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Two students sitting at a computer while one points to the screen.
Jul 9, 2018
Lesley, an early childhood education and advocacy pioneer, takes part in ‘Wonder of Learning’
Artsy pick of Aaron Smith reading from a book, taken through a glass case at a museum.
Jul 2, 2018
Mass Cultural Council fellow Aaron Smith urges fellow poets to resist giving away their verse and voice on social media
A man looks at a wide screen TV where the images of avatars are displayed.
Jun 28, 2018
Lesley pilots virtual reality technology to prepare novice instructors for the classroom
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.
Alumna Erika Christakis
Jun 26, 2018
When parents are glued to their devices, child development suffers, writes Erika Christakis ’08.
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.