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Martin Chalfie to Deliver EPIC’s Inaugural Yu Panglin Lecture

2019-03-13T18:24:15+00:00

A Nobel Laureate on the Importance of Failure Martin Chalfie to Deliver EPIC’s Inaugural Yu Panglin Lecture Columbia University Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie will deliver Teachers College’s inaugural Yu Panglin Distinguished Lecture on Friday, March 1st, at 2 p.m., in the College’s Milbank Chapel. In a talk titled, “The Continuing Need for Useless Knowledge,” Dr. Chalfie, who shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for producing a biological marker for gene expression that has since sparked a revolution in biological, medical and pharmaceutical research, will discuss the role of failure in scientific discovery. [...]

Martin Chalfie to Deliver EPIC’s Inaugural Yu Panglin Lecture2019-03-13T18:24:15+00:00

EPIC Receives $3 million Gift from Yu Pang Lin Charity Foundation

2018-10-15T19:48:57+00:00

The Yu Pang Lin Charity Foundation has announced a $3 million gift to the Education for Persistence and Innovation Center (EPIC) at Teachers College—the first institution outside of China to receive a donation from the foundation—to support its groundbreaking work on the study of failure and its potential as a catalyst for innovation and success. The gift was announced yesterday in Beijing by members of the Yu Pang Lin family at a Foundation celebration of philanthropy attended by Teachers College representatives. The Foundation was established by the late Chinese real estate magnate Yu [...]

EPIC Receives $3 million Gift from Yu Pang Lin Charity Foundation2018-10-15T19:48:57+00:00

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