Jenn Turner in the yoga studio
Jenn Turner ’09
Brain Axelrod on the farm
Brian Axelrod ’11
“I love creating a sense of community, joy, and high expectations—and getting kids somewhere they maybe didn’t think they could go.”
Sydney Chaffee ’07, 2017 National Teacher of the Year
José Gonzalez ’13

Researching the Brain for a Cure

José Gonzalez, the first student to graduate with Lesley’s Cognitive Neuroscience minor, shares what it’s like working at a brain bank.

portrait of Leland Cheuk
‘Cancer has been a weird blessing’ for author and MFA in Creative Writing alum Leland Cheuk.
Lana Sommers, Lesley University alum, volunteering with children abroad
From Quito to Kathmandu, Art Therapy alum Lana is dedicated to bettering children’s lives around the globe.
José Gonzalez in his science lab
José, the first student to graduate with Lesley’s Cognitive Neuroscience minor, shares what it’s like working at a brain bank.
Simona Granfone teaching the elderly
Art therapy alum Simona designs programs that encourage seniors to express themselves and connect.
Meet Anna, a native of Russia who studied photography and alternative processes in our MFA in Photography program.
Melissa Luna
Melissa Luna coaches elementary teachers in engaging children's science curiosity.
male teacher in front of the classroom
Beau Morimando ’13
alumna Jackie Geilfuss
Jackie Geilfuss ’14