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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.