Alumni of Lesley University, including members of the Class of 1969 on campus for a 50th reunion, got a surprise during the weekend’s awards ceremony: U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley made a surprise visit and speech in honor of her chief of staff, alum Sarah Groh.
Lesley University has chosen Amy Green Deines to be dean of its College of Art and Design, Provost Margaret Everett announced Thursday. Deines will start work in July, succeeding Richard Zauft, who is retiring at the end of the academic year.
Members of Deborah Mason’s Cambridge Youth Dance Program Sophie Carey, Elizabeth Morse and Al Pirani had a surprise Saturday night during intermission at Boston Ballet’s “Full on Forsythe”: They ran into U.S. senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren.
Cambridge’s Meg Bond, of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, has been named the 2018 Distinguished University Professor for her research on workplace sexual harassment and efforts to transform organizations into more welcoming, equitable environments.