September 2016

O Pioneers

Slideshow from @BC

Move-in day at the University’s newest, and second-largest, residence hall.

University Convocation

Article from Boston College Chronicle

The state of the University; planning for the future.

Going, going

A Boston College Video Minute

Edmond’s Hall disappears.

Googled: Eric Nam '11

Research from @BC

In pursuit of K-pop stardom.

Primary sources

Core pilot courses 2016–17

Videos from the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Profiles of the 13 new (and three returning) interdisciplinary core curriculum courses for freshmen, featuring interviews with the faculty pairs who teach them.

Year in review

Newsletter from the Connell School of Nursing

Faculty research, student achievements, alumni honors—highlights from 2015–16.

Flesh made Word

Videos from the School of Theology and Ministry

Nine lessons on “the art of crafting a homily” by Thomas A. Kane, CSP, who has taught the subject for more than 40 years.

Experiential learning

Webpage from Boston College Law School

Externships, advocacy programs, semesters on location (in D.C. and London), and the innovative Legal Services LAB, a fully functioning law firm featuring seven clinics (from civil litigation to IP law). With video.

CEO Club briefing

Video from the Carroll School of Management

Muhtar Kent, chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company, addresses the Boston College club's inaugural Global Forum, in Dublin.

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From The Office of News and Public Affairs

McMullen Museum of Art debuts new, world-class space on Brighton Campus. More | Inaugural exhibition is “Beyond Words.” Wall Street Journal review, Boston Globe (Globe West, Art Picks)

Op-ed: Law School Professor Daniel Kanstroom: stop deporting immigrants for minor offenses. New York Times “Room for Debate”

Story of 9/11 hero Welles Remy Crowther '99 chronicled in new book. Sampling of coverage: ABC Good Morning America, Parade magazine (book excerpt), Wall Street Journal (Peggy Noonan column)

Lynch School: Brennan Professor Andrew Hargreaves on Scotland's new International Council of Education Advisors. BBC meeting coverage, more | BC-Boston Archdiocese Urban Catholic Teachers Corps prepares “best” Catholic schools teachers.

Some 450 business leaders, officials attend first overseas meeting of Boston College Chief Executives Club. Boston Globe, Sunday Business Post (former Sen. George Mitchell address) | More on BC in Ireland

Ferris Professor of Physics Michael Naughton, researchers: nanoscale device developed to advance search for faster wireless communication. Sampling of coverage: Science Daily, PhysOrg, AZONano

BC chosen as academic partner for Forbes $1 million global pitch competitions for entrepreneurs, part of magazine's Boston summit. Sampling of coverage: Forbes, Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal

School of Theology and Ministry Assistant Professor Hosffman Ospino discusses guide he developed, and initiative, to chart Hispanics' pastoral direction. National Catholic Reporter

Carroll School studies: Center for Retirement Research economist Matthew Rutledge finds those over 55 funneled into "old-person" jobs. New York Times | Coping with emotionally difficult work: research team led by Associate Professor Judith Clair. Harvard Business Review

Connell School Professor Ann Wolbert Burgess, pioneer in forensic nursing and leader in the treatment of trauma victims, designated "Living Legend" by the American Academy of Nursing. More

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