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In Memoriam: Carolyn A. Lynch

Carolyn Lynch, a proud Boston College parent, honorary degree recipient and generous University benefactor who, along with her husband Peter, was the namesake of the Carolyn A and Peter S. Lynch School of Education, has died of leukemia. She was 69.

Honoring Carolyn's Legacy

We are greatly saddened to learn of the loss of Carolyn Lynch, friend and benefactor to ​the Lynch School of Education​. We extend our condolences to Peter Lynch '65, H'95, and his family, and honor Carolyn's many ​contributions by striving for excellence in living out the mission of the school that bears her name. Read more about the Lynches impact on the Lynch School.

Challenging China's Curriculum

Some of China's children are now being taught in a style that's more typically American, focused less on memorization for grueling exams and more on thinking and reason, thanks to Professor Mike Barnett. His methods, already at use in 500 U.S. schools and now being introduced to the Chinese curriculum.


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Fall 2015 Career Center Events

Whether you want assistance with job search strategies, summer and internship opportunities, choosing a career direction, networking with alumni, writing resumes and cover letters, or writing a grad school application, the staff of the Career Center is available to help.

Save the Dates: Lynch School Symposia

Monday, October 5
Keynote by Kathy Mears

Monday, November 23
Keynote by Dr. Anthony Bryk, '70

Tuesday, March 22
Keynote by Dr. Tommy Chang

Upcoming Graduate Admissions Events

Doctoral Open House
Tuesday, October 13
7:00-8:30 PM

Master's Open House
Thursday, October 22
7:00-9:00 PM

Diversity Challenge 2015

Race, Culture, and Social Justice

Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24

Our Pillars of Excellence: Promoting social justice through professional preparation, collaborative research & policy impact on a global scale