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An international group of women made a rare crossing of the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, to bring attention to the need for peace between the two nations. Lynch School of Education Professor M. Brinton Lykes, associate director of BC's Center for Human Rights and International Justice, was among them. BC Chronicle
A new University Core Renewal Committee will assume responsibility for the core curriculum beginning July 1, Provost and Dean of Faculties David Quigley has announced. In addition, Associate Professor of History Julian Bourg will serve as inaugural Associate Dean for the Core. More
Public schools in Washington, D.C., have made promising improvements after seven years of intensive reforms, but many disparities persist, according to authors of a National Research Council report, among them Lynch School of Education Professor Diana Pullin. Washington Post, WTOP
Boston College will host Georgia Tech in Ireland at the Aer Lingus College Football Classic on September 3, 2016. The announcement was made June 4 at a press conferences in Dublin, attended by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and one at BC, featuring Director of Athletics Brad Bates, alumnus and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Football Head Coach Steve Addazio. View video
Assistant Professor of Mathematics J. Elisenda Grigsby is the inaugural recipient of a new research prize in topology and geometry, awarded by the Association for Women in Mathematics.
Lynch School of Education Dean Maureen Kenny is among the nation's most influential deans in the field, ranking at No. 8 in a survey by test preparation service provider Mometrix.