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Remembering Jerome Bruner

On Sunday, June 5, renowned psychologist Jerome S. Bruner passed away at the age of 100. An influential thinker throughout his 70-year career, Bruner’s scholarship spanned the realms of education, child development, perception, and problem solving and has had an influence on generations of others across the social sciences. Howard Gardner’s own work in the areas […]

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Bloomsburg Creates Professorship of Good Work

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a close partner of the Good Project, has recently created the Joan and Fred Miller Distinguished Professor of Good Work position. The professorship was established with a gift from Joan Miller, a retired faculty member from the University who incorporated Good Work into the nursing students’ curriculum and helped to start a wider Good […]

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2015 Brock Prize Symposium

Tune in on Tuesday, March 24th, at 8:30pm ET to watch a live stream of Howard Gardner speaking at the Brock Prize Symposium in honor of his receipt of the 2015 Brock International Prize! Click here to be taken to the site.

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Hunter College Great Thinker Series

On February 6, 2015, Howard Gardner spoke in New York City at Hunter College’s Creative Writing Center as a part of the school’s Great Thinkers Series lecture program. Delivering his talk “Beyond Wit and Grit,” Gardner spoke about the importance of cultivating our multifaceted intellectual capacities and of directing our work ethic and other energies […]

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A New Year, a New Approach

The Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Usable Knowledge website is a portal that translates educational research into practical tools and information for educators. At the start of 2015, Usable Knowledge featured Good Work Toolkit, a collection of materials and associated activities that encourages reflection about what it means to do “good” in professional and personal life. The […]

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