October 2015

Together again

Slideshow from @BC

On Friday morning of Parents’ Weekend, photographer Gary Wayne Gilbert and his team invited families to pose for a picture.


Photo shop

A Boston College Video Minute

Bloopers and outtakes from behind the scenes at the Parents’ Weekend slideshow shoot on Friday, September 25.

Freshman faculty, part 2

Slideshow from @BC

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

Early detection

Article from Boston College Chronicle

Connell School of Nursing professor Judith Vessey is developing a screening tool for middle-school bullying.

Googled: Ken Hackett '68, H'06

Research from @BC

U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See.

Primary sources

John La Farge: Stained glass in New England

Website from Boston College Libraries

A companion to the McMullen Museum's exhibition John La Farge and the Recovery of the Sacred (on display through December 13), this site grew out of research by the show's curator, professor of fine arts Jeffery Howe.

Experiential learning

Videos from Boston College Law School

Third-year law students recount their summer internships:

For students, by students

Videos from the Carroll School of Management

Short productions by finance and marketing major Max Prio ’16 tell how to get the most out of the CSOM experience:

Avoiding extinction

Video from Front Row

Graciela Chichilnisky, the architect of the Kyoto Protocol's carbon market, delivered a keynote address at Boston College's conference on Laudato Si, Pope Francis’s encyclical on climate change.

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From The Office of News and Public Affairs

BC conference on Pope's climate change encyclical. Sampling of coverage: National Catholic Reporter, Vatican Radio, AP via Washington Times.

BC faculty, students comment on Pope Francis' historic US visit. More

Q&A: Professor of Sociology Juliet Schor on increasing opposition to hyper-consumerism. The Atlantic

Carroll School Associate Professor Spencer Harrison co-authors report on cost of creative work. Boston Globe

Professor of History Marilynn Johnson: writes on Immigration Act, subject of her book. Boston Globe | Discusses immigrants. WGBH News

Lynch School Professor Mike Barnett introduces changes to China’s curriculum. CBS News

Center for Retirement Research studies: Empty nesters’ spending. Wall Street Journal | Seniors’ long-term care insurance. Money

Law School Associate Clinical Professor Francine Sherman leads study on girls and juvenile justice. PRI, Guardian (UK), The Hill

Students: Ryan ‘18 and Casey ’19 McGowan reflect on mother, Stacey ’85, on 9/11 anniversary. Boston Globe | Chasen Richter '16 writes on China’s high speed rail. China Daily USA

Op-ed: O'Neill Professor of American Politics R. Shep Melnick writes on Education Department directive on equal access. Wall Street Journal

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