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The annual Pops on the Heights Barbara and Jim Cleary Scholarship Gala was held Sept. 26 featuring the world-renowned Boston Pops, led by conductor Keith Lockhart, singer Chris Isaak and the University Chorale. The event raised a record-breaking $5.2 million for financial aid.

Poe statue

The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston—chaired by Boston College Professor of English Paul Lewis--will dedicate and unveil sculptor Stefanie Rocknak’s statue, “Poe Returning to Boston,” on Sunday, October 5 at 2 p.m. in Edgar Allan Poe Square, at the intersection of Boylston Street and Charles Street South. More

'Trailblazing sociologist'

Alumna Patricia Leavy is winner of the 2014 American Creativity Association Special Achievement Award, which honors achievement in innovation and creativity in all fields from medicine to technology to education. BC News Release

New VP for Human Resources

David P. Trainor, an experienced human resources professional and current president and CEO of Emeriti Retirement Health Solutions, has been named vice president for human resources at Boston College. He succeeds Leo Sullivan, who stepped down to transition to a new role as senior advisor to the president. BC News Release

'Teach for America' leader

Boston College ranks 5th in the nation among medium-sized universities on Teach for America's list of schools contributing the greatest number of graduates to this year's teaching corps. BC News Release

Tina Packer joins faculty

Celebrated stage director Tina Packer, one of the country’s foremost experts on Shakespeare, joins the University as the 2014-15 Rev. J. Donald Monan, S.J., Professor in Theatre Arts. BC News Release | Broadway World

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A Boston College political scientist is available to comment on Presidet Obama and how the US responds to ISIS.

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Expert Sources: The Middle East

Boston College legal and political experts are available to comment on the fighting in the Middle East.

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A Boston College political expert is available to comment on President Obama's response to the crisis in Iraq. 

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Boston College papal experts are available to offer commentary on the papacy of Pope Francis.

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