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A new documentary film about the current situation in Rwanda recentle held its World Premiere in Boston. The film is called Coexist and CIE graduate Dr. Mishy Lesser (Ed.D.1996) is the film's learning director. Coexist tells the story of how survivors of the 1994 Rwandan genocide relate to those who persecuted them and killed their families. It gives voice to victims, perpetrators, and bystanders, and shows how the unleashing of fear and scapegoating can endanger a society.
by Daily Hampshire Gazette
AMHERST - With the 1982 publication of their business blockbuster "The One Minute Manager," Ken Blanchard and co-author Spencer Johnson became gurus of the fledgling leadership in business movement.
"Doors broke down," Blanchard recalled of the book's reception. "Everybody wanted to talk to us."
Maria José Botelho, assistant professor, Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, Language, Literacy, and Culture concentration, Tara Nappi, an SOE doctoral candidate in the Children, Families, and Schools concentration, and Sara Young, a faculty member of Worcester State University, co-presented "Engaging All Students in Critical Multicultural Readings of Children's and Adolescent Literature" during the New England Conference for Multicultural Education (NECME).
Films by School of Education Professor Liane Brandon to Be Screened at New York’s Museum Of Modern Art
Two groundbreaking independent films of the women’s movement by Liane Brandon, professor emeritus of education, have been restored and will be screened Nov. 7 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York as part of its celebration of its ongoing relationship with New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT).
April 30, 2010
The School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers one of the top graduate programs in the country, according to the latest ranking by U.S. News & World Report.
Of the 172 graduate schools of education on the list, UMass Amherst is 47th, tied with Temple University and the University of Tennessee.
Jean Kim has been named vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, assuming the post she has held on an interim basis for the past nine months.
Kim is a UMass Amherst alumna who launched her career in student affairs at the university’s flagship campus in the mid-1970s and has worked at seven universities. This is Kim’s fifth tenure as the chief student affairs officer.
SOE offers webcast of Latino Education and Advocacy Day from California State University on March 29
Laura A. Valdiviezo, assistant professor, School of Education, Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum studies, will facilitate a UMass Amherst webcast viewing of the Latino Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) summit held at California State University, San Bernadino, on Monday, March 29, in Furcolo Hall, IPC Lab, Room 22 from 10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. and in Furcolo Hall, Room 222 from 3:30- 10:00 p.m.