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Advocating for “Good Grit” and MI

In early May 2016, Howard Gardner traveled to Arizona in order to visit both Arizona State University’s Tempe campus and Kids at Hope, an organization dedicated to supporting positivity and success for all children. At ASU, Gardner gave his popular talk “Beyond Wit and Grit” about intelligence and perseverance as keys to academic (and life) success, so […]

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Reflecting on the Future of Professions

In December 2015, Howard Gardner officially launched his blog The Professional Ethicist via the website of the Good Project with an essay titled “Is There a Future for the Professions? An Interim Verdict.” This essay, which surveys the ways in which the professions are under threat due to current trends, received a number of thoughtful comments and reactions, which […]

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Video: Interview with Santillana

In November 2015, Howard Gardner was interviewed by Claudette Muñoz Molina of Santillana, a Spanish-language educational publishing group, for a conference held in February 2016 in Mexico. A video of the interview is now available for viewing. In this feature, Gardner touches upon several aspects of his various lines of work, including his book The […]

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“Psychology Today” Interviews Gardner

Howard Gardner has been featured in an interview by the bi-monthly American periodical Psychology Today. Titled “Multiple Intelligence, Higher Education Reform, and Ethics,” this piece is part of an interview series profiling prominent personalities in psychology called The Eminents. Speaking with blogger Marty Nemko, Gardner discusses the theory of multiple intelligences as well as his more recent investigations […]

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Acte d'investidura de Doctor Honoris Causa al Dr. Howard Gardner, Universitat Ramon LLull 8.04.2016 Foto Pere Virgili

Gardner Visits Schools in Spain

In early April 2016, Howard Gardner visited Spain, travelling to three different institutions in recognition of his contributions to education. First, Gardner accepted the “Telefónica-Repsol Foundation-Down Syndrome Madrid Award for the Family and Handicaps” from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid. An annual award in its third year of existence, the event also allowed Gardner to present […]

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