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This page contains an index of news items posted by the Office of Public Affairs on the Boston College InfoEagle home page during 1997. Most of the stories have since been updated in the Boston College Chronicle and are linked accordingly.

1997 NEWS

University Offices Closed Christmas Week--December 19, 1997

Boston College Community Fund Awards Grants--December 17, 1997

Ahern Hails BC-Ireland Connection as Irish Institute is Launched--December 16, 1997

Irish Prime Minister Ahern to Help Launch Irish Institute--December 11, 1997

Activist, Legislator, Author Tom Hayden to Visit Campus Thursday--December 10, 1997

Boston College is Reaccredited--December 10, 1997

Assoc. Prof. Donald Carlisle Dies--December 9, 1997

Trustees Approve New Computer Funds--December 9, 1997

Murray House Re-opens as Graduate Student Center--December 4, 1997

Middle Campus Trial Postponed Until March--December 3, 1997

First BC Staff Scholarship Awarded to Nursing Student--December 3, 1997

Grant Lauches Extended Services Effort at Boston School--November 25, 1997

Libraries' Verma Dies--November 24, 1997

Soifer to Step Down as Law Dean--November 20, 1997

Newton Aldermen Approve Permit for Higgins Project--November 19, 1997

Five International Programs to be Added Next Semester--November 19, 1997

Today's Prayer Service Moved Indoors--November 14, 1997

Faculty Slots Added, Program's Funds Doubled--November 13, 1997

Middle Campus Trial Delayed Until Dec. 1--November 11, 1997

Chemistry Professor Emeritus George Vogel Dead at 73--November 11, 1997

Tiananmen Square Protester to Speak Wednesday--November 11, 1997

Acquisition Adds to Burns' Nursing Archives--November 10, 1997

Wall Street Leaders Offer Students Career Advice--November 7, 1997

Intercultural Council Begins Work on Initiatives--November 6, 1997

National Search for Next AVP is Launched--October 29, 1997

Free Flu Vaccinations Offered to Employees--October 28, 1997

Book on Gifted Children Wins National Jesuit Award--October 24, 1997

Delta Leadership Briefs Managers on Progress--October 23, 1997

Oslin Named to Public Affairs Post--October 17, 1997

Acquisition Doubles Burns' Jesuitana Holdings--October 16, 1997

Campus United Way Drive Kicks Off--October 15, 1997

Center for HIV/AIDS Established in GSSW--October 14, 1997

Meningitis Threat has Passed, Says State--October 10, 1997

Funeral for Assoc. Prof. Alfred E. Sutherland (CSOM) Slated for Friday--October 8, 1997

USA Today Seeks Nominations of Nation's Best Students--October 8, 1997

ABA President-elect Urges Law School Audience to Push for Immigrants' Rights--October 7, 1997

Two Receive MLK Community Service Awards--October 3, 1997

Delta to Phase in Service Plans--October 1, 1997

BC-based Program Links Technology, Health Care--September 30, 1997

Trustees Authorize Capital Campaign--September 29, 1997

Foreign Study Programs to be Consolidated--September 26, 1997

Lectures to Feature Prominent African-American Psychologists--September 23, 1997

Boston College Club to Open in Early 1998--September 17, 1997

Boston College Names Villanova AD Gene DeFilippo Athletic Director--September 16, 1997

University to Introduce Gene DeFilippo as Athletic Director Today--September 16, 1997

Center for Work and Family Surveys Companies for Business Week--September 15, 1997

Urban Catholic Teacher Corps Fields First Group--September 11, 1997

Motorola CEO Says "Counter-Intuitive" Approach has Succeeded--September 10, 1997

State Sen. White Named Assoc. VP for State, Community Relations--September 5, 1997

BC Will Invest $260 Million to Attain Academic Goals --September 4, 1997

Law School to Host Conference on Discovery Rules --September 3, 1997

New Council to Improve University-wide Communication--August 26, 1997

US News Ranks BC 38th Among Nation's Universities--August 21, 1997

Input Sought for Community Affairs Data Base--August 19, 1997

Students to Connect Their Own Computers to Net--August 15, 1997

Memorial Service Slated for Sophomore --August 7, 1997

Memorial Service for Gail McGrath Aug. 4--July 31, 1997

Administrative VP Driscoll to Assume New Role--July 31, 1997

Mass Held for University Trustee Raymond Callahan, SJ--July 31, 1997

NCAA Announces Decision on Boston College Football Players--July 24, 1997

Kane Appointed Acting Athletic Director--July 23, 1997

Gladchuk to be Named AD at University of Houston--July 18, 1997

Delta Unveils Slot Management Strategy--July 16, 1997

Jesuit University Profs Gather for AJCU Conference--July 14, 1997

Construction Not Expected to Cause Major Disruption--July 11, 1997

Cawthorne Named Assistant SOE Dean-- July 10, 1997

Jesuit Communication Conference Begins Wednesday--July 8, 1997

800 Fill St. Ignatius for Flynn Funeral--July 1, 1997

Network Security in Process of UpgradeJuly 1, 1997

Rousing Concert Caps Gaelic Roots Festival-- June 30, 1997

Wake Today, Funeral Tuesday for Former A.D. Flynn-- June 30, 1997

Gaelic Roots Festival Concludes With Saturday Concert--June 27, 1997

B.R.A. Leaders Optimistic About Boston's Future--June 26, 1997

Citizen Seminar to Ponder 40 Years of Development--June 24, 1997

BC Awards 21 Grants to Neighborhood Groups--June 23, 1997

Dr. John Burns, Long-time BC Physician, Dies--June 18, 1997

Jesuit Institute Announces Grants, Lecture Series--June 18, 1997

Study Finds Singaporean, South Korean Kids Best in Math and Science--June 18, 1997

Fr. Monan to Co-Chair Massachusetts Summit on Youth--June 2, 1997

Conference Casts Jesuit Saga in New Light--June 2, 1997

Conference Examines Jesuits' Contributions to Culture, Arts--May 29, 1997

Delta Initiatives to be Implemented Over Summer--May 21, 1997

Students Win Eight Major Fellowships--May 20, 1997

Reno Urges Graduates to Uphold Service Ideal--May 19, 1997

Employees Directed to Park Off Campus on Monday- May 16, 1997

Patrick to Teach Course at Law School--May 13, 1997

Center for Irish Management Chosen for New Program--May 8, 1997

Diversity Awareness Series to be Launched--May 5, 1997

Burns Library Adds to Its Irish Collection--April 30, 1997

Newton Schools Superintendent to Join SOE Faculty--April 28, 1997

Symposium on Boston's Children Slated for Wednesday--April 25, 1997

Professor's Documentary on Nazi Medicine to Air--April 23, 1997

URI's Skinner Named Head Basketball Coach--April 18, 1997

Delta Unveils "Procurement Card" Buying System--April 17, 1997

Fr. Herrmann Named Next Rector of BC Jesuits--April 16, 1997

Former Justice Department Official to Address Law Graduates--April 9, 1997

Janet Reno to Address Class of 1997--April 8, 1997

Funeral Tomorrow for Prof. Emeritus Thomas Grey, SJ--April 2, 1997

Options Through Education Retention Rate Tops 90 Percent--March 25, 1997

Reaccreditation Process Enters Final Stages--March 25, 1997

Training Sessions on New E-mail Offered to MS Mail Users--March 20, 1997

Irish Activities to be Centered at Connolly House--March 17, 1997

Hume Remains Optimistic on Irish Peace Talks--March 13, 1997

Applications Top 16,000 for Third Straight Year--March 11, 1997

John Hume to Address BC Community on Thursday--March 7, 1997

MS Mail Users Should Begin Planning for Conversion--March 5, 1997

US News Ranks Four BC Grad Schools in Top 30--March 4, 1997

Promotions Announced for 21 Faculty Members--March 3, 1997

C. Alexander Peloquin, Long-time Composer-in-Residence, Dies--February 28, 1997

SEC Chief Calls for Use of Plain English in Prospestuses--February 26, 1997

Bell Wins UGBC Presidential Election--February 25, 1997

A&S to Offer Classical Studies Minor in the Fall--February 20, 1997

Wall Street CEO to Receive President's Medal at Dinner--February 19, 1997

Libraries Add On-line Data Bases--February 11, 1997

Trustees Set Budget and Tuition for 1997-98--February 10, 1997

$1M Yawkey Foundation Gift to Support Planned Sports Center--February 7, 1997

Reaccreditation Committee Seeks Public Comment on BC--February 6, 1997

John Hume to Address Laetare Sunday Communion Breakfast--February 4, 1997

Joseph M. Fallon, SJ, Dies-- January 31, 1997

Memorial Mass for Kevin Eidt Scheduled for Thursday-- January 27, 1997

Changes in International Calling Effective on Sunday-- January 24, 1997

Freshman Dies After Collapsing During Pick-up Basketball Game-- January 24, 1997

Googins Named CCCR Director-- January 24, 1997

Employees Reminded That Gambling is Not Permitted on BC Property-- January 21, 1997

Judge Urges Black Leaders to Help Children Gain Success-- January 15, 1997

Eight Students Suspended for Bookmaking-- January 13, 1997

Social Security Not in Crisis, Faculty Panelists Say-- January 13, 1997

A&S Faculty Fellowships Awarded-- January 9, 1997

Social Security Reform to be Topic of Jan. 10 Seminar-- January 8, 1997

"5-DIAL" Gains National Honor-- January 7, 1997


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