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Jun 12, 2019
Unique and creative e-newsletter shines in international competition
Fareesa Sayeda speaks with educators at a table.
Jun 11, 2019
Research by Lesley professor and students identifies books that can open path to healthier classrooms
Kyair Butts holding his framed award.
Jun 7, 2019
Kyair Butts ’14 makes it his mission to close equity gaps for students
Ayanna Pressley hugs Sarah Groh
Jun 5, 2019
Five outstanding graduates honored during Alumni Weekend
Kevin Heinold headshot wearing a lime green shirt.
Jun 4, 2019
Recipient Kevin Heinold ’19 receives $1,500 for annual prize
Teacher Lindsay Tosches looks on as a student pours liquid into a beaker.
Jun 4, 2019
Partnerships are fueling broader, deeper access to science and math for Cambridge and Somerville schoolchildren
faculty rachel kadish
Jun 12, 2019Slate
"When people insist on the perfection of martyrs, they forget that one of the great violences accomplished by the Nazis was in robbing their victims of their right to be seen as real, complex people," writes faculty Rachel Kadish.
Mortarboard on Julie Lim's head which reads "proud immiagrant" in both directions against a red and white striped background.
Jun 11, 2019New York Times
Julie Lam ’19, who graduated from our MFA in Creative Writing, explains why she decorated her mortarboard with "Proud Immigrant," written in the colors of the American flag.
Brendan Aylward at Unified Health and Performance
Jun 5, 2019Boston Magazine
Brendan Aylward ’15, owner of Unified Performance, takes an inclusive approach to fitness as he trains people with disabilities.
Jun 5, 2019Cambridge Day
Rep. Ayanna Pressley surprised Sarah Groh ’11, her chief of staff, at Alumni Weekend as the latter was set to receive an award.
Jason Reynolds portrait
May 28, 2019Short of the Week
Check out filmmaker Kristian Melom's 10-minute documentary on Lesley MFA faculty Jason Reynolds, who speaks of his calling to write fiction that resonates with young readers.
Patricia Warner has a surprised look as she receives the medal from Rep. Katherine Clark.
May 28, 2019WBUR
Alumna Patricia Warner, 98, received the Congressional Gold Medal in a surprise ceremony to acknowledge her service during WWII as a spy with the Office of Strategic Services.