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The LU Lingzi Scholarship Fund

The attack on the Boston Marathon tragically took the life of three race spectators. One of them was LU Lingzi, a graduate student at Boston University (GRS'14).

Lingzi was a beloved member of the BU community. An optimist with a powerful work ethic, she had just passed the first part of the master's comprehensive exam in statistics—an accomplishment that gave her great satisfaction. Along with her friends and family, we grieve at her passing.

Boston University is determined to keep Lingzi's memory and example alive. Toward that end, and in conformance with the wishes of her family, the Trustees of the University have voted to establish the LU Lingzi Scholarship Fund. Members of the Board of Trustees collectively have made contributions in excess of $560,000 to the fund.

All members of the extended Boston University family are invited to contribute to the LU Lingzi Scholarship Fund, with contributions in any amount being gratefully accepted.

To share words of support with the family and friends of LU Lingzi you may post messages here.


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