September 2015

And on your right . . .

A Boston College Video Minute

Beantown for beginners.

Freshman faculty

Slideshow from @BC

A sampling of the 44 tenured and tenure-track faculty who joined Boston College for the 2015–16 academic year.

A deliberate walk

Audio from @BC

Sounds from 13 days of class on the Camino de Santiago.

Highlights and the view ahead

Article from Boston College Chronicle

At University Convocation, University President William P. Leahy, SJ, executive vice president Michael Lochhead, and provost David Quigley described recent academic and development gains.

Remembering John Mahoney (1928–2015)

Audio from @BC

The University’s inaugural Rattigan Professor of English shared his love of Romantic poetry, written and spoken.


Slideshow from @BC

From freshman sign-in to activities sign-up—scenes from the past month.

Primary sources

Our common home: An ethical summons to tackle climate change

Conference schedule from Boston College

This event, sponsored by the Institute for the Liberal Arts with departments, centers, programs, and offices across the University, will bring together environmentalists, economists, theologians, and journalists to discuss Pope Francis’s encyclical on climate change (Laudato Si), September 28–October 1.

Tenth annual finance conference

Videos from the Carroll School of Management

Talks by Harvard historian Niall Ferguson, author of The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (2008), CNBC senior economics correspondent Larry Kudlow, and Nicholas Burns ’78, former Ambassador to Greece, delivered on June 4.

A Boston state of mind

Video from the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program

A 40-minute documentary on mental healthcare in Boston, produced by Presidential Scholars from the Class of 2017 as part of their sophomore requirement to develop a social justice project.

Give me a B! Give me a C!

Video from the Division of Student Affairs

The Class of 2019 assembles for a photo in Alumni Stadium.

“No two students are the same”

Video from the Lynch School of Education

Jenna Haake ’14, M.Ed.’15, describes her work in—and preparation for—a special education-integrated classroom.

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From The Office of News and Public Affairs

Carroll School: Launch of Shea Center for Entrepreneurship. Boston Business Journal, Dow Jones MarketWatch | Deanship endowed. More

BC ranked among nation’s top 30 universities in 2016 U.S. News & World Report survey. More

Study: Professor of Economics Claudia Olivetti, other NY Federal Reserve researchers: compensation disparity by gender for women in management greater than in working-class jobs. Huffington Post

McMullen Museum exhibit highlights renowned artist John La Farge. Boston Globe (review), Arts & the Antiques Weekly (Q&A with alumnus, donor), More

Lynch School: Associate Professor Eric Dearing study: day care doesn’t breed aggression. Daily Mail (UK), Parenting | Professor Mike Barnett enlisted by Chinese officials to inject creativity into curricula. Boston Globe

Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences Jeremy Shakun, team: greenhouse gas, ice age glacial melt. Sampling of coverage: PhysOrg, International Business Times, the Scotsman (UK)

Law School: Assistant Professor Kari Hong writes on deportation and criminal justice. Boston Globe | Libby Professor (law and theology) Cathleen Kaveny writes on Church and civil law. Commonweal

History Department: Assistant Professor Arissa Oh on South Korea and international adoption. Public Radio International | Professor Heather Cox Richardson on the Harding presidency. The Atlantic

Students: Junior Ryan Duffy writes on climate change, 2016 election.  New York Times | Senior Molly Boigon shares her interfaith journey. WGBH

Associate Professor of Communication Ashley Duggan, School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Andrea Vicini, S.J.: study on improving doctor-patient interaction. New York Magazine

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