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This Imperfect Moment: A Conversation with “Ask Polly” Advice Columnist Heather Havrilesky

Heather Havrilesky

“Ask Polly” advice columnist on Substack, essayist, and author

Oct 29 2018

After the Education Wars: How Smart Schools Upend the Business of School Reform

Andrea Gabor

Bloomberg Chair of Business Journalism, Baruch College, City University of New York

Oct 22 2018

Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness

Ingrid Fetell Lee

Former Design Director, IDEO, and Founder, “The Aesthetics of Joy”

Oct 16 2018

Stamped from the Beginning: The History of Racist Ideas in America

Ibram X. Kendi, Ph.D.

Founding Director, Antiracist Research and Policy Center, American University

Oct 12 2018

Comic Book Lessons That Shape How I Lead

Astro Teller, Ph.D.

Captain of Moonshots at X: The Moonshot Factory, the R&D Lab of Alphabet; Co-Founder, Cerebellum Capital; Co-Founder and CEO, BodyMedia, Inc.; Co-Founder and Chairman, Zivio Technologies

Oct 8 2018

Uncensored: Engaging with Free Speech on Campus

Zachary Wood

Robert L .Bartley Fellow, The Wall Street Journal, and former President, Uncomfortable Learning, Williams College

Jun 20 2018

Building Peaceful Communities: A Discussion About Gun Violence

Phil Andrew

Director of Violence Prevention Initiative, Archdiocese of Chicago

Rie’onna Holman

Ambassadors, B.R.A.V.E. (“Bold Resistance Against Violence Everywhere”) Youth Leaders

Diamond Ocasio

Ambassadors, B.R.A.V.E. (“Bold Resistance Against Violence Everywhere”) Youth Leaders

Marcus Campbell, Ed.D.

Superintendent, Evanston Township High School D202, Evanston, IL

May 23 2018
Grand Rounds Presentation

Mindful ADHD

Mark Bertin, MD

Developmental Pediatrician and Author

May 11 2018