Social Justice

Speaking Truth to Power: Reflections from The Pauline Lipman Scandling Lecture

Speaking Truth to Power: Reflections from The Pauline Lipman Scandling Lecture

As I sat at my desk – situated in the basement of the graduate student office of The Warner School of Education – the evening of November 8th, I had overlooked that in less than a half an hour the Pauline Lipman Scandling Lecture would begin. At the same time, I also realized that I was wearing a hooded sweatshirt… Read more →

Treatments in Mental Health: A Brief History

Treatments in Mental Health: A Brief History

Note: In case you missed my last post, I mentioned that with every entry I am going to include a picture from my personal life.  Whether related to the week’s topic or not, I hope to give you a small glimpse into who I am.  In honor of Sunday’s running of the Chicago Marathon, this week’s picture features “the bean.” … Read more →

Update from Uganda re: sustainability

Update from Uganda re: sustainability

Here’s a quick update regarding my first five days in Uganda. As I write below, sending e-mails is difficult. At the school where I am staying, I only have electricity for a short time and the internet is incredibly slow. It takes me 15 minutes from pressing send on one message to where I can open another message. Here’s a… Read more →

Pioneering Global Sustainability Efforts in Uganda

I’m off Monday, May 23rd, to Kampala, Uganda to work with teachers at the Circle of Peace School on developing and implementing curriculum on energy, sustainability, and development that builds on the technological innovations brought to the school by AHEAD Energy in Rochester. Beyond what I learn over the next weeks, I have several goals. One is to for the… Read more →