Ex Libris and Archived News
Ex Libris is the newsletter of the Boston College Presidential Scholars Program. Read the latest issue in Adobe PDF (warning for modem users—download may take time). Viewers must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, downloadable for free.
Past Issues of Ex Libris:
Leon Ratz, PSP '11, is featured in Boston College Magazine for his work in organizing "The Obama Administration and the Future of Nuclear Arms Control."
Robert Kubala, PSP '09, selected as Lilly Graduate Fellow. Click here for full article.
Lake Coreth, PSP ' 11 and Kelly McCartney, PSP '11, were two of the 13 Boston College seniors who received Fulbright scholarships. For the complete article, click here.
Leon Ratz, PSP '11, named 2011 Finnegan Award Recipient at BC's 135th Commencement ceremonies on May 23, 2011. To read the article, click here.
Rich Aberman and Bill Clerico, both PSP '07, were recently featured in Bloomberg Buisinessweek as two of the Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs in 2011 for their work on WePay.com, their internet start-up company.
Anne Kornahrens, PSP '11, was featured on a panel titled "Scholarship and Discernment," sponsored by the BC University Fellowships Committee and the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. To read the BC Chronicle article highlighting the panel, click here.
Adi Ashok, PSP '12 is featured on boston.com in an article highlighting him as the recipient for the 2011 Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
With a Goldwater and National Science Foundation grant under her belt Anne Kornahrens, PSP '11, is the first BC student to land a Skaggs-Oxford Scholarship.
Christopher Sheridan, PSP '12, has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, considered the premier undergraduate fellowship in the sciences.
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Adi Ashok, PSP '12, has recently been named Boston College's 7th Truman Scholar. Click here for more details. Congrats Adi!
Sean Flahaven, PSP '95, was recently featured in the post-Grammy awards issue of BILLBOARD magazine. To read the complete article, click here.
Mayor Menino recently visited BC as part of a series titled, "Revisiting Boston: its culture, diversity, and youth" sponsored by the Boston College Presidential Scholars, Class of 2013. Click the following link to read more about Mayor Menino's address to BC. The Heights | Boston Globe.
Joseph Manning, PSP '14, was selected to attend the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Cancun, Mexico, over the winter break. An article in The Heights comments on his experience and involvement at the conference.
Dustin Rawlin, PSP ’97, a partner at Tucker Ellis LLP, was one of only five attorneys nationwide to be named a 2012 Law360 Rising Star in the area of product liability litigation. Read the article here.
Jeremy Zipple, PSP ’00, directed, wrote and produced a National Geographic documentary that will premiere nationally on PBS March 28th. The documentary is called Quest for the Lost Maya and features interesting new archaeology on the origins and demise of the ancient Maya. Jeremy was down in Jackson, Mississippi, in mid-February for a premiere event for the film which attracted about 500 people. A trailer for the film can be viewed by clocking on the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTuLlIvq7pU
Rich Aberman and Bill Clerico, both PSP '07, are featured on CNNmoney.com in an article titled WePay is the anti-PayPal. To read the complete article click here.
Scott Jelinek, PSP '10 is featured in The Boston Globe in an article titled, "Dreams of international medicine." To read the complete article, click here.
Read the recently published NY Times article titled "A New Way to Get Money for Group Events," featuring Rich Aberman and Bill Clerico, PSP '07.
Marisa Cochrane Sullivan, PSP '07, is featured in The Boston College Magazine, for her work at the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) in Washington D.C. To read the complete article, click here.
The Boston College Chronicle recently featured students from the Class of 2010 who were awarded Fulbright Grants, including three Scholars: Pat Passarelli, Joe Zabinski, and Sarah Lang. The Chronicle also featured an article on this year's Finnegan nominees including Scholar, Scott Jelinek.
PSP '07 graduates, Rich Aberman and Bill Clerico have launched their startup WePay and have raised $1.6 million in venture capital. A entry in Boston Globe's Innovation Economy blog about startup can be read here.
Science Careers an on-line publication from the journal Science recently did a career profile of PSP alum, Ari Daniel Shapiro '01. Ari has combined his interest in science and broadcasting to build a successful career as an independent science radio producer. You can read the story here.
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