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Lauren Gervasi, an Art Education graduate student, leads a mindfulness workshop with seventh-grade students at CREC Academy of Science and Innovation in New Britain on Nov. 17. (Photo by Johnathon Henninger)

As an Art Education major, Jessica Figueroa is required to learn about brain science. When she was called upon to teach about it recently, she embraced the challenge and put her artistic talents to work.

After introducing herself to a small group of seventh graders at CREC’s Academy of Science & Innovation, she held...

By Loretta Waldman

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