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Medicine’s Niche in the Professions

Howard Gardner has published a commentary about medicine as a profession in the July/September 2017 issue of The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. Reacting to the issue’s theme of how the healthcare system is changing, Gardner explains that while medicine was the first true profession, recent trends indicate that a democratizing force will blur the lines between […]

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Re-imagining Learning

Howard Gardner has been featured in Cathy Rubin’s “The Global Search for Education” column in a special Independence Day interview. What challenges must the US confront in order to remain innovative in education? What can we learn from the past to help people of all ages become better learners in the future? What should colleges […]

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What Concept Needs an English Word?

If you could add a word to the English language that doesn’t currently exist, what concept or idea would that word express? This was a question posed by The Atlantic to readers and a handful of commentators. In it’s October 2016 issue, the magazine published some of the most thoughtful answers, including Howard Gardner’s response. Gardner’s proposal, one […]

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Gardner Discusses Intelligence in Chile

In June 2016, Howard Gardner visited Chile to deliver two talks for Seminarium, an executive leadership education organization in Latin America. Gardner spoke to an audience of 2,000 attendees about his well-known theory of multiple intelligences and about his book Five Minds for the Future, which concerns the types of skills needed to succeed in the 21st […]

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Gardner’s Vision as Sec. of Education

If you were the United States Secretary of Education, what would you seek to achieve? What would your priorities be for your term in office? Howard Gardner was asked to consider these questions during a September 2016 interview with Cathy Rubin for her website CMRubinWorld (also reprinted in other publications). In this piece, Gardner shares his […]

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