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February 2018

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David Chard's Message in Response to Parkland Shooting

I woke this morning with those same feelings I have every time there is a tragic shooting in our country: feelings of deep sadness, anger, and helplessness.

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Prof. Diane Levin Helps Parents and Kids Cope with The News

Diane Levin, Wheelock Professor of Early Childhood Education, spoke at a recent Town Hall sponsored by the Needham Human Rights Committee, providing guidelines on how to care for children in a world filled with seemingly endless violence.

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Founder's Day Celebrated with Stories of Wheelock Impact

A panel of invited guests shared stories about Wheelock's impact on their work and the world at large during Wheelock's Founder's Day celebration, which marked founder Lucy Wheelock's 161st birthday and the 130th anniversary of Wheelock College.

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January 2018

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Combating Human Trafficking in the Hospitality Industry

Students in the Wheelock@Worcester program are working to combat human trafficking by creating a policy that would require hotels to train their employees how to spot victims of trafficking who may be held in hotel rooms.

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Notable Books, Notable Lessons

A new book co-authored by Mary Battenfeld argues that the right picture and chapter books can effectively serve "double duty" to teach both language arts and social studies to elementary and middle school students.

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STEM in the City Summer Program 2018

Registration is now open for STEM in the City, Wheelock's highly rated summer program that combines daily field excursions to STEM-related sites with related classroom lab activities.

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Podcast Dives Into Early Childhood Education Topics

Boston University's Power of Good podcast recently featured a wide-ranging interview with Mary Watson Avery, Director of The Connected Beginnings Training Institute at Wheelock College's Aspire Institute.

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Watershed Monitoring Partnership

Wheelock College and the Charles River Watershed Association integrated classroom work with citizen science field research in a partnership designed to create advocates for protecting and preserving urban waterways.

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Fossil by Fossil Published

Assistant Professor Sara Levine has published "Fossil by Fossil: Comparing Dinosaur Bones," the latest in her award-winning series of science picture books for children.

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