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Hans de Wit, a respected authority on global issues in higher education, has been named the director of the Center for International Higher Education at the Lynch School.
Visiting Associate Professor Martin Scanlan was named Author of the Month by publishing company Routledge for his book "Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools."
For the 15th year in a row, the Lynch School of Education has been ranked a top 25 Graduate School of Education by U.S. News and World Report.
Professor Ana Martínez-Alemán was elected as the Division J (Postsecondary Education) Vice President of the American Educational Research Association Council for a three-year term beginning in 2016.
Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves weighs in on whether or not the Program for International Student Assessment should be saved.
Research Professor Philip Altbach comments on the nature of censorship and academic freedom at universities in the U.S. and abroad.
One year after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Associate Professor Usha Tummala-Narra spoke with WBZ-AM News about how families of the victims can come to terms with their loss.
Associate Professor Alec Peck led BC's annual service trip to Jamaica last week, funded in part by a BC alumnus and parent who wanted the group to make an even bigger impact.
Principals, teachers and students from nearly 30 Catholic schools throughout the Northeast joined BC's Roche Center for Catholic Education for a close look at how they can help fulfill Pope Francis' vision of faith in action.
Kerry Dunne, Ed.D. '12 and the Boston Public School District's director of history and social studies, helped revise the district's history curriculum to include Boston's history of court-ordered school desegregation.
Asscociate Professor Eric Dearing wrote on the importance of leadership in family engagement in honor of the President's Day holiday.
A panel of Lynch School alumni and students spoke about their non-traditional paths to Lynch and how their graduate degrees and experiences parlayed them to where they are now.
Natalie DiFusco-Funk, B.Ed. '03, M.Ed. '08, was named the 2015 Salem City Schools Division Teacher of the Year in Salem, Va., where she is currently a fifth-grade teacher.
City Connects, based at the Lynch School's Center for Optimized Student Success, is already at work addressing the out-of-school factors that account for two-thirds of the achievement gap between low-income students and their peers.
UCTC combines a commitment to social justice with faith-based learning while serving urban students in Boston Catholic schools.
A passion for empowering her graduate students to effect change earned Professor Lisa Goodman a 2014 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award, presented annually to faculty who have inspired students to work to benefit society.
Research Professor Philip Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, discusses his report on India's higher education system's "state of extensive decay."
A Springfield, Ohio school is seeing growth under direction from City Connects, a program based out of the Lynch School's Center for Optimized Student Support.
Lecturer Julia Whitcavitch-DeVoy discusses the psychology behind four main areas of successful entrepreneurship in an interview with the Boston Business Journal.
A study co-authored by Associate Professor Eric Dearing is highlighted in coverage of a recent shooting death, reportedly of a wealthy father by his son in a dispute over an allowance.
Research Professor Philip Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, discussed the models of tuition-free higher education already in place abroad.
Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves and Cawthorne Chair Marilyn Cochran-Smith have been ranked in the top 50 on the 2015 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence list by Education Week.
Research Professor Philip Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, and CIHE Associate Director Laura Rumbley found that "faculty inbreeding is common worldwide" in their new global study on "academic inbreeding."
Professor Lisa Goodman is the 2014 recipient of the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award, which recognizes educators who have inspired their former students to make significant contributions to society.
Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves was elected as President of the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) for a two-year term beginning in 2017. Dr. Hargreaves will serve as ICSEI’s President-Elect until the start of his term.
Associate Professor Karen Arnold discussed the use and necessity of technology within higher education's classrooms, including whether or not online forums truly contribute to the learning experience.
Professor Brinton Lykes was recently chosen as the recipient of the Florence L. Denmark and Mary E. Reuder Award for Outstanding International Contributions to the Psychology of Women and Gender from the American Psychological Association.
Carly's Kids—a foundation established in memory of Carly Hughes '11 to continue her passion for education and helping others—donated $10,000 to Holy Family School in Natchez, Miss., where she traveled with the Lynch School on service trips.
Cawthorne Chair Marilyn Cochran-Smith received the Distinguished Scholar Lifetime Achievement Award from the Literary Research Association for her contributions to the field that have had a significant impact on the field of literacy theory, research, and practice.
Thomas More Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves has been named a recipient of the 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Education from the University of Louisville for his research and writing about the development and support of effective teachers for all schools.