@BC Bulletin from Boston College Magazine
December 2016


Slideshow from @BC

Election postmortems, a clean room, and bells—scenes from the past six weeks.



360 Interactive video from @BC

A new laboratory is designed to yield insights into the planet’s past.

And Now

And now

Article from Boston College Magazine

On August 25, 2012, Patrick Downes ’05 and Jessica Kensky were united in love and hope before a hundred wedding guests. Seven months later, they were united in tragedy, and with the world watching.

Research for change

Research for change

Article from BC News

The University’s third annual research and scholarship day focused on the environment and society.

Primary sources

Joycestick: A gamifiction of Ulysses


Using 3D modeling, digital mapping, and audio recordings, undergraduates in Joseph Nugent’s English class "Analyzing James Joyce: A Digital Adventure" are creating a virtual reality version of the 20th century’s iconic novel Ulysses.

Managing for social impact and the public good

Video from the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

A new interdisciplinary minor prepares students for the societal responsibilities of management in the corporate, nonprofit, and public realms.

Eagle intern fellowship program

Videos from the Career Center

Two undergraduates describe their unpaid internships supported by Boston College Career Center fellowship grants: applied psychology and communication major Courtney Copelin ’17 (at FableVision Studios) and psychology major Savanna Kiefer ’17 (at the Franklin Park Zoo).

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From the Office of University Communications

Lynch School: New report by TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center: longest running, large scale international assessment of math, science education. Sampling of coverage: Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, BBC News, More

Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences Jeremy Shakun co-authors first detailed climatological history of glacial pace in Greenland. Sampling of coverage: Daily Mail (UK)Time, Scientific American, More

Professor of English, American Studies Program Director Carlo Rotella writes on finding the Jazz Age in a boxing ring. New York Times

Law School: Professor David Wirth on climate change global accord. The Guardian (UK) | Professor Ray Madoff on charitable giving. Financial Times (free subscription required) | Professor Mark Brodin on employment discrimination. Boston Globe

Carroll School Galligan Professor Sandra Waddock writes on the need for a new narrative for the global economy. The Conversation

Bapst Library named to a list of 15 of the nation’s most beautiful college libraries. Town & Country

Study: Professor of Psychology James Russell, colleagues show that interpretations of facial expressions may not be universal. Boston Globe, More

Q&A: Commitment to giving back helped Michael Del Ponte ‘05, founder and CEO of B Corporation Soma, producer of a popular water filter, build his brand. Forbes

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