The Boston College Chronicle

Oct. 17, 2003 Vol. 12, No. 4

ON TRIAL--Students during a scene from Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," which was performed at Robsham Theater Oct. 9-12. The production was directed by Adj. Asst. Prof. Luke Jorgensen (Theater). "The Fantastics" will be on stage at Robsham's Bonn Studio Theater tonight and tomorrow. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

Q&A: Fr. Leahy Discusses BC's Move to the ACC

Two days after Boston College's decision to accept an invitation to join the Atlantic Coast Conference, University President William P. Leahy SJ, sat down with Chronicle to answer questions about the move from the Big East to the ACC. The following are excerpts from the interview.

2003 Freshman Class Continues Positive Trends

Academic quality on the rise; more AHANA students applying

If the 20th century ended with plenty of encouraging trends for Boston College's freshman applications, so far the 21st century has offered even more cause for optimism.

Scholarship and the 'Sweet Science'

In Cut Time, Rotella sees common threads of boxing and academia

Up on a hill overlooking Easton, Pa., sits Lafayette College, whose 2,300 undergraduates work and live on a picturesque campus nestled among maple and cypress trees.
Assoc. Prof. Carlo Rotella (English)

BC Ranks in Atlantic's Top 50
'Hoops for Hope' Lends Hand--Undergrads organizing basketball tourney to benefit cancer research
Mary Kinnane Dies; Played Key Role in SOE Early Years
Faculty Research Symposium Oct. 31
Boisi Center to Host Bush Advisor on Faith-Based Social Initiatives

Photo: Soulful Music
Sociologist Garroutte Offers Insights on Racial Identity
The Education of a Lifetime
--Richard Jenson thought he didn't like traveling. Tanzania changed that.
Safe Haven for a Dialogue in a Dangerous Time--BC hosts controversial forum on Northern Irish police reform issues
EXTRA CREDIT--Rev. Louis Roy, OP, an associate professor of theology, explores commonalities between the contemplative traditions of West and East in his latest book.
FORUM--Prof. Dale Herbeck (Communication) examines free speech and the Rush Limbaugh controversy.


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