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More than a thousand members of the BC community gathered at St. Ignatius Church to bid farewell to beloved Jesuit, administrator and friend Rev. William B. Neenan, S.J., who passed away on June 25 at age 85. BC News Release | View a video recording of the funeral Mass here | BC obituary | 'His priesthood was in himself.' Boston Globe | Fr. Neenan 'lived BC's mission.' Boston Herald | Jesuits.org | America shares the video of his appearance at C21's Agape Latte series earlier this year. | Read a sampling of posts to social media by faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends in this BC Storify.
The late Fouad Ajami, an American academic and public intellectual deemed by many the poet laureate of Middle East Studies, was 'a gem of a scholar' who interpreted the Middle East to his American audiences as 'defined by hybridity, fluidity and diversity,' writes Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies Franck Salameh. Jerusalem Post