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Two Events

Happiness is Only the Cart: Love is the Horse– The Men of the Harvard Grant Study of Adult Development

George E. Vaillant, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Director from 1970-2005 of the Grant Study of Adult Development (1938-present), Harvard University

May 5 2015
2-Day Retreat

Insight Dialogue: Deepening the Inquiry

Gregory Kramer, Ph.D.

Founder and Guiding Teacher, Metta Programs, Developer of the Insight Dialogue meditation practice

Apr 25 2015
1-Day Retreat

Insight Dialogue: Practicing Interpersonal Meditation

Gregory Kramer, Ph.D.

Founder and Guiding Teacher, Metta Programs, Developer of the Insight Dialogue meditation practice

Apr 24 2015

Mindfulness in Relationship: The Power of the Shared Human Experience

Gregory Kramer, Ph.D.

Founder and Guiding Teacher, Metta Programs, Developer of the Insight Dialogue meditation practice

Apr 23 2015

American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference

Bryan Stevenson

Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative

Mar 23 2015

Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap

Carrie James, Ph.D.

Research Director and Principal Investigator at Project Zero, Co-Director of the Good Play Project and the Good Participation Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Mar 16 2015
Educator Event

The Test: What Do Students Need To Succeed and How Do We Know What Works?

Anya Kamenetz

Lead Digital Education Correspondent, National Public Radio

Mar 3 2015

The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed With Standardized Testing, But You Don’t Have To Be

Anya Kamenetz

Lead Digital Education Correspondent, National Public Radio

Mar 3 2015