The Boston College Chronicle

Jan. 16, 2003 Vol. 11, No. 9

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CLEAN START FOR THE NEW YEAR-Juan Gonzalez (right) and Edwin Dubon of Metalstone Technologies Inc. give the stone framework around this window a good buffing as part of a major cleaning project that took place in Gasson Hall during the semester break. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

Elder Care Expert Is Appointed to Ahearn Chair

James Lubben, a leading researcher in gerontological social work with expertise on social support networks for elderly populations, has been appointed as inaugural holder of the Louise McMahon Ahearn University Chair in Social Work at Boston College.

University to Issue New ID Cards This Month

New identification cards being issued this month to all current Boston College students, employees and faculty members will offer a variety of new features and conveniences as well as a heightened level of information security.

A Firefighter's Son Answers the Call of the Church, and Its People

Boston Archdiocese's new leader has roots at Boston College

In 1973, the Scituate Fire Department welcomed its new chaplain, a priest recently assigned to St. Mary of the Nativity Parish.

BC Study Affirms 'Golden Age' for Giving --Researchers say economic downturn won't affect future wealth transfer
Law School to Host Retrospective on Abortion
Mass for Fr. Dinneen Is Today at St. Ignatius Church--Former chaplain played role in starting MLK Scholarship, Appalachia Volunteers program
Time Writer to Speak at BC Jan. 22
BC Peer Education Group Earns National Honors
Church In the 21st Century Update
Library Technology Pioneer Marilyn A. Grant Dies
Humanities Series Offers Diversity of Speakers, Topics
Burns to Host Exhibit, Lecture on Irish Ruins
Fr. Barth to Lend Voice in Tribute to Poet

Photo: A Galaxy Far, Far Away?

Another Stage of His Career--Seth Jacobs was once an actor, but a book and a train ride helped turn him into a scholar
December Grads Receive a Fond Farewell--Fr. Neenan continues tradition of Winter Baccalaureate Mass
Using the Team Approach--Higgins administrative unit serves needs of two fast-growing departments
Course Enables Management, Law Students to Plan Ahead--CSOM, Law faculty see opportunity for further collaborations
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