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Daycare Doesn't Lead to Aggression

Professor Eric Dearing found that daycare doesn't lead to aggressive behavior in toddlers in a new study conducted with colleagues from the Norwegian Center for Child Development, published last week in Psychological Science.

South Korea's New International Education Policy

Research professor Philip Altbach critiqued South Korea's new plan to hold specific courses for foreign students, arguing that international students should integrate with, not be isolated from, domestic students.

Professor adds hands-on lessons to Chinese schools

In what is believed to be one of the first partnerships of its kind between an American university and the Chinese K-12 educational system, Professor Mike Barnett is working to help inject more creativity into Chinese curriculums.

Future of Work in America

Professor David Blustein discussed work in the future, the health and psychological implications of job displacements, and technological advances and other factors that have and will continue to impact the U.S. economy and the job market as a guest on Southern California public radio.

Nationalization of Internationalization

Incoming Center for International Higher Education Director Hans de Wit and former director Research Professor Philip Altbach, say that associations like NAFSA and the European Association for International Education need to not let themselves be driven too far in the direction of an education industry.

Women Walk for Peace in Korea

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.

Best, Worst Cities for Families

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.

Maureen Kenny to Step Down as Dean of LSOE

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.

New Professional Enhancement Programs at LSOE

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.

Marks of Distinction

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 Kenny Ranked in Top 10 Most Influential Education Deans

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.

Modifying Standardized Testing

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.

Alumna's Research Highlights Links Between Family Stress and Obesity

A new study published by Daphne Hernandez, Ph.D. '05, suggests family-related factors also play a role in children's risk of obesity.

LSOE and MassBay Profs Want to iCREAT Jobs

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.

Professor to Aid China Ed Reform

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.