The Boston College Chronicle


March 14, 2002 Vol. 10, No. 13

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LAETARE SUNDAY-Boston College alumni and their families returned to campus on March 10 for the annual Laetare Sunday Communion Breakfast, which began with an Alumni Mass (above) in St. Ignatius Church. BC Men's Hockey Head Coach Jerry York '67, '70 MED, '73 CAES spoke at the breakfast, held in the Carney Dining Room of McElroy Commons. (Photo by Justin Knight).

University Announces Promotions for 27 Faculty

University President William P. Leahy, SJ, has announced the promotions of 27 Boston College faculty.


Jesuit Institute Selects Visiting Scholar, Fellows

Current, former faculty members awarded research grants

Researchers studying inter-religious dialogue, Jesuits and early modern theater and the roots of Christian liturgy will visit Boston College during the coming months through the Jesuit Institute Visiting Scholar and Fellows programs.


Financial Aid: Defining the Partnership

University is bolstering its commitment to need-based aid

Much as he might wish otherwise, Student Financial Strategies Director Bernard Pekala has found himself in recent months as a kind of benevolent avatar for college financial aid.



Prof. Lawrence Scott (Chemistry)

BC Scientists Discover Route to Creating 'Buckyball'

Team's finding could result in wide range of medical, industrial uses

From AIDS medicines to superconductors to flat-screen TVs, a wide range of medical and industrial uses are envisioned for the buckminsterfullerene, an incredibly strong soccer-ball-shaped molecule that is the third form of carbon after diamond and graphite.


Off and Running for a Cure--Cancer touched these students' lives - now they're raising funds to help fight the disease
Fr. Blake to Chair Ongoing Study of American Jesuits
Congressman Will Speak on American Foreign Policy
Chorale, Local Orchestra Team Up for Three Concerts
Drinan Award Winner Pursues Interest in Environmental Law
GSSW's Williams Invited to Attend Oxford Round Table
Athletic Association's Kane Honored for Organizing Race
New Employee Programs Offer Overview of University
Gasson Lecture Is March 19
Men's and Women's Hoop Teams Take the Floor Friday


Lab Becomes 'Ultimate Melting Pot'--Collaborators travelled different paths to join successful research team
St. Joseph's New Look Drawing Praise
Skating Through the Memories--Past meets present, and future, at recent BC women's hockey event
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