About the Foundation
Public Policy Fellowships
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Art Prizes Awarded
Celebrating 20 Years of Impact:
Rappaport Research Scholar Dr. Erin Dunn Proposes Screening Children's Teeth for Hints of Future Mental Health Problems-Via The Boston Globe
“As a scientist, you are always trying to place bets on what kind of work will make the most impact, and how you can develop better tools to prevent mental health problems in the future,” said Dr. Erin Dunn, Rappaport Research Scholar and lead researcher on the tooth study team. December 17, 2019
“Our data reveal that the lack of diversity in Massachusetts’ teacher workforce has its origins largely in the early stages of the teacher development pipeline.” December 2, 2019
2018 Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy Fellow Selected to Receive a 2020 Skadden Fellowship-BC Law
“Lauren Koster has been selected to receive a 2020 Skadden Fellowship to pursue a career in public interest work. She will begin her fellowship with the Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts in August 2020.” November 19, 2019.
The Art of Healing: Rappaport Art Prize Winner and Vanderbilt Professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Wants to Change the World Through Art-Vanderbilt Magazine
“ Campos-Pons joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2017, and with her arrival came a visibility that only the most influential artists command. Her presence has raised the international profile of Nashville’s visual arts community. Yet she doesn’t pay attention to any of that, remaining steadfast in her devotion to using creativity as a tool for healing.” November 13, 2019.
Perfecting Cannabis Policy: Rappaport Panelists Discuss Role of Municipalities and Criminal Justice Reform in Achieving Parity in the Pot Industry-BC Law Magazine
“The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy continued to place a spotlight on issues of equality, inequality, equity, and inequity with its most recent program, “Pot and Parity.” November 7, 2019.
Rappaport MGH Research Fellow Brian Edlow, MD and a team at MGH have created the highest resolution MRI scan of the human brain. October 30, 2019.
The Rappaport Foundation event included an e-poster session and a “science slam” featuring foundation-supported researchers from Mass General and other area health care institutions. October 2019.
Jerome Lyle Rappaport Visiting Professor and former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 12:15-1:15 pm. Boston College Law School, Newton, MA. Presented by the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy.