BC Bulletin
October 2016
Freshman faculty

Freshman faculty

Slideshow from @BC

A sampling of the 22 tenured and tenure-track faculty who joined Boston College for the 2016–17 academic year.

Complex problems, enduring questions

Complex problems, enduring questions

Article from BC News

The year brings a fresh batch of interdisciplinary core curriculum courses for freshmen.



Slideshow from @BC

It’s tradition—new faces, new places, new starts. Scenes from the past six weeks.

Primary sources

Kitchen confidential: Menus of change

Video from Dining Services

“Sustainable, healthy, and delicious”—the strategy behind Dining Services’ new offerings. Moroccan turnips with chicken skewer, anyone?


Newsletter from the Lynch School of Education

See a video interview with the school's new dean, Stanton Wortham.

Data Analytics II

Video from the Carroll School of Management

Information systems faculty Rob Fichman and George Wyner discuss their cotaught course preparing students to be “data-driven decision-makers.”


Constitutional law blog

Associate professor of law Richard Albert founded and co-runs this forum on current cases and scholarship, featuring contributions from lawyers, political scientists, and other academics and sponsored by the International Journal of Constitutional Law.

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From The Office of News and Public Affairs

Council for Women of Boston College: Colloquium on women and political leadership features Donna Brazile, Mary Matalin. More, Boston Globe

BC and Newton Mayor Setti Warren ’93 announce partnership to promote economic mobility in the city. Boston Globe, More

Associate Professor of Chemistry Eranthie Weerapana reveals clues to age-related cellular damage through NIH-funded studies. More

Boston College Chief Executives Club hosts Disney Head Robert Iger. Sampling of coverage: Boston Globe, Bloomberg News, Boston Business Journal

School of Social Work Professor of the Practice Tiziana Dearing poses five critical questions for our next president. CNN.com

McMullen Museum: “Open Studio” features new venue, opening exhibit, interview with Director Nancy Netzer. WGBH | Critical praise for “Beyond Words.” Boston Globe | Netzer among aficionados queried on Boston’s compelling artwork. Boston Globe

Law School: Libby Professor of Theology and Law Cathleen Kaveny writes Catholic voters need to choose between candidates’ character and competence, not just issues. Commonweal | Associate Clinical Professor Fran Sherman discusses her gender injustice research. Crime Report

A Boston Public Library exhibit curated by Jay Moschella '00 explores Shakespeare's creative process. Boston Globe

Assistant Professor of Political Science David Hopkins, co-author of Asymmetric Politics, co-authors piece on presidential election analysis. Washington Post | BC News Q&A

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