March 5th, 2019

香港文匯報訊(記者 黃曉敏) 美國哥倫比亞大學教師學院1日正式啟動首個以中國人命名的高端講座–哥倫比亞大學教師學院余彭年高端系列講座。講座開始前,教師學院院長貝利與來自中國香港的余彭年慈善信託主席彭志兵簽署了一項包括資助哥大教師學院耐挫創新教育研究中心如何更好地把耐挫教育理念植入到中小學的課程中去的研究。

March 2nd, 2019


March 2nd, 2019

【侨报记者管黎明报道】哥大教师学院“耐挫创新教育研究中心1日举行余彭年慈善基金300万美元善款捐赠仪式,并举办”余彭年讲座系列“的首场讲座,邀请哥大诺贝尔化学奖获奖教授马丁,查尔菲(Martin Chalifie) 分享失败与挫折在科学发现中的角色,以及“无用知识”对于人们生活和事业的重要性。

March 1st, 2019

Declaring that “failure is part of the process of discovering nature and the world around us,” Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie today delivered the inaugural Yu Panglin Lecture of the Education for Persistence and Innovation Center (EPIC) at Teachers College.

February 22nd, 2019

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.

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October 12th, 2018

TC’s Education for Persistence and Innovation Center (EPIC) Receives $3 million Gift from Yu Panglin Charity Foundation

Foundation’s first gift to institution outside of China will support innovative research on the study of failure

The Yu Panglin 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.

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April 25th, 2018

The Value of Failing

A new research center at Columbia University is committed to figuring out how to turn failure into success.

Every kid has that moment when she realizes that the adults she admires aren’t perfect. Few children ever learn, however, that the same is true for the inventors and intellectual giants whose distinguished portraits permeate their history textbooks.

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April 18th, 2018



(侨报记者管黎明报道)哥大教育学院17日为其“耐挫创新教育中心 “(EPIC/Education for Persistence and Innovation Center) 举行隆重的成立仪式。该中心是由华人教授林晓东担任主任、哥大教育学院和哥大生物医学系以及新闻学院联合参与的一个致力于耐挫心理学研究及教学应用的机构。中心在成立当天将首个“耐挫创新成功奖” 颁发给了有着“华人船王”之称的著名华人航运企业家、福茂集团创办人赵锡成博士。

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April 17th, 2018

TC Launches EPIC, a New Center for the Study of Failure as an Educational Tool

Teachers College has launched the Education for Persistence and Innovation Center (EPIC), a new, interdisciplinary research and development center that will study failure across a wide variety of disciplines and test theories about how to use it as a catalyst for innovation and success.

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April 17th, 2018


新华社纽约4月17日电(记者 王建刚)美国哥伦比亚大学耐挫创新教育研究中心17日成立。当天,中心将首个“哥伦比亚大学耐挫创新成功奖”颁给华人航运企业家赵锡成,以表彰他在挑战与挫折中矢志不移的奋斗精神。

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June 7th, 2016

How Stories Told Of Brilliant Scientists Affect Kids’ Interest In The Field

Researchers found that students perform better in science where they read stories about how famous scientists struggled rather than when they read stories about what those scientists achieved.

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February 15th, 2016

How Einstein’s Struggles Might Help Kids with Science

Marie Curie spent years trying to isolate the radioactive element polonium to no avail. Albert Einstein had to flee Nazi Germany to avoid persecution as a Jew.

Stories of the many setbacks and hardships of these famous scientists aren’t talked about as much as their great scientific achievements. But new research shows that teachingstudents about the struggles as well as the successes of great scientists can actually improve their grades.

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