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New Monan Prof. in Theatre Arts

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

'Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds' at McMullen Museum

The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College presents a groundbreaking retrospective of masterpieces—many never before displayed together—by surrealist artist Wifredo Lam. BC News Release

New grants support research

Five research projects by faculty across the University have been awarded funding as part of a new BC initiative launched by the Office of the Provost. Two internal grant programs, 'Ignite' and 'Research Across Disciplines and Schools,' will provide 'seed' funding for new faculty scholarship, encourage cross-discipline collaborations and help researchers compete for external funding. BC News Release

Safety and security award

Alumni Stadium received the Facility Safety and Security Award at the National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition held earlier this month in Indianapolis. Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police John King accepted the award on behalf of the University. BC Chronicle

'Top women of law' honoree

Law Professor Ray Madoff has been named to Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's 'Top Women of Law' list, which celebrates 'outstanding achievements made by exceptional women' who are deemed to be 'pioneers, educators, trailblazers and role models.' Eight Law School alumnae also were named to the list. BC News Release

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

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