Social workers have a unique role to play in patient care in the Affordable Care Act era, Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate and former Harvard Pilgrim Health Care CEO Charles D. Baker Jr. said Monday at a health care reform sponsored by the Graduate School of Social Work. State House News Service (via CommonWealth Magazine.) | BC News Release | Sampling of pickups: Miami Herald, Boston.com, International Business Times, Denver Post, Minneapolis Star Tribune, San Diego Union Tribune, Anchorage Daily News | Boston Herald 1, Boston Herald 2
Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate and former Harvard Pilgrim Health Care CEO Charles D. Baker Jr. will present the keynote address at the Graduate School of Social Work's health care forum.
The Boston College Music Department will present "Carnival of the Animals" by Camille Saint-Saens, a special classical piece for children performed by Boston College students, faculty and alumni, on Sunday. Feb. 9.
The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College presents Paris Night & Day: Photography between the Wars which represents the City of Light in the wake of World War I, and defines a moment when photography came into its own.
The Boston College School of Theology and Ministry and Catholic Extension will sponsor “The Transformative Power of Faith: Responding to Pope Francis’ Call,” an event that will spotlight Catholics in the U.S. who are models of Pope Francis’ desire for Catholics to be advocates for the poor and agents of change.
Rev. Daniel Harrington, S.J., an eminent scholar, author and professor of Sacred Scripture at the School of Theology and Ministry, died at Campion Center in Weston on February 7, after a four-year battle with cancer. BC Obituary | Boston Globe | Catholic News Service | Read a tribute by Rev. James Martin, S.J., in America | Fr. Harrington was 'one of the great treasures of American Catholic biblical scholarship' - 'A Scholar's Life' | Homily by STM Associate Professor Rev. Thomas Stegman, S.J.
The School of Theology and Ministry will host the second annual Boston Theologicial Institute Choirfest on Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in St. Ignatius Church. The free event is an ecumenical gathering of local schools of theology and ministry featuring the music of different religious traditions.
Cathleen Kaveny, a nationally noted scholar on the intersections of law, morality and religion, has been named the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor, an appointment in both the Law School and Department of Theology.
People--even non-religious people--make the moral judgment that suicide is wrong not because of any specific harm related to the act, but because they believe it taints the purity of a person's soul, according to a study by Josh Rottman, a BU doctoral student working in the lab of Psychology Assistant Professor Liane Young, published in the journal Cognition. BC News Release |Science Codex, Medical Express News, Science Blog, Science Daily
Narintohn Luangrath ’14, whose work on migration and asylum policy issues earned her a Truman Scholarship, has been named one of two winners of undergraduate research awards by the Forum on Education Abroad, for her work as an intern with the Irish Human Rights Commission. BC Chronicle
BC parents Kimberly and Steven Rockefeller have presented to the McMullen Museum of art an etching by an Albrecht Dürer, considered to be the greatest German artist, in honor of their sons, Steven III, who graduated from BC in 2009, and Christian '14. BC News Release | Boston Globe
The method children use to count as they move their tokens on a board game is directly linked to their gains in numeracy, according to a new study co-authored by Lynch School of Education Assistant Professor Elida Laski. BC News Release | | Sampling of coverage: Times Live (South Africa), UK Daily Mail, Science Daily, Health Newsline, Science Codex, Business Standard, Free Press Journal (India), MedicalXpress.com, Indian Express
Marlon Mazier, a 30-year veteran employee of BC Dining, beat out chefs from some of the state’s finest restaurants to win the 2013 Mass. Restaurant Association Cook of the Year Award, the first time a college or university has brought home the top prize. BC News Release | Boston Globe | Boston Business Journal | Allston-Brighton TAB