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February 2016

Insider: Jerry York's locker room

Interactive feature from @BC

It’s minutes to game-time, against a long-standing rival, and Kelley Rink awaits. Enter Coach York.


Museum quality

Video from @BC

A co-curator of the current McMullen show of Irish arts and crafts describes the hunt for rare pieces and why it mattered.


Slideshow from @BC

Three months in the life of an all-student Bollywood fusion dance troupe.

Woods College advances

Article from Boston College Chronicle

Initiatives include a new MS degree in cybersecurity policy and governance and a redesigned undergraduate curriculum.


Slideshow from @BC

Community gifts, “cross-coupling” chemistry, and drama—scenes from the past six weeks.

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BC in DC

Video from Boston College Law School

The Center for Experiential Learning places Boston College Law students in full-time externships in the nation’s capital. Diane Prend, JD’16, spent a semester in the Environmental Defense Section of the Department of Justice.


Video from the Office of News and Public Affairs

The Career Center’s new two-day program helps sophomores in the liberal arts bring their career options into focus.

Agape Latte: Love stories

Video from the Church in the 21st Century Center

“The stories of love at Boston College are often not great novels," Kerry Cronin ’87, Ph.D.’15, tells students. "Sometimes they’re more like haikus.” But love, she says, is what we're called to do.

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From The Office of News and Public Affairs

BC launches strategic planning effort to identify institutional priorities for the next decade. More

BC joins top tier of doctoral universities with highest levels of research activity in latest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. More

Carroll School: Professor of Business Law Christine O’Brien’s labor law research featured. New York Times | Associate Professor of Information Systems Sam Ransbotham: report on software and security. London School of Economics Business Review

Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences Jeremy Shakun, international team: new climate change report. CBS, more

Lynch School: Roche Center Executive Director Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill leads language initiative in Texas. Texas Catholic | Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves honored as leading advocate of public schools; named education influencer. More, Education Week

Survey shows BC social science degrees offer higher earning potential. Wall Street Journal

Professor of Sociology Juliet Schor shares views on economic growth and environmental sustainability.  | Among experts tapped on climate change. JStor Daily, The Atlantic

Study by School of Social Work Associate Professor Thomas Crea on refugee higher education. Times Higher Education

Canisius Professor James Keenan, S.J., Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program director, writes on trip with students to Nicaragua. Dotcommonweal

Hockey Coach Jerry York wins 1,000th-career game, NCAA first., Boston Globe (pre-win) | Men’s, women’s teams take home Beanpot trophies. More

Seelig Professor in Philosophy Richard Kearney, Associate Professor of Fine Arts Sheila Gallagher create, tour performance commemorating Easter Rising centenary. Sampling of coverage: Irish Times (#9), RTE interview (begins at 19:00), Website

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