower, we’d love to hear from you.

TCNJ Freshman is already a ‘Global Citizen’

Last winter, 2011 high school
graduate Nic Freschi sat hunched over in pain in a small room in Ecuador, waiting for his host parents to bring him medicine. TUMS, Pepto-Bismol, Advil—whatever it was, he would take it. As it turned out, relief doesn’t come in tablet form in that part 
of the world. Freschi, now a […]

Barriers to Entry

An economics professor’s Fulbright experience in Eastern Europe shows that changes in civil society sometimes lag political and economic reforms.

Dead Meet

For some, just surviving the Spartan Death Race would be considered a victory in itself. Not for Chris Fern ’09 .