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Meet the OSA’s Newest Member

Around campus and at events, you may have noticed a new face. Often mistaken for a college student herself, Katy Hamm is the new Coordinator of Student Activities for the Office of Student Activities (OSA). Katy started at Lesley this past October. She has loved moving to Boston and looks forward to exploring the city… Read More ›

Lesley Women’s Volleyball: A Season in Review

As many of Lesley’s sports team completed their seasons, the women’s volleyball team was working hard, getting ready for a tournament on April twelfth at Elms College.  Women’s Volleyball came into this season with six returners and six new recruits, looking to make a splash in the starting line up. During the first week and… Read More ›

Lesley Speaks Out: The Black Lives Matter Series

During the week of March 31, CommonLYNX, Lesley Speaks Out, and Students for Social Justice hosted an events series surrounding the Black Lives Matter campaign. This campaign began as a response to the ongoing police brutality in the United States against black individuals. Though there have been an extreme number of cases directly related to… Read More ›

Lesley Hosts Panel on Domestic Violence

On Tuesday March 10th, Lesley University hosted a panel discussion on domestic violence, in the amphitheater of University Hall on the Porter Campus.  Congresswoman Katherine Clark, who represents Massachusetts’ 5th Congressional District,  was scheduled to be the moderator, but she was unable to attend; so her legislative aide was there to moderate the event.  The… Read More ›

Political Scientist Robert D. Putnam Discusses Income Inequality

Robert D. Putnam, author of, ‘Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community’ and Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University, spoke on Monday night the 3rd of March at Lesley University, at the first annual Paul A. Fideler Lecture.  (The annual Paul A. Fideler Lecture makes it possible for Lesley University to honor… Read More ›

Making the Best of the Snowstorm: A Report from the Dorms

As I am sure you have noticed, the weather has been truly abysmal for the past few weeks since winter break ended. Though it really is not Lesley’s fault that there were so many snow days, that does not change the fact that some of us are getting a little stir-crazy, myself included. I live… Read More ›

Meet Our New Assistant Editor

The Lesley Public Post is happy to announce the appointment of Samantha Shapiro to the position of Assistant Editor.  Samantha is from Simi Valley, California, and is a second semester junior.  Last semester, she served as a reporter, covering campus news; she also wrote opinion columns.  Asked why she wanted to get involved with the… Read More ›

Keeping Up With the Alums: A Lesley Graduate Reflects on What She Learned

Editor’s Note:  From time to time, we like to look back on what our graduates have been doing since they were here.  Ana Resner sent us this essay from her home in California: My college experience was pretty unique. By the time I graduated from Lesley University, I had attended three different universities.  But I… Read More ›

Documentarian Ken Burns visits Lesley University

Students, faculty, and staff of Lesley University had the pleasure of hearing Ken Burns, award-winning documentary filmmaker, when he spoke at Marran Theatre on Wednesday afternoon, November 12.  He is one of the distinguished speakers in Lesley University’s 2014-15 Boston Speakers Series:  in addition to Burns, this year’s speakers have included former Secretary of State… Read More ›

George Packer Speaks at Lesley about Inequality and American Life

On Wednesday, October 29th, journalist and author George Packer visited Lesley University in the University Hall amphitheater to give a talk, sponsored by Friends of Lesley, about his newest book, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. The book focuses on the period of American history between 1978 and 2012. Packer won the… Read More ›