The Boston College Chronicle


Feb. 14, 2002 Vol. 10, No. 11

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CHRISTIAN ART-Murals depicting former Jesuit Superior General Rev. Pedro Arrupe, SJ, (left) and social reformer Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, now hang in Lyons Hall as part of an effort to identify and present Christian art for display on the Boston College campus. (Photos by Lee Pellegrini).

Applications Soar to New Heights

More than 21,000 vie for places in next year's freshman class

For the second time in the last three years, Boston College has received a record number of applications for its incoming freshman class, and administrators - who had braced for a post-Sept. 11 drop in applicants - predict enrollment of the brightest and most diverse class in the University's history.


Assessing Child Care in the Welfare Reform Era

LSOE faculty member aids major study of child care choices

As Congress prepares to debate reauthorizing welfare reform, a study co-written by a Boston College researcher says the types of child care used by low-income families appear to offer little balance between quality and convenience.


Sharing a Moment in the Olympic Spirit

BC nursing student with special calling carries Olympic torch

The Olympic flame now burning in Salt Lake City was helped to its destination by a doctoral student at Boston College's Connell School of Nursing whose own efforts on behalf of patients who cannot speak was illuminated along the way.


University Study Finds Progress in Diversity--Increases in AHANA faculty and students, diversity programs cited
GSSW Dean Appointed to Archdiocese Task Force
Development Office Names Two Associate Vice Presidents
Garvey to Chair Law Dean Association
Chorale Performs at NYC Benefit
New York Pastor to Speak at MLK Event--Keynote speaker drew praise for role in NYC Sept. 11 prayer service
Four Students Chosen as King Scholarship Finalists
Full-time MBA Program Drawing Strong Interest
Christian Art Committee Planning Campus Projects--St. Ignatius statue and a fountain with sculpture are in the works
Irish Musician at Connolly House
Libraries Receive Islamic, Asian Art Donation
Northern Irish Officials Visit BC


Memories of the Beanpot--BC players reminisce as the tournament observes its golden anniversary
Research On the Fly--Biologist O'Connor says the little Drosophila may tell us a lot about the human aging process
Irish Film Series Is Back for Third Year--John Hume talk planned for BC screening of 'Bloody Sunday' film
'Summer Evening in Des Moines' Opens at Robsham
More Welcome Additions to the Boston College Faculty

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