Sixty Harvard Graduate School of Education students gathered outside of a faculty meeting for a second time last Monday to protest an April 12th decision to deny tenure to Ed School professor Mark R. Warren, who specializes in community organizing and school reform.
In Ghana, males undergo wedding-like ceremonies recognizing their friendship. In Asia, men on the street hold hands without social repercussions. New York University Professor Niobe Way invoked these cultural practices, which are contrary to contemporary American heteronormative ideals, to point out how “bromances” have become frowned upon even though they are critical to the development of adolescent boys.
Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Barbara J. Grosz announced yesterday that she will step down from her post of four years to return to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences faculty.
Barefoot and assembled in a large circle singing “moto wayaka”—Swahili for “a fire has been lit,”—40 high school students from Boston-area schools concluded their day-long program on a wide range of issues affecting Africa run by students at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Saturday.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the Islamic leader who rose to prominence through his proposal to build a mosque near Ground Zero and the first imam to speak at Memorial Church, called for spiritual unity at a time of conflicts among different faiths during a sermon yesterday.
At a panel at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the assembled experts said that the 1990 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) has failed to provide adequate preparation for an independent lifestyle.
Former students, colleagues, and family members of Gerald S. “Gerry” Lesser, one of the biggest forces behind the formation of “Sesame Street,” gathered yesterday evening at a Harvard Graduate School of Education panel to honor the legacy of the longtime Ed School professor.
A Harvard Graduate School of Education report released today calls for an increase in vocational training in high schools, suggesting that attending college may not be the best choice for all secondary school students.