February 10, 2004 • Volume 12 Number 10

MCNAIR PROGRAM OPENS DOORS - Guest speaker Carl McNair speaks with Boston College students (L-R) Meg Larsen '05, master's degree candidate Gaelle Gourgues and Wesley Saavedra '06 at the Feb. 12 reception marking the establishment of the University's Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Program, a federally-funded initiative that aims to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue graduate and doctoral degrees. The program is named for Carl McNair's brother, one of the seven astronauts who perished in the Challenger disaster. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

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