Annual event features presentations, lectures and performances illustrating the act of research and the work of Lesley’s faculty, students and alumni
Saturday, April 05, 2014
The events were held in University Hall on Friday, March 28, and the overarching theme for this year’s Community of Scholars Day was “Work in Progress,” which was designed as an opportunity for all of the Lesley community’s artists, teachers, innovators, activists, researchers and citizens to honor scholarship in various stages.
The result was an energizing day filled with sessions that ranged from instructive to insightful to uplifting. Lesley senior Michelle Ballou presented her honors research project, “It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it: A psycholinguistic study,” which encompassed a fascinating analysis of how language informs interpersonal relationships and communications. During a concurrent session, Assistant Professor Kazuyo Kubo and a group of students delved into complex issues facing families and children in the 21st century including social justice, cultural competency and social media.
To read the full schedule of sessions and events and learn more about Community of Scholars Day 2014, learn more here.
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Jen Fitzgerald and the Art of Work
MFA in Creative Writing alumna Jen Fitzgerald speaks about the importance of books in her life and being a social activist writerThe Best American Poetry
October 27, 2014
Andrea Davis Pinkney, editor and author
Award-winning children’s author Andrea Davis Pinkney will present Lesley’s annual Finnegan LectureThe Boston Globe
October 26, 2014
de Seife starts ArtSmarts program
Lesley alumna Cynthia de Seife created a unique after school arts program to improve overall academic performanceRochelle News-Leader
October 26, 2014
Former Australian prime minister visits Lesley, Sara Farizan reads in Newtonville
Australia’s former (and first female) prime minister Julia Gillard was at Lesley University to speak to students, while alumna Sara Farizan signed copies of her new novelThe Boston Globe
October 24, 2014
Gabriella Calicchio takes the stage as Marin Center chief
Lesley alumna is the new director of cultural and visitor services for California’s Marin County after serving as CEO of the Walt Disney Family MuseumMarin News
October 25, 2014
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