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'Imagining New Worlds,' a retrospective of masterpieces by surrealist Wifredo Lam, is now on view at the McMullen Museum of Art. BC News Release | Read previews and interviews with curator Elizabeth Goizueta: Boston Globe West, Cuban Art News, Arteinformado Magazine, Boston College Magazine, BC Chronicle | New York Times, New York Times Fall Arts Preview, Boston Globe 'Critic's Pick', Boston Globe 'The Ticket'
Blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer '91, H '03, and his daughter Emma are featured in a new Nature Valley commercial that made its debut during the 2014 Emmy Awards broadcast. Nature Valley is a sponsor of the mountain climber and motivational speaker’s latest challenge: to brave the rapids of the Colorado River as he kayaks the Grand Canyon.
Play initiated and directed by children is not the opposite of learning, but rather is learning at its most powerful, according to Psychology Research Professor Peter Gray, co-author of an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal. He discussed the 'unschooling' method of education with the New York Times "Op Talk"
Rev. James P. Burns, IVD, was recently appointed as dean of the Woods College of Advancing Studies, after having served as interim dean since 2012. A former director of faculty outreach and program assessment for Boston College’s University Mission and Ministry division, Fr. Burns formally assumed the dean’s post on Sept. 1. BC Chronicle
A collection of essays on Indian higher education by Lynch School of Education Research Professor Philip Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, draws praise in a review by The Hindu. Read his assessment of why Indian students want to study abroad, also in The Hindu, and his micro-study of Chinese students in the U.S. in University World News