November 2014


Video from @BC

From four alumni veterans, personal lessons of the Vietnam War.


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Kevin Allocca ’06, YouTube’s head of culture and trends, returned to campus to talk with students about the “unconventional career path.”

Student counsel

Article from Boston College Chronicle

Boston College Law School students provide free legal aid to local minority entrepreneurs.

"Sweep Down the Field"

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In 1931, two sophomores composed a gridiron song that some hailed as a more “catchy college tune" than "For Boston."


A Boston College Video Minute

Gasson 100, the Irish Room, lies empty. Enter a man with a drill.

Primary sources

Immigrant Integration Lab Newsletter

From the School of Social Work

With guides to research, further reading, and recent law, this edition focuses on the unaccompanied minors who cross U.S. borders. 


Video from Front Row

Harpoon Brewery cofounder and CEO Daniel Kenary visits the Manager's Studio for an interview and Q&A with students.

Japanese prints collection

Newsletter from Boston College Libraries

An illustrated overview of the Burns Library’s more than 150 mid-18th to 20th-century Japanese woodblock prints, recently inventoried by Asian studies minor Erin Furlong ’14.

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From the economics department

From “Deadbeat Dads” to “Productivity and the Welfare of Nations,” the most-read working papers of 2014 by Boston College economists.


From The Office of News and Public Affairs

New executive vice president named: alumnus Michael J. Lochhead, current vice president for administration and finance and treasurer of the College of the Holy Cross. More

Carroll School launches Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action, named for benefactor, alumnus Joseph E. Corcoran. Boston Globe, more

Professor of Biology David Burgess leads $19-million National Institutes of Health biomedical research diversity initiative. Chronicle of Higher Education, more

Professor of English, Director of American Studies Carlo Rotella profiles Bernard Hopkins, “cunning” boxing champion. New York Times Magazine

Survey ranks Lynch School fifth in the nation for alumni salaries. USA Today College

School of Social Work Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing writes tribute to the late Boston Mayor Tom Menino. WBUR Cognoscenti

Center for Work and Family Executive-in-Residence Lauren Stiller Rikleen writes on why millennials should take parents to work.

Late University Historian, Professor of History Thomas O'Connor, “dean of Boston historians,” inspires city mapmaker. Boston Globe: maps, article

School of Theology and Ministry Professor Richard Clifford, S.J., writes on learning from Adam and Eve. America

Sloan Center on Aging and Work Director, School of Social Work Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes writes on workplace flexibility. The Conversation

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