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Young man walking across the stage with his diploma at Lesley Commencement in 2019.
Jul 25, 2019
Charismatic 2019 Art Therapy graduate remembered for service to LGBTQ+ youth of color and community involvement.
Andrew Olendski and Nancy Waring
Jul 22, 2019
New director brings a wealth of Buddhist scholarship and teaching to Lesley’s pioneering and rigorous academic regimen in mindfulness practice and study
Sidewalk in front of Sherrill Library with green grass and a green tree with white flowers.
Jul 12, 2019
Lynn Public Schools’ first Hispanic principal presents relatable leadership example for Latino children and their families
Chris Wendorf with kids in a gym.
Jul 10, 2019
Wisconsin PE Teacher of the Year touts value of active lifestyle for kids
Group of people standing on step stools outside holding up red heart cutouts
Jul 8, 2019
David Nurenberg, associate professor of education, decries treatment of children in Florida detention camp
Photo of Nirmala Legale holding a mic and smiling
Jul 2, 2019
Recipient looks forward to career supporting children in foster care
Criss Cuervo's book cover with a hand drawn woman
Aug 9, 2019Vice
Mindfulness graduate Criss Cuervo's guidebook to help Latino immigrants with stress reduction is highlighted in this article on the stresses immigrants face in the face of ICE raids.
faculty rachel kadish
Aug 8, 2019Forward
Faculty Rachel Kadish writes about the lessons and wisdom she gleaned from her former teacher, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison.
Image of a tree without leaves on a play poster
Aug 8, 2019The Daily News
Playwright Anne Lucas ’15 taps into her daughter's experience with opioid addiction in her drama "Recovery."
four men stand against a gray wall in black t-shirts
Aug 7, 2019Treble Zine
Jacob Bannon ’98 speaks about his emotional and ethereal albums "Wear Your Wounds" and "Rust on the Gates of Heaven," both departures from the metalcore music of his band Converge.
'God Land' Book cover, back of a woman's head who is sitting in a church pew.
Aug 6, 2019Iowa Public Radio
Listen to Lyz Lenz ’10 as she speaks with Iowa Public Radio about her timely new book "God Land: A Story of Faith, Loss, and Renewal in Middle America."
Danielle Legros Georges on a stage, eyes closed, hands up, performing.
Aug 5, 2019Johannesburg Review of Books
Read a poem by Professor Danielle Legros Georges, featured in "New Daughters of Africa," which includes the writing of 200 women of African descent.