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Freshman class

Slideshow from @BC

A synthesist, a catalyzer, a climatologist, and an appreciative interpreter of Islamic culture are among the 28 faculty who begin work at Boston College this year.


Sciences surge

Story from Boston College Chronicle

Popular majors this year also include communications and finance.


Playing at the edge

Video from @BC

30 years ago WZBC-FM took up a mission to broadcast pop music that wasn't popular.


Bedell named to lead research

Story from Boston College Chronicle

Rourke Professor Kevin Bedell has been named to the newly created post of vice provost for research.



Money matters

A journal from the Center for Asset Management

A look at the most recent issue of Insights, a quarterly web-based journal, available by corporate subscription from the Carroll School's new Center for Asset Management. The journal presents research by Boston College faculty into regulatory and economic issues in financial management.

Googled: Philip Landrigan, M.D.,'63, getting the lead out

Research from @BC

A leader in studies of lead, asbestos, Gulf War Syndrome, pesticides, and PCB's, has now turned his attention to the toxic dust of 9/11.

The God Who May Be

Audio from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

In a three-part interview this past summer on the CBC program "Ideas", Richard Kearney, Charles Seelig Professor of Philosophy, discusses his book The God Who May Be: A Hermeneutics of Religion (Indiana University Press, 2001), which focuses on the importance of academic engagement between religion and philosophy.

Is telling stories good for democracy?

Video from Front Row

Francesca Polletta, associate professor of sociology at Columbia University, discusses storytelling as a political campaign tool, including its use in the 2004 presidential elections.

Eminence domain

Website from the Alumni Association

On October 19, the Alumni Association made its annual "awards of excellence" to 10 men and women from the classes of 1964 to 2005.


From Public Affairs

10 Years Along: A Q&A with Father Leahy in the BC Chronicle

BC again a top producer of Fulbrights. Chronicle of Higher Education [pdf]

Students vote Carroll School's Barry among nation's favorite business profs. Business Week

CNBC's Jim Cramer was bullish on BC in a broadcast from campus. Video [wmv]

C21 initiative noted in the Times of London [pdf]

A centenary Samuel Beckett exhibit at Burns Library. MetroWestDaily News

BC ranked among nation's 'fittest' colleges by Men's Fitness

Weston Observatory and Lynch School help students track quakes. Lawrence Eagle Tribune

USA Today: Eagles tops in academics. BC Chronicle

BC's 'Rudy': Steve Aponavicius' football debut. New York Post, Boston Globe

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