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April 2014

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Building bridges between generations

When Andrea Fonte Weaver was a 20-year-old college senior, she created a curriculum framework for her intergenerational studies class project and dubbed it “Oldies but Goodies.”

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Is Technology Replacing You?

Have you ever seen parents use an iPhone in a desperate attempt to manage a child's temper tantrum episode?

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Student Financial Aid Advocacy Day

Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop) and Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett) addressed more than 175 students from Massachusetts colleges and universities on February 24, at the State House.

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March 2014

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When it comes to finding quality child care, many choices and decisions

Michele Benyue couldn’t be happier with the home-based day care her 2-year-old son attends. But finding the right setting for him was stressful.

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Theater-goers increasingly question ethnic stereotypes

Ethnic stereotyping is popular culture’s original sin, and it’s proving a hard one to shed.

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Awareness of disabilities is key, says Professor

A professor of special education at a United States based university is suggesting that it would serve Barbados well to embark on a conscious awareness campaign in the area of disabilities that would eventually help disabled persons to fully explore and develop their talents.

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Nurturing the Artist in Each Student: Art from Boston Public Schools

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WomenUp: Jackie Jenkins-Scott, Wheelock College

The Boston Business Journal profiles President Jackie Jenkins-Scott.

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It’s Read Across America Day!

Across the country, thousands of classrooms, schools, libraries, bookstores, and individuals will observe the day in any number of ways.

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Four hundred and ninety ... and counting

Woods having a season for the ages at Wheelock College

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February 2014

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Honoring Black History

William "Smitty" Smith will kick off the Local Luminaries series at the Goodnow Library in his hometown of Sudbury on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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Transgender student takes national stage

Zach Kerr was born a girl, but knew from early on that was wrong. With his family’s support, he’s finding himself – and inspiring others.

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January 2014

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Latino Immigrants Inventing the Future

What do Gloria Estefan, Carlos Slim, Carolina Herrera, Juan Enriquez Cabot, and Cesar Conde have in common?

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A bind for working families

or the first time in a long time, cities and states are looking seriously at increasing minimum wage.

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Parents Now Get Themselves Involved 
in Graduate Admissions, Too

Michele R. Mahoney, assistant director of graduate admissions at Wheelock College, was startled to hear an applicant’s father on the other end of the line.

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Effective Advocacy Leads to Action: Managing a Changing Landscape

Earlier this month new elected officials took office for the first time in city and town councils and state governments across the nation, including here in Boston where city government has experienced a sea of change not seen for over 20 years.

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Silverman: Chinese lessons for American schools

What could China, the global schoolyard bully, possibly teach us about education?

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Out of Genocide Comes Hope: New Year's Eve in Burundi

I spent New Year's Eve in Kigutu, Burundi. No Times Square ball dropping to count down to midnight, no fireworks, no television reports showing major cities around the world at the stroke of midnight...

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A Psychology Degree Can Take you Places

Graduates discover many ways to put their skills to use

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Review of Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood

Anyone who works with young children, or is a parent or grandparent, knows the magnetic attraction of screens.

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Towne Art Gallery--Capsule Preview

Liz Chalfin and Bryan Smith combine print processes with mixed media at the Towne Art Gallery.

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