The Boston College Chronicle


May 8, 2003 Vol. 11, No. 17

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SUNNY DISPOSITION-The long-anticipated arrival of pleasant spring weather during the past couple of weeks helped bring a smile to many members of the Boston College community, including these students who enjoyed the April 25 Springfest event on the Campus Green. More photos here. (Photo by Rose Lincoln)

Yawkey Gift to Strengthen Athletics

Foundation will commit $15 million toward new campus sports facility

Boston College has received a commitment of $15 million from the Yawkey Foundation to help fund a new building and other athletics-related improvements to enhance intercollegiate, intramural, and club sports.



Fr. Leahy: New Major Planning Effort to Start Soon

President offers praise for 'Church in the 21st Century' project

Boston College will soon launch a new strategic planning initiative that will identify institutional strengths and weaknesses and set long-term goals and priorities, University President William P. Leahy, SJ, said at the annual Faculty Day event on May 1.



Chris O'Donnell '92 with junior Michael DiMattina, inaugural recipient of a scholarship established by the actor.

Scholarship Funds Enhance University

A star of stage and screen makes a happy return to the campus

He's traipsed around New York City with Al Pacino, romanced Minnie Driver in the Irish countryside and donned a rubberized body suit to fight crime with George Clooney.

New scholarship is tribute to generosity of a teacher and mentor

A new scholarship fund at the Woods College of Advancing Studies has been named for one of the school's most respected teachers, Rev. Robert D. Farrell, SJ, who has instilled a love for English literature in students from Baghdad to Boston over a distinguished 45-year teaching career.




A Toast to Dining Services--Restaurant association award recognizes BC as 'Employer of Choice'
Book-of-the-Month Club Has O'Toole on the List
BC Professor to Head Catholic Theological Society--Copeland just one of many ties between University and CTSA
University Appoints Director for Review Board
Church In the 21st Century Update
Week Offers Faculty, Staff Primer in Academic Technology
Awards Recognize Excellent Graduate Student Teachers
New Burns Exhibit Looks at BC During World War II Era



Photo: Good Day Sunshine

'Skehanos' Enters the Scientific Lexicon
Moving On and Looking Back--End of academic year a time of reflection for 28 retiring employees
Five Faculty Members Cited for Research, Teaching

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