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SED Dean Reacts to Midterm Election Results

November 12th, 2010 in Education Issues 0 comments

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Book Panel Discussion Tonight

November 10th, 2010 in Campus Events 0 comments

41780_121169761266751_2342_nSED Professor Scott Seider will participate in a book panel discussion tonight at the United Lutheran Church (66 Winthrop Street, Cambridge) at 7 PM in promotion of his first book Shelter: Where Harvard Meets the Homeless.  The panel will include James Shearer, Co-founder of Spare Change News, Reverend John Finley, IV,  Founding Director of Epiphany School, Gail Bucher, Service Deacon at University Lutheran, David Dance, PBHA’s Director of Programs for Harvard Square Homeless Shelter and Amelia Lin the HSHS Volunteer Director and member of the  Harvard Class of 2011.  Scott discusses his book hereThe event is free and open to the public.

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Joan Salge Blake and Hardin Coleman talk about health & nutrition education and healthy school lunches

September 1st, 2010 in Education Issues, Health, Nutrition 0 comments

Registered Dietitian and Sargent Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake and School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman joined us this morning on UStream for a live chat about the importance of healthy school lunches. They also talked about the importance of health and nutrition education. You can view the full chat below:

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The Psychology of Coaching Teams Conference

May 20th, 2010 in Campus Events 0 comments

instituteThe Institute for Athletic Coach Education (IACE) in the School of Education is hosting a 1-day conference for coaches, directors, and and leaders of youth sport at the Agganis Arena from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM today. Attendees will enjoy a rare opportunity to learn from exceptional sports practitioners who address issues relevant to coaches, while presenters will explore the psychological, emotional, social and moral dimensions of sport. Featured speakers include School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman and Director of the IACE John McCarthy.  For tickets/more information, contact 617-353-0365 or coaching@bu.edu.

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SED's Amy Baltzell on CBS Sunday Morning

April 5th, 2010 in Education Issues 0 comments


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Today is Sweater Vest Tuesday @ SED

March 30th, 2010 in Campus Events 0 comments


Ok, this might sound strange, but we’re hearing a lot about sweater vests lately. Yes, sweater vests. Apparently they’re making a comeback on campus…? If you’re here and you want to join the craze, go to the SED lobby TODAY at 3 PM (wearing your sweater vest, of course).


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Healthcare? What about education?

March 29th, 2010 in Education Issues, Health care, Politics 0 comments

Hear School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman’s thoughts on the Healthcare Bill:

He can be reached at 617-353-3213 or Hardin@bu.edu.

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Challenges and Opportunities Discussion

March 11th, 2010 in Education Issues 0 comments

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Today at 3:30 PM the School of Education (SED) is hosting a mini-conference entitled “Challenges and Opportunities” in the lobby of Two Silber Way.  Remarks will be made by SED Dean Hardin Coleman and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Deputy Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Accountability, Partnerships and Assistance Karla Brooks Baehr, EdD.

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The Changing Face of Autism in America

March 4th, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments

autismThe Boston University Alumni Association is hosting The Changing Face of Autism in America today at 5:30 PM in the Backcourt Room of the George Sherman Union. The event will include cocktails and an interactive discussion with five panelists including School of Education Professor and Moderator Tom Cottle. The panelists will explore how research, diagnosis and education have transformed the way that autism is perceived. Contact 800-800-3466 or alumclub@bu.edu for tickets/more information.

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BPS Superintendent to Speak at SED

September 15th, 2009 in Campus Events 0 comments

carolThe School of Education Alumni Speaker Series is hosting an evening with the Superintendent of Boston Public Schools, Dr. Carol Johnson, tonight beginning at 6 PM in the School of Education (Rm 130) at 2 Silber Way. The lecture, entitled “The Challenge and Promise of Teaching,” will discuss Johnson’s belief in equity and access to quality education for all children, regardless of race, gender or socioeconomic status. For more information, call 617-358-5494 or email aslate@bu.edu. The event is free and open to the public.

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