The Boston College Chronicle

Nov. 13, 2003 Vol. 12, No. 6

WARM GREETINGS--Cardinal Jean-Baptiste Pham Minh Man, archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, is welcomed to the Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry by director Prof. Thomas Groome (Theology) and Asst. Prof. Helen Blier (Theology) during his visit to the Boston College campus last week. Cardinal Man discussed a variety of issues, from health care to liturgies, with University administrators, faculty members and students. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

University Sees a Surge in Graduate Enrollment

Reputation, financial aid cited for rise in quantity and quality

Enrollment is booming in Boston College's graduate and professional schools and administrators say BC's growing academic reputation, increased financial support and establishment of several new master's degree programs are responsible for the increase in the quantity -- and quality -- of postgraduate students.

Yawkey Center Construction to Begin

Project will cause changes to Lower Campus parking, traffic

With construction of the Yawkey Athletics Center set to begin next week, Boston College Facilities Management administrators have announced a plan to reroute vehicle traffic on Lower Campus, so as to minimize interruptions to daily campus activities, ensure pedestrian and vehicular safety and reduce the number of lost parking spaces.

A Journey from Soldier to Student

Back from war, Erik Robishaw is happy to be in the classroom

The worst part about combat isn't when the bullets and shrapnel are whizzing by your head at deadly velocity, says Erik Robishaw.

Electrician John Robishaw and his son, Erik.

Blending Faith and Science--Physics doctoral student will be first Jesuit to work at Los Alamos
BC Reputation Ranks High in Business Leaders' Survey
A&S Senior Kia Rozier Dies
Women's Teams Heading to Postseason Play
Newly Formed Organization Will Reach Out to Retired BC Faculty
McNair Grant Strengthens Learning to Learn Program
National Safety Council Lauds BC Environmental Policies

Photo: Comparing Notes
Images of Reconciliation
Stories That Travel Well
--Father's tales of life in Russia and America echo for BC's Shrayer
FORUM--Another strategic planning project for BC? Prof. James O'Toole (History) explains why it's necessary


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