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Gardner Meets Dr. Ruth in Harvard Ed. Magazine

Harvard Ed. Magazine, the official magazine publication of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, recently released its Summer 2018 issue. In an A-Z recap of the 2017-2018 school year, Howard Gardner is featured in an image with Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the sex therapist and media personality, who visited HGSE in October 2017. Dr. Ruth also […]

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Three Founders of The Good Work Project Named Among Most Influential Psychologists

Howard Gardner, Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, and William Damon, the three founders of the Good Work Project, have been recognized among the fifty most influential living psychologists in an online ranking by TheBestSchools.org. Howard Gardner comments below on this news. Generally speaking, I pay little attention to rankings. To be sure, it’s nice to be ranked higher, […]

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Bill Drayton and Howard Gardner in Conversation

In December 2017, Bill Drayton and Howard Gardner—friends since their days as classmates at Harvard College—had a wide-ranging conversation at the Harvard Club in New York City. This lightly edited version of that conversation highlights Bill’s vision of the changes that are taking place at rapid pace around the world and how they can and should lead to […]

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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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