The members of the Richmond 34, including Dr. Anderson J. Franklin, were honored at the unveiling of a historical marker in Richmond, VA for their sit-in during the Civil Rights Movement. The subsequent arrests of 34 Virginia Union University students, which were later overturned, represented a significant victory for the Movement.
Professor Eric Dearing co-authored "Parenting Matters," which focuses on supporting parents of young children. The report calls on health services and education agencies to make parenting a prioirty by developing a national framework to increase access to support systems for parents.
Professor Andy Hargreaves, Lynch School’s Thomas More Brennan Chair, will serve on Scotland’s new International Council of Education Advisers. The Council will advise on the government’s priorities for education and develop action plans, which will be influenced by international best practice.
Friday, August 26 to Wednesday, August 31
(Programming depends on department.)
Orientation is a chance for graduate students to familiarize themselves with the Lynch School and their respective departments as well as meet faculty and classmates.
Thursday, August 25
Orientation is a chance for graduate and professional students to familiarize themselves with Boston College and its resources. Also, they will have several opportunities to attend social events, like the barbecue lunch and the welcome reception, to meet classmates.