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The method children use to count as they move their tokens on a board game is directly linked to their gains in numeracy, according to a new study co-authored by Lynch School of Education Assistant Professor Elida Laski. BC News Release | | Sampling of coverage: Times Live (South Africa), UK Daily Mail, Science Daily, Health Newsline, Science Codex, Business Standard, Free Press Journal (India), MedicalXpress.com, Indian Express
Musically talented BC undergraduates are spending part of their week giving lessons to 60 children at the Gardner Pilot Academy in Allston, part of a music outreach program coordinated by Music Lecturer Barbara Gawlick and her husband, Assistant Professor Ralf Gawlick. BC Chronicle | Boston.com
Philippe A. Thibodeau ‘67 was on campus when the news of the Kennedy assassination hit. He chronicled that day and those that followed in a journal, now, contained in the University archives.
Political Science Professor Gerald Easter has won two major awards from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies for his book, Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States, which examines divergent approaches to taxation among former East Bloc countries. BC Bookmarks
Birth rates in the U.S. are on the decline. What does this statistic say about attitudes toward family among today's young professionals, and about government and workplace policies that support families? Center for Work and Family Director of Corporate Partnerships Danielle Hartmann discussed the topic on Fox News Boston
Alumnus, longtime University trustee and benefactor Peter S. Lynch and his wife, Carolyn A. Lynch, through their foundation and personal fortune, have donated more than $100 million to education. Their quiet approach to philanthropy, through endeavors such as the Lynch Leadership Academy at BC, is featured by the New York Times and the Boston Globe.
Unfortunately, for those people who face losing their present coverage and would prefer not to, it is not feasible to allow them to retain it on anything more than a temporary basis, according to Law Professor Mary Ann Chirba, who is co-author with adjunct faculty member Alice Noble of a new book about the Affordable Care Act. Washington Post.com