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Amie Kang wins a
Teaching Award!

Major congratulations to our lab member Amie Kang for winning the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award in 2022! Amie has been a dedicated member and leader of the Purpose Lab, and it is no surprise to us that her qualities have led to this well-deserved recognition!
 

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Boston College has added its True North program to orientation for first-year students this summer, encouraging them to think more deeply about a major. “How about if we help students make meaningful decisions?” says Timothy Klein, who leads the project.
 

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Boston College Magazine

Formative Education in Action: Faculty research projects explore what it means to educate the whole person.
 

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Boston College News

Formative education thriving at Boston College: Amid pandemic, efforts to promote and support a formative experience for students persevered—and flourished, survey shows.
 

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EdTech Magazine

Using Tech to Boost the Value of Higher Education During COVID-19: Boston College researchers collaborate with the university's CDIL and IT department to find innovative solutions.
 

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The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

A conversation with Dr. Belle Liang: The intersection of positive female youth development and mentoring
 

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Boston College News

True North: Lynch School Professor Belle Liang and her research team are developing an app to help students discover pathways to finding purpose in college and beyond 

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Lexington - Wicked Local

Lexington high school students Toby Ting, Anna Hazewindus, Will Sbihli, Lucas Viana and Josh Smith have partnered with Boston College professor Belle Liang to launch BC MentorOn.  

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MentorOn Program Video

Boston College Professor Belle Liang and her son, Toby, have created a virtual community called MentorOn to pass down mentoring, from college to high school to younger generations.