Education

UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney ~ an historic selection

Yesterday Bill and I were pleased to be a part of the celebratory reception for newly-elected UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney. Despite the severe weather alerts, wind and downpours, a few hundred people, most from UMass Lowell family with some community partners joining them, gathered at University Crossing in Ed and…

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The Rich Get Richer

Here’s another news story about a fabulously wealthy donor giving a ton of money to a fabulously wealthy institution. A Wall Street titan and alumnus of Yale University, Stephen A. Schwarzman, contributed $150 million for a performing arts center that will be fashioned out of a set of extraordinary buildings on the campus. In reporting…

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“Cool Science” ~ UML/GSE and Commonwealth’s students educate LRTA commuters about climate change

“Cool Science” is a program at UMass Lowell in the Graduate School of Education. The program allowed students across the Commonwealth to participate in a project whereby they could teach others about the science of climate change through art. For this competition,  David Lustick and Jill Hendrickson Lohmeier – both Associate Professors at…

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Technology in Education

One of the presenters at this week’s Massachusetts Digital Government Summit was Mark Racine, the Chief Information Officer of the Boston Public Schools (and a former 5th grade teacher.  The title of his talk was Education Technologies Today and Tomorrow and my notes on his remarks are below. Yesterday I…

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