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Professor M. Brinton Lykes was among an international group of women who made a rare crossing of the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea in late May, an effort to bring attention to the need for peace between the two nations.
Professor Rebekah Levine Coley discusses the importance of location to the health of poor and middle class families, in conjunction with a new "best and worst cities for families" survey.
Dean Maureen Kenny, who has led the Lynch School as interim dean and then dean since 2011, has announced her plans to step down after four years of successful leadership.
The Lynch School is now offering new certificate & specialization programs that can be completed as part of a master's program or as an individual certificate.
Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves recently was named among "Influential Educators Who Are Changing the Way We Learn," a list curated by leading education site Noodle.
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.
In an op-ed for Education Week on ways in which the U.S. could modify its approach to standardized testing, National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia cited research of Finland's education success story conducted by Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves and Professor Dennis Shirley.
A new study published by Daphne Hernandez, Ph.D. '05, suggests family-related factors also play a role in children's risk of obesity.
Faculty from the Lynch School and MassBay Community College will launch iCREAT, a school-to-career initiative focused on the need for “middle skill” workers in the tech sector, with a three-year, $891,000 National Science Foundation grant.
Associate Professor Michael Barnett will soon embark on a history-making trip to China, where he will introduce new instructional methods to the country's high school teachers.
Thomas More Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves was awarded the Grawemeyer Award for Education on April 15.
Professor Dennis Shirley was recently featured in a video series entitled "Leaders in Educational Thought: Ways of Change," produced by the Ontario Ministry of Education's Student Achievement Division.
Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves was selected for a Teaching with Technology award, given annually by the university's Center for Teaching Excellence. Hargreaves will be honored during the Center's Excellence in Teaching day on May 13.
Hans de Wit, incoming director of the Center for International Higher Education, discusses plans for the center, including exploration of the intersection of higher ed and Catholic identity in Latin America.
Associate Professor Usha Tummala-Narra outlined several strategies for coping with emotions stemming from the Boston marathon bomber's trial, conviction and upcoming sentencing in a recent interview.
Associate Professor Katherine McNeill speaks with the National Science Teachers Association during their biweekly podcast on her research supporting teachers with explanation.
Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves was named Editor-in-Chief of the new Journal of Professional Capital and Community, beginning publication in 2016.
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.