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October 2014


Video from @BC

At the fall career fair, students and employers got acquainted.




Freshman faculty

Slideshow from @BC

A sampling of the 44 tenure-track faculty joining Boston College in the 2014–15 academic year.

Teaching aid

Article from Boston College Chronicle

The new Center for Teaching Excellence provides faculty with resources in academic technology and pedagogy.

Pop quiz: Growth chart

Video from @BC

At the start of Parents' Weekend on September 26, Zachary Jason ’11 interviewed parents and offspring about four weeks of independence and empty nests.

Primary sources

How would you fix Social Security?

Interactive feature from the Washington Post

An adaptation of the Boston College Center for Retirement Research’s Social Security Fix-It Book.

Jesuit and Lakota: Graduation at Red Cloud

Video from America Magazine

A documentary short by Jeremy Zipple, SJ, ’00, M.Div.’13, S.T.L.'14, chronicles the class of 2014 at the Jesuit high school on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation.

Research highlights

News from the chemistry department

Recent studies in catalytic enantioselective multicomponent assembly, molecular encapsulation, and more.

Innovate @BC Social Work

New blog from the Graduate School of Social Work

A review of practices and research, on campus and beyond.

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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.


From The Office of News and Public Affairs

Lynch School: researchers’ 10-year study underscores the effectiveness of the City Connects program in enhancing student learning. Education Weekmore

School of Social Work Dean Alberto Godenzi writes on how the NFL can take an unequivocal stance on domestic violence. Boston Globe

Economics Department: Profs’ latest project: new model to match lung transplant donors and recipients. The Economist

History Professor Heather Cox Richardson on topics related to her new book on the GOP. Sampling of coverage: Washington Post op-ed, U.S. News & World Report Q&A, C-SPAN Book TV

McMullen Museum Wifredo Lam exhibit sheds new light on Cuban modernism. Sampling of coverage: Boston Globe, Cuban Arts News, New York Times preview

Law School: Panel on “Whitey” Bulger documentary featured. CNN | Professor Ray Madoff writes on encouraging charity. New York Times

Crusade by English Professor Paul Lewis brings Poe statue to Boston. Sampling of coverage: New York Times,, WBUR

McIntyre Professor of Mathematics Solomon Friedberg writes that Common Core math lays an essential foundation for students. USA Today

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