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Reflecting on Its Past, Graduate School of Education Celebrates Centennial

Around 50 years ago, the future of the Graduate School of Education seemed unclear. Today, it is one of the preeminent institutions for training leaders in education.

Harvard Graduate Council Elects New Executive Board

Members of the Harvard Graduate Council elected Harvard Medical School student Chanthia C. Ma and Harvard Law School student Joshua J. Freundel as the body’s next president and vice-president at a Zoom meeting Monday night.

Ed School Professors Reflect on Shift to Online Instruction

Harvard’s transition to online instruction could serve as an unprecedented learning experience for both faculty and students, according to virtual education experts at the Graduate School of Education.

Inaugural Social Justice Hackathon Highlights Local Activists

Harvard Kennedy School Professor Cornell W. Brooks and Boston activist and organizer Monica Cannon-Grant spoke about how to fight for social justice in the United States at the William Monroe Trotter Collaborative for Social Justice’s inaugural Social Justice Hackathon Friday.

We Are America Project Founders Share Stories of Adversity and Diversity at Harvard Ed School Panel

Student founders from the We Are America Project shared their stories of navigating issues of diversity in the United States in a workshop at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Gutnam Gallery Wednesday night.

HLS Panel Discusses DACA Report Results

The event, called “What’s Next for DACA?,” highlighted the findings of the National UnDACAmented Research Project — a report exploring the impact of DACA on undocumented immigrant families.

Leadership for Student Success

Archie Cubarrubia, Bridget Long, and James Honan, Ed.M. ’85, Ed.D. ’89 spoke at the Graduate School of Education's Leadership for Student Success event Friday evening.

Affirmative Action Can Limit the Influence of Money in Higher Education, Harvard Ed School Dean Says

Graduate School of Education Dean Bridget Terry Long said in a Tuesday interview that while money and other advantages skew access to higher education in the United States, research conducted at the Ed school may help alleviate its effects.

Harvard Graduate School of Education Group Starts Disability-Focused Publication

A disabilities advocacy organization at the Harvard Graduate School of Education published the first edition of Disabilities Disclosed, a new journal focused on people’s experiences with disabilities, Monday.

David Deming Named Faculty Director of Harvard Kennedy School Wiener Center

In his new position, Deming — who also serves as a professor of education and economics at the Graduate School of Education — succeeds former Kennedy School Dean David J. Ellwood, who has held the position since 2016. Ellwood is currently a professor of political economy at the Kennedy School.

Those Who Can Do, Teach

Harvard students interested in education may encounter an undergraduate community often focused on a particular vision of success — one that does not always afford visibility to the teaching profession.

Katherine Merseth Speaks

Katherine K. Merseth is senior lecturer on education at the Graduate School of Education and professor of the popular Harvard College course USW 35: Dilemmas of Equity and Excellence in American K–12 Education.

Harvard Hosts Day-Long Conference on Mental Health for Students of Color

Harvard hosted a day-long conference entitled “Young, Gifted & Well” to promote discussion about mental health and wellness among students of color at the University at the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Tuesday.

Anthony Jack

Anthony Jack, a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and an Assistant Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, recently published his first book, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Poor Students

Ron Suskind Talks Family, Autism Communication App at Harvard Ed School

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron S. Suskind lectured on autism and identity at the Graduate School of Education Tuesday evening, sharing his experiences raising a son with autism and his efforts to develop a therapy app.

Harvard Files Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination Against Transgender Woman

Lawyers for Harvard submitted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a transgender woman who is alleging that the University violated federal Title IX law and Massachusetts laws by discriminating and retaliating against her after she reported an admissions officer sexually harassed her.

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