Oct. 5, 2006 • Volume 15 Number 3


LIFTING HER VOICE--Former "American Idol" contestant Ayla Brown '10 performs with the Boston Pops Orchestra at last Friday's "Pops on the Heights" concert in Conte Forum. The annual event was one of several highlights of Parents' Weekend. More on page 4. (Photo by Rose Lincoln)

Enrollment Trends

Sciences Continue Surge

Finance now second most popular major among undergrads


Bedell Takes Research Post


Alum's Relief Effort in Gulf Coast Takes Root
With helping hands from fellow grads, he hopes to do more



  • IT Outages, Early Closing Reminder
  • United Way Campaign Kicks Off Oct. 17
  • Partnership with Catholic School Paying Dividends
  • Campus Energy Conservation Update: Projects Target Usage in Residence Halls, Garages
  • Former Connell School Administrator Donelan Dies
  • Freshmen Seem Ready for Challenges
  • USA Today: BC Athletics on Top in Academics
  • Boisi Event Studies Pledge Issue
  • BC Hosts Launch of Book on Anglo-Irish Relations
  • Honors Program Co-Founder Albert Duhamel, 86, Dies
  • Biologist Shahabuddin Dies
  • Correction

  • BC Scenes: Flagging Interest
  • Parents' Weekend
  • Geologist Snyder Hails 'Incredible Opportunity'--ACC research program made summer trip to Southeast Asia possible
  • That's Funny -- Or Is It? Asks Humor Scholar Lewis
  • BC Among the 'Fittest' Colleges, Survey Says
  • Looking Ahead: Robsham Fall Season Begins with 'Experiment'
  • Postings
  • Around Campus
  • Nota Bene