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On left: Joe Mageary headshot, looking off to the side. On right: A black and white drawing of skulls and skeletons with the words hope and revolt.
Jun 25, 2018
Insider Joe Mageary ’06 explores the intersection of 'loud music' and becoming a force for positive change
President Weiss and Provost Hansen at a gathering at University Hall.
Jun 19, 2018
Experienced educational administrator and current Interim Provost Richard S. Hansen will serve as interim president
President Jeff Weiss at the podium at Lesley University
Jun 19, 2018
The Boston Globe reports on President Jeff Weiss's decision to resign for personal health reasons.
A student works on a gray pickup truck made of cardboardin the bottom level of Lunder Arts Center.
Jun 13, 2018
Lesley Art + Design students debut stop-motion video
A sign on the cemetery's iron gate reads: Revolutionary Soldiers. Black soldiers of the Continental Army Cato Stedman and Neptune Frost are buried in this ground 1775.
Jun 5, 2018
Student Jonathan Hill searches for graves of former slaves who fought in Revolutionary War
Two headshots: Left, Olive Senior. Right, Mira T. Lee
Jun 4, 2018
Hear acclaimed poets, authors, playwrights and YA writers from June 22 to 27
A large white house with a castle-like tower, surrounded by flowering azalea bushes and trees.
Jun 24, 2018Seacoastonline
Alumna Vandy Leigh's thesis on how to found an arts school is now becoming a reality as she establishes a creative center in her town.
university president Jeff Weiss speaking at a podium
Jun 19, 2018Wicked Local Cambridge
President Jeff Weiss announces that he will step down from his post as the university's sixth president for health reasons.
student playing on computer to move around a robot
Jun 18, 2018Biogen
Lesley is one of six organizations granted $10 million to develop STEM education in Cambridge and Somerville
Jason Reynolds portrait
Jun 16, 2018Inside Edition
Some parents and law enforcement say "All American Boys" co-written by faculty Jason Reynolds, is anti-police. Needless to say, others strongly disagree.
Faculty Sue Cusack
Jun 14, 2018EdSurge
Sue Cusack, director of Lesley's STEAM Learning Lab, emphasizes the need for equity after a report finds gender bias in many makerspaces.
A large sculpture with multiple pieces created to look like larvae - wide at the base and then extending up in a narrow column - mostly tan with reddish pink tips.
Jun 13, 2018WBUR
Horrified by the magnitude of trash in the ocean, faculty Michelle Lougee responded by crocheting plastic bags into the shapes of the wildlife threatened by them.