The Boston College Chronicle

Oct. 2, 2003 Vol. 12, No. 3

TOUR DE DUST BOWL?--Boston College Cycling Club members Torey Walsh '05 (left) and Courtney Shea '04 pedal away as Thomas Majoch '04 (back to camera) looks on during the annual Student Activities Day event held Sept. 22 on the Campus Green. Representatives from Boston College student clubs and organizations were on hand to provide information, and where possible, demonstrations concerning their particular activities. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

'Ever to Excel' Passes the Test

Campaign success seen as bolstering academics, student life, research

Boston College's "Ever to Excel" campaign has lived up to its motto, significantly surpassing its original $400 million goal and strengthening the University's academic future, as well as its standing among the leading institutions of higher education.

Help Desk Is on the Way, Again

Information Technology to reintroduce computer support call-in center

The University's Information Technology Services division is bringing back its "Help Desk" after a five-year absence, providing faculty, staff and students with a call-in support service for computing and communications problems.

Living Life on a Different Track

Diabetes won't stand in the way of budding race car driver Rich

When Christopher Rich '06 prepares a stock Volkswagen GTI for racing, he has to make sure the engine is tuned properly, the suspension is adjusted, his safety equipment is up to date -- and that he has a place to store juice boxes and snacks.

'We Have Learned a Great Deal'--Eyes forward, Church in the 21st Century project begins second year
BC Trustees Hear Reports, Elect New Board Members
Robsham Season Begins Oct. 9
Boisi Center Hosts Historian O'Toole
New IREPM Head Groome Speaks Tonight
Honors for Two LSOE Veterans
--Walsh is Kearns Chair, Cawthorne is namesake of new professorship
Staying a Step Ahead of Computer Viruses
Publication Lauds Newton Campus Dining Hall as a 'Successful Setting'
Bapst Exhibit Marks Pope's 25th Anniversary

Photo: Getting a Leg Up
Photo: Sweet Gift
Three More Undergraduates Join Beckman Program
Managing by Canoeing Around
--CSOM professor sees lessons in legendary Hudson's Bay Co.
A Close-up Look at the Controversy in Cancun--BC political scientist gets a behind-the-scenes view of WTO meeting
"QUOTE/UNQUOTE"--Prof. John Ebel (Geology and Geophysics), widely known for his expertise with earthquakes, has extended his interests to hurricanes as well.


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