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Boston U. Creates Scholarship to Honor Graduate Student Killed in Bombing

Seven members of the university’s Board of Trustees have committed $560,000 to start the fund, which commemorates Lingzi Lu. Ms. Lu, a native of China who was in her first year as a graduate student in mathematics and statistics, died on Monday. The fund was “created in accordance with the preferences” of her family, which is traveling to Boston from China this week.


Trustees launch $560,000 fund in response to worldwide outpouring As thousands of offers to help in some way pour in from alumni, friends, and others around the world, a fund has been established to endow a memorial scholarship in the name of Lu Lingzi, the BU graduate student who was one of three people killed in the Boston Marathon bomb attacks on April 15.

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