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Pop quiz: Opening day

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Zachary Jason ’11 asks students (returning and new), parents, and faculty the big questions: What are you looking forward to? What are you most dreading? What is a rugby ruck?

State of the Heights

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At University Convocation, President William P. Leahy, SJ, executive vice president Patrick Keating, and provost David Quigley reviewed recent achievements and current challenges.

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Study guides

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Undergraduate research fellows of summer 2014 and their mentors.

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Takedown

A Boston College Video Minute

More Hall vanishes.

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Googled: Erik Weihenmayer ’91, H’03

Research from @BC

Having summited Everest, the blind extreme adventurer has a new quest that he says is “10 times scarier.”

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Kitchen confidential: Farmers' market

Video from Boston College Dining Services

In early fall, students come to Corcoran Plaza for melons, tomatoes, and other locally grown produce.


C21 Resources

Publication from the Church in the 21st Century Center

Poverty is the theme, with reflections by Pope Francis, Boston College theologians, and others.


Career development

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CSOM students offer their perspectives.


Blog from the John J. Burns Library

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From a survey of Boston's debated boundaries (annex Cambridge?) to first editions of Dickens and Joyce to modern Japanese woodcuts, exploring the University's collections.


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The new, improved website of the independent student newspaper at Boston College; Austin Tedesco '15, web designer.


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EXPERIENCING VIETNAM

A conversation with alumni veterans of the Vietnam conflict • Moderated by history professor Seth Jacobs • Sponsored by Boston College Magazine • Register online to attend, or view a live stream.
November 11, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

NEWS ROUNDUP

From The Office of News and Public Affairs

In our virtual world, are people losing touch with the sense of touch itself?, asks Seelig Professor of Philosophy Richard Kearney. New York Times, Irish Times

Carroll School’s Master of Science in Finance is second-highest ranked U.S. program in its category, according to 2014 Financial Times global survey.

Young Latin Americans pay the price for America’s immigration policy blunders, writes Political Science Professor Peter Skerry. Weekly Standard

English Associate Professor of the Practice Joseph Nugent’s students create Digital Dubliners, multimedia edition of James Joyce classic. Chronicle of Higher Education, Irish Times, more

What is the purpose of educational benchmarking?, asks Lynch School Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves. Washington Post

Profiles of new Jesuit priests Rev. Mario Powell, and Rev. Michael Rozier, 2014 School of Theology and Ministry graduates.

Essay: Institute for the Liberal Arts' inaugural Journalism Fellow Maura Johnston writes on the real song of summer. New York Times Review

Alumnus Pete Frates raises awareness of, support to find cure for, ALS. Sampling of coverage: ESPN video, Boston Globe editorial, more

Interview: Novelist, essayist and English Professor Elizabeth Graver discusses her inspiration and process. Boston Globe

Launch of start-ups with missions: BC Carroll School student (Boston Innovation), Law School alumna (USA Today Change Agent)

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