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Nicholas Kristof & Maro Chermayeff Kick Off Peace Week 2015 with Lecture
Though they can be hard to find in a world beset by poverty, violence and everyday hardship, there are solutions, and art can make them visible. Those were the core messages Pulitzer prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof and filmmaker Maro Chermayeff delivered in a Peace Week lecture in the Meetinghouse on February 9.
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Students/Teachers Participate in Quaker Leadership Conference
Five Friends Seminary students and two teachers traveled to Viriginia to to explore art and social change during the 18th Annual Quaker Youth Leadership Conference.
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Friends, NYU Advance Partnership
Friends Seminary is pleased to announce an enhanced partnership with NYU that will expand the educational experience of students at both institutions.
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Peace Week 2015 Lecture Preview
To prepare for next week's Peace Week lecture, featuring Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof and renowned filmmaker Maro Chermayeff, we urge you to learn more about A Path Appears — the book and the film. To learn more about the three-part film series, please read this interview with Maro Chermayeff on the Independent Lens blog.
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Teacher Hassan Wilson and His Teaching Methods Featured in Two Magazines
Science Teacher Hassan Wilson was recently featured in Scholastic's Instructor Magazine and in Principal Leadership magazine for his work in flipping his classroom.
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Students Explore Identity During Day of Concern
Upper School students and faculty explored identity, privilege, and power, and how these social constructs relate to challenges within their lives during Day of Concern on January 21.
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Peace Week 2015 Theme and Speakers Announced
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof and renowned filmmaker Maro Chermayeff will kick-off Peace Week 2015. The week's theme is Power & Persuasion: Art as Social Commentary.
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Teacher Fred Schubert Published in Journal of Chemical Education
Science Teacher Fred Schubert's paper on the oxidation of iron was recently published in the Journal of Chemical Education. "Watching the steel wool rust takes a week and is a passive activity," Fred said of the experiment. However, "the simulation work, on the other hand, is a lively exercise."
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K-12 PEP Dialogue to Feature Dr. Ron Taffel
Child-rearing expert and author Dr. Ron Taffel will present his parent talk, "The Enduring Keys To Great Parent-Child Communication From Kindergarten To High School," on January 29. This event is open to all parents.
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