The Boston College Chronicle


April 24, 2003 Vol. 11, No. 16

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EYEING THE EAGLE-A very young visitor gets an up-close look at the Boston College mascot Baldwin during Family Fun Day on April 12. The annual Athletic Association event, held in the Flynn Recreation Complex prior to the Jay McGillis Memorial Spring Football Game, offered a range of games and activities for kids and parents. (Photo by Susan Camarata)

Blind Climber Weihenmayer Will Address Graduates at Commencement

BC also to cite Mahoney, Vanderslice, archdiocesan educator and local teacher

Erik Weihenmayer '91, the first sightless mountain climber to scale Mt. Everest and the other "Seven Summits" of the world, will address the Boston College Class of 2003 at the 127th Commencement Exercises on May 19 at Alumni Stadium.



University Approves 'Allies of Boston College'

New student group to address issues regarding sexual orientation

University President William P. Leahy, SJ, announced last week the approval of a proposed student group to address issues concerning sexual orientation at Boston College.



High 'Fives' for Campus Art Project

Sculptures touting Arts Festival also a vehicle of students' expression

All right, so what's with the "5"s already?




CSON Relishes Good News--Enrollment surge seen as part of positive trend for nursing profession
Faculty Day Event May 1
Campus Publications to Include New Observer
Supreme Court's Breyer to Speak at Law Commencement
Church In the 21st Century Update
Chemistry's Scott Miller Adds Pfizer Award to Honors
Graduate Student Amy Murray Dies
Vaughan Wins Guggenheim
'Writers' Series Welcomes Librarian O'Neill April 30
Lynch School Researchers See Uneven Impact from Tests--Studies gauge effect of MCAS, other programs on students, teachers
Christian-Jewish Center Launches Partnership
'Laffer Curve' Author Visits BC
Catholic Charities Salutes PULSE
Junior Earns Goldwater Award


The Voices of Experience--Nursing faculty assist local women in HIV prevention program
This Class Project Gets High Marks--BC-produced video has helped local charity attract sponsors, funds
Reconstructed UGBC Awaits New President, Vice-President

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