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.

Woman sitting on a colorful chair in a classroom.
Alex won a MacArthur fellowship for adaptive design. She's helped thousands of educators and families create child-specific alterations.
banana with pins in it in front of white background
This fine arts graduate creates sculptures that touch on themes of pain, pleasure, and obsessive behavior.
student outside smiling overlooking California hills
Meet Rafael, a design graduate who's worked extensively in the User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) industry around Boston.
photograph of dark field with city lights in valley below
The artist's ambitious photo-activism project explores LGBTQ human rights in Latin America.
illustration of a school bus
Discover how this alum puts the power of animation into students' hands through traditional and digital tools.
John Chang in front of his artwork
Work hard. Never stop. Learn what one MFA in Visual Arts alum has to say about inspiration and drive.
male teacher in front of the classroom
Beau Morimando ’13
alumna Jackie Geilfuss
Jackie Geilfuss ’14